Cheap Flights To Carlsbad (SAN) Starting at $64

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Cheap Flights to Carlsbad from $64 One Way, $128 Round Trip

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Carlsbad SAN Flight Information

Traveling To Carlsbad
Destination Airport IATA Code SAN
Number of Airlines Serving 1
Airlines Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Delta
Flight Price $128
Earliest Departing Flight WN 1263 8:25PM EDT
Latest Departing Flight WN 2258 Oct 6 9:50PM EDT

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Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Carlsbad?
Before you book your trip, check out our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This page contains everything you need to know about current travel advice, quarantine regulations and other vital info for your flight to Carlsbad.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
Most airlines will make allowances for cancellations or changes due to COVID-19. To know for sure, read through your chosen carrier’s terms and conditions before booking. You can also navigate to our Customer Service Portal for lots of helpful info.
What is the best airport to fly to in Carlsbad?
McClellan-Palomar Airport (CLD), around 1 mile east of downtown Carlsbad, is one option. San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN) is another way to reach this city. Compare the flight deals between the airports, along with which terminal is more convenient for you to touch down at.
How much is a flight to Carlsbad?
Return fares dipped as low as $128 this past week to Carlsbad, and climbed to a high of $153. Jet-setters flying out of Seattle (SEA) managed to snap up one-way tickets starting at just $64.
How to book the cheapest flight to Carlsbad?
With some of the biggest and best flight deals around, bagging a bargain is easy with Orbitz. The following hints and tips will help you pick up cheap flights to Carlsbad — and leave you with cash to spare:

  • Taking off from or arriving at other airports can sometimes work out cheaper. Type in your preferred departure and arrival airports. Next, select the ‘Nearby airports’ function below to explore your options.
  • If you’re flexible with your schedule, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ option. It’ll display the flight deals for the days around your chosen departure. Airfares often vary depending on what day of the week it is.
  • To filter your results, click on ‘Show options.’ You can search based on airlines, seating class, and nonstop and refundable flights. You can also select your preferred departure and arrival times under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left.
  • The early bird catches the most rewarding deals, so book as soon as you’ve worked out your travel dates. The most affordable airfares are quick to go and prices generally rise as the departure date nears.
  • Think about bundling your hotels, flights and car rental into a package with Orbitz to make your budget go even further.
  • Don’t fly during the busy season if possible. By steering clear of summer, school vacations and other popular dates, you can make amazing savings on your airfares.

What is the best time to book a flight to Carlsbad?
Generally speaking, January is the best time to book your airfare. This is followed by February and August. Bear this in mind while you look for a cheap flight to Carlsbad.
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Carlsbad?
When it comes to cheap flights to Carlsbad, the best days to book are generally Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. A fabulous flight deal is just a few clicks away with Orbitz.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Carlsbad?
Everyone enjoys saving money, so we recommend setting off earlier in the week to nab cheap flights to Carlsbad. Orbitz data from 2020 suggests you can lock in the best prices on flights that take off on Mondays. Tuesday is the next most affordable day, while Saturdays are the costliest. Many passengers prefer to travel at the weekend, so leave those Saturdays for catching up with friends.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Carlsbad?
To land cheap flights to Carlsbad, you should pack your bags and depart in August. Orbitz data shows that generally, this is an excellent month to save big on your airfare. If you want to fly to Carlsbad during June, it’s worth remembering that this is the most expensive time of year to take a trip.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
If you suspect your travel plans may change, Orbitz can help you find a flexible ticket. All you have to do is choose “Filter by flexible change policies” when searching for your flights. We’ll show you all the airlines that include free cancellation within 24 hours and no change fees — along with awesome low prices.
What do I need for the flight to Carlsbad?
Nothing’s more enjoyable than jetting off to a cool new place, but it’s smart to be prepared. This list of handy tips will help get your journey started on the right foot:

  • Your travel documents are the most important things you’ll need to have with you on your flight to Carlsbad. To avoid any problems at the time of check-in, make sure that the information displayed on your ticket is correct and matches your government-issued photo ID.
  • Make time fly by even faster on your short hop by packing the right stuff. Think tasty snacks, a water bottle and entertainment. If you want your journey to Carlsbad to pass nice and quietly, throw some noise-canceling headphones or earplugs in your bag as well.
  • Even if you’re traveling when it’s 100 degrees outside, bring a hoodie or sweater on board with you. Cabins are notorious for getting chilly!

How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Carlsbad?
Experienced travelers are pros at finding business or first-class flights to Carlsbad that don’t cost a packet. Be like them with these handy tips:

  • Be more flexible with your travel dates and hold out for early bird or last-minute sales on first or business-class airfares.
  • Search for a low-cost carrier that offers seats in business class. They often come with more legroom and a glass of Champagne — and a more attractive price.
  • Take advantage of your airline’s flight rewards program and upgrade your seat. You can also bid for an upgrade in an online auction if available.

How to get into Carlsbad from the airport?
Zip into downtown Carlsbad with a McClellan-Palomar Airport (CLD) car rental. There are two providers at McClellan-Palomar Airport (CLD) — Budget and Avis. Once you’ve signed the papers and collected your ride, the city center is a journey of 1 mile to the west of CLD. Another option would be to take a taxi downtown and choose a vehicle from one of our Carlsbad car rentals. Either way, when you book with Orbitz, you can be sure you’ll always score a fabulous deal!
How to get around in Carlsbad?
The choice is yours — railways or motorways. Carlsbad’s rail network connects Carlsbad Poinsettia Station with stops near many interesting sights to visit like LEGOLAND® California. Prefer the idea of zipping around town in a cool set of wheels? Rent yourself a vehicle from Budget. You’ll find an office conveniently located close to the downtown area.
What is the best time to go to Carlsbad?
If you’d like to soak up the culture of Carlsbad in the peak season, are the prime months to visit. June 20 marks the start of summer in the Northern Hemisphere and is an excellent time to go if you’re hooked on the great outdoors. At this time of year, average daily temperatures range from 65undefined to 75undefined.
Travel tips for Carlsbad

  • Downtown Carlsbad is bristling with awesome attractions. Gems like LEGOLAND® California and Carlsbad Premium Outlets will keep your feet moving and the sightseer in you satisfied.
  • You’ll find rewarding day trips a short commute from the center of town. Check out San Diego Zoo first and then make your way to San Diego Convention Center.
  • Want to venture to some of San Diego County’s other cities? Organize a car rental and road-trip your way to Coronado or Chula Vista. With your own ride, discovering those harder-to-reach destinations will also be easy.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.