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 2022: 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
57.2 - 71.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.3 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

$64

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?

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Phoenix to San Diego. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to San Diego.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to San Diego from Phoenix average $105. You can even find prices in February for less than $105, as users have found deals to San Diego from as low as $36. The month of September 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 98%.

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

When flying from Phoenix to San Diego, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 59% versus a flight at noon.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 13 days in advance to save up to 5% 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 13 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 $75, or $82 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from Phoenix to San Diego in May, June 2022

The best prices found for PHX to SAN flights for May, June
4 Jun - 7 Jun
$80pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
1 Jun - 6 Jun
$81pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
7 Jun - 8 Jun
$88pp
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 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Phoenix found for this year
4 Jun - 7 Jun
$80pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
1 Jun - 6 Jun
$81pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
7 Jun - 8 Jun
$88pp
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
15 Jun - 21 Jun
$80pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
1 Jun - 6 Jun
$81pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
13 Jun - 16 Jun
$88pp
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
28 May - 1 Jun
$90pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
25 May - 31 May
$100pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
25 May - 29 May
$110pp
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
2:40 pm - 4:23 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
13h 43m
PHX - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$64
Gotogate
3:17 pm - 7:48 pm
Delta
1 Stop
4h 31m
PHX - SAN
Delta
$78
Delta
2:00 am - 4:33 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
26h 33m
PHX - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$89
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Flight FAQs

From Phoenix to San Diego

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

Located just 2.6 mi from the city center, San Diego is the airport most travelers will use when flying to San Diego from Phoenix. Booking flights from Phoenix to San Diego (SAN) should be relatively easy as there are 20 daily inbound flights from Phoenix from 11 different airlines.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Frontier, American Airlines, and Major Airline flying from Phoenix to San Diego have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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 $80, but on average you can expect to pay $106.

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 $120.

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?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Phoenix to San Diego flight route?

This flight path from Phoenix to San Diego was viewed by 156 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

4 flight departures from Phoenix to San Diego per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 25% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 75% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Phoenix to San Diego?

For as low as $80, Frontier can have you in San Diego from Phoenix in 1h 16m. The distance between Phoenix and San Diego is about 305 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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 $80. Another option worth looking into is Spirit Airlines, starting at $128 round trip. These flights start at 24% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $37. Spirit Airlines flights start at $49 while deals on Delta start at $78 one-way.

What are the most reliable airlines from Phoenix to San Diego?

Before booking your flight to San Diego from Phoenix, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Japan Airlines (91%), Alaska Airlines (88%), American Airlines( 87%).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Phoenix to San Diego?

The most popular airlines flying from Phoenix to San Diego are Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Phoenix to San Diego?

The cheapest flight price from Phoenix to San Diego is $20. On average you can expect to pay $289. The most popular route, (Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl - San Diego), can usually be booked for $101.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Diego, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Diego from Phoenix?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to San Diego within the United States

Most visitors from Phoenix need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter San Diego.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Phoenix must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to San Diego.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Phoenix are not required to quarantine after entering San Diego.

Do I need a test to fly back to Phoenix from San Diego?

Returning to Phoenix from San Diego

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Phoenix.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to quarantine after entering Phoenix.

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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 from Phoenix to SAN
1h 16m
Average temperature for May in San Diego
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Diego
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Phoenix

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway (AZA)

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 8 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
Juneyao Airlines
$12 $21 No cancel fee 66%

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

Frontier
$40 $105 No cancel fee 62%
Allegiant Air
$63 $104 No cancel fee 88%
United Airlines
$67 $264 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$82 $231 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$98 $158 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$165 $330 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 33% of PHX to SAN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 33% of PHX to SAN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 29% of PHX to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 5% 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
23 daily flights
Monday
22 daily flights
Tuesday
20 daily flights
Wednesday
21 daily flights
Thursday
23 daily flights
Friday
24 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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