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The best prices from New York to San Diego are usually found in May or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

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

NYC - SAN
Price
$273 - $474
SAN
Temperature
66.2 - 80.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$273

From New York to San Diego

One-way from

$75

One-way flight from New York 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 New York to San Diego?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 28%.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 33 days in advance to save up to 19% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 33 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from New York to San Diego 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $86, or $107 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to San Diego?

Flights from New York to San Diego lean towards being more expensive in March. Prices are generally better when you fly from New York to San Diego in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $58.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from New York to San Diego at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 26% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from New York to San Diego in October, November 2020

The best prices found for NYC to SAN flights for October, November
11 Nov - 16 Nov
$149pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
18 Nov - 27 Nov
$150pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
11 Nov - 16 Nov
$151pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

New York to San Diego 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from New York found for this year
10 Dec - 14 Dec
$135pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
2 Dec - 10 Dec
$136pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
2 Dec - 6 Dec
$137pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to San Diego from New York

Save time with New York to San Diego direct flight deals
17 Dec - 6 Jan
$199pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Major Airline
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
15 Feb - 17 Feb
$208pp
EWR
Newark
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
15 Mar - 15 Apr
$227pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from New York to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from New York, departing today and this week
4 Nov - 17 Nov
$162pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
4 Nov - 18 Nov
$164pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
4 Nov - 19 Nov
$166pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to San Diego from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to San Diego
1:29 pm - 5:56 am
Frontier
1 Stop
19h 27m
EWR - SAN
Frontier
$75
Kiwi.com
1:29 pm - 4:57 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
18h 28m
EWR - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$90
Kiwi.com
6:05 am - 4:27 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
25h 22m
LGA - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$92
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From New York 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, JetBlue, and Delta are some of the many 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 New York to San Diego for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to San Diego for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $135, but on average you can expect to pay $150.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to San Diego under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to San Diego is less than $255.

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

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

How many flights depart from New York 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) - 100% 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 New York to San Diego?

A quick flight from New York to San Diego can take about 5h 58m. JetBlue provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $269. New York and San Diego are separated by a distance of 2433 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to San Diego, with prices starting at $135. Another option worth looking into is Frontier, starting at $149 round trip. Spirit Airlines is 59% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

$62 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Frontier, with prices from $72.

Alternative routes for New York to San Diego

Destination information for San Diego

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from New York to San Diego
Flight duration
5h 47m
Average temperature for October in San Diego
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for October in San Diego
0.6 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing San Diego

Hourly flight availability from New York to San Diego

Morning 6 AM to noon 60% of NYC to SAN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 29% of NYC to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 11% of NYC to SAN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of NYC to SAN departures
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Weekly flight availability
from New York to San Diego
Sunday
14 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
12 daily flights
Friday
11 daily flights
Saturday
9 daily flights
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