Cheap flights from Miami to San Diego (MIA - SAN)

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The best prices from Miami to San Diego are usually found in August or September, booked 26 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Miami (MIA) to San Diego (SAN)

All the information you need to plan the best MIA to SAN flight in 2021: compare Miami to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
MIA - SAN
Price
$229 - $384
SAN
Temperature
66.2 - 80.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$229

From Miami to San Diego

One-way from

$79

One-way flight from Miami 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 Miami to San Diego?

Wednesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 47%.

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

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Diego from Miami. 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 Miami to San Diego (MIA - SAN)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Miami to San Diego is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 16% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Miami to San Diego in May, June 2021

The best prices found for MIA to SAN flights for May, June
21 May - 23 May
$157pp
MIA
Miami
Delta
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
21 May - 24 May
$208pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
20 May - 24 May
$226pp
MIA
Miami
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami

Miami to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Miami found for this year
21 May - 23 May
$157pp
MIA
Miami
Delta
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
21 May - 24 May
$208pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
20 May - 24 May
$226pp
MIA
Miami
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami

Non-stop flights to San Diego from Miami

Save time with Miami to San Diego direct flight deals
27 Aug - 29 Aug
$281pp
MIA
Miami
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
3 Jun - 7 Jun
$289pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
1 Sep - 7 Sep
$291pp
MIA
Miami
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami

Last minute flights from Miami to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Miami, departing today and this week
21 May - 23 May
$157pp
MIA
Miami
Delta
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
21 May - 24 May
$208pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
20 May - 24 May
$226pp
MIA
Miami
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami

One-way flights to San Diego from Miami

The cheapest one-way flights from Miami to San Diego
7:35 am - 5:06 pm
Delta
1 Stop
12h 31m
MIA - SAN
Delta
$79
Delta
3:30 pm - 5:37 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
5h 07m
MIA - SAN
Alaska Airlines
1:30 pm - 6:52 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
8h 22m
MIA - SAN
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Miami to San Diego

Are flight prices decreasing from Miami 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 Miami 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.

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

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

What airports do I use to fly from Miami to San Diego?

San Diego is the airport most travelers will use when flying to San Diego from Miami. Booking flights from Miami (MIA) to San Diego (SAN) should be relatively easy as there are 3 daily flights to San Diego from 7 different airlines. 5h 03m is how long a flight from Miami to San Diego will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Miami to San Diego for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $157, but on average you can expect to pay $246.

Are there nonstop flights from Miami to San Diego for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Miami to San Diego under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Miami to San Diego is less than $342.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

The Miami to San Diego flight path was viewed by 42 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 Miami 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 Miami is roughly greater than that of San Diego. You can assume this to be the case over the next 14 days.

Is Miami weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 91 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in San Diego is generally colder than in Miami. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Miami to San Diego?

Departing from Miami to San Diego will take you 5h 03m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Delta, at $157, was found to be the cheapest airline from Miami to San Diego. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Frontier. Users have found that Delta is 48% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Miami to San Diego are Delta ($79), Frontier ($90), and American Airlines ($143).

Alternative routes for Miami 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 Miami to San Diego.
Flight duration
5h 02m
Average temperature for May in San Diego
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Diego
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Miami

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 6 airlines flying from Miami to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Miami 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
Frontier
$110 $250 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$132 $256 No cancel fee N/A
Spirit Airlines
$132 $262 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$107 $287 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$138 $329 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$163 $373 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Miami to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from Miami towards San Diego.
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Midnight
6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Miami to San Diego
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Miami to San Diego.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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