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Fares from $45 One Way, $90 Round Trip from San Francisco to San Diego County

Prices starting at $90 for return flights and $45 for one-way flights to San Diego County were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Flights from San Francisco to San Diego County - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from San Francisco to San Diego County?

There certainly are. In fact, there are 3 airlines that will take you straight from San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to San Diego, CA Airport (SAN-San Diego Intl.). Book a ticket with one of these top carriers:

  • Alaska Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Southwest Airlines
What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to San Diego County?

Leave that movie marathon for another occasion, because the journey from San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to San Diego, CA Airport (SAN-San Diego Intl.) can take as little as 1 hour and 28 minutes.

What airlines fly from San Francisco to San Diego County most frequently?

Alaska Airlines (AS) operates 182 flights each month between San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to San Diego, CA Airport (SAN-San Diego Intl.). Your next epic adventure is just clicks away. United Airlines (UA) also flies from San Francisco to San Diego County. It's another excellent choice and has 147 flights each month.

Route Information for Flights from San Francisco to San Diego County

Origin Airport IATA CodeSJC
Destination Airport IATA CodeSAN
Distance446 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAir Canada, Alaska Airlines, Fiji Airways, Southwest Airlines, Finnair, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Lufthansa, United Airlines, Air China LTD, Singapore Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival5:09PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival4:30AM UTC

Flights Review

Mar 10, 2020

There should have been hand sanitizers all around amid the virus danger

Dec 20, 2019

Love free movies but sucks you have to pay just to be able to hear them for their headphones

Sep 16, 2019

Great staff and customer service, will fly again!

Sep 10, 2019

Attendants were amazing super friendly

Aug 5, 2019

Wonderful service

Jan 2, 2019

Pleasantly surprised by getting premium seat upgrade since some passengers didn't show up and the upbeat attitude of the flight attendants :)

Aug 17, 2018

Excellent leg room.

Apr 6, 2018

Alaska should allow free checked bags. At least one would be nice. Especially when flights are full and you can’t guarantee there will be overhead carry on storage.

Mar 21, 2018

thank you so much. Great experience!

Mar 10, 2018

Great service got upgraded quick easy flight

From San Francisco to San Diego

If you want to experience another side of California without spending too much money, you should book flights from San Francisco to San Diego at San Francisco is home to many landmarks and offers vibrant culture and lifestyle, while San Diego is home to world-class tourist attractions and has a slower pace than San Francisco.

Travel from San Francisco

Travelers leaving San Francisco will go through San Francisco International Airport, located about twelve miles from the city center. If you are driving, the airport offers an impressive array of parking garages within ten-minute walk from the terminal gate, and free shuttles from long-term parking garages are available. For travelers with bicycles or electric cars, the airport also provides free bicycle parking and a charging station for electric cars. Once inside, you will have plenty of shopping centers and restaurants to visit as you wait for your flight.

Travel to San Diego

Travelers arriving at San Diego will see San Diego International Airport, a hub for twenty airlines located about two miles from the city center. Once you disembark from your flight and claim your baggage, you can choose from the customary offering of taxi providers, shuttle services, or public transportation. If you want to rent a car, various car rental companies offer shuttle service from the airport terminal to their depot. Once you’re in the city, you can visit the San Diego Zoo, which is the premier zoo in North America and boasts over 100 acres of exhibit with unique animal species. San Diego also features beautiful beaches that are ideal for surfing. The city boasts a mild Mediterranean climate with an average daytime temperature in the mid-70s to low 80s Fahrenheit and a nighttime temperature in the mid-60s during the summer. Winter temperature is only slightly lower, hovering in the mid-40s at nighttime and low 60s during the day, making the city an ideal place to visit anytime of the year.

Enjoying to San Diego

Start your vacation early by booking your flights from San Francisco to San Diego at to save on airfare, hotel, and more. By making your travel arrangements as early as possible, you can save enough to spend on better hotel stays to make your dream vacation come true.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.