Flights from Washington DC to San Diego

Selected fares from Washington DC to San Diego

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
WAS SAN Mon, Apr 27 - Fri, May 1 $282
WAS SAN Sat, May 2 - Mon, May 4 $305
WAS SAN Tue, Aug 25 - Tue, Sep 1 $327
WAS SAN Mon, Oct 26 - Wed, Nov 4 $329
WAS SAN Thu, May 7 - Tue, May 12 $338
WAS SAN Sat, May 2 - Wed, May 6 $376
WAS SAN Tue, Sep 15 - Mon, Sep 21 $379
WAS SAN Sat, May 2 - Wed, May 6 $384
WAS SAN Mon, Apr 27 - Thu, Apr 30 $484
WAS SAN Wed, Apr 22 - Thu, Apr 23 $558

Washington DC and San Diego airports and terminals

Airports in Washington DC DC, US

map of airports in Washington DC
  • 1

    Reagan National Airport (DCA)

    Distance from City Center: 3 miles

  • 2

    Dulles Airport (IAD)

    Distance from City Center: 22.3 miles

    Carriers for flights from IAD to SAN

    Carriers
    United Airlines
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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 WAS to SAN

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 2 United Airlines
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April

Cheapest weekend flights in April from Washington DC to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Apr 30 Washington DC (IAD) San Diego (SAN) US Airways $330
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Return Mon, May 4 San Diego (SAN) Washington DC (IAD) US Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in April from Washington DC to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Apr 27 Washington DC (IAD) San Diego (SAN) American Airlines $282
Earn $2.82
Return Fri, May 1 San Diego (SAN) Washington DC (IAD) American Airlines

Best one-week trip in April from Washington DC to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Apr 20 Washington DC (IAD) San Diego (SAN) US Airways $307
Earn $3.07
Return Mon, Apr 27 San Diego (SAN) Washington DC (IAD) US Airways
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May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from Washington DC to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, May 2 Washington DC (IAD) San Diego (SAN) American Airlines $305
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Return Mon, May 4 San Diego (SAN) Washington DC (IAD) American Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from Washington DC to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, May 6 Washington DC (IAD) San Diego (SAN) US Airways $305
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Return Sat, May 9 San Diego (SAN) Washington DC (IAD) US Airways

Best one-week trip in May from Washington DC to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, May 2 Washington DC (IAD) San Diego (SAN) US Airways $307
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Return Sat, May 9 San Diego (SAN) Washington DC (IAD) US Airways
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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from Washington DC to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jun 4 Washington DC (DCA) San Diego (SAN) US Airways $349
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Return Mon, Jun 8 San Diego (SAN) Washington DC (DCA) US Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Washington DC to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jun 9 Washington DC (DCA) San Diego (SAN) US Airways $327
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Return Tue, Jun 16 San Diego (SAN) Washington DC (DCA) US Airways

Best one-week trip in June from Washington DC to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jun 9 Washington DC (DCA) San Diego (SAN) US Airways $327
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Return Tue, Jun 16 San Diego (SAN) Washington DC (DCA) US Airways
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Finding Flights from Washington DC to San Diego

The Best DC Airports

Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.

Long-Term Parking Options

The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.

Public Transportation Choices

The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.

Places to Eat

Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.

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 Washington DC to San Diego

    • 3 direct flights are operating from Washington DC to San Diego today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 5h 49m.
    • United Airlines flight 229 (8:21 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A320) is today's earliest available flight from Washington DC to San Diego.
    • United Airlines flight 1676 (6:31 PM GMT, Boeing 737-700 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Washington DC to San Diego.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Washington DC to San Diego (United Airlines flight 1533, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) takes 5h 46m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Washington DC to San Diego (United Airlines flight 229, Airbus Industrie A320) takes 5h 51m.
    • Flights from Dulles Airport (IAD), Reagan National Airport (DCA) to San Diego Airport (SAN) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Washington DC to San Diego on Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/US Airways AA1904/US487 DCA 5:40 AM SAN 9:58 AM 319/321 7hr 18min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1904/AA487 DCA 5:40 AM SAN 9:58 AM 319/321 7hr 18min
American Airlines/US Airways AA5624/US487 IAD 5:20 AM SAN 9:58 AM CR9/321 7hr 38min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA5624/AA487 IAD 5:20 AM SAN 9:58 AM CR9/321 7hr 38min
US Airways/US Airways US1904/US487 DCA 5:40 AM SAN 9:58 AM 319/321 7hr 18min
US Airways/American Airlines US1904/AA487 DCA 5:40 AM SAN 9:58 AM 319/321 7hr 18min
US Airways/US Airways US5624/US487 IAD 5:20 AM SAN 9:58 AM CR9/321 7hr 38min
US Airways/American Airlines US5624/AA487 IAD 5:20 AM SAN 9:58 AM CR9/321 7hr 38min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA175/AA369 DCA 5:30 AM SAN 10:14 AM 738/32B 7hr 44min
American Airlines/US Airways AA175/US369 DCA 5:30 AM SAN 10:14 AM 738/32B 7hr 44min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA127/AA369 IAD 5:30 AM SAN 10:14 AM 738/32B 7hr 44min
American Airlines/US Airways AA127/US369 IAD 5:30 AM SAN 10:14 AM 738/32B 7hr 44min
US Airways/American Airlines US175/AA369 DCA 5:30 AM SAN 10:14 AM 738/32B 7hr 44min