Cheap flights from Durham to San Diego (RDU - SAN)

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The best prices from Durham to San Diego are usually found in August or July, booked 15 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best RDU to SAN flight in 2021: compare Durham to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
RDU - SAN
Price
$219 - $431
SAN
Temperature
66.2 - 80.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 36% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$219

From Durham to San Diego

One-way from

$152

One-way flight from Durham 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 Durham to San Diego?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 45%.

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

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, July can be a great choice for travel to San Diego. Flights to San Diego from Durham in July are about $80 on average during July, but can be found for as low as $44.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Durham to San Diego (RDU - SAN)?

When flying from Durham to San Diego, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 49% versus a flight in the afternoon.

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

The best prices found for RDU to SAN flights for May, June
1 Jun - 11 Jun
$245pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
1 Jun - 12 Jun
$249pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
1 Jun - 8 Jun
$250pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Durham to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Durham found for this year
1 Jun - 11 Jun
$245pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
1 Jun - 12 Jun
$249pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
1 Jun - 8 Jun
$250pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Last minute flights from Durham to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Durham, departing today and this week
25 May - 1 Jun
$255pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
25 May - 1 Jun
$264pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
25 May - 1 Jun
$268pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

One-way flights to San Diego from Durham

The cheapest one-way flights from Durham to San Diego
1:45 pm - 7:59 pm
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
9h 14m
RDU - SAN
Alaska Airlines
2:05 am - 12:30 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
13h 25m
RDU - SAN
United Airlines
$161
United
3:59 pm - 7:26 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
30h 27m
RDU - SAN
Frontier
$163
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Flight FAQs

From Durham to San Diego

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

Alaska Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to San Diego are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Frontier, American Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Durham to San Diego for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Durham to San Diego for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $245, but on average you can expect to pay $274.

Are there nonstop flights from Durham to San Diego for under $200 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Durham to San Diego, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Durham to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this flight route?

The Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to San Diego flight path was viewed by 142 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Raleigh-Durham Intl or San Diego?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Raleigh-Durham Intl is roughly greater than that of San Diego. You can assume this to be the case over the next 15 days.

Is Raleigh-Durham Intl weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 91 °F range in July. The weather in San Diego is generally colder than Raleigh-Durham Intl'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 Durham to San Diego?

Delta, American Airlines, and United Airlines can get you from Durham to San Diego in just under 7h 20m. Your travel time can differ by up to 1h 33m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Flying on Frontier is currently your cheapest option to San Diego, with prices starting at $250. Another option worth looking into is United Airlines, starting at $308 round trip. Frontier is 27% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $96. Users have also found prices from $145 and $152 on Frontier and Spirit Airlines, respectively.

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

Airports servicing Raleigh

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 7 airlines flying from Durham to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Durham 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
$83 $208 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$78 $217 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$139 $223 No cancel fee 75%
JetBlue
$159 $277 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$162 $356 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$167 $382 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$167 $388 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Durham to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from Durham towards San Diego.
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Weekly flight availability
from Durham to San Diego
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Durham to San Diego.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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