Cheap flights from Riverside to San Diego (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 Wednesday and return on a Sunday

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

All the information you need to plan the best null to SAN flight in 2022: compare Riverside to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
R1V - SAN
Price
$129 - $209
SAN
Temperature
57.2 - 71.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.3 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

$89

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

To save up to 60% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 43 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 $173 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $223 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Riverside to San Diego (R1V - SAN)?

When flying from Riverside to San Diego, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Diego from Riverside. Prices for April average $154 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $75. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of September. Opting for a April flight can save you 36% on your journey compared to booking in September

Cheap flights from Riverside to San Diego in May, June 2022

The best prices found for Riverside to SAN flights for May, June
6 Jun - 8 Jun
$117pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
31 May - 1 Jun
$126pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
8 Jun - 15 Jun
$129pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Riverside to San Diego 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Riverside found for this year
6 Jun - 8 Jun
$117pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
31 May - 1 Jun
$126pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
8 Jun - 15 Jun
$129pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to San Diego from Riverside

Save time with Riverside to San Diego direct flight deals
7 Sep - 14 Sep
$138pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Jun - 20 Jul
$153pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$168pp
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
31 May - 1 Jun
$126pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Jun - 6 Jun
$132pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Jun - 2 Jun
$136pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to San Diego from Riverside

The cheapest one-way flights from Riverside to San Diego
5:30 pm - 6:21 pm
Delta
Nonstop
0h 51m
LAX - SAN
Delta
$89
Delta
3:45 am - 2:30 pm
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
10h 45m
LAX - SAN
Allegiant Air
$90
Gotogate
4:15 am - 10:35 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
6h 20m
LAX - SAN
United Airlines
$98
United

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Riverside to San Diego

What airport do you fly into for flights to San Diego from Riverside?

San Diego (SAN) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Riverside to San Diego. You should not have trouble finding flights to San Diego from Riverside; the airport handles an average of 19 inbound flights from Riverside per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 9 airlines have flights to the San Diego airport from Riverside. It is only a 2.6 mi journey from San Diego (SAN) to San Diego’s city center.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Riverside to San Diego have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, Delta, and Train are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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 Spirit Airlines for just $117, but on average you can expect to pay $152.

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 $201.

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.

What days are nonstop flights available from Riverside to San Diego?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Riverside to San Diego flight route?

The Riverside 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.

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

12 flight departures from Riverside to San Diego per day on average.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Riverside to San Diego?

Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta can get you from Riverside to San Diego in just under 50m. Your travel time can differ by up to 7h 21m. The distance between Riverside and San Diego is about 109 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Riverside to San Diego are Spirit Airlines ($49), Allegiant Air ($83), and Delta ($89).

What are the most reliable airlines from Riverside to San Diego?

Before booking your flight to San Diego from Riverside, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Air New Zealand (96%), Copa Airlines (92%), Lufthansa( 92%).

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

Before booking your flight from Riverside to San Diego check out the most popular airlines for this route: Train, Bus or Major Airline.

What are the cheapest flights from Riverside to San Diego?

The cheapest flight price from Riverside to San Diego is $70. On average you can expect to pay $441. The most popular route, (Los Angeles - San Diego), can usually be booked for $117.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Diego, CA

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to San Diego within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Riverside must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to San Diego.

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

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

Returning to Riverside from San Diego

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Riverside.

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

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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 from Riverside to SAN
0h 58m
Average temperature for May in San Diego
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Diego
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Riverside

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 3 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
Spirit Airlines
$74 $149 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$108 $245 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$117 $190 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Riverside to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from Riverside towards San Diego.
Morning 6 AM to noon 39% of Riverside to SAN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 34% of Riverside to SAN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 26% of Riverside to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of Riverside 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
15 daily flights
Monday
24 daily flights
Tuesday
22 daily flights
Wednesday
23 daily flights
Thursday
24 daily flights
Friday
23 daily flights
Saturday
6 daily flights
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