Cheap flights from Phoenix to San Diego (PHX - SAN)

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The best prices from Phoenix to San Diego are usually found in February or January, booked 16 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Phoenix (PHX) to San Diego (SAN)

All the information you need to plan the best PHX to SAN flight in 2021: compare Phoenix to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
PHX - SAN
Price
$69 - $209
SAN
Temperature
66.2 - 80.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 50% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 34% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$69

From Phoenix to San Diego

One-way from

$26

One-way flight from Phoenix 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 Phoenix to San Diego?

Users have found that flying from Phoenix to San Diego on a Thursday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 17 days in advance to save up to 27% 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 17 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 Phoenix to San Diego 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $73, or $98 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of July. Prices to San Diego from Phoenix average $80. You can even find prices in July for less than $80, as users have found deals to San Diego from as low as $44. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Diego from Phoenix. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 33%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Phoenix to San Diego (PHX - SAN)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Phoenix 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 morning could potentially save you up to 59% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Phoenix to San Diego in June, July 2021

The best prices found for PHX to SAN flights for June, July
4 Jul - 12 Jul
$61pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
4 Jul - 8 Jul
$65pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
16 Jul - 22 Jul
$69pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Phoenix to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Phoenix found for this year
4 Jul - 12 Jul
$61pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
4 Jul - 8 Jul
$65pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
16 Jul - 22 Jul
$69pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Non-stop flights to San Diego from Phoenix

Save time with Phoenix to San Diego direct flight deals
4 Jul - 12 Jul
$61pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
4 Jul - 8 Jul
$65pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
16 Jul - 22 Jul
$69pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Last minute flights from Phoenix to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Phoenix, departing today and this week
24 Jun - 24 Jun
$69pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
24 Jun - 28 Jun
$73pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
24 Jun - 26 Jun
$79pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

One-way flights to San Diego from Phoenix

The cheapest one-way flights from Phoenix to San Diego
3:00 am - 4:14 am
Frontier
Nonstop
1h 14m
PHX - SAN
Frontier
$26
JustFly
4:00 am - 5:14 am
Frontier
Nonstop
1h 14m
PHX - SAN
Frontier
$35
JustFly
3:00 am - 4:12 am
Frontier
Nonstop
1h 12m
PHX - SAN
Frontier
$38
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Phoenix to San Diego

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

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to San Diego. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to San Diego have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

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

San Diego is the airport most travelers will use when flying to San Diego from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl. Booking flights from Sky Harbor Intl (PHX) to San Diego (SAN) should be relatively easy as there are 17 daily flights to San Diego from 8 different airlines. 1h 12m is how long a flight from Phoenix to San Diego will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Phoenix to San Diego for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $61, but on average you can expect to pay $80.

Are there nonstop flights from Phoenix to San Diego for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Phoenix to San Diego under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Phoenix to San Diego is less than $80.

Are there last-minute flights available from Phoenix to San Diego for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Phoenix to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than $100.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to San Diego have been viewed 156 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Phoenix or San Diego?

In Phoenix, there will be same rainfall in Phoenix compared to San Diego over the next 1 days.

Is Phoenix weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

Temperatures around the 108 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in San Diego is colder than in Phoenix. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Phoenix to San Diego?

Frontier can get you from Phoenix to San Diego in just under 1h 12m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Phoenix to San Diego round-trip?

Flying on Frontier is currently your cheapest option to San Diego, with prices starting at $61. Frontier is priced at 42% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $26 on Frontier.

Alternative routes for Phoenix 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 Phoenix to San Diego.
Flight duration
1h 17m
Average temperature for June in San Diego
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for June in San Diego
0.1 ″

Airports servicing Phoenix

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 7 airlines flying from Phoenix to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Phoenix 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
$28 $82 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$72 $171 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$72 $206 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$63 $234 No cancel fee 71%
Southwest
$141 $296 No cancel fee 63%
Alaska Airlines
$134 $352 No cancel fee 75%
Linear Air Taxi
$1,808 $4,990 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Linear Air Taxi. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Hourly flight availability from Phoenix to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from Phoenix towards San Diego.
Morning 6 AM to noon 40% of PHX to SAN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 34% of PHX to SAN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 22% of PHX to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 4% of PHX to SAN departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Phoenix to San Diego
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Phoenix to San Diego.
Sunday
17 daily flights
Monday
18 daily flights
Tuesday
18 daily flights
Wednesday
19 daily flights
Thursday
19 daily flights
Friday
19 daily flights
Saturday
14 daily flights
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