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 2022: 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
57.2 - 71.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.3 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

Average price

$200

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

$126

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

It’s typically best to fly out from San Jose to San Diego at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 20% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

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

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 74% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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 28 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 101% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $186 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $297.

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

July can be a great time to fly to San Diego from San Jose with a flight ticket averaging about $160. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of July for as cheap as $96. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of November.

Cheap flights from San Jose to San Diego in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SJC to SAN flights for May, June
22 Jun - 3 Jul
$98pp
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San Jose
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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7 Jun - 15 Jun
$117pp
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Diego
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Jose
13 Jun - 24 Jun
$118pp
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Non-Stop
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Jose

San Jose to San Diego 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from San Jose found for this year
19 Oct - 26 Oct
$78pp
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Diego
SAN
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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22 Jun - 3 Jul
$98pp
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Jose
12 Jul - 13 Jul
$100pp
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Diego
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Alaska Airlines
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Non-stop flights to San Diego from San Jose

Save time with San Jose to San Diego direct flight deals
19 Oct - 26 Oct
$78pp
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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22 Jun - 3 Jul
$98pp
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12 Jul - 13 Jul
$100pp
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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
4 Jun - 15 Jun
$147pp
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San Jose
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Diego
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4 Jun - 8 Jun
$164pp
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4 Jun - 8 Jun
$168pp
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One-way flights to San Diego from San Jose

The cheapest one-way flights from San Jose to San Diego
2:57 pm - 6:07 pm
Delta
1 Stop
3h 10m
SJC - SAN
Delta
$168
Delta
2:25 am - 3:50 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
1h 25m
SJC - SAN
Alaska Airlines
8:15 am - 5:34 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
9h 19m
SJC - SAN
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Jose to San Diego

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 23m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 15 outbound flights from San Jose to San Diego offered by 8 different airlines.

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 Allegiant Air flying from San Jose to San Diego have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from San Jose to San Diego for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Jose to San Diego for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $78, but on average you can expect to pay $130.

Are there nonstop flights from San Jose to San Diego for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Jose to San Diego under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Jose to San Diego is less than $130.

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.

What days are nonstop flights available from San Jose to San Diego?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this San Jose to San Diego flight route?

Within the past month, 90 users have taken a look at flights from San Jose to San Diego.

How many flights depart from San Jose to San Diego on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 5 flights from San Jose to San Diego a day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 20% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 20% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 20% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 40% of flight departures

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

Airlines like Alaska Airlines and Delta fly from San Jose to San Diego in about 1h 25m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 1h 49m. Airlines will cover a distance of 419 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Alaska Airlines, at $78, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Jose to San Diego. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Delta. These flights start at 51% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Alaska Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $39. Delta flights start at $113 while deals on American Airlines start at $178 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from San Jose to San Diego?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $49. While the most popular route (San Jose - San Diego) can be booked for $118 on average our data indicates $299 when flying from San Jose to San Diego.

What are the most reliable airlines from San Jose to San Diego?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from San Jose to San Diego are SkyWest Airlines (88%), Alaska Airlines (88%) and Southwest (81%).

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

Before booking your flight from San Jose to San Diego check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Diego, CA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Jose must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to San Diego.

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

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

Returning to San Jose from San Diego

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to San Jose.

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

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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 from SJC to SAN
1h 26m
Average temperature for May in San Diego
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Diego
0.2 ″

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
Juneyao Airlines
$14 $22 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Alaska Airlines
$68 $197 No cancel fee 75%
Allegiant Air
$92 $154 No cancel fee 88%
American Airlines
$106 $185 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$108 $304 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$154 $255 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from San Jose to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Jose towards San Diego.
Morning 6 AM to noon 37% of SJC to SAN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 37% of SJC to SAN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 15% of SJC to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 11% of SJC to SAN departures
Midnight
6 AM
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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
15 daily flights
Monday
18 daily flights
Tuesday
17 daily flights
Wednesday
17 daily flights
Thursday
17 daily flights
Friday
18 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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