Cheap flights from Houston to San Diego (HOU - SAN)

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

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

All the information you need to plan the best HOU to SAN flight in 2021: compare Houston to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
HO1 - SAN
Price
$126 - $241
SAN
Temperature
57.2 - 71.6 °F
SAN
Precipitation
0 - 2.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$126

From Houston to San Diego

One-way from

$98

One-way flight from Houston to San Diego

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Houston to San Diego?

To save on the cost of your flight from Houston to San Diego, book at least 50 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 35% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $156 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $189.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Diego from Houston. Prices for August average $164 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $96. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 46% on your journey compared to booking in August

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Houston to San Diego?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 31% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Houston to San Diego (HO1 - SAN)?

When flying from Houston 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 34% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Houston to San Diego in October, November 2021

The best prices found for HOU to SAN flights for October, November
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$88pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
13 Nov - 16 Nov
$93pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
6 Nov - 9 Nov
$108pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Houston found for this year
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$88pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
13 Nov - 16 Nov
$93pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
6 Nov - 9 Nov
$108pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Non-stop flights to San Diego from Houston

Save time with Houston to San Diego direct flight deals
2 Dec - 6 Dec
$236pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
7 Feb - 14 Feb
$237pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
12 Feb - 16 Feb
$250pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Last minute flights from Houston to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Houston, departing today and this week
2 Nov - 9 Nov
$108pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$120pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
3 Nov - 8 Nov
$126pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to San Diego from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to San Diego
7:15 pm - 3:14 am
Frontier
1 Stop
9h 59m
IAH - SAN
Frontier
$98
Kiwi.com
9:50 am - 6:30 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
10h 40m
IAH - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$103
Kiwi.com
1:00 am - 7:22 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
8h 22m
IAH - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$105
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Houston to San Diego

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

San Diego (SAN), located 2.6 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Houston to San Diego. 7 airlines have flights to San Diego from Houston on a regular basis. Booking flights from Houston to San Diego should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 4 inbound flights from Houston per day.

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

Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and American 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 Houston to San Diego for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to San Diego for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $88, but on average you can expect to pay $126.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Houston to San Diego under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Houston to San Diego is less than $284.

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

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

How popular is this Houston to San Diego flight route?

This flight path from Houston to San Diego was viewed by 252 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

According to our current data, Frontier ($88), and Spirit Airlines ($110) offers the cheapest pricing from Houston to San Diego. Frontier is priced at 46% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest flights from Houston to San Diego?

While on average a flight from Houston to San Diego is generally $608, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $38. When looking at the most popular route, (Houston Hobby - San Diego), you can expect to pay $108 for that flight.

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

Major Airline, American Airlines and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from Houston 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 Houston?

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Houston are not required to quarantine after entering San Diego.

Do I need a test to fly back to Houston from San Diego?

Returning to Houston 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 Houston.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to quarantine after entering Houston.

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Alternative routes for Houston 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 Houston to San Diego.
Average temperature for October in San Diego
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for October in San Diego
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Houston

George Bush Intcntl (IAH)

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 5 airlines flying from Houston to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Houston 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
American Airlines
$61 $293 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$63 $174 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$80 $327 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$102 $183 No cancel fee N/A
Frontier
$103 $199 No cancel fee 62%

Hourly flight availability from Houston to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from Houston towards San Diego.
Morning 6 AM to noon 57% of HOU to SAN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 25% of HOU to SAN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 13% of HOU to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 5% of HOU to SAN departures
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6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Houston to San Diego
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Houston to San Diego.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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