Cheap flights from Wilmington to San Diego (ILM - SAN)

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The best prices from Wilmington New Hanover County to San Diego are usually found in August or May, booked 26 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Wilmington (ILM) to San Diego (SAN)

All the information you need to plan the best ILM to SAN flight in 2021: compare Wilmington to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
ILM - SAN
Price
$248 - $529
SAN
Temperature
57.2 - 71.6 °F
SAN
Precipitation
0 - 2.3 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 37% potential price drop

Average price

$411

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

$248

From Wilmington New Hanover County 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 Wilmington to San Diego?

Flying to your destination on a Sunday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to San Diego. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Wilmington to San Diego (ILM - SAN)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 43% on flights from Wilmington to San Diego by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in January. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to San Diego. Flights to San Diego from Wilmington in August are about $392 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $194.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Wilmington to San Diego at least 26 days early can save you up to 48% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 26 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Wilmington to San Diego for as little as $480 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $621 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from Wilmington to San Diego in October, November 2021

The best prices found for ILM to SAN flights for October, November
9 Nov - 13 Nov
$336pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
Delta
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
18 Nov - 30 Nov
$356pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
16 Nov - 30 Nov
$358pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County

Wilmington New Hanover County to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Wilmington found for this year
3 Dec - 7 Dec
$296pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
2 Dec - 6 Dec
$297pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
2 Dec - 6 Dec
$300pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County

Last minute flights from Wilmington to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Wilmington, departing today and this week
3 Nov - 9 Nov
$427pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
3 Nov - 9 Nov
$431pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$436pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County

One-way flights to San Diego from Wilmington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wilmington to San Diego
12:30 pm - 5:02 pm
Delta
1 Stop
7h 32m
ILM - SAN
Delta
$325
Delta
1:14 am - 1:16 pm
United Airlines
3 Stops
15h 02m
ILM - SAN
United Airlines
$328
United
4:05 am - 3:39 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
14h 34m
ILM - SAN
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Wilmington to San Diego

Which airlines flying from Wilmington New Hanover County to San Diego have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from Wilmington to San Diego for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wilmington to San Diego for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $296, but on average you can expect to pay $344.

Are there last-minute flights available from Wilmington to San Diego for under $500?

There are currently 12+ open flights from Wilmington to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than $500.

How popular is this Wilmington to San Diego flight route?

Within the past month, 12 users have taken a look at flights from Wilmington New Hanover County to San Diego.

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

According to our current data, American Airlines ($296), and Delta ($336) offers the cheapest pricing from Wilmington to San Diego. American Airlines is currently priced 24% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Delta, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $172. United Airlines flights start at $190 while deals on American Airlines start at $197 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Wilmington to San Diego?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $100. While the most popular route (Wilmington New Hanover County - San Diego) can be booked for $336 on average our data indicates $495 when flying from Wilmington to San Diego

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

The most popular airlines flying from Wilmington to San Diego are American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Wilmington New Hanover County must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Diego.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Wilmington New Hanover County are not required to quarantine after entering San Diego.

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

Returning to Wilmington New Hanover County from San Diego

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Wilmington New Hanover County.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to quarantine after entering Wilmington New Hanover County.

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Alternative routes for Wilmington to San Diego

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Destination information for San Diego

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Wilmington to San Diego.
Average temperature for October in San Diego
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for October in San Diego
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Wilmington

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 3 airlines flying from Wilmington New Hanover County to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Wilmington 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
United Airlines
$137 $336 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$179 $425 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$180 $423 No cancel fee 71%
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