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.
PH1 - SAN
Price
$69 - $209
SAN
Temperature
57.2 - 71.6 °F
SAN
Precipitation
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

Average price

$205

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

$69

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.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Phoenix to San Diego (PH1 - SAN)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 59% on flights from Phoenix to San Diego by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in September. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to San Diego. Flights to San Diego from Phoenix in February are about $105 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $36.

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Sunday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

To save up to 5% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 13 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Phoenix to San Diego from $75 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $82 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from Phoenix to San Diego in October, November 2021

The best prices found for PHX to SAN flights for October, November
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$63pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
19 Nov - 26 Nov
$64pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$68pp
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
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$63pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
19 Nov - 26 Nov
$64pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$68pp
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
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$63pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
19 Nov - 26 Nov
$64pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$68pp
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
30 Oct - 2 Nov
$63pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
30 Oct - 1 Nov
$64pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
28 Oct - 30 Oct
$73pp
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
12:47 pm - 6:27 pm
Delta
2 Stops
6h 40m
PHX - SAN
Delta
$72
Delta
2:00 pm - 6:53 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
17h 53m
PHX - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$78
Gotogate
6:29 am - 6:48 am
Frontier
Nonstop
1h 19m
PHX - SAN
Frontier
$84
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Phoenix</span> to <span class="emphasized">San Diego</span> flights.

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 18 daily inbound flights from Phoenix from 8 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 American Airlines, Frontier, and United Airlines 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 $63, but on average you can expect to pay $83.

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 $84.

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 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.

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 $63. Another option worth looking into is American Airlines, starting at $92 round trip. These flights start at 40% 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 $31. American Airlines flights start at $49 while deals on Delta start at $68 one-way.

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 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 (93%), Frontier (92%), Alaska Airlines( 91%).

What are the cheapest flights from Phoenix to San Diego?

The cheapest flight price from Phoenix to San Diego is $41. On average you can expect to pay $376. The most popular route, (Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl - San Diego), can usually be booked for $77.

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 72 hours 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 72 hours 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 20m
Average temperature for October in San Diego
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for October in San Diego
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Phoenix

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway (AZA)

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%
American Airlines
$63 $250 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$72 $206 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$72 $256 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$134 $352 No cancel fee 75%
Southwest
$141 $296 No cancel fee 63%
Linear Air Taxi
$1,808 $5,079 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 46% of PHX to SAN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 29% of PHX to SAN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 24% 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
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Phoenix to San Diego.
Sunday
16 daily flights
Monday
20 daily flights
Tuesday
19 daily flights
Wednesday
21 daily flights
Thursday
20 daily flights
Friday
22 daily flights
Saturday
13 daily flights
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