Cheap flights from Columbus to San Diego (SAN) from $77

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CMH — SAN
Dec 12 — Dec 191

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

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Columbus (C01) to San Diego (SAN). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated December 7, 2023.

Popular in

March

Cheapest in

January

Round-trip from

$271

One-way from

$205
High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
From Columbus to San Diego
One-way flight from Columbus to San Diego

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

To save up to 37% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 54 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Columbus to San Diego from $299 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $649 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

January can be a great time to fly to San Diego from Columbus with a flight ticket averaging about $477. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of January for as cheap as $134. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Columbus to San Diego (CMH - SAN)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Columbus to San Diego as you normally would.

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Columbus to San Diego

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Spirit Airlines for the route between Columbus and San Diego. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,618,515 searches. Data last updated December 7, 2023.
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Cheap Columbus to San Diego flights in December & January 2023

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Columbus to San Diego 2023 flight deals

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One-way flights to San Diego from Columbus

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Find flights from Columbus to San Diego within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Columbus to San Diego that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,618,515 searches. Data last updated December 7, 2023.

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CMH - SAN

CMHSAN

Columbus

Fri 2/9

1 stop10h 03m

San Diego

Tue 2/13

1 stop6h 30m

$175

ColumbusSan Diego

CMH - SAN

CMHSAN

Columbus

Thu 1/18

1 stop10h 46m

San Diego

Mon 1/22

1 stop12h 58m

$177

ColumbusSan Diego

CMH - SAN

CMHSAN

Columbus

Fri 1/26

1 stop10h 03m

San Diego

Wed 1/31

1 stop6h 21m

$179

ColumbusSan Diego

CMH - SAN

CMHSAN

Columbus

Mon 1/8

1 stop20h 18m

San Diego

Fri 1/12

2 stops14h 03m

$192

ColumbusSan Diego

CMH - SAN

CMHSAN

Columbus

Thu 1/4

1 stop11h 33m

San Diego

Tue 1/9

2 stops23h 34m

$201

ColumbusSan Diego

CMH - SAN

CMHSAN

Columbus

Thu 1/25

1 stop16h 46m

San Diego

Fri 2/2

1 stop8h 43m

$325

ColumbusSan Diego

CMH - SAN

CMHSAN

Columbus

Tue 1/30

2 stops8h 20m

San Diego

Tue 2/6

2 stops9h 42m

$326

ColumbusSan Diego

CMH - SAN

CMHSAN

Columbus

Wed 5/1

1 stop10h 26m

San Diego

Mon 5/6

2 stops11h 22m

$342

ColumbusSan Diego

CMH - SAN

CMHSAN

Columbus

Tue 12/19

1 stop13h 33m

San Diego

Sat 12/23

1 stop17h 30m

$437

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Average price of flights to San Diego by month

Plan your trip from Columbus to San Diego by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Columbus to San Diego is currently 95.33 USD while a round-trip flight costs 261.56 USD. Price data was last updated on December 3, 2023.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Columbus to San Diego (average of $271). Flying from Columbus to San Diego in June is currently the most expensive (average of $384). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$271

February

$288

March

$340

April

$358

May

$345

June

$384

July

$368

August

$317

September

$303

October

$288

November

$336

December

$304

Reviews of airlines servicing San Diego

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to San Diego. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to San Diego. Reviews last updated December 7, 2023.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown Spirit Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines from Columbus to San Diego. In addition to providing an overall rating, users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very good
1,404 reviews

Overall

8.1

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.3

Entertainment

7.2

Crew

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

There were no major issues. A bit of delay but it was understandable. It was a good experience otherwise.

8.1
Very good
1,404 reviews
8.1
Very good
1,404 reviews

Overall

8.1

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.3

Entertainment

7.2

Crew

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

There were no major issues. A bit of delay but it was understandable. It was a good experience otherwise.

7.9
Good
3,035 reviews
8.1
Very good
1,404 reviews

Overall

8.1

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.3

Entertainment

7.2

Crew

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

There were no major issues. A bit of delay but it was understandable. It was a good experience otherwise.

7.4
Good
1,902 reviews
8.1
Very good
1,404 reviews

Overall

8.1

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.3

Entertainment

7.2

Crew

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

There were no major issues. A bit of delay but it was understandable. It was a good experience otherwise.

7.2
Good
2,645 reviews
8.1
Very good
1,404 reviews

Overall

8.1

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.3

Entertainment

7.2

Crew

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

There were no major issues. A bit of delay but it was understandable. It was a good experience otherwise.

6.3
Okay
1,498 reviews
8.1
Very good
1,404 reviews

Overall

8.1

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.3

Entertainment

7.2

Crew

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

There were no major issues. A bit of delay but it was understandable. It was a good experience otherwise.

Average temperature in San Diego by month

Plan your trip to San Diego by selecting the month that matches your preferred temperature. August sees the highest average temperature while January sees the lowest average temperature. Temperature data was last updated on December 3, 2023.

SAN

Temperature

57.2 - 71.6 °F

Average rainfall in San Diego by month

Keep in mind the precipitation totals in San Diego when planning your trip. San Diego sees an average of 0.87 precipitation per year with the most occurring in February. Precipitation data was last updated on December 3, 2023.

SAN

Rainfall

0 - 2.3 inches

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Columbus to San Diego. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.

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

If you book a flight to San Diego from Columbus, you will be flying to San Diego, which is the city’s only airport. San Diego (SAN) is located 2.6 mi from the center of San Diego. There are 0 flights from Columbus to San Diego per day from 6 different airlines.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Columbus to San Diego for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $175, but on average you can expect to pay $203.

Are there last-minute flights available from Columbus to San Diego for under $300?

There are currently 18+ open flights from Columbus to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $175, was found to be the cheapest airline from Columbus to San Diego.. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 63% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $90. Users have also found prices from $94 and $159 on Frontier and Delta, respectively.

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

What does CMH to SAN mean?

These are just IATA (International Air Transport Association) codes. They are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Columbus Airport to San Diego Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a CMH to SAN flight. Dayton Airport (DAY), Columbus Rickenbacker Airport (LCK), Cincinnati Airport (LUK), Parkersburg Wood County Airport (PKB), Lima Allen County Airport (AOH) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

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Top 6 airlines flying from Columbus to San Diego

Discover the top 6 airlines that operate flights from Columbus to San Diego. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,618,515 searches. Data last updated December 7, 2023.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
Spirit AirlinesCheapest$132Average$275FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%
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FrontierCheapest$137Average$245FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$258Average$651FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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American AirlinesCheapest$283Average$528FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
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United AirlinesCheapest$364Average$494FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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DeltaCheapest$373Average$514FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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Hourly flight availability from Columbus to San Diego

Find hourly flight availability from Columbus to San Diego. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated December 7, 2023.
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