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

SAN — LAX
May 27 — Jun 31

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

How to find the cheapest flight from San Diego to Los Angeles

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to LAX flight in 2022: compare San Diego to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.

SAN - LAX

Price

$99 - $190

LAX

Temperature

57.2 - 73.4 °F

LAX

Rainfall

0 - 3.4 inches

Popular inSeptemberHigh demand for flights, 25% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop
Round-trip from$99From San Diego to Los Angeles
One-way from$95One-way flight from San Diego to Los Angeles

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Saturday, 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 Los Angeles?

Find a great deal and save up to 52% by booking at least 37 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from San Diego to Los Angeles within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $157.

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

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Los Angeles from San Diego. Prices for February average $142 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $70. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of September. Opting for a February flight can save you 33% on your journey compared to booking in September

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

When flying from San Diego to Los Angeles, 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 25% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Los Angeles in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SAN to LAX flights for May, June
Jun 7 - Jun 7
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

3h 51m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

4h 50m
$93

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/21/22

Jun 7 - Jun 7
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

5h 26m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

5h 50m
$96

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/19/22

Jun 7 - Jun 7
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

3h 51m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

4h 50m
$98

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/20/22

San Diego to Los Angeles 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from San Diego found for this year
Jun 7 - Jun 7
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

3h 51m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

4h 50m
$93

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/21/22

Jun 7 - Jun 7
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

5h 26m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

5h 50m
$96

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/19/22

Jun 7 - Jun 7
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

3h 51m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

4h 50m
$98

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/20/22

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from San Diego to Los Angeles

Jun 7 - Jun 7
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

3h 51m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

4h 50m
$93

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/21/22

Jun 7 - Jun 7
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

5h 26m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

5h 50m
$96

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/19/22

Jun 7 - Jun 7
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

3h 51m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

4h 50m
$98

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/20/22

Cheap Delta flights from San Diego to Los Angeles

Jun 21 - Jul 3
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

0h 44m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

0h 50m
$138

Delta

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Deal found 5/20/22

Jun 7 - Jun 14
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

0h 44m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

0h 50m
$158

Delta

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Deal found 5/21/22

Jun 14 - Jun 21
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

0h 57m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

0h 51m
$168

Delta

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Deal found 5/20/22

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from San Diego

Save time with San Diego to Los Angeles direct flight deals
Jun 21 - Jul 3
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

0h 44m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

0h 50m
$138

Delta

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Deal found 5/20/22

Sep 8 - Sep 21
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 04m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

0h 53m
$153

United Airlines

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Deal found 5/21/22

Jun 7 - Jun 14
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

0h 44m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

0h 50m
$158

Delta

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Deal found 5/21/22

Last minute flights from San Diego to Los Angeles

Late deals on return flights to Los Angeles from San Diego, departing today and this week
May 27 - May 29
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

4h 14m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

5h 14m
$136

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/20/22

May 31 - Jun 1
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

8h 40m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

20h 02m
$149

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/20/22

May 31 - Jun 5
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

8h 40m
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

11h 38m
$155

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/21/22

One-way flights to Los Angeles from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Los Angeles
Jun 7
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

5h 26m
$48

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/21/22

Jun 6
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

10h 19m
$49

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/20/22

Jun 1
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

12h 08m
$65

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/21/22

Related info for your journey

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

What airports do I use to fly from San Diego to Los Angeles?

Los Angeles is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Los Angeles from San Diego. Booking flights from San Diego (SAN) to Los Angeles (LAX) should be relatively easy as there are 24 daily flights to Los Angeles from 10 different airlines. 0h 44m is how long a flight from San Diego to Los Angeles will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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. United Airlines, Bus, and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Diego to Los Angeles for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Los Angeles for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $93, but on average you can expect to pay $141.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Diego to Los Angeles under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Diego to Los Angeles is less than $193.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from San Diego to Los Angeles?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday.

How popular is this San Diego to Los Angeles flight route?

Flights from San Diego to Los Angeles have been viewed 14 times in the past calendar month.

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

6 flight departures from San Diego to Los Angeles per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 17% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 33% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

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

There are many flights that can get you from San Diego to Los Angeles in 44m. Fly via Spirit Airlines, Delta, or United Airlines to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 109 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($93), Delta ($138), and United Airlines ($153) offers the cheapest pricing from San Diego to Los Angeles. Spirit Airlines is priced at 34% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $48. Users have also found prices from $89 and $95 on United Airlines and Allegiant Air, respectively.

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

When booking a flight from San Diego to Los Angeles, you may want to consider flying on Train, Bus or Major Airline as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from San Diego to Los Angeles?

Before booking your flight to Los Angeles from San Diego, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Copa Airlines (98%), ANA (98%), KLM( 98%).

What are the cheapest flights from San Diego to Los Angeles?

On average you can expect to pay $266 for a flight from San Diego to Los Angeles. The cheapest flight overall is $86 while the most popular route, (San Diego - Los Angeles) is currently priced at $131.

Alternative routes for San Diego to Los Angeles

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

Top 4 airlines flying from San Diego to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego to Los Angeles choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
DeltaCheapest$82Average$197FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Endeavor AirlinesCheapest$106Average$139FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$117Average$177FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$152Average$324FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from San Diego to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Diego to Los Angeles
40%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
20%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
28%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
12%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from San Diego to Los Angeles

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Diego to Los Angeles
Sunday23daily flights
Monday25daily flights
Tuesday21daily flights
Wednesday26daily flights
Thursday23daily flights
Friday28daily flights
Saturday23daily flights