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How long does a flight from San Diego to Wilmington New Hanover County take?
An average nonstop flight takes 6h 30m, covering a distance of 2252 miles.
Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from San Diego to Wilmington New Hanover County?
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on Delta ($332), Multiple Airlines ($332) and American Airlines ($345).
Do I need a passport to fly between San Diego and Wilmington New Hanover County?
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What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly San Diego to Wilmington New Hanover County?
For San Diego to Wilmington New Hanover County, Tuesday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Thursday is the most expensive. Flying from Wilmington New Hanover County back to San Diego, the best deals are generally found on Tuesday, with Wednesday being the most expensive.

Book cheap flights from San Diego to Wilmington New Hanover County (round-trip)

Airports
Origin
San Diego
$332
only
$332
Destination
Wilmington
$332
only
$332
Tue, Apr 10
SAN
ILM
6h 30m
Wed, Apr 18
ILM
SAN
7h 19m
Trip: 9 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
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
ATL
Okay 4.0

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

DTW
YOW
Excellent 9.3

Please see above. Sherry was amazing

Plane was small and older but it was a short flight

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.

BOS
BNA
Excellent 8.0

Service vey Good. Nice choices. Comfort seating very nice

WiFi awful. Useless.

Wed, Apr 11
SAN
ILM
8h 50m
Wed, Apr 18
ILM
SAN
7h 19m
Trip: 8 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Mon, Mar 5
SAN
ILM
7h 15m
Wed, Mar 7
ILM
SAN
7h 44m
Trip: 3 days
7.2GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.2 Good
Based on 28211 reviews
Overall
7.4
Boarding
7.5
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.7
PHX
GEG
Good 7.3

The crew was friendly and informative. They were very helpful. The

The seats were uncomfortable. They were hard and so narrow I had to sit crooked in the seat to keep from getting banged into by the service carts and every person going by to the bathrooms. I'm not tiny, but I'm not huge either, it was just overcrowded. It was also very hot in the airplane the entire way from Phoenix to Spokane. My husband, who is always cold, was even hot.

JAX
DFW
Excellent 8.6

Polite. Clean. Nice business class.

Would like more Western food.

LHR
ORD
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing really. I will never book from Kayak ever

Everything

ORD
CLT
Mediocre 3.0

Three hours delay. I paid for a upgrade to first class. But because of the flight change i didn't get to keep my upgrade and I had to beg for a refund. I have had two trips in the past 5 days and all flights have been anywhere from 1 to 3 hours late. Worst experience with AA I have had in a long time.

PHL
YYZ
Good 6.0

On time

Small seats

Thu, May 3
SAN
ILM
8h 50m
Tue, May 8
ILM
SAN
7h 41m
Trip: 6 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 54591 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.4
Comfort
7.0
Crew
7.7
Entertainment
6.5
Food
6.4
SFO
SNA
Okay 5.0

Cold, not enough space for carry on

DEN
IAH
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing

Never made it. Stuck in Denver.

SJO
IAH
Mediocre 3.3

The check-in staff were very friendly and helpful.

I already knew I was going to pay $200 to ship my boards back home (I wonder if golf clubs which are roughly the same size cost as much,) but when pre-purchasing through the app for an "oversized" bag you have to put a "one" in the checked bag and a "one" in the oversized bag even though they're the same bag, but then they charge you for two, and when you tell the check-in person that you only have one bag of course they can't issue a refund. No, they tell you that you get to call customer service when you return home.

DFW
ORD
Excellent 10.0

I LIKE THE SERVICE ON BORD OF THE PLANE

NOTHING

DEN
LAX
Okay 5.0

Great crew and process

For the fare, the leg room is not enough for average 6'0 person to be comfortable for longer than an hour.

Mon, Apr 9
SAN
ILM
8h 58m
Wed, Apr 18
ILM
SAN
7h 19m
Trip: 10 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Wed, Feb 28
SAN
ILM
11h 11m
Wed, Mar 7
ILM
SAN
7h 44m
Trip: 8 days
7.2GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.2 Good
Based on 28211 reviews
Overall
7.4
Boarding
7.5
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.7
JAX
DFW
Excellent 8.6

Polite. Clean. Nice business class.

Would like more Western food.

DFW
FLL
Excellent 8.0

No issues at all

N/A

ORD
CLT
Mediocre 3.0

Three hours delay. I paid for a upgrade to first class. But because of the flight change i didn't get to keep my upgrade and I had to beg for a refund. I have had two trips in the past 5 days and all flights have been anywhere from 1 to 3 hours late. Worst experience with AA I have had in a long time.

PHX
GEG
Good 7.3

The crew was friendly and informative. They were very helpful. The

The seats were uncomfortable. They were hard and so narrow I had to sit crooked in the seat to keep from getting banged into by the service carts and every person going by to the bathrooms. I'm not tiny, but I'm not huge either, it was just overcrowded. It was also very hot in the airplane the entire way from Phoenix to Spokane. My husband, who is always cold, was even hot.

LAS
DFW
Excellent 8.0

Flight was punctual and service was good.

Gate change

Mon, Apr 9
SAN
ILM
8h 50m
Sat, Apr 14
ILM
SAN
8h 00m
Trip: 6 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Sat, Mar 3
SAN
ILM
10h 39m
Wed, Mar 7
ILM
SAN
7h 44m
Trip: 5 days
7.2GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.2 Good
Based on 28211 reviews
Overall
7.4
Boarding
7.5
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.7
LHR
ORD
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing really. I will never book from Kayak ever

Everything

SAT
PHL
Excellent 8.0

I took American's first direct flight between Philadelphia and San Antonio. It was a nice plane, good service, and amenities for a cost. Love that the plane had plugs!

DFW
SAN
Okay 5.3

Direct flight from desired origin to destination Boarding by zones

Uncomfortable, small, seat space with inadequate legroom. Lack of personal entertainment options. Paid extra for earlier boarding group which only benefited me by about 5 people. (NOT WORTH IT!) Lack of complimentary food options. (Pay for everything)

DFW
FLL
Excellent 8.0

No issues at all

N/A

CLT
ILM
Mediocre 3.0

Three hours delay. I paid for a upgrade to first class. But because of the flight change i didn't get to keep my upgrade and I had to beg for a refund. I have had two trips in the past 5 days and all flights have been anywhere from 1 to 3 hours late. Worst experience with AA I have had in a long time.

Tue, Jul 3
SAN
ILM
8h 59m
Fri, Jul 6
ILM
SAN
7h 15m
Trip: 4 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 54591 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.4
Comfort
7.0
Crew
7.7
Entertainment
6.5
Food
6.4
SFO
SNA
Okay 5.0

Cold, not enough space for carry on

DEN
IAH
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing

Never made it. Stuck in Denver.

IAH
CUN
Mediocre 2.0

poor service, rude flight attendants, no leg room, dirty plane...

poor service, rude flight attendants, no leg room, dirty plane...

IAH
SAN
Mediocre 2.6

The staff were fine, nothing really great, but nothing bad either.

So, we'll start with boarding. Why airlines can't figure out to board the plane from back to front is beyond me. No, let's load front to back so everyone has to uncomfortably shove past the people who have already taken their seats at the front of the plane. Then you get back there and all the overhead bins are full because everyone takes as many bags as possible onto the plane. Then you have to sacrifice the already tiny amount of foot room, "to put the bag fully underneath the seat in front of you." At this point you should be fine, except if you're over five and a half feet tall (I don't know if that's true I'm 6'2" and 275 lbs,) because then your knees are going to be buried so deep in the chair in front of you that the person up there doesn't even need a seat they can just sit on your knees. Luckily for you tall people, they put a nice metal rod just about knee level to really dig in and cause pain . . . Yay! Being a big guy, you try to be considerate and fold your arms in to give the person next to you as much space as possible, but don't expect that back as they'll spread out and become as wide as possible. Then to distract yourself from the discomfort, you try to use the free in flight entertainment via the United app, but "it's not available right now." In summation either be short and small or be rich and buy the seats with extra legroom when you fly United.

IAD
GVA
Excellent 10.0

Best flight I have ever experienced!

Nothing

Thu, Apr 12
SAN
ILM
8h 50m
Tue, Apr 17
ILM
SAN
7h 19m
Trip: 6 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Mon, Mar 5
SAN
ILM
7h 15m
Tue, Mar 6
ILM
SAN
12h 55m
Trip: 2 days
7.2GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.2 Good
Based on 28211 reviews
Overall
7.4
Boarding
7.5
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.7
DFW
SAN
Okay 5.3

Direct flight from desired origin to destination Boarding by zones

Uncomfortable, small, seat space with inadequate legroom. Lack of personal entertainment options. Paid extra for earlier boarding group which only benefited me by about 5 people. (NOT WORTH IT!) Lack of complimentary food options. (Pay for everything)

PHX
GEG
Good 7.3

The crew was friendly and informative. They were very helpful. The

The seats were uncomfortable. They were hard and so narrow I had to sit crooked in the seat to keep from getting banged into by the service carts and every person going by to the bathrooms. I'm not tiny, but I'm not huge either, it was just overcrowded. It was also very hot in the airplane the entire way from Phoenix to Spokane. My husband, who is always cold, was even hot.

JAX
DFW
Excellent 8.6

Polite. Clean. Nice business class.

Would like more Western food.

CLT
LGA
Excellent 10.0

Ability to upgrade to first class

Security taking forever

CLT
ILM
Mediocre 3.0

Three hours delay. I paid for a upgrade to first class. But because of the flight change i didn't get to keep my upgrade and I had to beg for a refund. I have had two trips in the past 5 days and all flights have been anywhere from 1 to 3 hours late. Worst experience with AA I have had in a long time.

Wed, Jul 4
SAN
ILM
8h 59m
Fri, Jul 6
ILM
SAN
7h 15m
Trip: 3 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 54591 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.4
Comfort
7.0
Crew
7.7
Entertainment
6.5
Food
6.4
SJO
IAH
Mediocre 3.3

The check-in staff were very friendly and helpful.

I already knew I was going to pay $200 to ship my boards back home (I wonder if golf clubs which are roughly the same size cost as much,) but when pre-purchasing through the app for an "oversized" bag you have to put a "one" in the checked bag and a "one" in the oversized bag even though they're the same bag, but then they charge you for two, and when you tell the check-in person that you only have one bag of course they can't issue a refund. No, they tell you that you get to call customer service when you return home.

FSD
DEN
Mediocre 2.0

Friendly crew.

Stuck in Denver because our flight was delayed so we missed our connection to Houston. Couldn’t get a hotel voucher because they are claiming a weather delay (which there was none).

GRR
IAH
Good 6.0

Pay for food, cold on plane entire time, everyone bundled up in blankets, jackets but staff friendly

DEN
PSP
Okay 4.3

Paid for Econoplus seat but was assigned a seat in the row before the emergency exit. Seat uncomfortable didn’t recline had to go through refund process

LAX
LHR
Excellent 10.0

United Airlines team and the plaine were brilliant.

Wed, Jul 4
SAN
ILM
8h 51m
Wed, Jul 11
ILM
SAN
8h 07m
Trip: 8 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.

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
JNB
Okay 4.0

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

GDL
ATL
Excellent 9.0

Staff was great!

No TV for movies.

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
ILM
8h 50m
Wed, Apr 18
ILM
SAN
7h 19m
Trip: 6 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Fri, Mar 2
SAN
ILM
7h 15m
Wed, Mar 7
ILM
SAN
7h 44m
Trip: 6 days
7.2GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.2 Good
Based on 28211 reviews
Overall
7.4
Boarding
7.5
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.7
SAT
PHL
Excellent 8.0

I took American's first direct flight between Philadelphia and San Antonio. It was a nice plane, good service, and amenities for a cost. Love that the plane had plugs!

DFW
FLL
Excellent 8.0

No issues at all

N/A

LAS
DFW
Excellent 8.0

Flight was punctual and service was good.

Gate change

JAX
DFW
Excellent 8.6

Polite. Clean. Nice business class.

Would like more Western food.

ORD
CLT
Mediocre 3.0

Three hours delay. I paid for a upgrade to first class. But because of the flight change i didn't get to keep my upgrade and I had to beg for a refund. I have had two trips in the past 5 days and all flights have been anywhere from 1 to 3 hours late. Worst experience with AA I have had in a long time.

Mon, Jul 2
SAN
ILM
9h 20m
Fri, Jul 6
ILM
SAN
7h 15m
Trip: 5 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 54591 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.4
Comfort
7.0
Crew
7.7
Entertainment
6.5
Food
6.4
SFO
SNA
Okay 5.0

Cold, not enough space for carry on

IAD
GVA
Excellent 10.0

Best flight I have ever experienced!

Nothing

SJO
IAH
Mediocre 3.3

The check-in staff were very friendly and helpful.

I already knew I was going to pay $200 to ship my boards back home (I wonder if golf clubs which are roughly the same size cost as much,) but when pre-purchasing through the app for an "oversized" bag you have to put a "one" in the checked bag and a "one" in the oversized bag even though they're the same bag, but then they charge you for two, and when you tell the check-in person that you only have one bag of course they can't issue a refund. No, they tell you that you get to call customer service when you return home.

DEN
LAX
Okay 5.0

Great crew and process

For the fare, the leg room is not enough for average 6'0 person to be comfortable for longer than an hour.

DFW
ORD
Excellent 10.0

I LIKE THE SERVICE ON BORD OF THE PLANE

NOTHING

Thu, Apr 12
SAN
ILM
6h 30m
Wed, Apr 18
ILM
SAN
7h 19m
Trip: 7 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.

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.

MSP
CUN
Mediocre 2.0

nothing

They lost my luggage.

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.

Sun, Mar 4
SAN
ILM
7h 15m
Wed, Mar 7
ILM
SAN
9h 26m
Trip: 4 days
7.2GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.2 Good
Based on 28211 reviews
Overall
7.4
Boarding
7.5
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.7
LHR
ORD
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing really. I will never book from Kayak ever

Everything

JAX
DFW
Excellent 8.6

Polite. Clean. Nice business class.

Would like more Western food.

PHL
YYZ
Good 6.0

On time

Small seats

CLT
ILM
Mediocre 3.0

Three hours delay. I paid for a upgrade to first class. But because of the flight change i didn't get to keep my upgrade and I had to beg for a refund. I have had two trips in the past 5 days and all flights have been anywhere from 1 to 3 hours late. Worst experience with AA I have had in a long time.

SJU
MIA
Excellent 9.3

New onboard entertainment

Tue, Apr 10
SAN
ILM
6h 30m
Fri, Apr 13
ILM
SAN
7h 19m
Trip: 4 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Wed, Jul 4
SAN
ILM
8h 51m
Thu, Jul 12
ILM
SAN
8h 07m
Trip: 9 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
DTW
YOW
Excellent 9.3

Please see above. Sherry was amazing

Plane was small and older but it was a short flight

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.

ATL
DTW
Excellent 10.0

Pls see above

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.

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San Diego to Wilmington New Hanover County Flight Information

Flights Arrive in Wilmington New Hanover County
Flights Depart from San Diego
Flight Price $332
Distance 2252 miles
Airlines Delta, American Airlines, United
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