Cheap flights from Kansas City to San Diego (MCI - SAN)

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The best prices from Kansas City to San Diego are usually found in August or April, booked 55 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Kansas City (MCI) to San Diego (SAN)

All the information you need to plan the best MCI to SAN flight in 2022: compare Kansas City to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
MCI - SAN
Price
$197 - $308
SAN
Temperature
57.2 - 71.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$197

From Kansas City to San Diego

One-way from

$131

One-way flight from Kansas City 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 Kansas City to San Diego (MCI - SAN)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 17% on flights from Kansas City to San Diego by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Kansas City to San Diego?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Diego from Kansas City. Users have commonly found prices around $237 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $107. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 55 days in advance to save up to 38% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 55 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Kansas City to San Diego 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $255, or $328 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Users have found that flying from Kansas City 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.

Cheap flights from Kansas City to San Diego in May, June 2022

The best prices found for MCI to SAN flights for May, June
29 Jun - 3 Jul
$324pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
11 Jun - 14 Jun
$326pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
10 Jun - 14 Jun
$330pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

Kansas City to San Diego 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Kansas City found for this year
12 Oct - 18 Oct
$262pp
MCI
Kansas City
Delta
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$265pp
MCI
Kansas City
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MCI
Kansas City
9 Sep - 14 Sep
$282pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

Last minute flights from Kansas City to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Kansas City, departing today and this week
2 Jun - 8 Jun
$339pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
2 Jun - 8 Jun
$381pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MCI
Kansas City
4 Jun - 5 Jun
$402pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

One-way flights to San Diego from Kansas City

The cheapest one-way flights from Kansas City to San Diego
3:25 pm - 7:52 pm
Delta
1 Stop
6h 27m
MCI - SAN
Delta
$131
Delta
3:35 pm - 7:17 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 42m
MCI - SAN
American Airlines
7:00 am - 7:29 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
14h 29m
MCI - SAN
United Airlines
$192
United

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Flight FAQs

From Kansas City to San Diego

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

American Airlines, Delta, and Spirit 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 Kansas City to San Diego for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kansas City to San Diego for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $260, but on average you can expect to pay $302.

Are there last-minute flights available from Kansas City to San Diego for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Kansas City to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than $400.

How popular is this Kansas City to San Diego flight route?

Within the past month, 37 users have taken a look at flights from Kansas City to San Diego.

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

Currently priced at $260, American Airlines will fly you from Kansas City to San Diego and back. In addition to American Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Delta and Spirit Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $262 and $322, respectively.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Delta. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $131. Users have also found prices from $160 and $168 on Frontier and American Airlines, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Kansas City to San Diego?

While on average a flight from Kansas City to San Diego is generally $618, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $24. When looking at the most popular route, (Kansas City - San Diego), you can expect to pay $262 for that flight.

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

Before booking your flight from Kansas City to San Diego check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Diego from Kansas City?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kansas City must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to San Diego.

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

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

Returning to Kansas City from San Diego

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Kansas City.

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

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Alternative routes for Kansas City to San Diego

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Destination information for San Diego

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Kansas City to San Diego.
Average temperature for May in San Diego
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Diego
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Kansas City

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 7 airlines flying from Kansas City to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Kansas City 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
Juneyao Airlines
$14 $21 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Frontier
$64 $206 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$74 $235 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$155 $396 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$160 $349 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$161 $325 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$171 $391 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Kansas City to San Diego

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