Cheap flights from Tempe to San Diego (PHX - SAN)

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The best prices from Tempe to San Diego are usually found in February or January, booked 16 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

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

All the information you need to plan the best PHX to SAN flight in 2021: compare Tempe to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
PHX - SAN
Price
$69 - $209
SAN
Temperature
66.2 - 80.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 50% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 34% potential price drop

Average price

$83

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$69

From Tempe 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 Tempe to San Diego?

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Tempe to San Diego. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to San Diego.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 17 days in advance, which can save you up to 27% on flights from Tempe to San Diego compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 17 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $73. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $98.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of July. Prices to San Diego from Tempe average $80. You can even find prices in July for less than $80, as users have found deals to San Diego from as low as $44. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Diego from Tempe. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 33%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Tempe to San Diego (PHX - SAN)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Tempe to San Diego in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 59% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

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

The best prices found for PHX to SAN flights for May, June
20 May - 25 May
$81pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
26 May - 1 Jun
$87pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
22 May - 24 May
$89pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Tempe to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Tempe found for this year
20 May - 25 May
$81pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
26 May - 1 Jun
$87pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
22 May - 24 May
$89pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Non-stop flights to San Diego from Tempe

Save time with Tempe to San Diego direct flight deals
25 May - 1 Jun
$87pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
25 May - 27 May
$92pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
22 May - 23 May
$93pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Last minute flights from Tempe to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Tempe, departing today and this week
25 May - 1 Jun
$87pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
22 May - 24 May
$89pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
25 May - 27 May
$92pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

One-way flights to San Diego from Tempe

The cheapest one-way flights from Tempe to San Diego
4:22 am - 5:35 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 13m
PHX - SAN
American Airlines
7:54 am - 9:07 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
25h 13m
PHX - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$88
Kiwi.com
4:55 pm - 12:46 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
19h 51m
PHX - SAN
Frontier
$91
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Tempe to San Diego

Are flight prices decreasing from Phoenix 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 Phoenix 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to San Diego to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to San Diego. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to San Diego have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to San Diego that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, Frontier, 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 Phoenix to San Diego?

San Diego is the airport most travelers will use when flying to San Diego from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl. Booking flights from Sky Harbor Intl (PHX) to San Diego (SAN) should be relatively easy as there are 16 daily flights to San Diego from 8 different airlines. 1h 10m is how long a flight from Phoenix to San Diego will take if you book a nonstop flight.

Can I find flights from Tempe to San Diego for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Tempe to San Diego for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $87, but on average you can expect to pay $105.

Are there nonstop flights from Tempe to San Diego for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Tempe to San Diego under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Tempe to San Diego is less than $107.

Are there last-minute flights available from Tempe to San Diego for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Tempe to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than $100.

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

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Wednesday.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to San Diego have been viewed 156 times in the past calendar month.

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

Travelers can expect 2 flights from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to San Diego on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Phoenix or San Diego?

In Phoenix, there will be same rainfall in Phoenix compared to San Diego over the next 2 days.

Is Phoenix weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

Temperatures around the 108 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in San Diego is colder than in Phoenix. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Tempe to San Diego?

For as low as $127, Frontier can have you in San Diego from Tempe in 1h 12m. Airlines will cover a distance of 305 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Tempe to San Diego round-trip from $87. Users have found that Frontier is 17% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Tempe to San Diego are Frontier ($35), American Airlines ($64), and Alaska Airlines ($72).

Alternative routes for Tempe 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 Tempe to San Diego.
Flight duration
1h 20m
Average temperature for May in San Diego
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Diego
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Phoenix

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 7 airlines flying from Tempe to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Tempe 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
Frontier
$28 $82 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$72 $171 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$72 $206 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$63 $234 No cancel fee 71%
Southwest
$141 $296 No cancel fee 63%
Alaska Airlines
$134 $352 No cancel fee 75%
Linear Air Taxi
$1,808 $4,990 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Linear Air Taxi. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Hourly flight availability from Tempe to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from Tempe towards San Diego.
Morning 6 AM to noon 35% of PHX to SAN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 28% of PHX to SAN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 27% of PHX to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 10% of PHX to SAN departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Tempe to San Diego
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Tempe to San Diego.
Sunday
20 daily flights
Monday
19 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
13 daily flights
Thursday
17 daily flights
Friday
20 daily flights
Saturday
12 daily flights
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