Cheap flights from Riverside to San Diego (LAX - SAN)

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

How to find the cheapest flight from
Riverside (LAX) to San Diego (SAN)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to SAN flight in 2021: compare Riverside to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
LAX - SAN
Price
$129 - $209
SAN
Temperature
66.2 - 80.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.8 inches

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 Riverside to San Diego

One-way from

$62

One-way flight from Riverside to San Diego

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 Riverside to San Diego?

Users have found that flying from Riverside to San Diego on a Wednesday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save up to 27% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 17 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Riverside to San Diego from $73 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $98 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Riverside to San Diego?

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Diego from Riverside. Prices for July average $80 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $44. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a July flight can save you 33% on your journey compared to booking in July

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

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 34% on flights from Riverside to San Diego by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Riverside to San Diego in May, June 2021

The best prices found for LAX to SAN flights for May, June
16 Jun - 23 Jun
$129pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
23 Jun - 28 Jun
$137pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
29 Jun - 28 Jul
$138pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Riverside to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Riverside found for this year
16 Jun - 23 Jun
$129pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
23 Jun - 28 Jun
$137pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
29 Jun - 28 Jul
$138pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to San Diego from Riverside

Save time with Riverside to San Diego direct flight deals
16 Jun - 23 Jun
$129pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
23 Jun - 28 Jun
$137pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
7 Jun - 13 Jul
$139pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Riverside to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Riverside, departing today and this week
24 May - 30 May
$146pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
25 May - 1 Jun
$152pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
26 May - 9 Jun
$169pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to San Diego from Riverside

The cheapest one-way flights from Riverside to San Diego
12:55 pm - 3:47 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
2h 52m
LAX - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$62
Hotwire
6:55 am - 11:15 am
Frontier
1 Stop
4h 20m
LAX - SAN
Frontier
$78
Kiwi.com
2:30 am - 1:38 pm
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
11h 08m
LAX - SAN
Allegiant Air
$91
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Riverside to San Diego

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 is one 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.

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

If you wish to fly to San Diego from Los Angeles, then you need to book flights from Los Angeles to San Diego. There are 4 flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Diego (SAN) per day to choose from. Flights to San Diego from Los Angeles are available from 8 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 0h 46m is how long a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to San Diego typically takes.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Riverside to San Diego for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $129, but on average you can expect to pay $153.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Riverside to San Diego under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Riverside to San Diego is less than $184.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Riverside to San Diego 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 same as the rainfall in San Diego. This will continue over the next 4 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 Riverside to San Diego?

There are many flights that can get you from Riverside to San Diego in 46m. Fly via United Airlines or Alaska Airlines to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Riverside to San Diego is United Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $129 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Frontier and Alaska Airlines, starting at $152 and $171 round-trip. United Airlines is currently priced 15% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $53. However, be on the lookout for offers from Frontier and United Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Riverside to San Diego for a low price.

Alternative routes for Riverside to San Diego

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

Destination information for San Diego

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Riverside to San Diego.
Flight duration
0h 47m
Average temperature for May in San Diego
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Diego
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 5 airlines flying from Riverside to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Riverside to San Diego 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 Riverside to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from Riverside towards San Diego.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 63% of LAX to SAN departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 36% of LAX to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of LAX to SAN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of LAX to SAN departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Riverside to San Diego
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Riverside to San Diego.
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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