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Cheap flights from San Diego International to Los Angeles (SAN - LAX)

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The best prices from San Diego International to Los Angeles are usually found in February or August, booked 40 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Diego International (SAN) to Los Angeles (LAX)

SAN - LAX
Price
$99 - $190
LAX
Temperature
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$99

From San Diego International to Los Angeles

One-way from

$98

One-way flight from San Diego International to Los Angeles

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 International to Los Angeles?

Travelers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 17% 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 International to Los Angeles?

To save on the cost of your flight from San Diego International to Los Angeles, book at least 17 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 20% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $75 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $95.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Diego International to Los Angeles?

April can be a great time to fly to Los Angeles from San Diego International with a flight ticket averaging about $86. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $43. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego International to Los Angeles (SAN - LAX)?

When flying from San Diego International to Los Angeles, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 13% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from San Diego International to Los Angeles in January, February 2021

The best prices found for SAN to LAX flights for January, February
25 Jan - 28 Jan
$122pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
28 Jan - 15 Feb
$124pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
1 Feb - 15 Feb
$125pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

San Diego International to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from San Diego International found for this year
3 May - 10 May
$109pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
25 Jan - 28 Jan
$122pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
28 Jan - 15 Feb
$124pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from San Diego International

Save time with San Diego International to Los Angeles direct flight deals
9 Feb - 11 Feb
$197pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
26 Jan - 9 Feb
$209pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
6 Feb - 7 Feb
$219pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego International to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from San Diego International, departing today and this week
25 Jan - 28 Jan
$122pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
28 Jan - 15 Feb
$124pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
29 Jan - 6 Feb
$148pp
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San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to Los Angeles from San Diego International

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego International to Los Angeles
1:15 am - 6:41 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
17h 26m
SAN - LAX
Frontier
$98
Gotogate
5:37 am - 11:39 am
Delta
1 Stop
6h 02m
SAN - LAX
Delta
$108
Delta
2:00 am - 6:36 am
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
28h 36m
SAN - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$113
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Diego International to Los Angeles flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Diego International to Los Angeles

Are flight prices decreasing from San Diego to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alaska Airlines and Delta are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from San Diego to Los Angeles include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from San Diego to Los Angeles have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Delta, 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 Delta with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Diego International to Los Angeles for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego International to Los Angeles for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $109, but on average you can expect to pay $138.

Are there nonstop flights from San Diego International to Los Angeles for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 8 direct flights from San Diego International to Los Angeles under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Diego International to Los Angeles is less than $702.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 39 users have taken a look at flights from San Diego to Los Angeles.

Does it rain more in San Diego or Los Angeles?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in San Diego is roughly less than Los Angeles. You can assume this to be the case over the next 12 days.

Is San Diego weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 90 °F's in August, on average. The temperature in Los Angeles is generally hotter than in San Diego. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from San Diego International to Los Angeles?

Departing from San Diego International to Los Angeles will take you 4h 19m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Diego International to Los Angeles round-trip?

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Los Angeles, with prices starting at $109. Another option worth looking into is Frontier, starting at $128 round trip. Spirit Airlines is 23% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Diego International to Los Angeles one-way?

$55 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Spirit Airlines and United Airlines, with prices starting from $62 and $96, respectively.

Alternative routes for San Diego International to Los Angeles

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Diego International to Los Angeles
Average temperature for January in Los Angeles
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Los Angeles
0.7 ″

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 6 airlines flying from San Diego International to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego International to Los Angeles 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
Endeavor Airlines
$106 $139 No cancel fee N/A

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

Delta
$99 $177 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$99 $192 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$120 $228 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$99 $231 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$71 $309 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from San Diego International to Los Angeles

Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 44% of SAN to LAX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 42% of SAN to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 14% of SAN to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of SAN to LAX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Diego International to Los Angeles
Sunday
8 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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