Cheap flights from San Diego to Fairbanks (SAN - FAI) from $280

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Fairbanks departing on 6/23. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
SAN — FAI
mar. 5 — mar. 121

The best prices from San Diego to Fairbanks are usually found in January or September, booked 22 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

Cheap flight deals from San Diego to Fairbanks

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from San Diego (SAN) to Fairbanks (FAI). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated febrero 29, 2024.

Popular in

June

Cheapest in

January

Round-trip from

$475

One-way from

$280
High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop
From San Diego to Fairbanks
One-way flight from San Diego to Fairbanks

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Diego to Fairbanks?

Travelers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 46% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

To save up to 306% 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 Fairbanks from $757 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,152 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, January can be a great choice for travel to Fairbanks. Flights to Fairbanks from San Diego in January are about $547 on average during January, but can be found for as low as $373.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Fairbanks (SAN - FAI)?

When flying from San Diego to Fairbanks, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 39% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap Alaska Airlines flights from San Diego to Fairbanks

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Alaska Airlines for the route between San Diego and Fairbanks. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Data last updated febrero 29, 2024.
Peruse some of the lowest-priced Alaska Airlines flights we've found from San Diego to Fairbanks. Deals update often to give you more flight options matching your criteria
lun. 8/197:00 amSAN - FAI
1 stop19h 16mAlaska Airlines
sáb. 8/241:02 pmFAI - SAN
1 stop8h 04mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/28$498
mar. 4/27:35 pmSAN - FAI
1 stop16h 14mAlaska Airlines
sáb. 4/67:22 pmFAI - SAN
2 stops27h 22mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/28$503
mar. 4/27:55 pmSAN - FAI
2 stops15h 54mAlaska Airlines
sáb. 4/67:22 pmFAI - SAN
2 stops27h 22mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/28$508
mié. 4/37:47 pmSAN - FAI
1 stop16h 02mAlaska Airlines
dom. 4/78:52 pmFAI - SAN
2 stops15h 18mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/29$563
mié. 4/31:50 pmSAN - FAI
2 stops11h 39mAlaska Airlines
dom. 4/78:52 pmFAI - SAN
2 stops15h 18mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/29$568
sáb. 3/307:35 pmSAN - FAI
2 stops16h 14mAlaska Airlines
mié. 4/33:48 pmFAI - SAN
2 stops19h 15mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/28$570
mié. 6/124:20 pmSAN - FAI
1 stop19h 00mAlaska Airlines
vie. 6/214:31 pmFAI - SAN
1 stop28h 35mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/27$578
mié. 6/126:45 pmSAN - FAI
1 stop16h 35mAlaska Airlines
vie. 6/218:45 amFAI - SAN
2 stops12h 05mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/27$583
jue. 3/285:55 pmSAN - FAI
2 stops17h 07mAlaska Airlines
mié. 4/31:39 amFAI - SAN
2 stops18h 45mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/28$590

Cheap Delta flights from San Diego to Fairbanks

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Delta for the route between San Diego and Fairbanks. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Data last updated febrero 29, 2024.
Some of the best deals we've found on Delta flights traveling from San Diego to Fairbanks. Make sure to examine the flight information before completing your reservation.
mar. 4/2311:15 amSAN - FAI
1 stop14h 06mDelta
lun. 4/291:30 amFAI - SAN
1 stop10h 04mDelta
Deal found 2/29$500
mar. 4/231:05 pmSAN - FAI
2 stops12h 16mDelta
lun. 4/291:30 amFAI - SAN
1 stop7h 50mDelta
Deal found 2/29$505
mar. 4/231:05 pmSAN - FAI
2 stops12h 16mDelta
lun. 4/291:30 amFAI - SAN
2 stops13h 40mDelta
Deal found 2/29$510
sáb. 5/185:30 pmSAN - FAI
1 stop7h 31mDelta
vie. 5/241:30 amFAI - SAN
1 stop7h 41mDelta
Deal found 2/29$523
sáb. 5/185:30 pmSAN - FAI
1 stop7h 31mDelta
vie. 5/241:30 amFAI - SAN
2 stops9h 57mDelta
Deal found 2/29$528
lun. 8/193:30 pmSAN - FAI
1 stop9h 48mDelta
vie. 8/231:30 amFAI - SAN
1 stop10h 17mDelta
Deal found 2/28$530
jue. 5/93:25 pmSAN - FAI
1 stop9h 36mDelta
dom. 5/121:30 amFAI - SAN
2 stops13h 41mDelta
Deal found 2/28$535
lun. 8/1911:00 amSAN - FAI
2 stops14h 18mDelta
vie. 8/231:30 amFAI - SAN
2 stops9h 50mDelta
Deal found 2/28$540
mié. 5/153:25 pmSAN - FAI
1 stop9h 36mDelta
sáb. 5/181:30 amFAI - SAN
1 stop7h 41mDelta
Deal found 2/28$580

Cheap San Diego to Fairbanks flights in February & March 2024

Find cheap flight options from San Diego to Fairbanks specifically for the months of February and March 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Prices were last updated on febrero 29, 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from San Diego to Fairbanks in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
sáb. 3/307:35 pmSAN - FAI
2 stops16h 14mAlaska Airlines
mié. 4/33:48 pmFAI - SAN
2 stops19h 15mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/28$570
jue. 3/285:55 pmSAN - FAI
2 stops17h 07mAlaska Airlines
mié. 4/31:39 amFAI - SAN
2 stops18h 45mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/28$590
jue. 3/285:55 pmSAN - FAI
2 stops17h 07mAlaska Airlines
jue. 4/47:00 amFAI - SAN
1 stop14h 40mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/28$619
jue. 3/285:55 pmSAN - FAI
2 stops17h 07mAlaska Airlines
mié. 4/31:39 amFAI - SAN
1 stop20h 01mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/28$621
lun. 3/258:00 pmSAN - FAI
1 stop15h 49mAlaska Airlines
dom. 3/317:22 pmFAI - SAN
2 stops13h 55mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/27$653
lun. 3/257:55 pmSAN - FAI
2 stops15h 54mAlaska Airlines
dom. 3/317:22 pmFAI - SAN
2 stops13h 55mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/27$658
jue. 3/218:00 pmSAN - FAI
1 stop15h 49mAlaska Airlines
mié. 3/271:39 amFAI - SAN
1 stop20h 01mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/29$660
sáb. 3/307:35 pmSAN - FAI
2 stops16h 14mAlaska Airlines
mié. 4/33:48 pmFAI - SAN
1 stop16h 04mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/28$677
mié. 3/207:30 pmSAN - FAI
2 stops12h 33mAlaska Airlines
dom. 3/2410:00 amFAI - SAN
2 stops11h 40mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/27$728

San Diego to Fairbanks 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between San Diego and Fairbanks in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Data last updated febrero 29, 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from San Diego to Fairbanks in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
lun. 8/197:00 amSAN - FAI
1 stop19h 16mAlaska Airlines
sáb. 8/241:02 pmFAI - SAN
1 stop8h 04mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/28$498
mar. 4/2311:15 amSAN - FAI
1 stop14h 06mDelta
lun. 4/291:30 amFAI - SAN
1 stop10h 04mDelta
Deal found 2/29$500
mar. 4/27:35 pmSAN - FAI
1 stop16h 14mAlaska Airlines
sáb. 4/67:22 pmFAI - SAN
2 stops27h 22mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/28$503
mar. 4/231:05 pmSAN - FAI
2 stops12h 16mDelta
lun. 4/291:30 amFAI - SAN
1 stop7h 50mDelta
Deal found 2/29$505
mar. 4/27:55 pmSAN - FAI
2 stops15h 54mAlaska Airlines
sáb. 4/67:22 pmFAI - SAN
2 stops27h 22mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/28$508
mar. 4/231:05 pmSAN - FAI
2 stops12h 16mDelta
lun. 4/291:30 amFAI - SAN
2 stops13h 40mDelta
Deal found 2/29$510
sáb. 5/185:30 pmSAN - FAI
1 stop7h 31mDelta
vie. 5/241:30 amFAI - SAN
1 stop7h 41mDelta
Deal found 2/29$523
sáb. 5/185:30 pmSAN - FAI
1 stop7h 31mDelta
vie. 5/241:30 amFAI - SAN
2 stops9h 57mDelta
Deal found 2/29$528
lun. 8/193:30 pmSAN - FAI
1 stop9h 48mDelta
vie. 8/231:30 amFAI - SAN
1 stop10h 17mDelta
Deal found 2/28$530

San Diego to Fairbanks flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from San Diego to Fairbanks for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Data last updated febrero 29, 2024.
Consider one of these great deals we found on last-minute flights from San Diego to Fairbanks. Users should be sure to double check the price, date, and time of their last-minute flight.
vie. 3/88:00 pmSAN - FAI
1 stop15h 39mAlaska Airlines
mar. 3/124:03 pmFAI - SAN
1 stop18h 34mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/28$1,082
vie. 3/86:15 pmSAN - FAI
2 stops13h 52mAlaska Airlines
mar. 3/124:03 pmFAI - SAN
1 stop18h 34mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/28$1,087
vie. 3/86:15 pmSAN - FAI
2 stops13h 52mAlaska Airlines
mar. 3/1211:40 amFAI - SAN
2 stops24h 54mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/28$1,092
vie. 3/89:55 amSAN - FAI
2 stops12h 04mAmerican Airlines
lun. 3/111:44 amFAI - SAN
1 stop8h 53mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 2/29$1,177
vie. 3/812:45 pmSAN - FAI
2 stops19h 22mAlaska Airlines
mar. 3/128:52 pmFAI - SAN
2 stops11h 04mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/29$1,240
vie. 3/83:20 pmSAN - FAI
1 stop10h 05mDelta
lun. 3/111:28 amFAI - SAN
1 stop7h 38mDelta
Deal found 2/29$1,280
vie. 3/86:15 amSAN - FAI
2 stops9h 42mAlaska Airlines
mar. 3/1211:40 amFAI - SAN
1 stop7h 45mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/29$1,285
vie. 3/86:15 amSAN - FAI
2 stops9h 42mAlaska Airlines
lun. 3/111:44 amFAI - SAN
2 stops10h 40mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/29$1,290
vie. 3/81:02 pmSAN - FAI
2 stops12h 23mDelta
lun. 3/111:28 amFAI - SAN
1 stop7h 38mDelta
Deal found 2/28$1,417

One-way flights to Fairbanks from San Diego

Search for one-way flight options from San Diego to Fairbanks. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Data last updated febrero 29, 2024.
Take a look at some of the best available options we've come across on one-way flights from San Diego to Fairbanks. Users needing a return flight from San Diego to Fairbanks should utilize the search form above.
dom. 6/233:30 pmSAN - FAI
1 stop9h 48mDelta
Deal found 2/28$280
mié. 3/277:47 pmSAN - FAI
1 stop16h 02mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/27$330
mié. 3/273:20 pmSAN - FAI
2 stops20h 29mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/27$335
dom. 6/2311:00 amSAN - FAI
2 stops14h 18mDelta
Deal found 2/28$341
sáb. 6/153:30 pmSAN - FAI
1 stop9h 48mDelta
Deal found 2/27$360
lun. 6/1711:00 amSAN - FAI
2 stops14h 18mDelta
Deal found 2/27$371
dom. 6/163:30 pmSAN - FAI
1 stop9h 48mDelta
Deal found 2/27$392
dom. 6/1611:00 amSAN - FAI
2 stops14h 18mDelta
Deal found 2/27$403
vie. 3/292:20 pmSAN - FAI
2 stops21h 29mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 2/29$405

Find flights from San Diego to Fairbanks within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from San Diego to Fairbanks that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,314,962 searches. Data last updated febrero 29, 2024.

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Any airport

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Any airport

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$498 - $718

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Price

San DiegoFairbanks

SAN - FAI

SANFAI

San Diego

lun. 8/19

1 stop19h 16m

Fairbanks

sáb. 8/24

1 stop8h 04m

$498

San DiegoFairbanks

SAN - FAI

SANFAI

San Diego

mar. 4/23

1 stop14h 06m

Fairbanks

lun. 4/29

1 stop10h 04m

$500

San DiegoFairbanks

SAN - FAI

SANFAI

San Diego

mar. 4/2

1 stop16h 14m

Fairbanks

sáb. 4/6

2 stops27h 22m

$503

San DiegoFairbanks

SAN - FAI

SANFAI

San Diego

mar. 4/23

2 stops12h 16m

Fairbanks

lun. 4/29

1 stop7h 50m

$505

San DiegoFairbanks

SAN - FAI

SANFAI

San Diego

mar. 4/2

2 stops15h 54m

Fairbanks

sáb. 4/6

2 stops27h 22m

$508

San DiegoFairbanks

SAN - FAI

SANFAI

San Diego

mar. 4/23

2 stops12h 16m

Fairbanks

lun. 4/29

2 stops13h 40m

$510

San DiegoFairbanks

SAN - FAI

SANFAI

San Diego

sáb. 5/18

1 stop7h 31m

Fairbanks

vie. 5/24

1 stop7h 41m

$523

San DiegoFairbanks

SAN - FAI

SANFAI

San Diego

mié. 4/24

2 stops14h 34m

Fairbanks

mié. 5/1

1 stop30h 02m

$565

San DiegoFairbanks

SAN - FAI

SANFAI

San Diego

jue. 5/9

2 stops34h 04m

Fairbanks

lun. 5/13

2 stops25h 56m

$718

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Deals found on 2/28

When is the best time to book a flight from San Diego to Fairbanks?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from San Diego to Fairbanks. Price data was last updated on January 28, 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from San Diego to Fairbanks, you should look to book at least 22 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Fairbanks?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from San Diego to Fairbanks. Price data was last updated on February 25, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their San Diego to Fairbanks flight should consider departing on Saturday evenings when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Fairbanks by month

Plan your trip from San Diego to Fairbanks by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from San Diego to Fairbanks is currently $357 while a round-trip flight costs $537. Price data was last updated on February 25, 2024.

Currently, October is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from San Diego to Fairbanks (average of $475). Flying from San Diego to Fairbanks in June is currently the most expensive (average of $892). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$501

February

$520

March

$627

April

$541

May

$639

June

$892

July

$851

August

$653

September

$570

October

$475

November

$535

December

$560

Temperature and rainfall in Fairbanks by month

Plan your trip to Fairbanks by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

FAI

Temperature

-7.6 - 62.6 °F

Reviews of airlines servicing Fairbanks

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Fairbanks. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Fairbanks. Reviews last updated febrero 29, 2024.
To help decide which airline to fly from San Diego to Fairbanks, see what other customers have to say about Alaska Airlines, Delta and American Airlines. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very good
9,264 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Food

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.4

Reviews

1 / 10

It wasn't nice I was close to choked with with very little and very dry snak they didn't offer water till and hr after

8.1
Very good
9,264 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,264 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Food

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.4

Reviews

1 / 10

It wasn't nice I was close to choked with with very little and very dry snak they didn't offer water till and hr after

8.1
Very good
11,818 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,264 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Food

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.4

Reviews

1 / 10

It wasn't nice I was close to choked with with very little and very dry snak they didn't offer water till and hr after

7.4
Good
11,794 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,264 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Food

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.4

Reviews

1 / 10

It wasn't nice I was close to choked with with very little and very dry snak they didn't offer water till and hr after

7.3
Good
15,571 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,264 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Food

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.4

Reviews

1 / 10

It wasn't nice I was close to choked with with very little and very dry snak they didn't offer water till and hr after

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Can I find flights from San Diego to Fairbanks for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Fairbanks for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $498, but on average you can expect to pay $544.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Diego to Fairbanks for under $1,100?

There are currently 11+ open flights from San Diego to Fairbanks within the next 7 days for less than $1,100.

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

Our cheapest airline available from San Diego to Fairbanks is Alaska Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $498 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Delta and American Airlines, starting at $500 and $565 round-trip. Users have found that Alaska Airlines is 8% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What does SAN to FAI mean?

San Diego Airport is SAN and Fairbanks Airport is FAI. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service.

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Top 2 airlines flying from San Diego to Fairbanks

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DeltaCheapest$378Average$557FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$385Average$720FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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