Cheap flights from Tampa to San Diego (TPA - SAN)

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The best prices from Tampa to San Diego are usually found in August or July, booked 55 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Tampa (TPA) to San Diego (SAN)

All the information you need to plan the best TPA to SAN flight in 2021: compare Tampa to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
TPA - SAN
Price
$94 - $323
SAN
Temperature
66.2 - 80.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 63% potential price drop

Average price

$232

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$94

From Tampa 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 Tampa to San Diego?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 34% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 17 days in advance to save up to 27% 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 17 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 Tampa to San Diego 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $73, or $98 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that July tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Diego from Tampa. Users have commonly found prices around $80 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $44. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Tampa to San Diego (TPA - SAN)?

When flying from Tampa to San Diego, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 31% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Tampa to San Diego in May, June 2021

The best prices found for TPA to SAN flights for May, June
19 May - 21 May
$179pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
19 May - 21 May
$217pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
TPA
Tampa
25 May - 2 Jun
$230pp
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa

Tampa to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Tampa found for this year
19 May - 21 May
$179pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
19 May - 21 May
$217pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
TPA
Tampa
25 May - 2 Jun
$230pp
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa

Last minute flights from Tampa to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Tampa, departing today and this week
19 May - 21 May
$179pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa
19 May - 21 May
$217pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
TPA
Tampa
17 May - 20 May
$235pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
TPA
Tampa

One-way flights to San Diego from Tampa

The cheapest one-way flights from Tampa to San Diego
11:28 am - 6:52 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
10h 24m
TPA - SAN
American Airlines
8:40 am - 6:15 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
24h 35m
TPA - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$152
Gotogate
3:28 pm - 7:26 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
30h 58m
TPA - SAN
Frontier
$155
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Flight FAQs

From Tampa to San Diego

Are flight prices decreasing from Tampa 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 Tampa 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.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Tampa to San Diego have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and American Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Spirit Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

If you book a flight from Tampa to San Diego, you will be flying from Tampa to San Diego. Flights to San Diego (SAN) from Tampa (TPA) take 6h 30m for a nonstop flight. There is 1 flight from Tampa to San Diego per day from 7 airlines.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Tampa to San Diego for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $179, but on average you can expect to pay $247.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Tampa 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 Tampa to San Diego for under $200?

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

Does it rain more in Tampa or San Diego?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Tampa is typically greater than that of San Diego. We can gather that this will continue over the next 8 days.

Is Tampa weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

Temperatures around the 91 °F's can be experienced in June. The weather in San Diego is colder than in Tampa. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Tampa to San Diego?

Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta can get you from Tampa to San Diego in just under 8h 52m. Your travel time can differ by up to 1h 36m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Tampa to San Diego round-trip from $179. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Frontier. Spirit Airlines is 28% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $100. Frontier flights start at $104 while deals on United Airlines start at $128 one-way.

Alternative routes for Tampa 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 Tampa to San Diego.
Average temperature for May in San Diego
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Diego
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Tampa

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 6 airlines flying from Tampa to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Tampa 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
$102 $211 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$84 $216 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$130 $283 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$118 $298 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$127 $302 No cancel fee 71%
Southwest
$210 $364 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Tampa to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from Tampa towards San Diego.
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Weekly flight availability
from Tampa to San Diego
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Tampa to San Diego.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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