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Good to know

Low season

January Best time to beat the crowds with an average 10% drop in price.

High season

July Most popular time to fly with an average 12% increase in price.

Average price of a round-trip

$172 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal for a round-trip

$141 or less

When to book flights from San Francisco to San Diego

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $103 or less.
  • The cheapest flight from San Francisco to San Diego was found 53 days before departure, on average.
  • Book at least 3 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be June, July and August. The cheapest month to fly is January.
  • Morning departure is around 6% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
  • Enjoy non-stop flights from San Francisco to San Diego with Alaska, Southwest, or United Airlines. These flights take off throughout both the day and evening and last about an hour and a half. You will depart from San Francisco International Airport and will land at San Diego International Airport.
  • Parking at San Francisco International Airport is abundant. There is long-term parking found both in a garage and lot. Parking costs around $25 per day and includes express entry and exit. Shuttle service to airport terminals is also provided 24/7.
  • Along with food and shopping, San Francisco International Airport offers a number of cultural and educational opportunities. Learn about the history of the airport through exhibits in international terminal hall. You might also read a book in the Christian Science Reading Room (Terminal 1, near Gate 40) or watch a short film in the screening room which is also in the international terminal hall.
  • San Diego International Airport, or SAN, is conveniently located off of I-5. It is a short drive from outdoor attractions like Windansea Beach and La Jolla Caves, and than 10 minutes from Petco Park (home of the San Diego Padres) and the downtown area.
  • Getting to downtown or other communities in San Diego from the airport is quite convenient via Bus Route 992. It is only a 10-minute ride and the bus will pick you up just outside of baggage claim. If you don’t want to use public transportation, there are a number of transportation companies that provide shuttle service from the airport -- simply catch a shuttle at Transportation Plaza in either Terminal 1 or 2.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

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Top airlines flying San Francisco to San Diego

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

7.9
Delta
Overall score based on 28,659 reviews
8.1
Boarding
7.8
Comfort
8.5
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
7.5
Food
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Recent round-trip flight deals

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