Cheap flights from San Diego (SAN) to Durham

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The best prices from San Diego to Durham are usually found in August or July, booked 26 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 Durham

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to RDU flight in 2021: compare San Diego to Durham flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Durham.
SAN - DU8
Price
$259 - $437
DU8
Temperature
39.2 - 78.8 °F
DU8
Precipitation
3 - 4.6 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

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

Round-trip from

$259

From San Diego to Durham

One-way from

$123

One-way flight from San Diego to Durham

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Durham (SAN - DU8)?

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

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

To save up to 14% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 23 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 Durham from $327 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $376 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Durham from San Diego average $337. You can even find prices in August for less than $337, as users have found deals to Durham from as low as $176. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Durham from San Diego. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 29%.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Durham in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SAN to Durham flights for October, November
30 Oct - 6 Nov
$123pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
3 Nov - 7 Nov
$143pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
28 Oct - 31 Oct
$164pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to Durham 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Durham from San Diego found for this year
30 Oct - 6 Nov
$123pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
3 Nov - 7 Nov
$143pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
16 Dec - 5 Jan
$153pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego to Durham

Late deals on round-trip flights to Durham from San Diego, departing today and this week
28 Oct - 31 Oct
$164pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
28 Oct - 31 Oct
$177pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
28 Oct - 31 Oct
$183pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to Durham from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Durham
6:27 am - 6:41 pm
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
33h 14m
SAN - RDU
Spirit Airlines
$123
Gotogate
6:40 pm - 12:01 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
14h 21m
SAN - RDU
American Airlines
2:13 pm - 4:30 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
23h 17m
SAN - RDU
Multiple Airlines
$138
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Flight FAQs

From San Diego to Durham

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

For a flight from San Diego to Durham, you will be flying from San Diego. San Diego (SAN) is just 2.6 mi from the center of the city. San Diego is the only San Diego airport and it handles 1 outbound flight to Durham per day. 8 airlines have flights to Durham from San Diego on a regular basis.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from San Diego to Durham have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Frontier, American Airlines, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Frontier with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Durham for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $123, but on average you can expect to pay $159.

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

There are currently 12+ open flights from San Diego to Durham within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this San Diego to Durham flight route?

The San Diego to Durham flight path was viewed by 79 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from San Diego to Durham are Frontier ($64), Spirit Airlines ($69), and American Airlines ($125).

What are the cheapest flights from San Diego to Durham?

On average you can expect to pay $691 for a flight from San Diego to Durham. The cheapest flight overall is $85 while the most popular route, (San Diego - Raleigh Raleigh-Durham) is currently priced at $118.

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

Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from San Diego to Durham.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Durham

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Durham.

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

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

Returning to San Diego from Durham

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Durham must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Diego.

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

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Alternative routes for San Diego to Durham

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

Destination information for Durham

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Diego to Durham.
Average temperature for October in Durham
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Durham
3.7 ″

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing Durham

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham (RDU)

Top 7 airlines flying from San Diego to Durham

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego to Durham 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
$84 $317 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$88 $224 No cancel fee 62%
JetBlue
$160 $301 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$171 $401 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$174 $454 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$175 $387 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$179 $234 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from San Diego to Durham

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Diego towards Durham.
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 50% of SAN to Durham departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 50% of SAN to Durham departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of SAN to Durham departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SAN to Durham departures
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Weekly flight availability
from San Diego to Durham
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Diego to Durham.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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