Cheap flights from Australia to San Diego

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How far in advance should I book a flight from Australia to San Diego?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 20 days in advance, which can save you up to 19% on flights from Australia to San Diego compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 20 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,147. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,371.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Australia to San Diego?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Diego from Australia. Users have commonly found prices around $1,202 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $940. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in January.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Australia to San Diego (AU - SAN)?

When flying from Australia to San Diego, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Australia to San Diego in October, November 2021

The best prices found for Australia to SAN flights in October, November
15 Nov. - 2 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

23h 30m
SAN

San Diego

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

23h 45m
$1,708

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/10/21

15 Nov. - 1 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

22h 55m
SAN

San Diego

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

43h 05m
$1,725

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/10/21

16 Nov. - 30 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

39h 30m
SAN

San Diego

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

37h 55m
$1,991

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/10/21

Australia to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Australia found for this year
23 Dec. - 9 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

24h 47m
SAN

San Diego

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

34h 00m
$1,423

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/10/21

16 Dec. - 13 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

26h 15m
SAN

San Diego

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

26h 10m
$1,432

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/10/21

15 Nov. - 2 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

23h 30m
SAN

San Diego

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

23h 45m
$1,708

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/10/21

Last-minute flights from Australia to San Diego

Late deals on return flights to San Diego from Australia, departing today and this week
31 Oct. - 20 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

40h 59m
SAN

San Diego

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

49h 40m
$2,025

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/10/21

31 Oct. - 19 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

40h 59m
SAN

San Diego

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

39h 00m
$2,027

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/10/21

31 Oct. - 17 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

40h 59m
SAN

San Diego

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

48h 50m
$2,233

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/10/21

One-way flights to San Diego from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to San Diego
28 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

SAN

San Diego

3 stops

47h 36m
$1,536

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/10/21

28 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

29h 19m
$1,807

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/10/21

27 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

SAN

San Diego

3 stops

53h 19m
$1,993

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/10/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Australia to San Diego flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to San Diego from Australia?

For a flight from Australia to San Diego, you will be flying into San Diego. San Diego (SAN) is just 4.2 km from the centre of the city.

Which airlines flying from Australia to San Diego have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Australia to San Diego that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Virgin Australia, United Airlines, and American Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Australia to San Diego for under $1,400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to San Diego for under $1,400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,324, but on average you can expect to pay $1,675.

Are there last-minute flights available from Australia to San Diego for under $2,100?

There are currently 11+ open flights from Australia to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than $2,100.

How popular is this Australia to San Diego flight route?

This flight path from Australia to San Diego was viewed by 622 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the most popular routes from Australia to San Diego?

The most popular route from Australia to San Diego is Sydney Kingsford Smith - San Diego. You may also consider Melbourne - San Diego or Brisbane - San Diego.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Australia to San Diego?

Consider American Airlines, Air Canada or Delta when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Australia to San Diego.

What are the cheapest flights from Australia to San Diego?

The cheapest flight price from Australia to San Diego is $504. On average you can expect to pay $2,342. The most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - San Diego), can usually be booked for $1,324.

Can I fly to San Diego from Australia right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to San Diego

Most visitors from Australia need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter San Diego.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Diego.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering San Diego.

Can I fly back to Australia from San Diego?

Returning to Australia from San Diego

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

Departure points for flights from Australia to San Diego

Select to see more specific information for flights to San Diego from all departure points in Australia

Top 9 airlines flying from Australia to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Australia to San Diego choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Hawaiian Airlines
Cheapest$857
Average$1,330
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time85%
COVID-19 safety
Air Canada
Cheapest$906
Average$1,211
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$917
Average$1,213
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$940
Average$1,335
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$948
Average$1,442
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$964
Average$1,469
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$971
Average$1,239
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$1,019
Average$1,606
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Japan Airlines
Cheapest$1,143
Average$1,463
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time79%
COVID-19 safety