Cheap flights from San Diego (SAN) to Irvine, CA

SAN — LAX
Jan 31 — Feb 71

The best prices from San Diego to Irvine are usually found in January or March, booked 31 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from San Diego (SAN) to Irvine

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to IR9 flight in 2023: compare San Diego to Irvine flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Irvine.

SAN - IR9

Price

$117 - $210

IR9

Temperature

53.6 - 71.6 °F

IR9

Rainfall

0 - 2.7 inches

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 33% potential price drop
Round-trip from$117From San Diego to Irvine
One-way from$36One-way flight from San Diego to Irvine

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Diego to Irvine?

To save up to 60% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 29 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from San Diego to Irvine from $179 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $260 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Diego to Irvine?

Flights from San Diego to Irvine lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Diego to Irvine in January, with the cheapest ticket starting at $48.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Irvine (SAN - IR9)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from San Diego to Irvine as you normally would.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Irvine in January, February 2023

The best prices found for SAN to Irvine flights for January, February
Feb 14 - Mar 14
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

4h 55m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

3h 43m
$72

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 9 - Feb 9
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

8h 09m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

4h 15m
$75

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 7 - Feb 10
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

3h 56m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

4h 07m
$79

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

San Diego to Irvine 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Irvine from San Diego found for this year
Feb 14 - Mar 14
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

4h 55m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

3h 43m
$72

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 9 - Feb 9
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

8h 09m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

4h 15m
$75

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 7 - Feb 10
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

3h 56m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

4h 07m
$79

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from San Diego to Irvine

Feb 14 - Mar 14
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

4h 55m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

3h 43m
$72

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 9 - Feb 9
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

8h 09m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

4h 15m
$75

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 7 - Feb 10
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

3h 56m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

4h 07m
$79

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Cheap United Airlines flights from San Diego to Irvine

Feb 14 - Mar 14
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

0h 59m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

1h 00m
$128

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 8 - Feb 19
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 04m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

0h 58m
$133

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Mar 21 - Apr 11
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

4h 10m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

0h 57m
$138

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Non-stop flights to Irvine from San Diego

Save time with San Diego to Irvine direct flight deals
Feb 14 - Mar 14
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

0h 59m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

1h 00m
$128

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 8 - Feb 19
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 04m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

0h 58m
$133

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Apr 5 - Apr 23
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 02m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

0h 57m
$140

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Last minute flights from San Diego to Irvine

Late deals on return flights to Irvine from San Diego, departing today and this week
Feb 3 - Feb 22
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

10h 36m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

5h 51m
$82

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Jan 31 - Feb 9
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

4h 25m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

9h 11m
$88

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 2 - Feb 22
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

8h 15m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

5h 51m
$92

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

One-way flights to Irvine from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Irvine
Feb 9
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

5h 30m
$36

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 22
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

4h 35m
$37

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Feb 10
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

9h 49m
$38

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Irvine

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,147 reviews

Entertainment

7.1

Overall

7.6

Comfort

7.4

Crew

8.2

Boarding

7.9

Food

6.8

Reviews

1 / 10

Previous flight was delayed 4.5 hours so missed connecting flight and now had to overnight in Houston and get home more than 12 hours later

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,147 reviews
United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,147 reviews

Entertainment

7.1

Overall

7.6

Comfort

7.4

Crew

8.2

Boarding

7.9

Food

6.8

Reviews

1 / 10

Previous flight was delayed 4.5 hours so missed connecting flight and now had to overnight in Houston and get home more than 12 hours later

Spirit Airlines
6.9
Okay
708 reviews
United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,147 reviews

Entertainment

7.1

Overall

7.6

Comfort

7.4

Crew

8.2

Boarding

7.9

Food

6.8

Reviews

1 / 10

Previous flight was delayed 4.5 hours so missed connecting flight and now had to overnight in Houston and get home more than 12 hours later

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Diego to Irvine flights.

What airport do you fly from for flights from San Diego to Irvine?

San Diego (SAN) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from San Diego to Irvine. You should not have trouble finding flights to Irvine from San Diego; the airport handles an average of 17 outbound flights to Irvine per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 9 airlines have flights from the San Diego airport to Irvine. It is only a 2.6 mi journey to San Diego (SAN) from San Diego’s city center.

Which airlines flying from San Diego to Irvine have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from San Diego to Irvine that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, Delta, and Bus. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from San Diego to Irvine for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Irvine for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $72, but on average you can expect to pay $107.

Are there nonstop flights from San Diego to Irvine for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Diego to Irvine under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Diego to Irvine is less than $189.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Diego to Irvine for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Diego to Irvine within the next 7 days for less than $100.

How popular is this San Diego to Irvine flight route?

Flights from San Diego to Irvine have been viewed 11 times in the past calendar month.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Diego to Irvine?

Before booking your flight from San Diego to Irvine check out the most popular airlines for this route: Train, Bus or Endeavor Airlines.

What are the most reliable airlines from San Diego to Irvine?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from San Diego to Irvine consider choosing United Airlines (94%), Air China (94%) or Air New Zealand (93%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from San Diego to Irvine?

While on average a flight from San Diego to Irvine is generally $275, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $59. When looking at the most popular route, (San Diego - Los Angeles), you can expect to pay $72 for that flight.

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Top 4 airlines flying from San Diego to Irvine

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego to Irvine choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Spirit AirlinesCheapest$75Average$151FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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Endeavor AirlinesCheapest$106Average$139FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$122Average$247FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$122Average$228FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from San Diego to Irvine

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Diego to Irvine
28%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
36%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
36%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from San Diego to Irvine

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Diego to Irvine
Sunday19daily flights
Monday18daily flights
Tuesday20daily flights
Wednesday18daily flights
Thursday18daily flights
Friday18daily flights
Saturday11daily flights
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