Cheap flights from San Diego to Atlanta (SAN - ATL)

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The best prices from San Diego to Atlanta are usually found in September or October, booked 58 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to ATL flight in 2021: compare San Diego to Atlanta flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Atlanta.
SAN - ATL
Price
$215 - $438
ATL
Temperature
57.2 - 89.6 °F
ATL
Rainfall
3 - 5.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$215

From San Diego to Atlanta

One-way from

$138

One-way flight from San Diego to Atlanta

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Diego to Atlanta?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 58%.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 20 days in advance to save up to 28% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 20 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from San Diego to Atlanta 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $164, or $224 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Atlanta from San Diego. Prices for April average $175 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $42. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 28% on your journey compared to booking in April

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Atlanta (SAN - ATL)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 54% on flights from San Diego to Atlanta by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Atlanta in June, July 2021

The best prices found for SAN to ATL flights for June, July
21 Jul - 27 Jul
$184pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
8 Jul - 13 Jul
$187pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
22 Jul - 27 Jul
$189pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to Atlanta 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Atlanta from San Diego found for this year
14 Sep - 28 Sep
$145pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
11 Sep - 18 Sep
$148pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
14 Sep - 18 Sep
$165pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

Non-stop flights to Atlanta from San Diego

Save time with San Diego to Atlanta direct flight deals
14 Sep - 28 Sep
$305pp
SAN
San Diego
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
23 Sep - 26 Sep
$325pp
SAN
San Diego
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
20 Aug - 23 Aug
$342pp
SAN
San Diego
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego to Atlanta

Late deals on round-trip flights to Atlanta from San Diego, departing today and this week
22 Jun - 13 Jul
$255pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
23 Jun - 30 Jun
$262pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
19 Jun - 20 Jun
$280pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to Atlanta from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Atlanta
5:28 pm - 6:20 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
21h 52m
SAN - ATL
Spirit Airlines
$138
AirfareAssist
6:40 pm - 6:52 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
33h 12m
SAN - ATL
Multiple Airlines
$140
Kiwi.com
5:59 am - 2:02 am
Frontier
2 Stops
17h 03m
SAN - ATL
Frontier
$141
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">San Diego</span> to <span class="emphasized">Atlanta</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Diego to Atlanta

Are flight prices decreasing from San Diego to Atlanta due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both San Diego and Atlanta for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from San Diego to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

What airports do I use to fly from San Diego to Atlanta?

If you book a flight from San Diego to Atlanta, you will be flying from San Diego to Hartsfield-Jackson. Flights to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL) from San Diego (SAN) take 4h 02m for a nonstop flight. There are 8 flights from San Diego to Atlanta per day from 7 airlines.

Can I find flights from San Diego to Atlanta for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Atlanta for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $145, but on average you can expect to pay $190.

Are there nonstop flights from San Diego to Atlanta for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Diego to Atlanta under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Diego to Atlanta is less than $415.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Diego to Atlanta for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Diego to Atlanta within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this flight route?

The San Diego to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson flight path was viewed by 215 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in San Diego or Atlanta?

Expected rainfall in San Diego is more than in Atlanta. You can expect this to be the case over the next 2 days.

Is San Diego weather warmer or cooler than Atlanta?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 90 °F range in July. The weather in Atlanta is generally hotter than San Diego's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from San Diego to Atlanta?

Departing from San Diego to Atlanta will take you 7h 40m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Diego to Atlanta round-trip?

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($145), and Frontier ($184) offers the cheapest pricing from San Diego to Atlanta. You may be able to fly from San Diego to Atlanta for 51% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Diego to Atlanta one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $64. Users have also found tickets on Frontier for as little as $82.

Alternative routes for San Diego to Atlanta

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Atlanta

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Diego to Atlanta.
Average temperature for June in Atlanta
87.8 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Atlanta
4.6 ″

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing Atlanta

Top 6 airlines flying from San Diego to Atlanta

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego to Atlanta choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$104 $228 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$95 $256 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$146 $270 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$169 $389 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$161 $413 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$303 $542 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from San Diego to Atlanta

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Diego towards Atlanta.
Morning 6 AM to noon 46% of SAN to ATL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 44% of SAN to ATL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 10% of SAN to ATL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of SAN to ATL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Diego to Atlanta
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Diego to Atlanta.
Sunday
8 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
9 daily flights
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