Cheap flights from San Diego to Columbus (SAN - CMH)

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The best prices from San Diego to Columbus are usually found in January or October, booked 44 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to CMH flight in 2022: compare San Diego to Columbus flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Columbus.
SAN - CMH
Price
$308 - $546
CMH
Temperature
30.2 - 75.2 °F
CMH
Rainfall
2.3 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

May

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Average price

$435

Average for round-trip flights in June 2022

Round-trip from

$308

From San Diego to Columbus

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 Columbus?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Wednesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 64% by booking at least 44 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from San Diego to Columbus within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $432.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Columbus (SAN - CMH)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from San Diego to Columbus is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 36% on airfare.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Columbus in June, July 2022

The best prices found for SAN to CMH flights for June, July
23 Jun - 26 Jun
$258pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
23 Jun - 28 Jun
$278pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
26 Jun - 28 Jun
$335pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to Columbus 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Columbus from San Diego found for this year
24 Aug - 27 Aug
$246pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
23 Jun - 26 Jun
$258pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
23 Jun - 28 Jun
$278pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego to Columbus

Late deals on round-trip flights to Columbus from San Diego, departing today and this week
29 Jun - 4 Jul
$423pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
30 Jun - 7 Jul
$428pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
30 Jun - 4 Jul
$435pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Diego to Columbus

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

Located just 2.6 mi from the city center, San Diego is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Columbus from San Diego. Booking flights from San Diego (SAN) to Columbus should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily outbound flights to Columbus from 8 different airlines.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and United Airlines flying from San Diego to Columbus have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from San Diego to Columbus for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Columbus for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $246, but on average you can expect to pay $356.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Diego to Columbus for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Diego to Columbus within the next 7 days for less than $500.

How popular is this San Diego to Columbus flight route?

Within the past month, 50 users have taken a look at flights from San Diego to Columbus.

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

Our cheapest airline available from San Diego to Columbus is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $246 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and Frontier, starting at $399 and $401 round-trip. Spirit Airlines is priced at 38% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest flights from San Diego to Columbus?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $26. While the most popular route (San Diego - Columbus) can be booked for $246 on average our data indicates $633 when flying from San Diego to Columbus.

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

When booking a flight from San Diego to Columbus, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Columbus, OH

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Columbus from San Diego?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Columbus within the United States

Most visitors from San Diego need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Columbus.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Columbus.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to quarantine after entering Columbus.

Do I need a test to fly back to San Diego from Columbus?

Returning to San Diego from Columbus

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Columbus are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering San Diego.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Columbus are not required to quarantine after entering San Diego.

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Alternative routes for San Diego to Columbus

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

Destination information for Columbus

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Diego to Columbus.
Average temperature for June in Columbus
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Columbus
4.4 ″

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing Columbus

Rickenbacker (LCK)

Top 7 airlines flying from San Diego to Columbus

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego to Columbus 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
Juneyao Airlines
$15 $18 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Frontier
$84 $191 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$88 $335 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$176 $480 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$179 $535 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$298 $544 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$322 $628 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from San Diego to Columbus

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Diego towards Columbus.
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Weekly flight availability
from San Diego to Columbus
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Diego to Columbus.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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