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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 4h 43m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on United Airlines ($152) and American Airlines ($198), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on American Airlines ($228) and United Airlines ($304).
From Durango to San Diego, Tuesday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Wednesday is the most expensive. Flying from San Diego back to Durango , the best deals are generally found on Sunday, with Thursday being the most expensive.
When flying out of Durango you will be using Durango La Plata County, often referred to as Durango Airport. You will be landing at San Diego, also known as San Diego Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Convenient flight from DRO to Dallas."
Cons: "Had to buy another ticket"
Pros: "We got there."
Cons: "We found the chart listing gate where we should go. We went there. Told the last listed flight was late so stayed there. With no announcement the gate board listed a different flight. We asked and was told gate was changed. What a surprise, Went to the info board and had to RUN to our new gate. Barely made it on time. This is awful communication."
Pros: "Leaving that airplane 8 hours after expected."
Cons: "The fact that I was delayed twice, given false information, had to wait to board because a flight attendant was late for her shift and then had to run from terminal to terminal to find my flight on my own because no representative could help me or show up."
Pros: "Price was reasonable"
Pros: "Friendly crew, and my wife and I were lucky to have empty seats next to us."
Cons: "Old plane, no food, no in-seat entertainment, drinks only for purchase. This is what air travel was like in the 1980s. A nice throwback flight!"
Pros: "Flight kept being pushed back multiple times. left about 3 hrs late. Then after boarding and waiting to take off, the pilot tells us a light came on the "dash" and he has to have maintenance come to check it. That takes another 30 plus minutes. Not a good start to the morning."
Cons: "Never finding out what happened to the our original plane that was supposed to have left in the morning."
Cons: "difficult connecting to wifi."
Pros: "Economy passengers treated well"
Cons: "Your survey app"
Pros: "Love the entertainment system, watched a movie and was able to charge my phone too"
Cons: "Gate the boarding process but that's about it"
Pros: "Flight crew was great and made the flight that more memoriable ."
Pros: "Everything was great!"
Cons: "The check in process at JFK was a disaster. The kiosk check in machines were constantly malfunctioning, where to line up was unclear, and staff acted frustrated. After several failed attempts with the kiosks you have to wait in line to check in at the counter anyways. It would have saved almost an hour of my time to just go straight to the counter-- had I been allowed to. I wanted to check a bag which contained some fragile items. Several bottles of wine which I wrapped in bubble wrap and cushioned with my packed clothes. I requested a "Fragile" sticker to be put on my bag. I was told "We don't do that here". So I asked if they handle ALL bags with extreme care and I was laughed at and told to go on my way. When I got my bag at my destination-- the outside of my leather suitcase was sliced to the lining. There were scuff marks and torn leather. My wine had been completely shattered. Not just a crack in the bottle, but flattened completely. My clothes were stained, my bag ruined. I don't know if putting a fragile sticker on would have prevented this, but I don't understand why they just "don't do that". We are trusting our property to the airline when we check bags. I will never trust American Airlines ever again. They don't want to know if I have anything fragile, and they don't care when I tell them."
Pros: "Quick and easy thanks"
Pros: "Tons of entertainment options, friendly crew, flight was on time"
Cons: "My seat was not clean"
Pros: "plane had lots of leg room- movies were free"
Cons: "bought ticket online for an Alaska Airlines flight 3 weeks prior to flight online, picked seat, too. When I checked in online 24 hours to flight, it became an American Airlines lflight, and my seat was gone, and when I checked at the gate, I had NO SEAT! I was the last person to board the flight- no seat choice!! Absolute bullshit when I pay for ticket and pick seat 3 weeks prior- on June 6. Didn't even know if I was going to get on flight until last minute."
Pros: "Ok boarding, ok service, ok flight"
Cons: "We were delayed for about 1hr without any explanation or apology. Thank goodness i didn't have a connecting flight."
Cons: "Could not read paper when passenger in front reclined seat. No space between rows."
Pros: "Seat were larger and comfortable"
Cons: "AB 320-200 flight for +5 hours and no entertainment. Nothing on the flight. Could not pre-board on line, so instead of a zone 2 loading sequence we got zone 4. as a person who flies to Europe 4-5 times a year I do not enjoy getting on a plane in the Zone 4-5 sequencing."
Cons: "Despite paying 5 months in advance, couldn't check in online or reserve seats without paying extra. AA customer service told me there were no more "complimentary " seats!! Very tight legroom in cabin."
Cons: "Took my bag for no reason, I flew there with it."
Cons: "just like above + I had previously requested a vegan meal that had been confirmed and I was presented a "dish" of pasta loaded with cheese and was told that that was vegan ... 9 hours flight with no food The sound outlet on my seat was broken and, again, no entertainment for the entire flight"
Cons: "Missed Connection."
Pros: "Great service!"
Pros: "The attention from the staff during the flight,was excellent."
Cons: "I'd didn't like that we'd had to pay 50 dollars for a medium size luggage,when other passengers have,slightly smaller suitcase,a carry on a lap top or big purse."
Cons: "The stewardesses were gossiping in the back of the plane and we could all hear their complaints about the new uniform policy. They did not seem very happy to be there and there was no in flight entertainment. A total bummer."
Cons: "AA canceled my flight my kids who live 4 hours away from San Diego drove that distance to pick me up yesterday, we got a hotel room for the canceled flight but they ended up paying $200 for the night. AA did not let us know thr flight was canceled until late last night."
Pros: "Smooth boarding"
Cons: "No entertainment"
Pros: "SEATS IN FIRST CLASS WERE EXCELLENT WITH MANY PERKS."
Cons: "DELAYS IN BOARDING. Almost 2hrs"
Cons: "It did not happen! Had to taxi to Austin!"
Cons: "No power at JFK. Customs and baggage claim a nightmare. After a tiring international flight, 4 hours in airport find out my flight is canceled. Miss a day of work because can't get flight until following day. No airline offer of food or hotel accommodation."
Cons: "1 hour late. And when the pilot made announcements during the movie it would not pause. We missed parts of the movie. It was annoying."
Pros: "Quick flight, stewardesses still offered complimentary drinks, a/c worked well."
Cons: "I'm still waiting for my 10 pm flight and it's almost 2am."
Pros: "Aircraft was safe, clean and good media selection with power-outlets for mobile device. Good updates from the pilot and crew."
Cons: "No free wifi. Crew was late which delayed the flight. No Admirals Club access for AMX Plat card holders."
Pros: "My husband and I were traveling together to Dallas, and we were unable to sit together-The ticketing agent was very rude when we asked if she could find us seats that were together. She said, "We could ask someone on the flight to switch with us". We paid $738.00 total for both tickets to Dallas, and found it very hard to believe that we could not get seats that were next to each other. We have had this same situation on other airlines, and they were very accommodating to our needs."
Pros: "The staff were professional about the situation. Flight attendants were nice, courteous and the complimentary drinks were good. It was a good flight despite all the changes... but who likes their flight changed anyway."
Cons: "flight was delayed. standing there and they said our plane was there but didn't know what gate. our gate was a35 then changed to a28 but then delayed 1 hour, then 2 hours. So overall, it was switching back and forth then changed the time from 1830 to now a 2000 departure."
Pros: "Fast shuttle to our hotel"
Pros: "Nothing at all."
Cons: "Flight was canceled... apparently they won't be able to get me home until 24 hours later than I was scheduled to get there. Standing in line 5 hours later still waiting for vouchers. My bags already went to san diego. Customer service has been confrontational. Terrible all the way around."
Pros: "The crew at least made an attempt to be friendly"
Cons: "The seats were extremely uncomfortable the flight was delayed, and most importantly I booked my flight for san Francisco (sfo) and got sent to san Diego and had to book a $130 bus ticket and spend 14 hours on a bus."
Pros: "The crew was the best"
Cons: "Wish I had a movie to watch"
Pros: "Wanted more polite crew"
Cons: "The lady was rude need more skills"
Pros: "Nice flight. Nice aircraft. Very nice flight attendants. Thank you."
Cons: "No issues at all."
Cons: "We weren't given very much information about situation that caused to make an emergency landing in Charlotte NC."
Pros: "I like the crew they are very warm and inviting"
Pros: "Very simple transfer by bus to another airport location Left about on-time Landed on-time--very fast flight to San Diego Pleasant crew Spacious seating area"
Cons: "Nothing--it was all good"
Pros: "We flew a new A321 with all the whistles and bells. Entertainment was great and the flight was excellent."
Pros: "I want $254 visa gift card as a refund!!!!!"
Cons: "Please see above"
Cons: "No leg room"
Cons: "No bags to go to overhead bin"
Cons: "Customer Service was poor Complete disregard for customer UA need to work with airport personnel to move luggage faster, especially for international travelers who have connecting flights. Ended up missing my connecting flight after waiting 1 hour for my luggage"
Pros: "On time departure"
Cons: "No complementary food. Old plane, no great entertainment options (should also have subtitles for hard of hearing). Terminal boarding area was too cold."
Pros: "Boarding was very easy , no long line , trip was on time ."
Pros: "Everything ran as expected"
Pros: "No much"
Cons: "Suggestion, why don't the airlines charge to use the bathroom, so the money humgry grubs could make more money"
Cons: "The crew no food no pillow no blanket"
Pros: "Staff and comfort good."
Cons: "Samething no help to my flights or cabin."
Pros: "Everything else was fine."
Cons: "Once we boarded the flight people started getting text messages that there was mechanical issues and there would be a half hour delay. Crew didn't even know. Then pilot said there would be an hour delay because they had to wait for a "deadhead" pilot. That should be unacceptable."
Pros: "I liked that I finally arrived at my destination and that the crew did their best to accommodate the passengers."
Cons: "-The flight was delayed with only vague information given out at the gate. We were told three different times we would be boarding, but only to be told we were experiencing a delay again. + If the gate announcements included apologies with, or even instead of, the inaccurate boarding calls it would have made a difference. -The passenger compartment was about 15 degrees hotter than the airport and it never really cooled off. The front WC was out of service and created a long line for the only other WC on the plane, which you sometimes you would stand in when turbulence would hit. This was honestly one of the most uncomfortable commercial flights I have taken since 1991. I had to call out of work due to the stress the flight put on some of my joint injuries."
Cons: "Delayed for 5 hours, mechnanical issues, reboarding"
Pros: "Everything was good, thanks to all."
Cons: "Thanks to crews for safe flight"
Pros: "Food was pretty good. Free drink to compensate for delay."
Cons: "Very late airplane maintenance issue. This is completely United Airlines fault. Shuffled from gate to gate. Seat was broken. I was forced to change seats to land."
Pros: "The airplane was new and clean"
Cons: "The pre-boarding staff were rude and not helpful. I had requested an aisle seat when I booked my flight. Somewhere along the line, my seat was changed to a middle seat. When I asked the staff if I could switch to an aisle seat to help accommodate my sciatica, they told me, "sorry, we can't help you, you'll just have to ask another passenger." Neither crew member was willing to work with me or hear my concerns. So much for flying the friendly skies...well I guess we were still on land, so may that principle had not yet taken effect."
Pros: "I liked temperature!"
Cons: "My flight was delayed 3 times which led me to being 1.5 hours late to my meeting. We weren't told there was going to be a delay until we lined up to start boarding!"
Pros: "Love the free tv/movies with the United App. That was great!"
Pros: "The flight left 24 minutes after it was scheduled to take off, but the pilot made up the time and we landed on time."
Cons: "First flight of the day, the plane was cold, and the plane had to be de-iced. Not upset about that, but I was a little nervous that the flight was delayed 24 minutes, but the pilot didn't say that the time to Denver would be made up in flight. I had a tight connection and made it all the same."
Pros: "I'm so glad I stuck with loyalty to United. They have a really good Status program that gives all the extra little touches of comfort, especially on long flights!"
Pros: "Service was excellent"
Cons: "Seats are contrived - knees bumping up against seat back. Maybe ok for short flights but 5 hours is too long"
Pros: "the crew was nice. mostly what i liked"
Cons: "didn't like the fact had to check in my carry on. so many of the passenger were had more than a carry on, wasn't pleased with that."
Pros: "Flight not full so with empty seat beside me I had lots of room to sprawl!"
Cons: "I still think it's wrong for airlines to charge for food so I didn't buy any. Couldn't get United app to work so no in-flight entertainment except what I brought."
Pros: "Boarded the plane at regular time but then had to get off because our pilots were switched to another plane. We had to then get off the plane and wait 2 hours for our next crew of pilots. It was a frustrating trip."
Pros: "outstanding service from the flight crew - makes me very happy to fly United comfortable seating and in-flight options clean, efficient gate made for a pleasant boarding experience"
Cons: "folks in economy that stuffed their items in business class which made getting my items extraordinarily difficult. Flight attendants should be monitoring this as it defeats the purpose of flying exclusively on United and premier status, which includes the benefit of getting off of the plane quickly upon arrival. whoever thought the ratio of eggs to oatmeal meals is completely off base. At least 7 more passengers would have preferred eggs, but were told there were no more to be offered. intercom is way too loud, esp. if you have earbuds in - we can hear you through the earbuds, esp. when plugged into the console when we'rer watching movies"
Pros: "I got to have a whole can of juice not just a small glass, yes, thank you."
Pros: "I was short."
Cons: "Plane was late arriving and had to chance plans at final destination for pick up."
Cons: "My 6:50 am flight was canceled at 11:40 pm the night before. Spent an hour and 15 minutes trying to talk to costumer service before I gave up since it was 1:30 am. Got put on a standby list for a flight and the flight was 5.5 hours delayed. Finally left SFO to San at 2 pm after being at the airport since 7am. Was supposed to originally be there by 8:30am but had to use my PTO since I missed the whole day of work."
Pros: "Service was fine, friendly flight attendances."
Cons: "Movies were not on demand, you had to wait until they would start. Then, you would be missing more than one, or watch not from the beginning."
Cons: "My flight was delayed an hour and we sat at the gate with no explanation why for over 20 minutes."
Pros: "The flight attendant was fabulous."
Cons: "The seats are too small for me but that's my fault for being very overweight."
Pros: "The flight nice to relax & chill after a stressful day. Snacks were ample in size having to pay for them. Free soft drinks & water throughout the flight was a nice touch. Gave you the can & an extra sitting towards the back of the plane. Nice touch."
Cons: "Dirty outside window."
Pros: "Flexible flight and schedule is on time. Usually I taken United for my traveling ."
Pros: "Flight was on time. Staff were polite. Flight was totally uneventful (just how we like them)."
Cons: "We were all required to check our carry-on bags as we boarded as there was apparently no more space in the plane, though once on board, there was space in the overhead storage - I think they did it because it was expedient for them to have us do so. I didn't eat any food so can't really comment on it (gave it "okay" but don't rely on that). The screen for my seat didn't work - no big deal on a short flight but there you go."
Cons: "Flight was delayed three hours which screwed up my connecting flight and put me in Minneapolis for the worst of the rush hour traffic"
Cons: "No snacks, only beverages and wifi wasn't included in ticket price."
Pros: "Not bad just not good."
Pros: "Boarding was extremely slow. Not enough overhead space left which required almost all of group 5 to check bags. Flight attendants were not very attentive. Seats were thinly padded."
Cons: "No TV screens"
Cons: "Broken seats caused delays. Older aircraft needed TLC."
Cons: "Didn't get to get on your flight due to your error"
Pros: "Everything. This flight had more space and staff were excellent. No delays and left on time."
Pros: "nothing to like when the flight was cancelled."
Cons: "United Airlines cancelled flight, had to reschedule to next day. It did the similar thing on the initial SAN to LAX flight by delaying the flight and make me miss the connecting flight out of LAX. Overall the worst experience ever."
Cons: "Delays, lost flight, no refunds"
Pros: "Comfort. Cabin crew polite and friendly."
Cons: "Late leaving Denver"
Pros: "Getting to San Diego."
Cons: "The huge lines and almost missed my flight due to Homeland Security."
Cons: "Flight diverted to LAX then stuck on tarmac for 2.5 hours waiting for decision. Then waited for bus to terminal. Then waited 45 minutes for baggage to unload. Then put on a charter bus to San Diego. When arrived at SAN had to wait 45 min for a cab because United didn't let the cab companies know that 250 people would be arriving at 2:30AM. So instead of arriving at 9PM we arrived in the middle of the night with horrible service all around."
Cons: "The flight was delayed and it was freezing. The TV monitors kept turning on and off and it was a night flight with the lights off, so it kept waking me up."
Cons: "I lost my opportunity to attend a work conference due to detours, mechanical issues, and poor planning. I also lost my $1000 grant that I would have received through the conference. All.i.have is a hurting back, empty stomach, and money lost on a terrible experience. Will not use United anytime soon. I wish I could change my return flight to another carrier"
Cons: "Flight never happened."
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