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

All the information you need to plan the best DFW to SAN flight in 2021: compare Dallas/Fort Worth to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
DFW - SAN
Price
$124 - $297
SAN
Temperature
57.2 - 71.6 °F
SAN
Precipitation
0 - 2.3 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/Fort Worth to San Diego

One-way from

$72

One-way flight from Dallas/Fort Worth to San Diego

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to San Diego (DFW - SAN)?

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

What is the cheapest month to fly from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to San Diego?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to San Diego from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport average $217. You can even find prices in August for less than $217, as users have found deals to San Diego from as low as $63. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Diego from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 36%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to San Diego?

To save on the cost of your flight from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to San Diego, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 15% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $222 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $246.

Cheap flights from Dallas/Fort Worth to San Diego in October, November 2021

The best prices found for DFW to SAN flights for October, November
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$84pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
28 Oct - 13 Nov
$88pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
31 Oct - 4 Nov
$93pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Dallas/Fort Worth to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Dallas/Fort Worth found for this year
4 Dec - 8 Dec
$55pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
1 Dec - 4 Dec
$83pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$84pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Non-stop flights to San Diego from Dallas/Fort Worth

Save time with Dallas/Fort Worth to San Diego direct flight deals
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$84pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
31 Oct - 4 Nov
$88pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
9 Dec - 12 Dec
$89pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Last minute flights from Dallas/Fort Worth to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Dallas/Fort Worth, departing today and this week
28 Oct - 13 Nov
$88pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
31 Oct - 4 Nov
$93pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
28 Oct - 30 Oct
$108pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

One-way flights to San Diego from Dallas/Fort Worth

The cheapest one-way flights from Dallas/Fort Worth to San Diego
6:43 am - 8:01 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
3h 18m
DFW - SAN
American Airlines
6:10 pm - 6:29 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
14h 19m
DFW - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$81
Kiwi.com
6:30 am - 4:14 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
11h 44m
DFW - SAN
Frontier
$90
Expedia

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Dallas/Fort Worth</span> to <span class="emphasized">San Diego</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Dallas/Fort Worth to San Diego

What airport do you fly into for flights to San Diego from Dallas/Fort Worth?

San Diego (SAN) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Dallas/Fort Worth to San Diego. You should not have trouble finding flights to San Diego from Dallas/Fort Worth; the airport handles an average of 29 inbound flights from Dallas/Fort Worth per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 9 airlines have flights to the San Diego airport from Dallas/Fort Worth. It is only a 2.6 mi journey from San Diego (SAN) to San Diego’s city center.

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

American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Alaska Airlines 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 Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to San Diego for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to San Diego for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $83, but on average you can expect to pay $102.

Are there nonstop flights from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to San Diego for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to San Diego under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to San Diego is less than $122.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to San Diego?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Thursday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to San Diego on average per day?

Per day, 11 flights depart from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to San Diego on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 55% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 18% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 27% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to San Diego?

There are many flights that can get you from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to San Diego in 3h 14m. Fly via Frontier, American Airlines, or Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to San Diego is about 1174 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to San Diego round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to San Diego is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $83 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and Spirit Airlines, starting at $120 and $127 round-trip. You may be able to fly from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to San Diego for 61% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to San Diego one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $44. However, be on the lookout for offers from Spirit Airlines and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to San Diego for a low price.

What are the cheapest flights from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to San Diego?

The cheapest flight price from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to San Diego is $88. On average you can expect to pay $542. The most popular route, (Dallas/Fort Worth - San Diego), can usually be booked for $94.

What are the most reliable airlines from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to San Diego?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to San Diego consider choosing Spirit Airlines (91%), Japan Airlines (86%) or GOL (83%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to San Diego?

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to San Diego.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Diego, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Diego from Dallas/Fort Worth?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to San Diego within the United States

Most visitors from Dallas/Fort Worth need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter San Diego.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Dallas/Fort Worth must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Diego.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Dallas/Fort Worth are not required to quarantine after entering San Diego.

Do I need a test to fly back to Dallas/Fort Worth from San Diego?

Returning to Dallas/Fort Worth from San Diego

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Dallas/Fort Worth.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to quarantine after entering Dallas/Fort Worth.

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Alternative routes for Dallas/Fort Worth 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 Dallas/Fort Worth to San Diego.
Flight duration from Dallas/Fort Worth to SAN
3h 09m
Average temperature for October in San Diego
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for October in San Diego
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Dallas

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 6 airlines flying from Dallas/Fort Worth to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Dallas/Fort Worth 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
$75 $195 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$87 $204 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$88 $202 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$97 $232 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$97 $194 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$107 $279 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Dallas/Fort Worth to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from Dallas/Fort Worth towards San Diego.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 54% of DFW to SAN departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 28% of DFW to SAN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 17% of DFW to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of DFW to SAN departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Dallas/Fort Worth to San Diego
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Dallas/Fort Worth to San Diego.
Sunday
27 daily flights
Monday
34 daily flights
Tuesday
29 daily flights
Wednesday
32 daily flights
Thursday
30 daily flights
Friday
23 daily flights
Saturday
30 daily flights
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