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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)

MCI - SAN
Price
$197 - $308
SAN
Temperature
66.2 - 80.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.8 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

$99

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?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 13% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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 17 days in advance to save up to 27% 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 17 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 $73, or $98 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Diego from Kansas City. Prices for July average $80 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $44. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a July flight can save you 33% on your journey compared to booking in July

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 7% 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 February, March 2021

23 Mar - 30 Mar
$112pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
27 Mar - 30 Mar
$119pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
15 Mar - 18 Mar
$122pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

Kansas City to San Diego 2021 flight deals

8 Apr - 11 Apr
$99pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
6 May - 9 May
$103pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
23 Mar - 30 Mar
$112pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City

Last minute flights from Kansas City to San Diego

6 Mar - 11 Mar
$134pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
4 Mar - 7 Mar
$153pp
MCI
Kansas City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MCI
Kansas City
4 Mar - 7 Mar
$167pp
MCI
Kansas City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MCI
Kansas City

One-way flights to San Diego from Kansas City

8:50 am - 6:11 am
Frontier
1 Stop
23h 21m
MCI - SAN
Frontier
11:14 am - 2:23 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
5h 09m
MCI - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$104
mytrip.com
2:24 pm - 4:15 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
27h 51m
MCI - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$109
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Kansas City to San Diego

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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Kansas City to San Diego to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines and Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Kansas City 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 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.

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 Frontier for just $99, but on average you can expect to pay $129.

Are there nonstop flights from Kansas City to San Diego for under $100 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Kansas City 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 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 flight route?

This flight path from Kansas City to San Diego was viewed by 137 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 Kansas City 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 Kansas City is roughly less than San Diego. You can assume this to be the case over the next 9 days.

Is Kansas City weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

Expect the weather to be around 90 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in San Diego is generally colder than in Kansas City.

How long is the flight from Kansas City to San Diego?

For as low as $131, Spirit Airlines can have you in San Diego from Kansas City in 8h 03m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Flying on Frontier is currently your cheapest option to San Diego, with prices starting at $99. Another option worth looking into is Spirit Airlines, starting at $131 round trip. These flights start at 58% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $44. Frontier is not the only option available. At the moment, Spirit Airlines is another option, for $65.

Alternative routes for Kansas City to San Diego

Destination information for San Diego

Average temperature for February in San Diego
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for February in San Diego
2.8 ″

Airports servicing Kansas City

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 7 airlines flying from Kansas City to San Diego

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
$97 $242 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$102 $245 No cancel fee N/A
Spirit Airlines
$92 $249 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$98 $251 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$108 $261 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$97 $271 No cancel fee 71%
Southwest
$154 $579 No cancel fee 63%
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