Cheap flights from Newark to San Diego (EWR - SAN)

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The best prices from Newark to San Diego are usually found in August or July, booked 34 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Newark (EWR) to San Diego (SAN)

All the information you need to plan the best EWR to SAN flight in 2021: compare Newark to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
EWR - SAN
Price
$248 - $464
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

August

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

Round-trip from

$248

From Newark to San Diego

One-way from

$113

One-way flight from Newark 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 Newark 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 Newark to San Diego?

Users have found that booking a flight from Newark to San Diego at least 17 days early can save you up to 27% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 17 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Newark to San Diego for as little as $73 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $98 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, July can be a great choice for travel to San Diego. Flights to San Diego from Newark in July are about $80 on average during July, but can be found for as low as $44.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Newark to San Diego (EWR - SAN)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Newark to San Diego at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 23% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

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

The best prices found for EWR to SAN flights for May, June
30 May - 16 Jun
$197pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
18 May - 19 May
$233pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
24 May - 28 May
$237pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Newark to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Newark found for this year
30 May - 16 Jun
$197pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$227pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
18 May - 19 May
$233pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to San Diego from Newark

Save time with Newark to San Diego direct flight deals
24 May - 28 May
$237pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
1 Sep - 15 Sep
$257pp
EWR
Newark
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
30 May - 4 Jun
$265pp
EWR
Newark
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
JetBlue
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from Newark to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Newark, departing today and this week
18 May - 19 May
$233pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
18 May - 19 May
$245pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EWR
Newark
18 May - 19 May
$250pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to San Diego from Newark

The cheapest one-way flights from Newark to San Diego
9:25 am - 5:52 pm
Major Airline
1 Stop
11h 27m
EWR - SAN
Major Airline
$113
StudentUniverse
5:45 am - 5:04 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
14h 19m
EWR - SAN
American Airlines
2:58 pm - 5:35 am
Frontier
2 Stops
41h 37m
EWR - SAN
Frontier
$143
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Flight FAQs

From Newark to San Diego

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

Alaska Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Newark to San Diego. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Newark to San Diego have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Spirit Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

What airport do you fly into for flights to San Diego from Newark?

If you book a flight to San Diego from Newark, you will be flying to San Diego, which is the city’s only airport. San Diego (SAN) is located 2.6 mi from the center of San Diego. There are 3 flights from Newark to San Diego per day from 9 different airlines.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Newark to San Diego for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $197, but on average you can expect to pay $239.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Newark to San Diego under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Newark to San Diego is less than $285.

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

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

Does it rain more in Newark Intl or San Diego?

Expected rainfall in Newark Intl is less than in San Diego. You can expect this to be the case over the next 17 days.

Is Newark Intl weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

Expect the weather to be around 88 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in San Diego is generally colder than in Newark Intl.

How long is the flight from Newark to San Diego?

A quick flight from Newark to San Diego can take about 5h 53m. JetBlue provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $265. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Newark to San Diego round-trip from $227. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are United Airlines, from $237, and JetBlue, from $265. You may be able to fly from Newark to San Diego for 30% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Newark to San Diego are Frontier ($112), Major Airline ($113), and Spirit Airlines ($114).

Alternative routes for Newark 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 Newark to San Diego.
Flight duration
5h 39m
Average temperature for May in San Diego
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Diego
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Newark

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 8 airlines flying from Newark to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Newark 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 $251 No cancel fee 65%
Sun Country Air
$142 $269 No cancel fee 83%
Frontier
$103 $269 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$128 $305 No cancel fee 75%
JetBlue
$158 $325 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$143 $329 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$127 $332 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$168 $434 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Newark to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from Newark towards San Diego.
Morning 6 AM to noon 69% of EWR to SAN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 30% of EWR to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of EWR to SAN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of EWR to SAN departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Newark to San Diego
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Newark to San Diego.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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