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The best prices from San Diego to Washington are usually found in February or January, booked 56 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Diego (SAN) to Washington (WAS)

SAN - WAS
Price
$268 - $445
WAS
Temperature
48.2 - 89.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.2 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop
Round-trip from $268 From San Diego to Washington
One-way from $118 One-way flight from San Diego to Washington
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 San Diego to Washington?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 28%.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from San Diego to Washington at least 28 days early can save you up to 11% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 28 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from San Diego to Washington for as little as $252 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 $276 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Washington. Flights to Washington from San Diego in February are about $243 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $119.

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

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 46% on flights from San Diego to Washington by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Washington in September, October 2020

The best prices found for SAN to WAS flights for September, October
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$118pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
22 Oct - 27 Oct
$141pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
22 Oct - 28 Oct
$142pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to Washington 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from San Diego found for this year
9 Nov - 12 Nov
$117pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$118pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
12 Nov - 17 Nov
$119pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego to Washington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from San Diego, departing today and this week
8 Oct - 16 Oct
$217pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
6 Oct - 14 Oct
$242pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
8 Oct - 12 Oct
$245pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to Washington from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Washington
6:22 am - 8:57 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
23h 35m
SAN - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$118
Kiwi.com
6:30 pm - 5:50 am
Delta
1 Stop
8h 20m
SAN - DCA
Delta
$123
Delta
5:10 am - 5:38 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
33h 28m
SAN - DCA
Multiple Airlines
$124
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Diego to Washington

Are flight prices decreasing from San Diego to Washington 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 San Diego and Washington 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Washington for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $117, but on average you can expect to pay $149.

Are there nonstop flights from San Diego to Washington for under $100 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from San Diego to Washington, 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 San Diego to Washington for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Diego to Washington within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from San Diego to Washington?

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

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

1 flight departure from San Diego to Washington per day on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

Is San Diego weather warmer or cooler than Washington?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 90 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Washington is generally hotter than in San Diego. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from San Diego to Washington?

There are many flights that can get you from San Diego to Washington in 6h 37m. Fly via Delta to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 2261 mi.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from San Diego to Washington round-trip?

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Washington, with prices starting at $117. Spirit Airlines 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 San Diego to Washington one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $49. Spirit Airlines is not the only option available. At the moment, Delta is another option, for $123.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Diego to Washington
Average temperature for September in Washington
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Washington
4.2 ″

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Hourly flight availability from San Diego to Washington

Morning 6 AM to noon 100% of SAN to WAS departures
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Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SAN to WAS departures
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Weekly flight availability
from San Diego to Washington
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights