Cheap flights from San Diego to New York (SAN - NYC)

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The best prices from San Diego to New York are usually found in January or February, booked 34 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Diego (SAN) to New York (NYC)

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to NYC flight in 2021: compare San Diego to New York flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New York.
SAN - NYC
Price
$241 - $349
NYC
Temperature
42.8 - 86 °F
NYC
Rainfall
2.6 - 5.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$241

From San Diego to New York

One-way from

$120

One-way flight from San Diego to New York

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 to New York?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 29%.

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

To save up to 26% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 21 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 New York from $229 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $301 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Diego to New York?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to New York from San Diego. Prices for August average $235 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $62. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 25% on your journey compared to booking in August

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to New York (SAN - NYC)?

It’s optimal to fly from San Diego to New York in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 20% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from San Diego to New York in June, July 2021

The best prices found for SAN to NYC flights for June, July
8 Jul - 27 Sep
$234pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
8 Jul - 27 Sep
$235pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
8 Jul - 27 Sep
$237pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to New York 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from San Diego found for this year
15 Sep - 22 Sep
$174pp
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San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
11 Sep - 14 Sep
$175pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
15 Sep - 28 Sep
$176pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

Non-stop flights to New York from San Diego

Save time with San Diego to New York direct flight deals
13 Sep - 17 Sep
$237pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
13 Sep - 17 Sep
$240pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
15 Sep - 22 Sep
$247pp
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San Diego
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
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San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego to New York

Late deals on round-trip flights to New York from San Diego, departing today and this week
26 Jun - 8 Jul
$340pp
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San Diego
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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San Diego
28 Jun - 3 Jul
$366pp
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San Diego
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
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Newark
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
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San Diego
28 Jun - 3 Jul
$368pp
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Newark
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2 STOPS
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San Diego

One-way flights to New York from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to New York
4:00 am - 7:59 pm
Alaska Airlines
2 Stops
12h 59m
SAN - JFK
Alaska Airlines
$120
mytrip.com
8:10 am - 4:32 pm
JetBlue
Nonstop
5h 22m
SAN - JFK
JetBlue
3:26 pm - 11:45 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
17h 19m
SAN - LGA
Spirit Airlines
$131
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Diego to New York

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

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from San Diego to New York 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 New York have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Delta, United Airlines, and American Airlines flying from San Diego to New York have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Located just 2.6 mi from the city center, San Diego is the airport most travelers will use when flying to New York from San Diego. Booking flights from San Diego (SAN) to New York should be relatively easy as there are 17 daily outbound flights to New York from 10 different airlines.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to New York for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $174, but on average you can expect to pay $212.

Are there nonstop flights from San Diego to New York for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Diego to New York under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Diego to New York is less than $256.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Diego to New York for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Diego to New York within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are nonstop flights available from San Diego to New York?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from San Diego to New York on average per day?

Per day, 4 flights depart from San Diego to New York on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

Is San Diego weather warmer or cooler than New York?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 86 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in New York 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 to New York?

There are many flights that can get you from San Diego to New York in 5h 14m. Fly via JetBlue, Alaska Airlines, or Delta to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 2454 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from San Diego to New York round-trip?

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($174), offers the cheapest pricing from San Diego to New York. Spirit Airlines is 40% 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 to New York one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $88 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Alaska Airlines from $115 and Frontier from $118 one-way.

Alternative routes for San Diego to New York

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

Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Diego to New York.
Flight duration
5h 44m
Average temperature for June in New York
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for June in New York
4.1 ″

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Top 9 airlines flying from San Diego to New York

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego to New York 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
Sun Country Air
$144 $221 No cancel fee 83%
Spirit Airlines
$98 $247 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$117 $257 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$118 $274 No cancel fee 75%
JetBlue
$138 $350 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$116 $362 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$127 $370 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$123 $399 No cancel fee N/A
Endeavor Airlines
$412 $524 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.

Hourly flight availability from San Diego to New York

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Diego towards New York.
Morning 6 AM to noon 60% of SAN to NYC departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 32% of SAN to NYC departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 7% of SAN to NYC departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SAN to NYC departures
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Diego to New York
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Diego to New York.
Sunday
20 daily flights
Monday
16 daily flights
Tuesday
14 daily flights
Wednesday
14 daily flights
Thursday
22 daily flights
Friday
23 daily flights
Saturday
16 daily flights
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