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Average Price:
$566
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
Good Deal:
$390
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Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $389 or less.
The cheapest flight from San Diego to Fairbanks was found 52 days before departure, on average.
Book at least 1 week before departure in order to get a below-average price.
Morning departure is around 16% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

FAQs for Booking San Diego to Fairbanks Flights

How long does a flight from San Diego to Fairbanks take?
An average nonstop flight takes 9h 41m, covering a distance of 2566 miles.
Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from San Diego to Fairbanks?
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on Delta ($365), Multiple Airlines ($415) and Alaska Airlines ($602).
Do I need a passport to fly between San Diego and Fairbanks?
No.
What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly San Diego to Fairbanks?
For San Diego to Fairbanks, Monday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Sunday is the most expensive. Flying from Fairbanks back to San Diego, the best deals are generally found on Monday, with Sunday being the most expensive.

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Airports
Origin
San Diego
$365
only
$365
Destination
Fairbanks
$365
only
$365
Mon, Apr 2
SAN
FAI
9h 56m
Tue, Apr 3
FAI
SAN
8h 13m
Trip: 2 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 16027 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.4
BOS
JFK
Excellent 9.3

The volume controls on the tv we’re pretty poor. Was either too loud or too soft with only 5-6 volume settings.

SMF
ATL
Excellent 8.6

The crew were so polite and happy!

Those seats! UGH!

ECP
ATL
Excellent 9.6

We have been on 6 flights over the last 8 days, all with Delta and we have already started telling people how wonderful the service was. Sherry on this last flight was amazing, working so hard all by herself as our flight attendant. We were very impressed. And the pilots all came out to say goodbye and thank you. All very nice...esp for me who needed some wheelchair assistance. We will certainly fly with you again in the future.

Smaller plane but ok for short flight

ATL
DTW
Excellent 10.0

Pls see above

DTW
YOW
Excellent 9.3

Please see above. Sherry was amazing

Plane was small and older but it was a short flight

Fri, Apr 13
SAN
FAI
18h 59m
Sat, Apr 14
FAI
SAN
8h 13m
Trip: 2 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Mon, Mar 26
SAN
FAI
15h 46m
Sun, Apr 1
FAI
SAN
14h 33m
Trip: 7 days
8.4ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.4 Excellent
Based on 16911 reviews
Overall
8.6
Boarding
8.7
Comfort
8.4
Crew
8.9
Entertainment
7.9
Food
8.0
PSC
SEA
Good 6.3

Alaska Airlines has a great fruit and cheese plate for $7.50. GOGO app gives a good selection of movies, tv shows and HGTV!

Attendant was much more pleasant to the two men around me. Such a full flight, we were told to sit down until the food cart was done to access the lavatory. Too narrow of an aisle!

LAX
SEA
Okay 4.3

Every single member of personnel i met from the gate agents to the flight attendants were rude and abrupt. Certainly did not understand guest service. My first time flying Alaska and I guess it was a case of “you get what you pay for”

PDX
PHX
Excellent 10.0

Friendly and helpful. Let my son sit in the pilots seat!!

HNL
SEA
Good 7.5

Love the fact Alaskan has a few more inches of leg room. The plane was actually at a good temperature rather than the normal freezing!

Boarding and disembarking is SO slow at pretty much all airlines. It would be great if SOMEONE would come up with a better plan.

SFO
SNA
Excellent 9.3

Leg space. Free WiFi for t mobile customers.

Thu, Apr 12
SAN
FAI
10h 03m
Sat, Apr 14
FAI
SAN
8h 13m
Trip: 3 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 16027 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.4
BOS
ATL
Okay 4.0

Comfort Plus allowed us to board early, useful USB ports.

ECP
ATL
Excellent 9.6

We have been on 6 flights over the last 8 days, all with Delta and we have already started telling people how wonderful the service was. Sherry on this last flight was amazing, working so hard all by herself as our flight attendant. We were very impressed. And the pilots all came out to say goodbye and thank you. All very nice...esp for me who needed some wheelchair assistance. We will certainly fly with you again in the future.

Smaller plane but ok for short flight

BOS
JFK
Excellent 9.3

The volume controls on the tv we’re pretty poor. Was either too loud or too soft with only 5-6 volume settings.

ATL
JNB
Okay 4.0

Aircraft seemed shabby despite refresh of Comfort Plus, food was really mediocre. Steer clear of the Asian Veg option.

ATL
DTW
Excellent 10.0

Pls see above

Tue, Apr 3
SAN
FAI
9h 41m
Wed, Apr 4
FAI
SAN
8h 13m
Trip: 2 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Mon, Apr 2
SAN
FAI
9h 56m
Wed, Apr 4
FAI
SAN
8h 13m
Trip: 3 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 16027 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.4
GDL
ATL
Excellent 9.0

Staff was great!

No TV for movies.

SJC
SLC
Excellent 8.8

Good clean aircraft. Fairly comfortable seats. Even had a power outlet in my row. Not too bad for an aircraft from the late 70s.

for some reason, i had to pay to gate check a bag. It didnt seem like anyone else did while boarding my flight.

DTW
MEX
Excellent 8.3

Even though I was disappointed by not being able to get the boarding passes from Delta for Aeromexico’s connecting flight to Bogota, I had an agent greet me after customs in Mexico to issue the boarding pass so I could use the transfer flight line. Excellent service throughout the entire trip.

Confusion over my boarding pass at the Delta terminal in Detroit.

ATL
MEX
Excellent 10.0

Flight was on time, crew was friendly, plane was clean, and boarding was painless and efficient. Food was served which was a huge plus. I appreciate having a choice of almonds for a snack.

ECP
ATL
Excellent 9.6

We have been on 6 flights over the last 8 days, all with Delta and we have already started telling people how wonderful the service was. Sherry on this last flight was amazing, working so hard all by herself as our flight attendant. We were very impressed. And the pilots all came out to say goodbye and thank you. All very nice...esp for me who needed some wheelchair assistance. We will certainly fly with you again in the future.

Smaller plane but ok for short flight

Fri, Apr 13
SAN
FAI
10h 03m
Sun, Apr 15
FAI
SAN
9h 53m
Trip: 3 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 16027 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.4
SJC
SLC
Excellent 8.8

Good clean aircraft. Fairly comfortable seats. Even had a power outlet in my row. Not too bad for an aircraft from the late 70s.

for some reason, i had to pay to gate check a bag. It didnt seem like anyone else did while boarding my flight.

ATL
DTW
Excellent 10.0

Pls see above

GDL
ATL
Excellent 9.0

Staff was great!

No TV for movies.

BOS
ATL
Okay 4.0

Comfort Plus allowed us to board early, useful USB ports.

SMF
ATL
Excellent 8.6

The crew were so polite and happy!

Those seats! UGH!

Wed, Apr 4
SAN
FAI
10h 03m
Thu, Apr 5
FAI
SAN
14h 33m
Trip: 2 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Mon, Apr 2
SAN
FAI
9h 56m
Thu, Apr 5
FAI
SAN
8h 13m
Trip: 4 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 16027 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.4
ATL
JNB
Okay 4.0

Aircraft seemed shabby despite refresh of Comfort Plus, food was really mediocre. Steer clear of the Asian Veg option.

BOS
BNA
Excellent 8.0

Service vey Good. Nice choices. Comfort seating very nice

WiFi awful. Useless.

ECP
ATL
Excellent 9.6

We have been on 6 flights over the last 8 days, all with Delta and we have already started telling people how wonderful the service was. Sherry on this last flight was amazing, working so hard all by herself as our flight attendant. We were very impressed. And the pilots all came out to say goodbye and thank you. All very nice...esp for me who needed some wheelchair assistance. We will certainly fly with you again in the future.

Smaller plane but ok for short flight

DTW
YOW
Excellent 9.3

Please see above. Sherry was amazing

Plane was small and older but it was a short flight

SJC
SLC
Excellent 8.8

Good clean aircraft. Fairly comfortable seats. Even had a power outlet in my row. Not too bad for an aircraft from the late 70s.

for some reason, i had to pay to gate check a bag. It didnt seem like anyone else did while boarding my flight.

Wed, Feb 28
SAN
FAI
12h 42m
Mon, Mar 5
FAI
SAN
8h 15m
Trip: 6 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Thu, Mar 22
SAN
FAI
20h 51m
Thu, Mar 29
FAI
SAN
16h 28m
Trip: 8 days
8.4ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.4 Excellent
Based on 16911 reviews
Overall
8.6
Boarding
8.7
Comfort
8.4
Crew
8.9
Entertainment
7.9
Food
8.0
LAX
SEA
Excellent 10.0

Stewards were friendly and accommodating! Hope to encounter some again!

N/A

SEA
IAH
Excellent 8.0

Beautiful scenery that included seeing Mt. Adams, Mount Hood and flying right by Mt Rainier.

Crammed in like sardines! Had to wait for other planes to leave so we could park the plane.

STL
SEA
Okay 4.0

We had to go back to the gate after we started the taxi to take off because some idiot had remembered he left a lithium battery in his checked luggage... The service cart kept hitting me and the attendant didn’t even say sorry or excuse me... aisles are too narrow... seats are too small. The guy next to me wouldn’t put the arm rest down because he felt to cramped, so he was hitting me with his elbow all evening... I’m just not happy, but glad to be home.

LAX
SEA
Okay 4.3

Every single member of personnel i met from the gate agents to the flight attendants were rude and abrupt. Certainly did not understand guest service. My first time flying Alaska and I guess it was a case of “you get what you pay for”

LAX
SLC
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing

Tue, Apr 3
SAN
FAI
10h 03m
Thu, Apr 5
FAI
SAN
9h 53m
Trip: 3 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 16027 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.4
SMF
ATL
Excellent 8.6

The crew were so polite and happy!

Those seats! UGH!

BOS
ATL
Okay 4.0

Comfort Plus allowed us to board early, useful USB ports.

SJC
SLC
Excellent 8.8

Good clean aircraft. Fairly comfortable seats. Even had a power outlet in my row. Not too bad for an aircraft from the late 70s.

for some reason, i had to pay to gate check a bag. It didnt seem like anyone else did while boarding my flight.

BOS
JFK
Excellent 9.3

The volume controls on the tv we’re pretty poor. Was either too loud or too soft with only 5-6 volume settings.

ATL
DTW
Excellent 10.0

Pls see above

Wed, Mar 14
SAN
FAI
11h 36m
Sat, Mar 17
FAI
SAN
10h 16m
Trip: 4 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Mon, Apr 2
SAN
FAI
9h 56m
Fri, Apr 6
FAI
SAN
8h 13m
Trip: 5 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 16027 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.4
SJC
SLC
Excellent 8.8

Good clean aircraft. Fairly comfortable seats. Even had a power outlet in my row. Not too bad for an aircraft from the late 70s.

for some reason, i had to pay to gate check a bag. It didnt seem like anyone else did while boarding my flight.

ECP
ATL
Excellent 9.6

We have been on 6 flights over the last 8 days, all with Delta and we have already started telling people how wonderful the service was. Sherry on this last flight was amazing, working so hard all by herself as our flight attendant. We were very impressed. And the pilots all came out to say goodbye and thank you. All very nice...esp for me who needed some wheelchair assistance. We will certainly fly with you again in the future.

Smaller plane but ok for short flight

DTW
MEX
Excellent 8.3

Even though I was disappointed by not being able to get the boarding passes from Delta for Aeromexico’s connecting flight to Bogota, I had an agent greet me after customs in Mexico to issue the boarding pass so I could use the transfer flight line. Excellent service throughout the entire trip.

Confusion over my boarding pass at the Delta terminal in Detroit.

BOS
JFK
Excellent 9.3

The volume controls on the tv we’re pretty poor. Was either too loud or too soft with only 5-6 volume settings.

SMF
ATL
Excellent 8.6

The crew were so polite and happy!

Those seats! UGH!

Fri, Mar 2
SAN
FAI
11h 21m
Mon, Mar 5
FAI
SAN
8h 15m
Trip: 4 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Tue, Apr 3
SAN
FAI
10h 03m
Fri, Apr 6
FAI
SAN
8h 13m
Trip: 4 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 16027 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.4
BOS
JFK
Excellent 9.3

The volume controls on the tv we’re pretty poor. Was either too loud or too soft with only 5-6 volume settings.

ECP
ATL
Excellent 9.6

We have been on 6 flights over the last 8 days, all with Delta and we have already started telling people how wonderful the service was. Sherry on this last flight was amazing, working so hard all by herself as our flight attendant. We were very impressed. And the pilots all came out to say goodbye and thank you. All very nice...esp for me who needed some wheelchair assistance. We will certainly fly with you again in the future.

Smaller plane but ok for short flight

DTW
YOW
Excellent 9.3

Please see above. Sherry was amazing

Plane was small and older but it was a short flight

ATL
JNB
Okay 4.0

Aircraft seemed shabby despite refresh of Comfort Plus, food was really mediocre. Steer clear of the Asian Veg option.

DTW
MEX
Excellent 8.3

Even though I was disappointed by not being able to get the boarding passes from Delta for Aeromexico’s connecting flight to Bogota, I had an agent greet me after customs in Mexico to issue the boarding pass so I could use the transfer flight line. Excellent service throughout the entire trip.

Confusion over my boarding pass at the Delta terminal in Detroit.

Wed, Apr 4
SAN
FAI
10h 03m
Fri, Apr 6
FAI
SAN
8h 13m
Trip: 3 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 16027 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.4
SJC
SLC
Excellent 8.8

Good clean aircraft. Fairly comfortable seats. Even had a power outlet in my row. Not too bad for an aircraft from the late 70s.

for some reason, i had to pay to gate check a bag. It didnt seem like anyone else did while boarding my flight.

DTW
MEX
Excellent 8.3

Even though I was disappointed by not being able to get the boarding passes from Delta for Aeromexico’s connecting flight to Bogota, I had an agent greet me after customs in Mexico to issue the boarding pass so I could use the transfer flight line. Excellent service throughout the entire trip.

Confusion over my boarding pass at the Delta terminal in Detroit.

BOS
JFK
Excellent 9.3

The volume controls on the tv we’re pretty poor. Was either too loud or too soft with only 5-6 volume settings.

ECP
ATL
Excellent 9.6

We have been on 6 flights over the last 8 days, all with Delta and we have already started telling people how wonderful the service was. Sherry on this last flight was amazing, working so hard all by herself as our flight attendant. We were very impressed. And the pilots all came out to say goodbye and thank you. All very nice...esp for me who needed some wheelchair assistance. We will certainly fly with you again in the future.

Smaller plane but ok for short flight

ATL
DTW
Excellent 10.0

Pls see above

Thu, Feb 22
SAN
FAI
20h 34m
Sat, Feb 24
FAI
SAN
8h 19m
Trip: 3 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Tue, Mar 27
SAN
FAI
9h 41m
Sat, Mar 31
FAI
SAN
12h 40m
Trip: 5 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Sun, Jun 24
SAN
FAI
12h 45m
Fri, Jun 29
FAI
SAN
20h 21m
Trip: 6 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
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San Diego to Fairbanks Flight Information

Flights Arrive in Fairbanks
Flights Depart from San Diego
Flight Price $365
Distance 2566 miles
Airlines Delta, Alaska Airlines
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