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 Thursday

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 2021: 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
Precipitation
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

$66

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.
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.

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 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.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Kansas City to San Diego (MCI - SAN)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 11% on flights from Kansas City to San Diego by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from Kansas City to San Diego in September, October 2021

The best prices found for MCI to SAN flights for September, October
4 Oct - 9 Oct
$100pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
4 Oct - 9 Oct
$119pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
5 Oct - 12 Oct
$123pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

Kansas City to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Kansas City found for this year
4 Oct - 9 Oct
$100pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
10 Dec - 14 Dec
$105pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MCI
Kansas City
10 Dec - 14 Dec
$111pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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
1 Oct - 4 Oct
$140pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MCI
Kansas City
1 Oct - 4 Oct
$143pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MCI
Kansas City
28 Sep - 4 Oct
$144pp
MCI
Kansas City
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
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
1:22 pm - 2:14 am
Frontier
2 Stops
14h 52m
MCI - SAN
Frontier
$66
Kiwi.com
4:52 pm - 12:50 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
21h 58m
MCI - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$80
Kiwi.com
1:25 am - 7:53 am
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
32h 28m
MCI - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$85
Gotogate

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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?

Alaska Airlines, Spirit 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.

Are flight prices decreasing from Kansas City 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 Kansas City 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kansas City to San Diego for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $100, but on average you can expect to pay $124.

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

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

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

Within the past month, 137 users have taken a look at flights from Kansas City to San Diego.

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

Currently priced at $100, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Kansas City to San Diego and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 57% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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.

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

While on average a flight from Kansas City to San Diego is generally $613, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $98. When looking at the most popular route, (Kansas City - San Diego), you can expect to pay $100 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Diego, CA

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 72 hours 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 72 hours 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

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 Kansas City to San Diego.
Average temperature for September in San Diego
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for September in San Diego
0.1 ″

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
Spirit Airlines
$92 $249 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$97 $242 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$97 $271 No cancel fee 71%
Frontier
$98 $251 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$102 $245 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$108 $261 No cancel fee 75%
Southwest
$154 $579 No cancel fee 63%

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
0 flights
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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