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The best prices from Los Angeles to San Diego International are usually found in April or May, booked 53 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Friday and return on a Saturday

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

LAX - SAN
Price
$129 - $209

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$129

From Los Angeles to San Diego International

One-way from

$78

One-way flight from Los Angeles to San Diego International

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 Los Angeles to San Diego International?

Users have found that leaving on a Sunday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 12% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Los Angeles to San Diego International?

To save on the cost of your flight from Los Angeles to San Diego International, book at least 17 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 27% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $73 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $98.

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

July can be a great time to fly to San Diego International from Los Angeles with a flight ticket averaging about $80. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of July for as cheap as $44. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

When flying from Los Angeles to San Diego International, 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 31% versus a flight at noon.

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

The best prices found for LAX to SAN flights for January, February
28 Jan - 4 Feb
$126pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
29 Jan - 5 Feb
$127pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
29 Jan - 31 Jan
$129pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to San Diego International 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego International from Los Angeles found for this year
1 May - 16 May
$94pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Jan - 4 Feb
$126pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
29 Jan - 5 Feb
$127pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to San Diego International from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to San Diego International direct flight deals
5 Feb - 7 Feb
$197pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
3 Feb - 8 Feb
$203pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
29 Jan - 5 Feb
$209pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to San Diego International

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego International from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
24 Jan - 27 Jan
$142pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Jan - 24 Jan
$147pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Jan - 28 Jan
$151pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to San Diego International from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to San Diego International
6:50 am - 5:32 am
Frontier
1 Stop
22h 42m
LAX - SAN
Frontier
$78
CheapFlights
5:00 am - 2:23 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
9h 23m
LAX - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$90
Gotogate
3:45 pm - 6:24 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
26h 39m
LAX - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$94
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to San Diego International

Are flight prices decreasing from Los Angeles to San Diego 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 Los Angeles and San Diego 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 Los Angeles to San Diego 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. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Los Angeles to San Diego are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Los Angeles to San Diego that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to San Diego International for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $126, but on average you can expect to pay $140.

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

Cheapflights has at least 12 direct flights from Los Angeles to San Diego International under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to San Diego International is less than $1,113.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

The Los Angeles to San Diego flight path was viewed by 58 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Los Angeles or San Diego?

The rainfall in Los Angeles is generally less than the rainfall in San Diego. This will continue over the next 10 days.

Is Los Angeles weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

Expect the weather to be around 90 °F on average in August. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in San Diego is generally colder than in Los Angeles.

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

A quick flight from Los Angeles to San Diego International can take about 48m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $182. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Flying on Frontier is currently your cheapest option to San Diego International, with prices starting at $126. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by United Airlines and Spirit Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $143 and $155, respectively. You may be able to fly from Los Angeles to San Diego International for 17% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $47 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Frontier from $57 and United Airlines from $96 one-way.

Alternative routes for Los Angeles to San Diego International

Destination information for San Diego International

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Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 5 airlines flying from Los Angeles to San Diego International

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles to San Diego International 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
United Airlines
$99 $205 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$99 $216 No cancel fee N/A
Spirit Airlines
$158 $223 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$99 $262 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$91 $271 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to San Diego International

Evening 6 PM to midnight 46% of LAX to SAN departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 33% of LAX to SAN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 20% of LAX to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of LAX to SAN departures
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles to San Diego International
Sunday
11 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
10 daily flights
Friday
11 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights
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