Cheap flights from San Jose to San Diego (SJC - SAN) from $23

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 8/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
SJC — SAN
Jun 23 — Jun 301

The best prices from San Jose to San Diego are usually found in August or September, booked 70 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Saturday

Cheap flight deals from San Jose to San Diego

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from San Jose (SJC) to San Diego (SAN). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated June 18, 2024.

Popular in

April

Cheapest in

August

Round-trip from

$288

One-way from

$23
High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop
From San Jose to San Diego
One-way flight from San Jose to San Diego

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 42% 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 54 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 152% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $134 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $218.

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

August can be a great time to fly to San Diego from San Jose with a flight ticket averaging about $150. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $43. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of April.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from SJC to SAN?

It’s typically best to fly out from San Jose to San Diego at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 43% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap San Jose to San Diego flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from San Jose to San Diego specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,263,674 searches. Prices were last updated on June 18, 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from San Jose to San Diego in 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Tue 7/306:45 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 25mFrontier
Wed 8/79:07 amSAN - SJC
Nonstop1h 23mFrontier
Deal found 6/17$43
Tue 7/236:45 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 25mFrontier
Tue 7/309:07 amSAN - SJC
Nonstop1h 23mFrontier
Deal found 6/17$48
Tue 7/232:08 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 24mSpirit Airlines
Tue 7/3011:53 amSAN - SJC
Nonstop1h 25mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/17$49
Tue 7/94:23 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 24mSpirit Airlines
Tue 7/2311:53 amSAN - SJC
Nonstop1h 25mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/17$50
Tue 6/252:12 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 24mSpirit Airlines
Wed 6/2611:57 amSAN - SJC
Nonstop1h 25mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/18$51
Mon 7/295:57 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 25mFrontier
Wed 8/79:07 amSAN - SJC
Nonstop1h 23mFrontier
Deal found 6/17$53
Wed 7/172:08 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 24mMultiple Airlines
Wed 7/249:07 amSAN - SJC
Nonstop1h 23mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/17$55
Sat 6/225:45 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 24mSpirit Airlines
Sat 6/292:30 pmSAN - SJC
Nonstop1h 20mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/16$56
Tue 6/252:12 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 24mSpirit Airlines
Wed 6/266:59 pmSAN - SJC
1 stop5h 00mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/18$57

San Jose to San Diego 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between San Jose and San Diego in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,263,674 searches. Data last updated June 18, 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from San Jose to San Diego in 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Tue 9/36:45 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 25mFrontier
Tue 9/109:07 amSAN - SJC
Nonstop1h 23mFrontier
Deal found 6/18$38
Tue 7/306:45 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 25mFrontier
Wed 8/79:07 amSAN - SJC
Nonstop1h 23mFrontier
Deal found 6/17$43
Sat 8/2410:01 amSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 25mFrontier
Tue 8/279:07 amSAN - SJC
Nonstop1h 23mFrontier
Deal found 6/17$44
Tue 7/236:45 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 25mFrontier
Tue 7/309:07 amSAN - SJC
Nonstop1h 23mFrontier
Deal found 6/17$48
Tue 7/232:08 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 24mSpirit Airlines
Tue 7/3011:53 amSAN - SJC
Nonstop1h 25mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/17$49
Tue 7/94:23 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 24mSpirit Airlines
Tue 7/2311:53 amSAN - SJC
Nonstop1h 25mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/17$50
Tue 6/252:12 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 24mSpirit Airlines
Wed 6/2611:57 amSAN - SJC
Nonstop1h 25mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/18$51
Mon 7/295:57 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 25mFrontier
Wed 8/79:07 amSAN - SJC
Nonstop1h 23mFrontier
Deal found 6/17$53
Sat 9/2810:01 amSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 25mMultiple Airlines
Sat 9/282:07 pmSAN - SJC
Nonstop1h 22mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/17$54

San Jose to San Diego flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from San Jose to San Diego for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,263,674 searches. Data last updated June 18, 2024.
Users seeking a last-minute flight from San Jose to San Diego should consider booking one of these fares. Users should be sure to double check the price, date, and time of their last-minute flight.
Tue 6/254:23 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 24mSpirit Airlines
Wed 6/262:30 pmSAN - SJC
Nonstop1h 20mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/18$50
Tue 6/252:12 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 24mSpirit Airlines
Wed 6/2611:57 amSAN - SJC
Nonstop1h 25mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/18$51
Tue 6/252:12 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 24mSpirit Airlines
Wed 6/266:59 pmSAN - SJC
1 stop5h 00mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/18$57
Tue 6/252:12 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 24mSpirit Airlines
Wed 6/266:59 pmSAN - SJC
1 stop5h 00mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/18$58
Tue 6/254:23 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 24mSpirit Airlines
Sat 6/292:30 pmSAN - SJC
Nonstop1h 20mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/18$60
Tue 6/252:12 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 24mSpirit Airlines
Tue 7/27:44 pmSAN - SJC
1 stop4h 15mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/18$64
Tue 6/256:20 amSJC - SAN
1 stop12h 33mSpirit Airlines
Wed 6/266:59 pmSAN - SJC
1 stop5h 00mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/18$71
Tue 6/252:12 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 24mSpirit Airlines
Thu 7/411:57 amSAN - SJC
Nonstop1h 25mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/18$72
Wed 6/262:12 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 24mSpirit Airlines
Mon 7/110:40 pmSAN - SJC
1 stop21h 40mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/17$83

One-way flights to San Diego from San Jose

Search for one-way flight options from San Jose to San Diego. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,263,674 searches. Data last updated June 18, 2024.
Take a look at some of the best available options we've come across on one-way flights from San Jose to San Diego. Users needing a return flight from San Jose to San Diego should utilize the search form above.
Wed 8/76:45 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 25mFrontier
Deal found 6/17$23
Tue 7/236:45 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 25mFrontier
Deal found 6/17$24
Tue 6/252:12 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 24mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/17$25
Sat 8/1710:01 amSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 25mFrontier
Deal found 6/17$29
Mon 10/215:57 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 25mFrontier
Deal found 6/17$30
Sun 9/156:25 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 25mFrontier
Deal found 6/17$32
Thu 8/12:08 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 24mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/17$33
Thu 7/115:18 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 24mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/17$34
Sat 7/65:45 pmSJC - SAN
Nonstop1h 24mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/16$37

Find flights from San Jose to San Diego within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from San Jose to San Diego that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,263,674 searches. Data last updated June 18, 2024.

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SJC - SAN

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San Jose

Tue 9/3

Nonstop1h 25m

San Diego

Tue 9/10

Nonstop1h 23m

$38

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SJC - SAN

SJCSAN

San Jose

Tue 7/30

Nonstop1h 25m

San Diego

Wed 8/7

Nonstop1h 23m

$43

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SJC - SAN

SJCSAN

San Jose

Sat 8/24

Nonstop1h 25m

San Diego

Tue 8/27

Nonstop1h 23m

$44

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SJC - SAN

SJCSAN

San Jose

Tue 7/23

Nonstop1h 25m

San Diego

Tue 7/30

Nonstop1h 23m

$48

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SJC - SAN

SJCSAN

San Jose

Tue 7/23

Nonstop1h 24m

San Diego

Tue 7/30

Nonstop1h 25m

$49

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SJC - SAN

SJCSAN

San Jose

Tue 7/9

Nonstop1h 24m

San Diego

Tue 7/23

Nonstop1h 25m

$50

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SJC - SAN

SJCSAN

San Jose

Sat 6/29

Nonstop1h 24m

San Diego

Tue 7/2

Nonstop1h 23m

$51

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SJC - SAN

SJCSAN

San Jose

Sat 9/28

Nonstop1h 25m

San Diego

Sat 9/28

Nonstop1h 22m

$54

San JoseSan Diego

SJC - SAN

SJCSAN

San Jose

Wed 7/17

Nonstop1h 24m

San Diego

Wed 7/24

Nonstop1h 23m

$55

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Deals found on 6/18

How far ahead should I book a flight from San Jose to San Diego?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from San Jose to San Diego. Price data was last updated on June 14, 2024.
Booking 70 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from San Jose to San Diego. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from San Jose to San Diego?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from San Jose to San Diego. Price data was last updated on June 16, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their San Jose to San Diego flight should consider departing on Tuesday at noon when fares are most often at their lowest. Friday evenings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from San Jose to San Diego

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Temperature and rainfall in San Diego by month

Plan your trip to San Diego by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

SAN

Temperature

57.2 - 71.6 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to San Diego, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, August is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 71.6 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 57.2 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing San Diego

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to San Diego. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to San Diego. Reviews last updated June 18, 2024.
To help decide which airline to fly from San Jose to San Diego, see what other customers have to say about Frontier, Spirit Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
Southwest
8.2
Very good
5,836 reviews

Overall

8.2

Food

7.3

Boarding

8.3

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Wish the there were an electrical outlet to plug the phone. it died within 10 minutes of being in the air.

Southwest
8.2
Very good
5,836 reviews
Southwest
8.2
Very good
5,836 reviews

Overall

8.2

Food

7.3

Boarding

8.3

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Wish the there were an electrical outlet to plug the phone. it died within 10 minutes of being in the air.

8.1
Very good
9,276 reviews
Southwest
8.2
Very good
5,836 reviews

Overall

8.2

Food

7.3

Boarding

8.3

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Wish the there were an electrical outlet to plug the phone. it died within 10 minutes of being in the air.

8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews
Southwest
8.2
Very good
5,836 reviews

Overall

8.2

Food

7.3

Boarding

8.3

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Wish the there were an electrical outlet to plug the phone. it died within 10 minutes of being in the air.

7.4
Good
10,000 reviews
Southwest
8.2
Very good
5,836 reviews

Overall

8.2

Food

7.3

Boarding

8.3

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Wish the there were an electrical outlet to plug the phone. it died within 10 minutes of being in the air.

7.3
Good
10,000 reviews
Southwest
8.2
Very good
5,836 reviews

Overall

8.2

Food

7.3

Boarding

8.3

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Wish the there were an electrical outlet to plug the phone. it died within 10 minutes of being in the air.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from San Jose to San Diego. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • 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 24m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 17 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 $100 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from San Jose to San Diego for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $38, but on average you can expect to pay $55.

  • 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 $55.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from San Jose to San Diego for under $100?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from San Jose to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than $100.

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

    Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Tuesday.

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

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

    On average, you can expect to see 1 flight from San Jose to San Diego a day.
    Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

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

    Airlines like Frontier and Spirit Airlines fly from San Jose to San Diego in about 1h 24m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Airlines will cover a distance of 419 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

    Frontier, at $38, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Jose to San Diego. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Spirit Airlines. These flights start at 74% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

  • 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 British Airways (83%), American Airlines (75%) and SkyWest Airlines (74%).

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

    Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $20. While the most popular route (San Jose - San Diego) can be booked for $49 on average our data indicates $273 when flying from San Jose to San Diego.

  • What does SJC to SAN mean?

    San Jose Airport is SJC and San Diego Airport is SAN. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service.

  • Can I find deals for flights from San Jose to San Diego that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your San Jose to San Diego flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from San Jose to San Diego with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter San Jose to San Diego flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from San Jose to San Diego that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on San Jose to San Diego flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from San Jose to San Diego?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from San Jose to San Diego.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from San Jose to San Diego?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from San Jose to San Diego by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from San Jose to San Diego that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from San Jose to San Diego offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from San Jose to San Diego?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on San Jose to San Diego flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the San Jose to San Diego flight deals updated?

    The San Jose to San Diego flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/18.

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

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from San Jose to San Diego?

    Currently, October is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from San Jose to San Diego (average of $288). Flying from San Jose to San Diego in July is currently the most expensive (average of $346). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 6 airlines flying from San Jose to San Diego

Discover the top 6 airlines that operate flights from San Jose to San Diego. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,263,674 searches. Data last updated June 18, 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
FrontierCheapest$37Average$107FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%
Spirit AirlinesCheapest$44Average$116FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%
United AirlinesCheapest$75Average$181FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
Alaska AirlinesCheapest$79Average$214FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
DeltaCheapest$167Average$316FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
American AirlinesCheapest$238Average$301FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%

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Hourly flight availability from San Jose to San Diego

Find hourly flight availability from San Jose to San Diego. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated June 18, 2024.
21%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
38%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
37%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
4%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from San Jose to San Diego

Explore weekly flight availability from San Jose to San Diego. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated June 18, 2024.
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