Cheap flights from Atlanta to San Diego (ATL - SAN)

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The best prices from Atlanta to San Diego are usually found in August or October, booked 53 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best ATL to SAN flight in 2021: compare Atlanta to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
ATL - SAN
Price
$208 - $430
SAN
Temperature
66.2 - 80.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$208

From Atlanta to San Diego

One-way from

$121

One-way flight from Atlanta 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 Atlanta to San Diego?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to San Diego. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Atlanta to San Diego, 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 Atlanta to San Diego?

July can be a great time to fly to San Diego from Atlanta 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 Atlanta to San Diego (ATL - SAN)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 36% on flights from Atlanta to San Diego by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

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

The best prices found for ATL to SAN flights for May, June
15 May - 19 May
$139pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
15 May - 22 May
$161pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
15 May - 20 May
$175pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Atlanta to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Atlanta found for this year
15 May - 19 May
$139pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
15 May - 22 May
$161pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
15 May - 20 May
$175pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Non-stop flights to San Diego from Atlanta

Save time with Atlanta to San Diego direct flight deals
18 Aug - 23 Aug
$285pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
2 Oct - 6 Oct
$305pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
23 Sep - 26 Sep
$314pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Last minute flights from Atlanta to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Atlanta, departing today and this week
22 May - 25 May
$182pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
17 May - 21 May
$185pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
17 May - 19 May
$190pp
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

One-way flights to San Diego from Atlanta

The cheapest one-way flights from Atlanta to San Diego
6:25 pm - 8:16 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
16h 51m
ATL - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$121
Kiwi.com
2:49 pm - 7:52 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
20h 03m
ATL - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$124
Gotogate
6:25 pm - 7:26 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
28h 01m
ATL - SAN
Frontier
$125
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Atlanta to San Diego

Are flight prices decreasing from Atlanta 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 Atlanta 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.

Which airlines flying from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to San Diego have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to San Diego that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Delta, Frontier, and Spirit 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 Atlanta to San Diego?

San Diego is the airport most travelers will use when flying to San Diego from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson. Booking flights from Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL) to San Diego (SAN) should be relatively easy as there are 12 daily flights to San Diego from 9 different airlines. 4h 21m is how long a flight from Atlanta to San Diego will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Atlanta to San Diego for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $164, but on average you can expect to pay $195.

Are there nonstop flights from Atlanta to San Diego for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Atlanta to San Diego under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Atlanta to San Diego is less than $364.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 337 users have taken a look at flights from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to San Diego.

Does it rain more in Atlanta or San Diego?

The rainfall in Atlanta is generally less than the rainfall in San Diego. This will continue over the next 13 days.

Is Atlanta weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

With an average temperature of 90 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in San Diego are colder than in Atlanta.

How long is the flight from Atlanta to San Diego?

Departing from Atlanta to San Diego will take you 13h 06m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Frontier, at $164, was found to be the cheapest airline from Atlanta to San Diego. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Spirit Airlines. Users have found that Frontier is 46% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $60 on Spirit Airlines. Another option is Frontier, who have fights from $69.

Alternative routes for Atlanta 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 Atlanta to San Diego.
Average temperature for May in San Diego
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Diego
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Atlanta

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 6 airlines flying from Atlanta to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Atlanta 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
$102 $237 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$89 $261 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$146 $284 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$168 $367 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$169 $446 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$286 $523 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Atlanta to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from Atlanta towards San Diego.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 49% of ATL to SAN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 44% of ATL to SAN departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 4% of ATL to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% of ATL to SAN departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Atlanta to San Diego
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Atlanta to San Diego.
Sunday
15 daily flights
Monday
15 daily flights
Tuesday
11 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
15 daily flights
Friday
13 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights
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