Cheap flights from Los Angeles to San Diego (LAX - SAN)

LAX — SAN
May 21 — May 281

The best prices from Los Angeles to San Diego are usually found in April or May, booked 53 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from Los Angeles to San Diego

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to SAN flight in 2022: compare Los Angeles to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.

LAX - SAN

Price

$129 - $209

SAN

Temperature

57.2 - 71.6 °F

SAN

Rainfall

0 - 2.3 inches

Popular inSeptemberHigh demand for flights, 27% potential price rise
Cheapest inAprilBest time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop
Round-trip from$129From Los Angeles to San Diego
One-way from$89One-way flight from Los Angeles to San Diego

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

Users have found that leaving on a Sunday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 50% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Los Angeles to San Diego?

Find a great deal and save up to 60% by booking at least 43 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Los Angeles to San Diego within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $173.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to San Diego?

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to San Diego from Los Angeles average $154. You can even find prices in April for less than $154, as users have found deals to San Diego from as low as $75. The month of September appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Diego from Los Angeles. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 36%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to San Diego (LAX - SAN)?

It’s optimal to fly from Los Angeles to San Diego in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 28% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to San Diego in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LAX to SAN flights for May, June
May 25 - May 26
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

10h 25m
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

4h 14m
$135

Spirit Airlines

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Jun 14 - Jun 21
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

0h 50m
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

0h 44m
$138

Delta

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Deal found 5/16/22

May 24 - May 26
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

22h 48m
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

4h 14m
$153

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/13/22

Los Angeles to San Diego 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Los Angeles found for this year
May 25 - May 26
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

10h 25m
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

4h 14m
$135

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/14/22

Aug 2 - Aug 23
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

0h 51m
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

0h 44m
$138

Delta

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May 24 - May 26
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

22h 48m
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

4h 14m
$153

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/13/22

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Los Angeles to San Diego

Jun 1 - Jun 1
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

3h 30m
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

10h 06m
$131

Spirit Airlines

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May 25 - May 26
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

10h 25m
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

4h 14m
$135

Spirit Airlines

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Jun 2 - Jun 2
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

5h 14m
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

20h 19m
$152

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

Cheap Delta flights from Los Angeles to San Diego

Aug 2 - Aug 23
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

0h 50m
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

0h 44m
$138

Delta

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Jun 8 - Jun 14
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

0h 50m
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

0h 57m
$158

Delta

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Jun 14 - Jun 15
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

0h 50m
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

0h 44m
$178

Delta

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Deal found 5/14/22

Non-stop flights to San Diego from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to San Diego direct flight deals
Aug 2 - Aug 23
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

0h 51m
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

0h 44m
$138

Delta

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Deal found 5/14/22

Sep 6 - Sep 13
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

0h 53m
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 00m
$154

United Airlines

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Deal found 5/15/22

Jun 8 - Jun 14
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

0h 50m
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

0h 57m
$158

Delta

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Deal found 5/16/22

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to San Diego

Late deals on return flights to San Diego from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
May 25 - May 26
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

10h 25m
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

4h 14m
$135

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/14/22

May 24 - May 26
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

22h 48m
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

4h 14m
$153

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/13/22

May 24 - Jun 12
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

23h 26m
SAN

San Diego

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

24h 41m
$169

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/14/22

One-way flights to San Diego from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
May 24
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

13h 44m
$64

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/14/22

May 24
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

13h 44m
$65

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/13/22

May 25
LAX

Los Angeles

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

8h 38m
$67

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/15/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Los Angeles to San Diego flights.

What airports do I use to fly from Los Angeles to San Diego?

If you wish to fly to San Diego from Los Angeles, then you need to book flights from Los Angeles to San Diego. There are 20 flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Diego (SAN) per day to choose from. Flights to San Diego from Los Angeles are available from 8 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 0h 49m is how long a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to San Diego typically takes.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Los Angeles to San Diego that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, Delta, and Train. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Los Angeles to San Diego for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to San Diego for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $131, but on average you can expect to pay $163.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to San Diego for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to San Diego under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to San Diego is less than $200.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Los Angeles to San Diego?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Monday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Los Angeles to San Diego flight route?

The Los Angeles to San Diego flight path was viewed by 58 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Los Angeles to San Diego on average per day?

3 flight departures from Los Angeles to San Diego per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 33% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 67% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to San Diego?

A quick flight from Los Angeles to San Diego can take about 51m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $131. There are 109 mi between Los Angeles and San Diego. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Los Angeles to San Diego round-trip from $131. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Delta, from $138, and United Airlines, from $154. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 14% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Los Angeles to San Diego one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $64 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Allegiant Air from $83 and Delta from $89 one-way.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Los Angeles to San Diego are Train, Bus and Major Airline. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Los Angeles to San Diego?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Los Angeles to San Diego are China Southern (100%), Air New Zealand (94%) and Air China (89%).

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to San Diego?

On average you can expect to pay $337 for a flight from Los Angeles to San Diego. The cheapest flight overall is $70 while the most popular route, (Los Angeles - San Diego) is currently priced at $138.

Alternative routes for Los Angeles to San Diego

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Top 3 airlines flying from Los Angeles to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles to San Diego choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Spirit AirlinesCheapest$35Average$149FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$94Average$218FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$117Average$190FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from Los Angeles to San Diego
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
39%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
33%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
27%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Los Angeles to San Diego

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Los Angeles to San Diego
Sunday24daily flights
Monday19daily flights
Tuesday21daily flights
Wednesday20daily flights
Thursday22daily flights
Friday21daily flights
Saturday15daily flights