Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to San Diego (SAN)

WAS — SAN
Oct 4 — Oct 111

The best prices from Washington, D.C. to San Diego are usually found in January or February, booked 27 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to San Diego (SAN)

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to SAN flight in 2022: compare Washington, D.C. to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.

WAS - SAN

Price

$334 - $710

SAN

Temperature

57.2 - 71.6 °F

SAN

Rainfall

0 - 2.3 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 31% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop
Round-trip from$334From Washington, D.C. (WAS) to San Diego
One-way from$119One-way flight from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to San Diego

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Washington, D.C. to San Diego?

Travelers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 37% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Washington, D.C. to San Diego?

To save on the cost of your flight from Washington, D.C. to San Diego, book at least 27 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 26% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $525 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $635.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington, D.C. to San Diego?

The best pricing can be found in the month of January. Prices to San Diego from Washington, D.C. average $492. You can even find prices in January for less than $492, as users have found deals to San Diego from as low as $204. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Diego from Washington, D.C.. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 44%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington, D.C. to San Diego (WAS - SAN)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Washington, D.C. to San Diego is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 29% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. to San Diego in September, October 2022

The best prices found for WAS to SAN flights for September, October
Oct 29 - Nov 1
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

14h 03m
SAN

San Diego

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

1 stop

12h 00m
$164

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 26 - Oct 29
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

13h 17m
SAN

San Diego

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

1 stop

15h 30m
$164

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 1 - Oct 5
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

13h 46m
SAN

San Diego

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

1 stop

7h 12m
$165

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Washington, D.C. to San Diego 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Washington, D.C. found for this year
Dec 3 - Dec 10
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

9h 02m
SAN

San Diego

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

1 stop

7h 44m
$159

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Nov 2 - Dec 10
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

7h 47m
SAN

San Diego

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

1 stop

7h 44m
$160

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Nov 1 - Nov 9
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

16h 37m
SAN

San Diego

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

1 stop

13h 16m
$164

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Cheap Frontier flights from Washington, D.C. to San Diego

Dec 5 - Dec 10
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

9h 02m
SAN

San Diego

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

1 stop

7h 44m
$159

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Nov 2 - Dec 10
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

7h 47m
SAN

San Diego

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

1 stop

7h 44m
$160

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Oct 26 - Oct 29
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

13h 17m
SAN

San Diego

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

1 stop

15h 30m
$164

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Cheap Delta flights from Washington, D.C. to San Diego

Feb 1 - Feb 8
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

7h 09m
SAN

San Diego

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

7h 56m
$248

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/29/22

Dec 3 - Dec 5
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

7h 29m
SAN

San Diego

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

7h 29m
$258

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 31 - Nov 4
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

7h 33m
SAN

San Diego

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

7h 25m
$268

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Non-stop flights to San Diego from Washington, D.C.

Save time with Washington, D.C. to San Diego direct flight deals
Feb 7 - Feb 8
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

5h 45m
SAN

San Diego

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

4h 41m
$300

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Dec 3 - Dec 6
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

5h 43m
SAN

San Diego

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

4h 38m
$320

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Nov 3 - Nov 8
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

5h 43m
SAN

San Diego

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Nonstop

4h 38m
$335

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Last minute flights from Washington, D.C. to San Diego

Late deals on return flights to San Diego from Washington, D.C., departing today and this week
Oct 4 - Oct 5
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

16h 36m
SAN

San Diego

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

1 stop

7h 12m
$166

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 8 - Nov 1
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

14h 03m
SAN

San Diego

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

1 stop

12h 00m
$172

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 4 - Oct 7
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

9h 55m
SAN

San Diego

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

1 stop

6h 50m
$179

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

One-way flights to San Diego from Washington, D.C.

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington, D.C. to San Diego
Nov 16
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

9h 49m
$80

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 29
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

7h 43m
$80

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Dec 5
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

10h 34m
$84

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Washington, D.C. to San Diego flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to San Diego from Washington, D.C.?

Most people fly into San Diego (SAN) if they book a flight to San Diego from Washington, D.C.. On average, San Diego has 5 inbound flights from Washington, D.C. per day from 9 airlines. San Diego is conveniently located just 2.6 mi from San Diego’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to San Diego have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from Washington, D.C. to San Diego for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington, D.C. to San Diego for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $159, but on average you can expect to pay $169.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington, D.C. to San Diego for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington, D.C. to San Diego under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington, D.C. to San Diego is less than $360.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington, D.C. to San Diego for under $200?

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Washington, D.C. to San Diego?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Thursday, Friday.

How many flights depart from Washington, D.C. to San Diego on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 2 flights from Washington, D.C. to San Diego a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Washington, D.C. to San Diego?

Frontier can get you from Washington, D.C. to San Diego in just under 9h 02m. Your travel time can differ by up to . Airlines will cover a distance of 2261 mi.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Washington, D.C. to San Diego round-trip?

According to our current data, Frontier ($159), offers the cheapest pricing from Washington, D.C. to San Diego. Frontier is 67% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Washington, D.C. to San Diego one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $80. However, be on the lookout for offers from Spirit Airlines and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from Washington, D.C. to San Diego for a low price.

What are the most popular routes from Washington, D.C. to San Diego?

The most popular route from Washington, D.C. to San Diego is Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - San Diego. You may also consider Washington, D.C. Reagan-National - San Diego or Baltimore/Washington - San Diego.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Washington, D.C. to San Diego?

When booking a flight from Washington, D.C. to San Diego, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or JetBlue as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Washington, D.C. to San Diego?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Washington, D.C. to San Diego on time: Scandinavian Airlines (89%), United Airlines (88%), Austrian Airlines (86%).

What are the cheapest flights from Washington, D.C. to San Diego?

The cheapest flight price from Washington, D.C. to San Diego is $180. On average you can expect to pay $484. The most popular route, (Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - San Diego), can usually be booked for $258.

Top 8 airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington, D.C. to San Diego choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$12Average$20FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$128Average$317FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$160Average$529FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$163Average$497FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$197Average$395FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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JetBlueCheapest$204Average$497FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$299Average$536FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$302Average$565FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Washington, D.C. to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from Washington, D.C. to San Diego
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
20%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
79%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Washington, D.C. to San Diego

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Washington, D.C. to San Diego
Sunday3daily flights
Monday7daily flights
Tuesday8daily flights
Wednesday9daily flights
Thursday8daily flights
Friday3daily flights
Saturday3daily flights