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Fares from $29 One Way, $58 Round Trip from Orange County to San Diego County

Prices starting at $58 for return flights and $29 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 Orange County to San Diego County - Frequently Asked Questions

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

You'll have to break up the journey from Orange County, CA Airport (SNA-John Wayne) to San Diego, CA Airport (SAN-San Diego Intl.) because there are no direct services on this route. Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines offer the next best thing — a flight with just one stop.

What is the shortest flight from Orange County to San Diego County?

The journey from Orange County to San Diego County can be as fast as 2 hours and 9 minutes. With an easy flight time like this, why not grab some friends and organize a spontaneous getaway?

Route Information for Flights from Orange County to San Diego County

Origin Airport IATA CodeQLA
Destination Airport IATA CodeSAN
Distance108 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAustrian, SA AVIANCA, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Lufthansa, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, Air China LTD
Earliest Flight Arrival5:24PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival1:35AM UTC

Flights Review

Mar 15, 2020

Great service during confusing times

Dec 28, 2019

Outstanding service by the American flight staff

Nov 5, 2019

The experience wasn't anything great, but it wasn't bad either. Nothing stood out in either direction.

May 12, 2018

Everything was terrific 😁

Apr 22, 2018

I had no legroom at all in my seat from Calgary to LA, and then the passenger in front of me reclined his seat all the way. I will not fly Air Canada if I can avoid it because of this. It is ridiculous.

Mar 11, 2018

The TV touch screens were difficult to work with.

Traveling from Orange County to San Diego

Departing From Orange County, CA
John Wayne Airport

The John Wayne Airport, located in Santa Ana, is the only airport in Orange County that provides domestic and international flights for travelers. WestJet, Alaska Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and several others handle all of the flights from Orange County at this airport. A simple visit to Orbitz.com can help you find discounted flights and cheap tickets on all flights leaving John Wayne.

Convenient Parking Options

John Wayne Airport has traditional parking available in short-term and long-term lots, but it also features some convenient offerings, such as a curbside valet service. You simply drive your car to one of the drop-off locations for a valet to park your car for you. When you use the valet service, you can also have your car washed and detailed while you're away. Main Street parking away from the airport is available as well, with a courtesy shuttle that transports travelers to and from the terminal.

How to Get There

Yellow Cab charges around $3 for the first 1/4 mile and 65 cents for each additional mile. If you want to get to the airport without driving, take a cab or a shuttle. Apollo Shuttle, Shuttle 2000, and ABC Shuttle are a few of the companies that take travelers to John Wayne Airport. Another option is to drive a rental car there and return it to its on-site company. The rental car companies operating from John Wayne Airport include Hertz, Avis, Enterprise, and Budget. More information on rental car arrangements can be found on Orbitz.com.

Grab a Bite

With California Pizza Kitchen, Javi's, Pei Wei, Pinkberry, Starbucks, and several other restaurants located at the airport, a snack or full meal can be grabbed in just minutes. Fast food restaurants, such as McDonald's and Subway, also serve travelers at this airport. When you need low-fare tickets to depart from this location, visit Orbitz.com. It only takes a few minutes to search the available flights from Orange County and find the one that works best for you.

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.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com 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.