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Seattle to San Diego Flights

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Selected fares from Seattle to San Diego

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SEA SAN Tue, Jan 13 - Sat, Jan 17 $157
SEA SAN Wed, Jan 21 - Wed, Jan 28 $157
SEA SAN Wed, Jan 21 - Wed, Jan 28 $179
SEA SAN Thu, Feb 5 - Thu, Feb 12 $181
SEA SAN Thu, Jan 15 - Tue, Jan 20 $188
SEA SAN Mon, Jan 26 - Fri, Jan 30 $266
SEA SAN Wed, Jan 14 - Wed, Jan 21 $290
SEA SAN Fri, Jan 30 - Sat, Feb 7 $561
SEA SAN Tue, Jul 7 - Sun, Jul 12 $735

Seattle and San Diego airports and terminals

Airports in Seattle WA, US
map of airports in Seattle
  • 1

    SeaTac Airport (SEA)

    Distance from City Center: 10.9 miles

    Carriers for flights from SEA to SAN

    Carriers
    Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines
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Airports in San Diego CA, US
map of airports in San Diego
  • 1

    San Diego Airport (SAN)

    Distance from City Center: 2 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SEA to SAN

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 Alaska Airlines, American Airlines
    Terminal 2 Delta Air Lines
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$157
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$157
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$157
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$157
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$157
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$157
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$157
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$157
29 30 31
$157

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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Seattle to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jan 31 Seattle (SEA) San Diego (SAN) Delta Air Lines $164
Earn $1.64
Return Mon, Feb 2 San Diego (SAN) Seattle (SEA) Delta Air Lines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Seattle to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jan 31 Seattle (SEA) San Diego (SAN) Delta Air Lines $157
Earn $1.57
Return Tue, Feb 3 San Diego (SAN) Seattle (SEA) Delta Air Lines

Best one-week trip in January from Seattle to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jan 24 Seattle (SEA) San Diego (SAN) Delta Air Lines $157
Earn $1.57
Return Sat, Jan 31 San Diego (SAN) Seattle (SEA) Delta Air Lines
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from Seattle to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Feb 7 Seattle (SEA) San Diego (SAN) Delta Air Lines $164
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Return Mon, Feb 9 San Diego (SAN) Seattle (SEA) Delta Air Lines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Seattle to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Feb 3 Seattle (SEA) San Diego (SAN) Delta Air Lines $157
Earn $1.57
Return Sat, Feb 7 San Diego (SAN) Seattle (SEA) Delta Air Lines

Best one-week trip in February from Seattle to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Feb 3 Seattle (SEA) San Diego (SAN) Delta Air Lines $171
Earn $1.71
Return Tue, Feb 10 San Diego (SAN) Seattle (SEA) Delta Air Lines
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March

Cheapest weekend flights in March from Seattle to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Mar 13 Seattle (SEA) San Diego (SAN) Delta Air Lines $181
Earn $1.81
Return Mon, Mar 16 San Diego (SAN) Seattle (SEA) Delta Air Lines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Seattle to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Mar 13 Seattle (SEA) San Diego (SAN) Delta Air Lines $181
Earn $1.81
Return Mon, Mar 16 San Diego (SAN) Seattle (SEA) Delta Air Lines

Best one-week trip in March from Seattle to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Mar 13 Seattle (SEA) San Diego (SAN) Delta Air Lines $181
Earn $1.81
Return Fri, Mar 20 San Diego (SAN) Seattle (SEA) Delta Air Lines
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Traveling from Seattle to San Diego

Seattle Airport

While Seattle is home to several airports, the only one that handles commercial flights is the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Also known as Sea-Tac, this airport is responsible for all incoming flights, along with flights from Seattle. Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, and US Airways are a few airlines that operate out of this airport. Located in SeaTac, Washington, the airport sits along the intersection of three state routes: 99, 518, and 509. Though the airport has three terminals, only the Concourse Terminal and North Satellite Terminal handle domestic flights. The South Satellite Terminal specializes in international flights. It's just a short drive from the airport to downtown.

Transportation

When you need to reach your hotel quickly, head for the public transportation system, which consists of Sound Transit and Metro Transit. The buses and light rails only cost a few dollars, and you can visit the sales counter at any station to purchase tickets for your trip. The light rail system drops passengers directly at some of the top hotels in the downtown area. Seattle uses a grid system for its roads, which makes finding your hotel easy if you drive. You can use the Orbitz.com sign to look for rental cars from the airport.

Weather

If you visit during the spring, winter, or fall, you need a warm coat and an umbrella. Though the city does not get snow, it does get a high amount of rain during these seasons, and temperatures that can drop below 40 degrees Fahrenheit. The summer is much warmer, with temperatures in the high 70s and less rainfall.

Popular Attractions

Seattle is home to dozens of cultural activities and attractions, including the Seattle International Film Festival, the Henry Art Galley, the Woodland Park Zoo, and the Seattle Underground Tour, which takes you through older parts of the city. When you look for flights from Seattle on Orbitz.com, take a few minutes to look for other low-cost attractions in the city.

Flights to San Diego

Booking flights to San Diego with Orbitz.com helps ensure you get the best rate on your airline tickets. The website makes it easy to find a flight that fits your budget. Orbitz.com searches hundreds of flight combinations to find you a bargain.

San Diego International Airport

The San Diego International Airport is located on North Harbor Drive, approximately three miles from downtown San Diego. The airport has hubs for 20 different airlines, including Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, British Airways, JetBlue and Southwest Airlines. The Orbitz.com website searches flights from all available airlines and displays the results, so you can choose a flight that fits your travel needs and budget.

Parking and Transportation

The San Diego International Airport doesn't allow curbside parking. If you're being picked up from the airport, you'll need to pay for parking. Parking costs $2 for every half hour, with a maximum of $28 per day. The airport offers complimentary shuttle services from the parking lot to the airport terminals. Amtrak and the Metro Bus run between the airport and downtown San Diego every 15 minutes. You can also reserve a taxicab at any of the airport's transportation plazas. Orbitz.com can reserve you a rental car for the duration of your trip. The airport has courtesy phones located near baggage claim, so you can request shuttle service to the car rental company as soon as you arrive.

Dining at the Airport

If you need to grab a quick bite to eat when you arrive, the airport has numerous restaurants, including Monet's California Deli, Pizza Uno, McDonald's and Cramer's Deli. Because Orbitz.com takes care of everything when you book flights to San Diego on the website, you'll have plenty of time to relax and enjoy a meal before you head to your hotel.

Interesting facts about flights from Seattle to San Diego

    • 17 direct flights are operating from Seattle to San Diego today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 2h 39m.
    • American Airlines flight 6798 (12:35 AM GMT, Boeing 737 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Seattle to San Diego.
    • American Airlines flight 6978 (3:20 PM GMT, Boeing 737 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Seattle to San Diego.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Seattle to San Diego (American Airlines flight 6858, Boeing 737 Passenger) takes 2h 34m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Seattle to San Diego (Delta Air Lines flight 5791, Embraer 175) takes 2h 47m.
    • Flights from SeaTac Airport (SEA) to San Diego Airport (SAN) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Seattle to San Diego on Sun, Dec 21, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Alaska Airlines AS240 SEA 6:35 AM SAN 9:18 AM 734 2hr 43min
Delta Air Lines DL5791 SEA 7:05 AM SAN 9:52 AM E75 2hr 47min
American Airlines/US Airways AA7015/US2626 SEA 6:10 AM SAN 11:10 AM 737/CRJ 5hr 0min
Alaska Airlines/Alaska Airlines AS454/AS4690 SEA 6:10 AM SAN 11:10 AM 739/CRJ 5hr 0min
Alaska Airlines/US Airways AS454/US2626 SEA 6:10 AM SAN 11:10 AM 739/CRJ 5hr 0min
Alaska Airlines/US Airways AS444/US2626 SEA 6:30 AM SAN 11:10 AM 73J/CRJ 4hr 40min
Delta Air Lines/US Airways DL5737/US2626 SEA 6:00 AM SAN 11:10 AM E75/CRJ 5hr 10min
Alaska Airlines/United Airlines AS466/UA6327 SEA 7:00 AM SAN 12:34 PM 734/EM2 5hr 34min
Alaska Airlines/United Airlines AS482/UA6327 SEA 7:50 AM SAN 12:34 PM 734/EM2 4hr 44min
Alaska Airlines/Alaska Airlines AS2329/AS2469 SEA 6:05 AM SAN 1:28 PM DH4/DH4 7hr 23min
Alaska Airlines/Alaska Airlines AS2545/AS2469 SEA 7:00 AM SAN 1:28 PM DH4/DH4 6hr 28min
Alaska Airlines/Alaska Airlines AS2129/AS2469 SEA 8:00 AM SAN 1:28 PM DH4/DH4 5hr 28min
Alaska Airlines AS490 SEA 10:55 AM SAN 1:30 PM 734 2hr 35min