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

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The best prices from Los Angeles to San Diego are usually found in November or December, booked 31 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Friday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to San Diego (SAN)

LAX - SAN
Price
$168 - $264
SAN
Temperature
66.2 - 80.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.8 inches
Popular in June High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise
Cheapest in November Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop
Round-trip from $168 From Los Angeles to San Diego
One-way from $73 One-way flight from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to San Diego?

Sunday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 12%.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Los Angeles to San Diego, book at least 33 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 19% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $86 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $107.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Diego from Los Angeles. Users have commonly found prices around $98 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $58. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in March.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Los Angeles to San Diego is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the noon tend to be the most expensive. If a flight is in the evening is possible it can save you up to 31% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to San Diego in August, September 2020

The best prices found for LAX to SAN flights for August, September
2 Aug - 3 Aug
$70pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
30 Jul - 9 Aug
$84pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
2 Aug - 3 Aug
$87pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to San Diego 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Los Angeles found for this year
2 Aug - 3 Aug
$70pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
30 Jul - 9 Aug
$84pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
2 Aug - 3 Aug
$87pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to San Diego from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to San Diego direct flight deals
21 Sep - 24 Sep
$97pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
9 Nov - 13 Nov
$107pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
9 Nov - 13 Nov
$171pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
23 Jul - 26 Jul
$103pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Jul - 9 Aug
$113pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Jul - 14 Aug
$119pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to San Diego from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
9:07 am - 3:48 am
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
18h 41m
LAX - SAN
Allegiant Air
$73
Kiwi.com
8:06 am - 3:31 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
7h 25m
LAX - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$79
FlyFar
9:10 am - 7:40 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
10h 30m
LAX - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$80
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to San Diego

Are flight prices decreasing from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to San Diego for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to San Diego for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $70, but on average you can expect to pay $96.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to San Diego for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 5 direct flights from Los Angeles to San Diego under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to San Diego is less than $1158.

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.

How popular is this 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.

Does it rain more in Los Angeles or San Diego?

The rainfall in Los Angeles is generally same as the rainfall in San Diego. This will continue over the next 1 days.

Is Los Angeles weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

Expect the weather to be around 90 °F on average in August. 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 Los Angeles.

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

Spirit Airlines can get you from Los Angeles to San Diego in just under 4h 34m. Your travel time can differ by up to .

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

Currently priced at $70, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Los Angeles 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 67% 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 $31 on Spirit Airlines. Another option is Allegiant Air, who have fights from $73.

Alternative routes for Los Angeles to San Diego

Destination information for San Diego

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Los Angeles to San Diego
Average temperature for August in San Diego
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for August in San Diego
0.0 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing San Diego

Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to San Diego

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 85% of LAX to SAN departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 14% of LAX to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of LAX to SAN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of LAX to SAN departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles to San Diego
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
7 daily flights
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