Cheap flights from San Diego (SAN) to London (LON)

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The best prices from San Diego to London are usually found in February or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Diego (SAN) to London (LON)

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to LON flight in 2021: compare San Diego to London flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in London.
SAN - LON
Price
$753 - $1,318
LON
Temperature
39.2 - 62.6 °F
LON
Precipitation
1.6 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$753

From San Diego to London (LON)

One-way from

$319

One-way flight from San Diego to London (LON)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from San Diego to London?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to London from San Diego. Users have commonly found prices around $948 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $667. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to London (SAN - LON)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from San Diego to London in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 22% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

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

Users have found that flying from San Diego to London on a Friday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save up to 41% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 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 London from $1,074 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,249 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

The best prices found for SAN to LON flights for October, November
19 Nov - 27 Nov
$347pp
SAN
San Diego
Virgin Atlantic
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
19 Nov - 27 Nov
$366pp
SAN
San Diego
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
19 Nov - 27 Nov
$390pp
SAN
San Diego
Virgin Atlantic
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to London 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to London from San Diego found for this year
19 Dec - 30 Dec
$304pp
SAN
San Diego
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
19 Nov - 27 Nov
$347pp
SAN
San Diego
Virgin Atlantic
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
19 Nov - 27 Nov
$366pp
SAN
San Diego
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

Non-stop flights to London from San Diego

Save time with San Diego to London direct flight deals
15 Mar - 22 Mar
$574pp
SAN
San Diego
Finnair
Non-Stop
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Finnair
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
1 Feb - 15 Feb
$577pp
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
16 Feb - 25 Feb
$578pp
SAN
San Diego
British Airways
Non-Stop
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego to London

Late deals on round-trip flights to London from San Diego, departing today and this week
28 Oct - 25 Nov
$707pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
30 Oct - 6 Nov
$717pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
30 Oct - 6 Nov
$722pp
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to London from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to London
2:45 am - 3:40 am
Iberia
1 Stop
16h 55m
SAN - LHR
Iberia
$350
SnapTravelAir
3:15 am - 12:20 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
26h 05m
SAN - LGW
Multiple Airlines
$319
Priceline
2:15 am - 2:40 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
28h 25m
SAN - STN
Multiple Airlines
$363
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Diego to London

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

For a flight from San Diego to London, 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 2 outbound flights to London per day. 16 airlines have flights to London from San Diego on a regular basis.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from San Diego to London that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are British Airways, American Airlines, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from San Diego to London for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to London for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Atlantic for just $304, but on average you can expect to pay $401.

Are there nonstop flights from San Diego to London for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Diego to London under $600. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Diego to London is less than $656.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Diego to London for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Diego to London within the next 7 days for less than $800.

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

According to our current data, Virgin Atlantic ($304), and Finnair ($568) offers the cheapest pricing from San Diego to London. Virgin Atlantic is 67% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

Before booking your flight from San Diego to London check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Air Canada or Air France.

What are the cheapest flights from San Diego to London?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $332. While the most popular route (San Diego - London Heathrow) can be booked for $304 on average our data indicates $2,322 when flying from San Diego to London

What are the most popular routes from San Diego to London?

When deciding which route to take from San Diego to London consider San Diego - London Heathrow, San Diego - London City or San Diego - London Gatwick as they are the most popular.

What are the most reliable airlines from San Diego to London?

Consider American Airlines (50%), Aer Lingus (50%) or Finnair (50%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from San Diego to London.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for London, England

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Diego to London

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

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 London.

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

Documents
Mandatory passenger locator form - Submit the form any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Show the form when checking in your plane, train or ferry to the UK.

Managed quarantine package for Scotland - All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.

COVID-19 testing package - All travelers must book and pay for a COVID-19 Testing Package prior to travel to England and Scotland.


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

Returning to San Diego from London

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

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

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Alternative routes for San Diego to London

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

Destination information for London

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Diego to London.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = £0.73
Flight duration from SAN to London
10h 55m
Average temperature for October in London
60.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in London
2.8 ″

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
Stansted (STN)
London City (LCY)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Top 10 airlines flying from San Diego to London

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego to London 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
Alaska Airlines
$97 $155 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$129 $584 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$384 $987 No cancel fee N/A
KLM
$384 $871 No cancel fee 75%
Brussels Airlines
$391 $570 No cancel fee N/A
Iberia
$412 $984 No cancel fee 77%
British Airways
$583 $1,204 No cancel fee 70%
Lufthansa
$587 $1,524 No cancel fee 76%
Virgin Atlantic
$588 $975 No cancel fee 72%
Austrian Airlines
$589 $1,110 No cancel fee 78%

Hourly flight availability from San Diego to London

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Diego towards London.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 100% of SAN to LON departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of SAN to LON departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of SAN to LON departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of SAN to LON departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Diego to London
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Diego to London.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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