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Cheap flights from Dallas to San Diego (DFW - SAN)

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The best prices from Dallas to San Diego are usually found in August or July, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Thursday

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

A78 - SAN
Price
$124 - $297
SAN
Temperature
66.2 - 80.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 43% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$124

From Dallas to San Diego

One-way from

$82

One-way flight from Dallas 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 Dallas to San Diego?

Users have found that flying from Dallas to San Diego on a Saturday 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 Dallas to San Diego?

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of July. Prices to San Diego from Dallas 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 Dallas. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 33%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Dallas to San Diego (A78 - SAN)?

When flying from Dallas to San Diego, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 27% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Dallas to San Diego in January, February 2021

The best prices found for DFW to SAN flights for January, February
1 Feb - 5 Feb
$64pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
19 Feb - 26 Feb
$69pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
1 Feb - 7 Feb
$75pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Dallas to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Dallas found for this year
1 Feb - 5 Feb
$64pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
19 Feb - 26 Feb
$69pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
1 Feb - 7 Feb
$75pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Non-stop flights to San Diego from Dallas

Save time with Dallas to San Diego direct flight deals
6 May - 20 May
$204pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
21 Apr - 25 Apr
$207pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
6 May - 9 May
$208pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Last minute flights from Dallas to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Dallas, departing today and this week
29 Jan - 1 Feb
$80pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
29 Jan - 1 Feb
$81pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
27 Jan - 29 Jan
$89pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

One-way flights to San Diego from Dallas

The cheapest one-way flights from Dallas to San Diego
12:45 pm - 5:32 am
Frontier
1 Stop
18h 47m
DFW - SAN
Frontier
$82
Kiwi.com
9:05 am - 3:08 pm
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
32h 03m
DFW - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$88
Kiwi.com
9:05 am - 5:32 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
22h 27m
DFW - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$91
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Dallas to San Diego flights.

Flight FAQs

From Dallas to San Diego

Are flight prices decreasing from Dallas 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 Dallas 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 Dallas to San Diego to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines and Delta 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 Dallas to San Diego. Policies will vary by airline.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dallas to San Diego for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $64, but on average you can expect to pay $86.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Dallas to San Diego under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Dallas to San Diego is less than $263.

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

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

Is Dallas weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 97 °F range in July. The weather in San Diego is generally colder than Dallas's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Dallas to San Diego?

There are many flights that can get you from Dallas to San Diego in 5h 13m. Fly via Spirit Airlines, Alaska Airlines, or Frontier to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Dallas to San Diego round-trip from $64. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Frontier. Spirit Airlines is 70% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $31. Check flights for Frontier, as they currently have the next best price.

Alternative routes for Dallas to San Diego

Destination information for San Diego

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Dallas to San Diego
Average temperature for January in San Diego
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in San Diego
2.7 ″

Airports servicing Dallas

Dallas Love Field (DAL)
Dallas Addison (ADS)

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 6 airlines flying from Dallas to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Dallas 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
$73 $203 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$87 $204 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$97 $232 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$88 $237 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$97 $299 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$96 $366 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Dallas to San Diego

Morning 6 AM to noon 42% of DFW to SAN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 42% of DFW to SAN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 15% of DFW to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of DFW to SAN departures
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