Cheap flights from San Diego to Dallas (SAN - DFW)

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The best prices from San Diego to Dallas are usually found in July or August, booked 58 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to DFW flight in 2021: compare San Diego to Dallas flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Dallas.
SAN - A78
Price
$135 - $300
A78
Temperature
59 - 96.8 °F
A78
Rainfall
1.9 - 4.6 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 37% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$135

From San Diego to Dallas

One-way from

$85

One-way flight from San Diego to Dallas

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 Dallas?

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 Dallas?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 21 days in advance to save up to 37% 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 21 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 Dallas 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $105, or $150 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Dallas from San Diego average $106. You can even find prices in August for less than $106, as users have found deals to Dallas from as low as $34. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Dallas from San Diego. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 49%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Dallas (SAN - A78)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from San Diego to Dallas in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 20% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Dallas in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SAN to DFW flights for May, June
4 Jun - 8 Jun
$156pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
27 May - 1 Jun
$158pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
4 Jun - 4 Jun
$160pp
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to Dallas 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Dallas from San Diego found for this year
8 Jul - 13 Jul
$138pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
14 Jul - 20 Jul
$147pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
13 Jul - 20 Jul
$151pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

Non-stop flights to Dallas from San Diego

Save time with San Diego to Dallas direct flight deals
8 Jul - 13 Jul
$138pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
14 Jul - 20 Jul
$147pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
13 Jul - 20 Jul
$151pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego to Dallas

Late deals on round-trip flights to Dallas from San Diego, departing today and this week
26 May - 8 Jun
$169pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
26 May - 1 Jun
$182pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
21 May - 24 May
$184pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to Dallas from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Dallas
6:20 am - 7:52 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
11h 32m
SAN - DFW
Frontier
$85
Kiwi.com
1:49 pm - 8:40 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 51m
SAN - DFW
American Airlines
9:58 am - 1:40 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
13h 42m
SAN - DFW
Spirit Airlines
$105
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From San Diego to Dallas

Are flight prices decreasing from San Diego to Dallas 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 Dallas 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from San Diego to Dallas to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alaska Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from San Diego to Dallas are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Alaska Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

San Diego (SAN), located 2.6 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from San Diego to Dallas. 8 airlines have flights from San Diego to Dallas on a regular basis. Booking flights from San Diego to Dallas should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Dallas per day.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Dallas for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $138, but on average you can expect to pay $162.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Diego to Dallas under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Diego to Dallas is less than $185.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Diego to Dallas for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Diego to Dallas within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from San Diego to Dallas?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Tuesday.

How many flights depart from San Diego to Dallas on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 2 flights from San Diego to Dallas a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Is San Diego weather warmer or cooler than Dallas?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 97 °F range in July. The weather in Dallas 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 Dallas?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and American Airlines fly from San Diego to Dallas in about 2h 56m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 3h 40m. The distance from San Diego to Dallas is about 1174 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from San Diego to Dallas is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $138 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is American Airlines, starting at $160. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 35% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $64 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Frontier from $73 and American Airlines from $79 one-way.

Alternative routes for San Diego to Dallas

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

Destination information for Dallas

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Diego to Dallas.
Flight duration
3h 02m
Average temperature for May in Dallas
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Dallas
3.7 ″

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing Dallas

Dallas Love Field (DAL)
Dallas Addison (ADS)

Top 6 airlines flying from San Diego to Dallas

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego to Dallas 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
Spirit Airlines
$91 $202 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$89 $216 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$110 $218 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$88 $231 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$97 $310 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$101 $395 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from San Diego to Dallas

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Diego towards Dallas.
Morning 6 AM to noon 53% of SAN to DFW departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 36% of SAN to DFW departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 11% of SAN to DFW departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SAN to DFW departures
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