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Cheap flights from Raleigh to San Diego (RDU - SAN)

The best prices from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to San Diego are usually found in August or July, booked 15 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Raleigh to San Diego

All the information you need to plan the best RDU to SAN flight in 2022: compare Raleigh to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.

RDU - SAN

Price

$219 - $431

SAN

Temperature

57.2 - 71.6 °F

SAN

Precipitation

0 - 2.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 36% potential price drop

Average price

$367

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$219

From Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to San Diego

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

Travelers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 45% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 16 days in advance to save up to 7% 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 16 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 Raleigh to San Diego 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $326, or $361 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Flights from Raleigh to San Diego lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Raleigh to San Diego in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $130.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Raleigh to San Diego (RDU - SAN)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Raleigh to San Diego in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 49% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Raleigh to San Diego in January, February 2022

The best prices found for RDU to SAN flights for January, February
Feb 5 - Feb 9
RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

9h 38m
SAN

San Diego

RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

8h 33m
$101

Frontier

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Deal found 1/22/22

Jan 29 - Feb 2
RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

10h 28m
SAN

San Diego

RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

8h 34m
$102

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/21/22

Feb 8 - Feb 15
RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

7h 45m
SAN

San Diego

RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

8h 33m
$108

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/24/22

Raleigh to San Diego 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Raleigh found for this year
Feb 5 - Feb 9
RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

9h 38m
SAN

San Diego

RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

8h 33m
$101

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/22/22

Jan 29 - Feb 2
RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

10h 28m
SAN

San Diego

RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

8h 34m
$102

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/21/22

Feb 8 - Feb 15
RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

7h 45m
SAN

San Diego

RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

8h 33m
$108

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/24/22

Last minute flights from Raleigh to San Diego

Late deals on return flights to San Diego from Raleigh, departing today and this week
Feb 2 - Feb 8
RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

7h 45m
SAN

San Diego

RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

8h 33m
$101

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/22/22

Jan 29 - Feb 2
RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

10h 28m
SAN

San Diego

RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

8h 34m
$102

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/21/22

Jan 29 - Feb 2
RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

10h 28m
SAN

San Diego

RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

8h 34m
$104

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/21/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Raleigh to San Diego flights.

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

Frontier, American Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Raleigh 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 $127.

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

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

How popular is this Raleigh to San Diego flight route?

Flights from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to San Diego have been viewed 142 times in the past calendar month.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Raleigh to San Diego round-trip?

According to our current data, Frontier ($101), offers the cheapest pricing from Raleigh to San Diego. Frontier is priced at 70% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

When booking a flight from Raleigh to San Diego, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Raleigh to San Diego?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Raleigh to San Diego? While on average our users pay $479, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $75. The most popular route (Raleigh Raleigh-Durham - San Diego), is priced around $102.

Other flights to San Diego

Can I fly to San Diego from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham right now?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Diego.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham are not required to quarantine after entering San Diego.

Can I fly back to Raleigh Raleigh-Durham from San Diego?

Returning to Raleigh Raleigh-Durham from San Diego

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Raleigh Raleigh-Durham.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to quarantine after entering Raleigh Raleigh-Durham.

Alternative routes for Raleigh to San Diego

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 7 airlines flying from Raleigh to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Raleigh to San Diego choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Frontier
Cheapest$78
Average$217
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
Cheapest$83
Average$208
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time65%
COVID-19 safety
Alaska Airlines
Cheapest$139
Average$223
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
JetBlue
Cheapest$159
Average$277
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$162
Average$356
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$167
Average$382
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$167
Average$388
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Raleigh to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from Raleigh to San Diego
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
66%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
0%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
33%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Raleigh to San Diego

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Raleigh to San Diego
Sunday0daily flights
Monday0daily flights
Tuesday0daily flights
Wednesday0daily flights
Thursday0daily flights
Friday0daily flights
Saturday1daily flight