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)

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

$49

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 in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 46% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Phoenix to San Diego in March, April 2021

26 Mar - 30 Mar
$32pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
26 Mar - 29 Mar
$36pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
12 Mar - 20 Mar
$37pp
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

26 Mar - 30 Mar
$32pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
26 May - 2 Jun
$33pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
26 Mar - 29 Mar
$36pp
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

26 Mar - 30 Mar
$32pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
26 May - 2 Jun
$33pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
26 Mar - 29 Mar
$36pp
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

11 Mar - 15 Mar
$32pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
12 Mar - 20 Mar
$37pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
11 Mar - 14 Mar
$42pp
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

4:24 am - 4:58 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 34m
PHX - SAN
American Airlines
10:20 am - 3:24 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
5h 04m
PHX - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$54
Travelocity
4:25 pm - 5:24 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
24h 59m
PHX - SAN
Frontier
$66
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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 and Delta 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.

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 $32, but on average you can expect to pay $49.

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 $49.

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.

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

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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.

How many flights depart from Phoenix to San Diego on average per day?

Travelers can expect 15 flights from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to San Diego on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 33% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 47% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 20% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Phoenix or San Diego?

In Phoenix, there will be less rainfall in Phoenix compared to San Diego over the next 6 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 and American Airlines can get you from Phoenix to San Diego in just under 1h 16m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. The distance between Phoenix and San Diego is about 305 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Flying on Frontier is currently your cheapest option to San Diego, with prices starting at $32. Another option worth looking into is American Airlines, starting at $58 round trip. Frontier is priced at 69% 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 $16 on Frontier. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include American Airlines from $29 and Spirit Airlines from $54 one-way.

Alternative routes for Phoenix to San Diego

Destination information for San Diego

Flight duration
1h 24m
Average temperature for March in San Diego
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for March in San Diego
2.7 ″

Airports servicing Phoenix

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 7 airlines flying from Phoenix to San Diego

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

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 64% of PHX to SAN departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 28% of PHX to SAN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 7% of PHX to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of PHX to SAN departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Phoenix to San Diego
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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