Cheap flights from Pittsburgh to San Diego (PIT - SAN)

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The best prices from Pittsburgh to San Diego are usually found in August or July, booked 20 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Pittsburgh (PIT) to San Diego (SAN)

All the information you need to plan the best PIT to SAN flight in 2021: compare Pittsburgh to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
PIT - SAN
Price
$280 - $436
SAN
Temperature
66.2 - 80.6 °F
SAN
Precipitation
0 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$280

From Pittsburgh to San Diego

One-way from

$108

One-way flight from Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh to San Diego?

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Pittsburgh 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.

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

To save up to 8% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 19 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Pittsburgh to San Diego from $353 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $390 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to San Diego from Pittsburgh average $358. You can even find prices in August for less than $358, as users have found deals to San Diego from as low as $166. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Diego from Pittsburgh. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 21%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Pittsburgh to San Diego (PIT - SAN)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 26% on flights from Pittsburgh to San Diego by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Pittsburgh to San Diego in September, October 2021

The best prices found for PIT to SAN flights for September, October
5 Oct - 19 Oct
$101pp
PIT
Pittsburgh
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PIT
Pittsburgh
28 Sep - 2 Oct
$111pp
PIT
Pittsburgh
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PIT
Pittsburgh
2 Oct - 9 Oct
$112pp
PIT
Pittsburgh
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PIT
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Pittsburgh found for this year
5 Oct - 19 Oct
$101pp
PIT
Pittsburgh
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PIT
Pittsburgh
28 Sep - 2 Oct
$111pp
PIT
Pittsburgh
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PIT
Pittsburgh
2 Oct - 9 Oct
$112pp
PIT
Pittsburgh
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PIT
Pittsburgh

Last minute flights from Pittsburgh to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Pittsburgh, departing today and this week
21 Sep - 23 Sep
$120pp
PIT
Pittsburgh
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PIT
Pittsburgh
22 Sep - 23 Sep
$141pp
PIT
Pittsburgh
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PIT
Pittsburgh
21 Sep - 25 Sep
$143pp
PIT
Pittsburgh
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PIT
Pittsburgh

One-way flights to San Diego from Pittsburgh

The cheapest one-way flights from Pittsburgh to San Diego
5:23 pm - 1:53 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
23h 30m
PIT - SAN
Frontier
$108
Kiwi.com
11:30 am - 7:53 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
23h 23m
PIT - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$112
Gotogate
11:30 am - 8:42 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
24h 12m
PIT - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$131
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Pittsburgh to San Diego

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

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

Are flight prices decreasing from Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Pittsburgh to San Diego for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $101, but on average you can expect to pay $129.

Are there last-minute flights available from Pittsburgh to San Diego for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Pittsburgh to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this Pittsburgh to San Diego flight route?

Within the past month, 68 users have taken a look at flights from Pittsburgh to San Diego.

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

According to our current data, Frontier ($101), and Spirit Airlines ($112) offers the cheapest pricing from Pittsburgh to San Diego. Frontier is priced at 71% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Diego, CA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Pittsburgh must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Diego.

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

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

Returning to Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh.

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

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Alternative routes for Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh to San Diego.
Average temperature for September in San Diego
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for September in San Diego
0.1 ″

Airports servicing Pittsburgh

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 6 airlines flying from Pittsburgh to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Pittsburgh 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
$118 $224 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$166 $321 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$176 $358 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$167 $381 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$180 $388 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$180 $394 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Pittsburgh to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from Pittsburgh towards San Diego.
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Weekly flight availability
from Pittsburgh to San Diego
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Pittsburgh to San Diego.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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