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
Rainfall
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

$147

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?

Flights from Pittsburgh to San Diego are found to be more expensive on Saturday. 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 on the cost of your flight from Pittsburgh to San Diego, book at least 17 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 27% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $73 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $98.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, July can be a great choice for travel to San Diego. Flights to San Diego from Pittsburgh in July are about $80 on average during July, but can be found for as low as $44.

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 May, June 2021

The best prices found for PIT to SAN flights for May, June
15 May - 19 May
$223pp
PIT
Pittsburgh
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PIT
Pittsburgh
20 May - 26 May
$225pp
PIT
Pittsburgh
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PIT
Pittsburgh
21 May - 26 May
$226pp
PIT
Pittsburgh
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PIT
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Pittsburgh found for this year
15 May - 19 May
$223pp
PIT
Pittsburgh
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PIT
Pittsburgh
20 May - 26 May
$225pp
PIT
Pittsburgh
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PIT
Pittsburgh
21 May - 26 May
$226pp
PIT
Pittsburgh
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
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
15 May - 19 May
$223pp
PIT
Pittsburgh
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PIT
Pittsburgh
15 May - 19 May
$236pp
PIT
Pittsburgh
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
PIT
Pittsburgh
15 May - 22 May
$241pp
PIT
Pittsburgh
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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
8:11 am - 7:26 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
14h 15m
PIT - SAN
Frontier
$147
Kiwi.com
2:05 am - 7:52 am
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
32h 47m
PIT - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$172
Gotogate
11:40 am - 5:00 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
8h 20m
PIT - SAN
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Pittsburgh to San Diego

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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Pittsburgh to San Diego to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. 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 Pittsburgh to San Diego. Policies will vary by airline.

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.

Can I find flights from Pittsburgh to San Diego for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Pittsburgh to San Diego for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $223, but on average you can expect to pay $256.

Are there nonstop flights from Pittsburgh to San Diego for under $200 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Pittsburgh to San Diego, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Pittsburgh to San Diego for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Pittsburgh to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Pittsburgh to San Diego have been viewed 68 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Pittsburgh or San Diego?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Pittsburgh is roughly greater than that of San Diego. You can assume this to be the case over the next 19 days.

Is Pittsburgh weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 84 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in San Diego is typically colder than in Pittsburgh. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Pittsburgh to San Diego?

Departing from Pittsburgh to San Diego will take you 7h 35m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Pittsburgh to San Diego is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $225 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Spirit Airlines and United Airlines, starting at $258 and $297 round-trip. Frontier is 37% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

$111 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Frontier and American Airlines, with prices starting from $147 and $155, respectively.

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 May in San Diego
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Diego
0.2 ″

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%
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