Cheap flights from San Jose to San Diego (SJC - SAN)

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The best prices from San Jose to San Diego are usually found in July or August, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Jose (SJC) to San Diego (SAN)

All the information you need to plan the best SJC to SAN flight in 2021: compare San Jose to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
SJC - SAN
Price
$126 - $207
SAN
Temperature
66.2 - 80.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$126

From San Jose to San Diego

One-way from

$62

One-way flight from San Jose 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 San Jose to San Diego?

Flights from San Jose to San Diego are found to be more expensive on Thursday. 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 San Jose to San Diego?

To save on the cost of your flight from San Jose 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 San Jose to San Diego?

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Diego from San Jose. Prices for July average $80 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $44. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a July flight can save you 33% on your journey compared to booking in July

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Jose to San Diego (SJC - SAN)?

It’s optimal to fly from San Jose to San Diego in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 39% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from San Jose to San Diego in June, July 2021

The best prices found for SJC to SAN flights for June, July
16 Jul - 20 Jul
$112pp
SJC
San Jose
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
16 Jul - 20 Jul
$125pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose
21 Jul - 21 Jul
$132pp
SJC
San Jose
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose

San Jose to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from San Jose found for this year
16 Jul - 20 Jul
$112pp
SJC
San Jose
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
7 Sep - 8 Sep
$117pp
SJC
San Jose
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose
16 Jul - 20 Jul
$125pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose

Non-stop flights to San Diego from San Jose

Save time with San Jose to San Diego direct flight deals
8 Sep - 8 Sep
$112pp
SJC
San Jose
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose
7 Sep - 8 Sep
$117pp
SJC
San Jose
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose
5 Sep - 8 Sep
$127pp
SJC
San Jose
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose

Last minute flights from San Jose to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from San Jose, departing today and this week
29 Jun - 6 Jul
$168pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
2 Jul - 6 Jul
$171pp
SJC
San Jose
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
2 Jul - 6 Jul
$176pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose

One-way flights to San Diego from San Jose

The cheapest one-way flights from San Jose to San Diego
10:53 am - 1:48 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
26h 55m
SJC - SAN
Frontier
$62
Kiwi.com
10:44 am - 3:54 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
17h 10m
SJC - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$84
Kiwi.com
5:05 pm - 4:55 am
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
11h 50m
SJC - SAN
Alaska Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From San Jose to San Diego

Are flight prices decreasing from San Jose 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 San Jose 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 San Jose to San Diego to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from San Jose to San Diego include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Alaska Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta flying from San Jose to San Diego have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What airports do I use to fly from San Jose to San Diego?

To fly from San Jose to San Diego, you need to book a flight from San Jose (SJC) to San Diego (SAN). Nonstop flights to San Diego from San Jose take 1h 22m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 9 outbound flights from San Jose to San Diego offered by 8 different airlines.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Jose to San Diego for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $112, but on average you can expect to pay $140.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Jose to San Diego under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Jose to San Diego is less than $171.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from San Jose to San Diego have been viewed 140 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in San Jose or San Diego?

San Jose will have the same amount of rainfall in 1 compared to San Diego over the next 0 days.

Is San Jose weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 81 °F range in August. The weather in San Diego is generally hotter than San Jose's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from San Jose to San Diego?

There are many flights that can get you from San Jose to San Diego in 1h 22m. Fly via Alaska Airlines or Delta to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Frontier, at $112, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Jose to San Diego.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Alaska Airlines and Delta. Frontier is currently priced 29% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from San Jose to San Diego are Alaska Airlines ($45), Frontier ($54), and Delta ($73).

Alternative routes for San Jose 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 San Jose to San Diego.
Flight duration
1h 23m
Average temperature for June in San Diego
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for June in San Diego
0.1 ″

Airports servicing San Jose

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 6 airlines flying from San Jose to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Jose 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
Allegiant Air
$92 $154 No cancel fee 88%
Delta
$62 $173 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$58 $181 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$68 $198 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$67 $250 No cancel fee 71%
Southwest
$88 $256 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from San Jose to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Jose towards San Diego.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 49% of SJC to SAN departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 32% of SJC to SAN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 12% of SJC to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 7% of SJC to SAN departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Jose to San Diego
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Jose to San Diego.
Sunday
13 daily flights
Monday
12 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
12 daily flights
Friday
13 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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