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The best prices from Manhattan to San Diego are usually found in August or January, booked 36 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Manhattan (NYC) to San Diego (SAN)

NYC - SAN
Price
$277 - $474
SAN
Temperature
66.2 - 80.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$277

From Manhattan to San Diego

One-way from

$91

One-way flight from Manhattan 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 Manhattan to San Diego?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 28% on the overall cost on flights from Manhattan to San Diego.

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

To save up to 27% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 17 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Manhattan to San Diego from $73 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $98 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Manhattan to San Diego?

The best pricing can be found in the month of July. Prices to San Diego from Manhattan average $80. You can even find prices in July for less than $80, as users have found deals to San Diego from as low as $44. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Diego from Manhattan. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 33%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Manhattan to San Diego (NYC - SAN)?

It’s optimal to fly from Manhattan to San Diego at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 26% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Manhattan to San Diego in January, February 2021

The best prices found for NYC to SAN flights for January, February
1 Feb - 5 Feb
$141pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
1 Feb - 5 Feb
$145pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
21 Feb - 27 Feb
$148pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Manhattan to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Manhattan found for this year
1 Feb - 5 Feb
$141pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
1 Feb - 5 Feb
$145pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
21 Feb - 27 Feb
$148pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to San Diego from Manhattan

Save time with Manhattan to San Diego direct flight deals
6 Feb - 16 Feb
$190pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
JetBlue
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
31 Mar - 3 Apr
$195pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
13 Feb - 16 Feb
$197pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from Manhattan to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Manhattan, departing today and this week
21 Jan - 25 Jan
$154pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
20 Jan - 25 Jan
$156pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
24 Jan - 6 Feb
$157pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to San Diego from Manhattan

The cheapest one-way flights from Manhattan to San Diego
11:50 am - 7:31 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
22h 41m
LGA - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$91
Kiwi.com
9:55 am - 5:32 am
Frontier
2 Stops
22h 37m
EWR - SAN
Frontier
$92
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Manhattan to San Diego

Are flight prices decreasing from New York 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 New York 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 New York to San Diego to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines and Delta are some airlines that have done so. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from New York 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 New York to San Diego have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, Delta, and Alaska 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 Manhattan to San Diego for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Manhattan to San Diego for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $141, but on average you can expect to pay $156.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Manhattan to San Diego under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Manhattan to San Diego is less than $217.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from New York to San Diego?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday.

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

Travelers can expect 2 flights from New York to San Diego on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures

Is New York weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 86 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in San Diego is generally colder than in New York. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Manhattan to San Diego?

For as low as $273, JetBlue can have you in San Diego from Manhattan in 5h 59m. Manhattan and San Diego are separated by a distance of 2433 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($158), offers the cheapest pricing from Manhattan to San Diego. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 51% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $56. Check flights for Spirit Airlines, as they currently have the next best price.

Alternative routes for Manhattan to San Diego

Destination information for San Diego

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Manhattan to San Diego
Flight duration
5h 44m
Average temperature for January in San Diego
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in San Diego
2.7 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 8 airlines flying from Manhattan to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Manhattan 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
$102 $268 No cancel fee 65%
Sun Country Air
$142 $269 No cancel fee 83%
Frontier
$103 $292 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$128 $300 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$118 $346 No cancel fee 71%
JetBlue
$144 $353 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$141 $387 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$127 $387 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Manhattan to San Diego

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 68% of NYC to SAN departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 32% of NYC to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of NYC to SAN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of NYC to SAN departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Manhattan to San Diego
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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