Cheap flights from Tucson to San Diego (TUS - SAN)

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The best prices from Tucson to San Diego are usually found in July or August, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Tucson (TUS) to San Diego (SAN)

All the information you need to plan the best TUS to SAN flight in 2021: compare Tucson to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
TUS - SAN
Price
$180 - $340
SAN
Temperature
66.2 - 80.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 35% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$180

From Tucson to San Diego

One-way from

$173

One-way flight from Tucson 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 Tucson to San Diego?

Thursday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Tucson to San Diego. 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 Tucson to San Diego?

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

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Diego from Tucson. 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 Tucson to San Diego (TUS - SAN)?

It’s optimal to fly from Tucson to San Diego in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 22% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

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

The best prices found for TUS to SAN flights for May, June
27 May - 30 May
$168pp
TUS
Tucson
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
TUS
Tucson
20 May - 30 May
$174pp
TUS
Tucson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
TUS
Tucson
20 May - 29 May
$184pp
TUS
Tucson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
TUS
Tucson

Tucson to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Tucson found for this year
27 May - 30 May
$168pp
TUS
Tucson
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
TUS
Tucson
20 May - 30 May
$174pp
TUS
Tucson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
TUS
Tucson
20 May - 29 May
$184pp
TUS
Tucson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
TUS
Tucson

Last minute flights from Tucson to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Tucson, departing today and this week
20 May - 30 May
$174pp
TUS
Tucson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
TUS
Tucson
20 May - 29 May
$184pp
TUS
Tucson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
TUS
Tucson
16 May - 22 May
$188pp
TUS
Tucson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
TUS
Tucson

One-way flights to San Diego from Tucson

The cheapest one-way flights from Tucson to San Diego
11:35 am - 6:55 am
Alaska Airlines
2 Stops
19h 20m
TUS - SAN
Alaska Airlines
5:16 am - 10:51 am
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
5h 35m
TUS - SAN
Allegiant Air
$212
Gotogate
3:17 am - 7:31 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
16h 14m
TUS - SAN
United Airlines
$218
United

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Flight FAQs

From Tucson to San Diego

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Tucson to San Diego are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Tucson to San Diego that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, Delta, and Linear Air Taxi. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Tucson to San Diego for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Allegiant Air for just $168, but on average you can expect to pay $226.

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

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 28 users have taken a look at flights from Tucson to San Diego.

Does it rain more in Tucson or San Diego?

Tucson will have the same amount of rainfall in 1 compared to San Diego over the next 3 days.

Is Tucson weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

With an average temperature of 102 °F, peak weather can be found in June. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in San Diego are colder than in Tucson.

How long is the flight from Tucson to San Diego?

Airlines like American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Allegiant Air fly from Tucson to San Diego in about 3h. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 17h 15m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Allegiant Air, at $168, was found to be the cheapest airline from Tucson to San Diego.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. You may be able to fly from Tucson to San Diego for 38% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Allegiant Air, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $79. American Airlines flights start at $113 while deals on Alaska Airlines start at $132 one-way.

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

Airports servicing Tucson

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 3 airlines flying from Tucson to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Tucson 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
Delta
$127 $275 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$140 $340 No cancel fee 71%
Linear Air Taxi
$4,116 $7,824 No cancel fee N/A

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

Hourly flight availability from Tucson to San Diego

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