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

SAN — NYC
Feb 7 — Feb 141

The best prices from San Diego to New York are usually found in February or March, booked 46 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

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 2023: compare San Diego to New York flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New York.

SAN - NYC

Price

$223 - $527

NYC

Temperature

33.8 - 77 °F

NYC

Rainfall

2.8 - 4.5 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 32% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 37% potential price drop
Round-trip from$223From San Diego to New York (NYC)
One-way from$88One-way flight from San Diego to New York (NYC)

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 35% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 44 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 $410 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $480 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to New York from San Diego. Prices for February average $356 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $167. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a February flight can save you 48% on your journey compared to booking in June

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 46% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from San Diego to New York in February, March 2023

The best prices found for SAN to NYC flights for February, March
Mar 1 - Mar 7
SAN

San Diego

SWF

New Windsor Stewart

1 stop

14h 51m
SWF

New Windsor Stewart

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

10h 19m
$166

Frontier

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Mar 1 - Mar 8
SAN

San Diego

EWR

Newark

2 stops

11h 26m
EWR

Newark

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

6h 26m
$167

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Mar 1 - Mar 7
SAN

San Diego

SWF

New Windsor Stewart

1 stop

14h 51m
SWF

New Windsor Stewart

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

10h 19m
$168

Frontier

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San Diego to New York 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from San Diego found for this year
Mar 1 - Mar 7
SAN

San Diego

SWF

New Windsor Stewart

1 stop

14h 51m
SWF

New Windsor Stewart

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

10h 19m
$166

Frontier

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Mar 1 - Mar 8
SAN

San Diego

EWR

Newark

2 stops

11h 26m
EWR

Newark

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

6h 26m
$167

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Mar 1 - Mar 7
SAN

San Diego

SWF

New Windsor Stewart

1 stop

14h 51m
SWF

New Windsor Stewart

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

10h 19m
$168

Frontier

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Cheap American Airlines flights from San Diego to New York

Feb 13 - Feb 14
SAN

San Diego

LGA

New York LaGuardia

1 stop

7h 55m
LGA

New York LaGuardia

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

8h 52m
$208

American Airlines

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Feb 21 - Feb 24
SAN

San Diego

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

7h 55m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

9h 52m
$214

American Airlines

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Mar 1 - Mar 8
SAN

San Diego

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

7h 56m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

11h 08m
$215

American Airlines

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  • If you’re traveling from San Diego to New York, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is American Airlines. Flights from American Airlines traveling this route typically cost $403.63 RT. This price is typically 52% more expensive than other airlines that offer San Diego to New York flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $119. The most popular departure airport in San Diego when flying to New York is San Diego Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting New York is New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport. When flying from San Diego to New York, American Airlines flights are 57% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap JetBlue flights from San Diego to New York

Feb 22 - Feb 27
SAN

San Diego

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

5h 07m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

6h 16m
$218

JetBlue

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Feb 22 - Feb 26
SAN

San Diego

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

5h 07m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

6h 16m
$228

JetBlue

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Feb 7 - Feb 14
SAN

San Diego

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

5h 16m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

6h 20m
$248

JetBlue

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  • JetBlue is one of the most popular airlines used for those traveling from San Diego to New York. Flights from JetBlue traveling this route typically cost $413.78 RT. This price is typically 53% more expensive than other airlines that offer San Diego to New York flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $128. The most popular departure airport in San Diego when flying to New York is San Diego Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting New York is New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport. When flying from San Diego to New York, JetBlue flights are 55% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to New York from San Diego

Save time with San Diego to New York direct flight deals
Mar 2 - Mar 6
SAN

San Diego

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

5h 10m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

6h 30m
$184

Alaska Airlines

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Mar 4 - Mar 7
SAN

San Diego

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

5h 15m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

6h 25m
$196

Alaska Airlines

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Feb 19 - Feb 25
SAN

San Diego

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

5h 15m
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

6h 25m
$197

Multiple Airlines

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Last minute flights from San Diego to New York

Late deals on return flights to New York from San Diego, departing today and this week
Feb 8 - Feb 14
SAN

San Diego

EWR

Newark

2 stops

11h 26m
EWR

Newark

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

16h 11m
$174

Spirit Airlines

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Feb 8 - Feb 13
SAN

San Diego

EWR

Newark

2 stops

11h 26m
EWR

Newark

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

6h 17m
$176

Multiple Airlines

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Feb 8 - Feb 22
SAN

San Diego

EWR

Newark

2 stops

20h 27m
EWR

Newark

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

16h 11m
$177

Spirit Airlines

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One-way flights to New York from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to New York
Feb 27
SAN

San Diego

EWR

Newark

2 stops

20h 27m
$80

Spirit Airlines

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Mar 8
SAN

San Diego

SWF

New Windsor Stewart

1 stop

9h 01m
$81

Frontier

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Mar 8
SAN

San Diego

SWF

New Windsor Stewart

1 stop

9h 01m
$82

Frontier

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Reviews of Airlines Servicing New York

Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Overall

8.0

Crew

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.1

Reviews

1 / 10

People working on plane were terrific My business class seat was very uncomfortable. Blankets and pillows were not available. Food was barely OK

Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Overall

8.0

Crew

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.1

Reviews

1 / 10

People working on plane were terrific My business class seat was very uncomfortable. Blankets and pillows were not available. Food was barely OK

Delta
7.9
Good
2,034 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Overall

8.0

Crew

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.1

Reviews

1 / 10

People working on plane were terrific My business class seat was very uncomfortable. Blankets and pillows were not available. Food was barely OK

JetBlue
7.7
Good
375 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Overall

8.0

Crew

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.1

Reviews

1 / 10

People working on plane were terrific My business class seat was very uncomfortable. Blankets and pillows were not available. Food was barely OK

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,188 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Overall

8.0

Crew

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.1

Reviews

1 / 10

People working on plane were terrific My business class seat was very uncomfortable. Blankets and pillows were not available. Food was barely OK

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,668 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Overall

8.0

Crew

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.1

Reviews

1 / 10

People working on plane were terrific My business class seat was very uncomfortable. Blankets and pillows were not available. Food was barely OK

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Diego to New York flights.

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 23 daily outbound flights to New York from 12 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 Alaska Airlines, United Airlines, and JetBlue 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 Frontier for just $166, but on average you can expect to pay $174.

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 $222.

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: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average, you can expect to see 7 flights from San Diego to New York a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 71% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 29% 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 5h 10m. Frontier provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $166. San Diego and New York are separated by a distance of 2454 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, Frontier ($166), Spirit Airlines ($169), and Alaska Airlines ($184) offers the cheapest pricing from San Diego to New York. You may be able to fly from San Diego to New York for 53% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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 $80. Users have also found prices from $81 and $87 on Frontier and Alaska Airlines, respectively.

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 - Newark, San Diego - New York John F Kennedy Intl and San Diego - New York LaGuardia.

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

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

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: Air France (88%), Alaska Airlines (86%), American Airlines (85%).

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

The cheapest flight price from San Diego to New York is $99. On average you can expect to pay $1,476. The most popular route, (San Diego - Newark), can usually be booked for $173.

Alternative routes for San Diego to New York

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

Top 10 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$12Average$23FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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JetBlueCheapest$114Average$339FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$119Average$404FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$120Average$289FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$128Average$414FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$132Average$411FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$144Average$228FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$152Average$414FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Endeavor AirlinesCheapest$412Average$524FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Linear Air TaxiCheapest$56,751Average$113,493FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from San Diego to New York

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Diego to New York
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
96%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
0%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
3%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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
Sunday28daily flights
Monday18daily flights
Tuesday20daily flights
Wednesday27daily flights
Thursday34daily flights
Friday22daily flights
Saturday17daily flights
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