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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 $46 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.

Cheap flights from New York to San Diego in July, August 2020

The best prices found for NYC to SAN flights for July, August
22 Jul - 29 Jul
$91pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
22 Jul - 29 Jul
$93pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
16 Jul - 21 Jul
$96pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit 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
22 Jul - 29 Jul
$91pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
9 Sep - 16 Sep
$92pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
22 Jul - 29 Jul
$93pp
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
26 Aug - 2 Sep
$277pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
1 Aug - 13 Aug
$282pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
1 Aug - 15 Aug
$287pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

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
27 Jun - 21 Jul
$239pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
28 Jun - 15 Aug
$241pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
28 Jun - 13 Jul
$250pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia

One-way flights to San Diego from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to San Diego
4:15 am - 3:31 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
14h 16m
EWR - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$46
FlightNetwork
4:15 am - 3:31 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
14h 16m
EWR - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$47
FlightNetwork
4:15 am - 3:31 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
14h 16m
EWR - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$49
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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.

Can I find flights from New York to San Diego for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to San Diego for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $91, but on average you can expect to pay $109.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to San Diego under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to San Diego is less than $313.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to San Diego for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Wednesday, Thursday.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from New York to San Diego was viewed by 266 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

When searching, try setting your filters to view flights for Piedmont Airlines, Inc. D/B/A Henson Aviation/US Air Express, as currently they have the cheapest options available from New York to San Diego. On average you can find 106 flights for this flight path daily.

How long does the flight from New York to San Diego take?

You can expect a flight time of up to 6 hours for nonstop. Airlines will travel a distance of up to 1,525 miles.

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.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 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.

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 49m
Average temperature for July in San Diego
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for July in San Diego
0.1 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)
Newburgh (SWF)

Airports servicing San Diego

Hourly flight availability from New York to San Diego

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Weekly flight availability
from New York to San Diego
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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