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 Friday or Tuesday 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 2022: 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
57.2 - 71.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.3 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

$144

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?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to San Diego. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 27 days in advance, which can save you up to 38% on flights from Miami to San Diego compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 27 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $336. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $417.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Miami to San Diego (MIA - SAN)?

It’s optimal to fly from Miami to San Diego in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 7% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to San Diego from Miami average $302. You can even find prices in August for less than $302, as users have found deals to San Diego from as low as $97. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Diego from Miami. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 26%.

Cheap flights from Miami to San Diego in May, June 2022

The best prices found for MIA to SAN flights for May, June
25 May - 1 Jun
$316pp
MIA
Miami
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
6 Jun - 13 Jun
$319pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
1 Jun - 8 Jun
$325pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami

Miami to San Diego 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Miami found for this year
13 Sep - 20 Sep
$190pp
MIA
Miami
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
20 Sep - 24 Sep
$214pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
21 Sep - 26 Sep
$224pp
MIA
Miami
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami

Non-stop flights to San Diego from Miami

Save time with Miami to San Diego direct flight deals
31 Aug - 4 Sep
$288pp
MIA
Miami
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
20 Sep - 24 Sep
$320pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
20 Sep - 24 Sep
$323pp
MIA
Miami
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Alaska 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
1 Jun - 8 Jun
$325pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
4 Jun - 8 Jun
$334pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
4 Jun - 3 Sep
$338pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami

One-way flights to San Diego from Miami

The cheapest one-way flights from Miami to San Diego
3:30 pm - 5:54 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
5h 24m
MIA - SAN
American Airlines
7:15 am - 3:49 pm
JetBlue
1 Stop
11h 34m
MIA - SAN
JetBlue
11:35 am - 6:27 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
9h 52m
MIA - SAN
United Airlines
$160
United

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Miami</span> to <span class="emphasized">San Diego</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Miami to San Diego

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 9 different airlines. 4h 48m is how long a flight from Miami to San Diego will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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, Alaska Airlines, and Spirit Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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 United Airlines for just $190, but on average you can expect to pay $249.

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 $394.

Are there last-minute flights available from Miami to San Diego for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Miami to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are nonstop flights available from Miami to San Diego?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Saturday.

How popular is this Miami to San Diego flight route?

The Miami to San Diego flight path was viewed by 25 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 Miami to San Diego on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 2 flights from Miami to San Diego a day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Miami to San Diego?

A quick flight from Miami to San Diego can take about 7h 56m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $190. Airlines will cover a distance of 2275 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, United Airlines ($190), Spirit Airlines ($230), and American Airlines ($258) offers the cheapest pricing from Miami to San Diego. United Airlines is priced at 37% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Delta, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $119. However, be on the lookout for offers from Spirit Airlines and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Miami to San Diego for a low price.

What are the cheapest flights from Miami to San Diego?

While on average a flight from Miami to San Diego is generally $1,025, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $170. When looking at the most popular route, (Miami - San Diego), you can expect to pay $214 for that flight.

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

When booking a flight from Miami to San Diego, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Miami to San Diego?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Miami to San Diego are Qatar Airways (78%), American Airlines (66%) and Alaska Airlines (63%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Diego, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Diego from Miami?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to San Diego within the United States

Most visitors from Miami need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter San Diego.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Miami must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to San Diego.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Miami are not required to quarantine after entering San Diego.

Do I need a test to fly back to Miami from San Diego?

Returning to Miami from San Diego

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Miami.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to quarantine after entering Miami.

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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 from MIA to SAN
5h 09m
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 7 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
Spirit Airlines
$72 $212 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$93 $279 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$107 $300 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$107 $320 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$128 $310 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$132 $361 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$187 $372 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.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 100% of MIA to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of MIA to SAN departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of MIA to SAN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of MIA to SAN departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
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
2 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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