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
33.8 - 77 °F
NYC
Precipitation
2.8 - 4.5 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 (NYC)

One-way from

$85

One-way flight from San Diego to New York (NYC)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to New York (SAN - NYC)?

It’s typically best to fly out from San Diego to New York in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 20% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, 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 New York?

To save up to 50% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 29 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 $358 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $467 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from San Diego to New York in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SAN to NYC flights for October, November
8 Nov - 9 Nov
$145pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
8 Nov - 15 Nov
$148pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
8 Nov - 16 Nov
$149pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to New York 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from San Diego found for this year
8 Nov - 9 Nov
$145pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
11 Dec - 15 Dec
$146pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
7 Dec - 15 Dec
$146pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego

Non-stop flights to New York from San Diego

Save time with San Diego to New York direct flight deals
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$178pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
8 Jan - 15 Jan
$190pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
10 Dec - 12 Dec
$191pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SAN
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
3 Nov - 9 Nov
$166pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
3 Nov - 8 Nov
$169pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$172pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to New York from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to New York
7:56 am - 5:36 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
30h 40m
SAN - EWR
Frontier
$85
Kiwi.com
7:54 am - 12:52 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
13h 58m
SAN - EWR
Spirit Airlines
$86
Spirit
5:28 am - 1:50 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
5h 22m
SAN - EWR
Alaska Airlines
$87
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">San Diego</span> to <span class="emphasized">New York</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Diego to New York

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 26 daily outbound flights to New York from 10 different airlines.

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.

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 $145, but on average you can expect to pay $156.

Are there nonstop flights from San Diego to New York for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Diego to New York under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Diego to New York is less than $212.

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

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

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

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

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

On average, you can expect to see 14 flights from San Diego to New York a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 79% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 21% of flight departures

How long is the flight from San Diego to New York?

A quick flight from San Diego to New York can take about 16h 54m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $145. San Diego and New York are separated by a distance of 2454 mi.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($145), offers the cheapest pricing from San Diego to New York. You may be able to fly from San Diego to New York for 50% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Diego to New York one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $60. Users have also found prices from $74 and $84 on Alaska Airlines and Frontier, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from San Diego to New York?

The cheapest flight price from San Diego to New York is $123. On average you can expect to pay $777. The most popular route, (San Diego - New York John F Kennedy Intl), can usually be booked for $201.

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

Major Airline, Endeavor Airlines and American Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from San Diego to New York.

What are the most popular routes from San Diego to New York?

The most popular flight routes from San Diego to New York are San Diego - New York John F Kennedy Intl, San Diego - Newark and San Diego - New York LaGuardia.

What are the most reliable airlines from San Diego to New York?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from San Diego to New York on time: KLM (99%), Aeroflot (98%), Air France (98%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New York, NY

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to New York within the United States

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

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 New York.

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

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

Returning to San Diego from New York

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

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

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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 from SAN to New York
5h 39m
Average temperature for October in New York
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for October in New York
4.1 ″

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

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
Spirit Airlines
$98 $247 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$116 $362 No cancel fee 71%
Frontier
$117 $257 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$118 $274 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$123 $399 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$127 $370 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$138 $350 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$144 $221 No cancel fee 83%
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 72% of SAN to NYC departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 27% of SAN to NYC departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SAN to NYC departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of SAN to NYC departures
Midnight
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
27 daily flights
Monday
32 daily flights
Tuesday
24 daily flights
Wednesday
27 daily flights
Thursday
28 daily flights
Friday
29 daily flights
Saturday
18 daily flights
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