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Cheap flights from Los Angeles to San Diego from $70

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 4/3. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
LAX — SAN
27 Feb — 5 Mar1
1 adult
Tue 27/2
Tue 5/3

Cheap flight deals from Los Angeles to San Diego

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Diego (SAN). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 23 February 2024.

Popular in

June

Cheapest in

July

Round-trip from

$2,240

One-way from

$425
High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop
From Los Angeles to San Diego
One-way flight from Los Angeles to San Diego

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Los Angeles to San Diego?

Users have found that flying from Los Angeles to San Diego on a Sunday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Los Angeles to San Diego at least 22 days early can save you up to 64% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 22 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Los Angeles to San Diego for as little as $282 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $373 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to San Diego?

Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Los Angeles to San Diego in July, with the cheapest ticket starting at $210.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to San Diego (LAX - SAN)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 11% on flights from Los Angeles to San Diego by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Los Angeles to San Diego

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Spirit Airlines for the route between Los Angeles and San Diego. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
Take a peek at the cheapest Spirit Airlines flights we've detected travelling from Los Angeles to San Diego. Come back soon if you're not finding the exact deal you're looking for.
Wed 15/516:16LAX - SAN
1 stop6h 48mSpirit Airlines
Wed 22/517:17SAN - LAX
1 stop6h 36mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 22/2$125
Tue 23/409:00LAX - SAN
1 stop9h 59mSpirit Airlines
Wed 24/411:37SAN - LAX
1 stop3h 36mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 21/2$158
Tue 23/406:42LAX - SAN
1 stop5h 03mSpirit Airlines
Wed 24/411:22SAN - LAX
1 stop7h 18mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 20/2$180

Cheap Delta flights from Los Angeles to San Diego

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Delta for the route between Los Angeles and San Diego. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
Have a look at some of the cheapest available Delta flights departing from Los Angeles and landing in San Diego. Deals frequently update to provide users with more options.
Wed 15/509:00LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 57mDelta
Thu 23/506:15SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 09mDelta
Deal found 22/2$242
Tue 12/321:59LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 54mDelta
Wed 20/306:15SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 06mDelta
Deal found 22/2$250
Fri 8/321:59LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 55mDelta
Wed 13/306:15SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 06mDelta
Deal found 22/2$258
Wed 28/209:00LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 58mDelta
Wed 6/311:00SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 03mDelta
Deal found 21/2$265
Sat 2/321:59LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 55mDelta
Mon 4/318:00SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 05mDelta
Deal found 21/2$273
Wed 10/409:00LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 55mDelta
Fri 19/418:05SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 02mDelta
Deal found 21/2$300
Thu 21/316:21LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 52mDelta
Thu 28/306:15SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 06mDelta
Deal found 22/2$302
Sat 3/809:45LAX - SAN
Nonstop1h 01mDelta
Sat 31/811:00SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 07mDelta
Deal found 21/2$315
Sun 4/821:59LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 59mDelta
Sat 31/806:15SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 11mDelta
Deal found 21/2$331

Cheap Los Angeles to San Diego flights in February & March 2024

Find cheap flight options from Los Angeles to San Diego specifically for the months of February and March 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Prices were last updated on 23 February 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Mon 26/220:23LAX - SAN
1 stop25h 02mSpirit Airlines
Mon 4/316:30SAN - LAX
1 stop14h 49mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 21/2$229
Wed 20/321:59LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 54mDelta
Wed 27/317:57SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 03mDelta
Deal found 21/2$242
Tue 12/321:59LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 54mDelta
Wed 20/306:15SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 06mDelta
Deal found 22/2$250
Fri 8/321:59LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 55mDelta
Wed 13/306:15SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 06mDelta
Deal found 22/2$258
Wed 28/209:00LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 58mDelta
Wed 6/311:00SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 03mDelta
Deal found 21/2$265
Sat 2/321:59LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 55mDelta
Sun 3/306:25SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 07mDelta
Deal found 22/2$273
Thu 21/316:21LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 52mDelta
Thu 28/306:15SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 06mDelta
Deal found 22/2$302
Mon 26/209:00LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 58mDelta
Mon 4/318:00SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 05mDelta
Deal found 21/2$334
Thu 22/209:00LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 58mDelta
Sat 24/218:00SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 05mDelta
Deal found 22/2$364

Los Angeles to San Diego 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Los Angeles and San Diego in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Wed 15/516:16LAX - SAN
1 stop6h 48mSpirit Airlines
Wed 22/517:17SAN - LAX
1 stop6h 36mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 22/2$125
Tue 23/409:00LAX - SAN
1 stop9h 59mSpirit Airlines
Wed 24/411:37SAN - LAX
1 stop3h 36mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 21/2$158
Wed 15/509:00LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 57mDelta
Thu 23/506:15SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 09mDelta
Deal found 22/2$242
Tue 12/321:59LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 54mDelta
Wed 20/306:15SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 06mDelta
Deal found 22/2$250
Fri 8/321:59LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 55mDelta
Wed 13/306:15SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 06mDelta
Deal found 22/2$258
Thu 28/317:34LAX - SAN
1 stop4h 42mSpirit Airlines
Sat 6/417:20SAN - LAX
1 stop7h 57mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 22/2$259
Sat 2/321:59LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 55mDelta
Sun 3/306:25SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 07mDelta
Deal found 22/2$273
Thu 21/316:21LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 52mDelta
Thu 28/306:15SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 06mDelta
Deal found 22/2$302
Wed 15/507:00LAX - SAN
1 stop9h 11mDelta
Sun 19/506:15SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 09mDelta
Deal found 22/2$337

Direct flights to San Diego from Los Angeles

Discover direct flight options from Los Angeles to San Diego. Find direct flights with no stopovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore direct flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
For a quicker trip, book one of these direct flights from Los Angeles to San Diego. Search for alternative flights from Los Angeles to San Diego by utilising the search form above.
Wed 15/516:30LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 51mDelta
Tue 21/511:00SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 06mDelta
Deal found 22/2$242
Tue 12/321:59LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 54mDelta
Wed 20/306:15SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 06mDelta
Deal found 22/2$250
Fri 8/321:59LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 55mDelta
Wed 13/306:15SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 06mDelta
Deal found 22/2$258
Thu 21/316:21LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 52mDelta
Thu 28/306:15SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 06mDelta
Deal found 22/2$302
Sat 23/309:01LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 56mDelta
Fri 29/306:15SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 06mDelta
Deal found 21/2$395
Mon 4/309:00LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 57mDelta
Fri 8/306:25SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 07mDelta
Deal found 22/2$564
Sun 19/509:00LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 57mDelta
Sun 19/518:05SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 03mDelta
Deal found 22/2$584
Wed 15/516:30LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 51mDelta
Fri 17/518:05SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 03mDelta
Deal found 22/2$610
Sun 19/509:00LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 57mDelta
Thu 23/506:15SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 09mDelta
Deal found 22/2$625

Los Angeles to San Diego flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Los Angeles to San Diego for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
Check out these flights departing soon from Los Angeles to San Diego. It's wise to confirm all flight details are correct before booking.
Wed 28/209:00LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 58mDelta
Wed 6/311:00SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 03mDelta
Deal found 21/2$265
Sat 2/321:59LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 55mDelta
Mon 4/318:00SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 05mDelta
Deal found 21/2$273
Thu 29/209:00LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 58mDelta
Fri 1/318:00SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 05mDelta
Deal found 22/2$564
Tue 27/221:59LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 56mDelta
Wed 28/206:25SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 07mDelta
Deal found 22/2$625
Wed 28/207:00LAX - SAN
2 stops8h 39mAlaska Airlines
Wed 6/316:19SAN - LAX
2 stops18h 15mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 21/2$628
Sun 3/309:00LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 57mDelta
Thu 7/306:25SAN - LAX
Nonstop1h 07mDelta
Deal found 21/2$696

One-way flights to San Diego from Los Angeles

Search for one-way flight options from Los Angeles to San Diego. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
Some of the best available deals we've found on one-way flights from Los Angeles to San Diego. Those seeking round-trip flights from Los Angeles to San Diego should utilise the search form at the top of the page.
Mon 4/320:23LAX - SAN
1 stop22h 52mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2$70
Mon 4/321:15LAX - SAN
2 stops15h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2$102
Tue 4/621:15LAX - SAN
1 stop12h 35mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 21/2$175
Mon 22/720:59LAX - SAN
2 stops15h 28mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 21/2$261
Sun 28/708:50LAX - SAN
1 stop8h 27mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 21/2$288
Fri 22/309:01LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 56mDelta
Deal found 21/2$297
Sun 7/416:21LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 52mDelta
Deal found 21/2$303
Mon 27/521:59LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 58mDelta
Deal found 21/2$328
Sun 10/316:21LAX - SAN
Nonstop0h 52mDelta
Deal found 21/2$364

Find flights from Los Angeles to San Diego within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Los Angeles to San Diego that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$125 - $503

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Los AngelesSan Diego

LAX - SAN

LAXSAN

Los Angeles

Wed 15/5

1 stop6h 48m

San Diego

Wed 22/5

1 stop6h 36m

$125

Los AngelesSan Diego

LAX - SAN

LAXSAN

Los Angeles

Tue 23/4

1 stop9h 59m

San Diego

Wed 24/4

1 stop3h 36m

$158

Los AngelesSan Diego

LAX - SAN

LAXSAN

Los Angeles

Tue 23/4

1 stop5h 03m

San Diego

Wed 24/4

1 stop7h 18m

$180

Los AngelesSan Diego

LAX - SAN

LAXSAN

Los Angeles

Wed 15/5

Nonstop0h 57m

San Diego

Thu 23/5

Nonstop1h 09m

$242

Los AngelesSan Diego

LAX - SAN

LAXSAN

Los Angeles

Tue 12/3

Nonstop0h 54m

San Diego

Wed 20/3

Nonstop1h 06m

$250

Los AngelesSan Diego

LAX - SAN

LAXSAN

Los Angeles

Fri 8/3

Nonstop0h 55m

San Diego

Wed 13/3

Nonstop1h 06m

$258

Los AngelesSan Diego

LAX - SAN

LAXSAN

Los Angeles

Wed 10/4

Nonstop0h 55m

San Diego

Fri 19/4

Nonstop1h 02m

$300

Los AngelesSan Diego

LAX - SAN

LAXSAN

Los Angeles

Thu 16/5

1 stop5h 55m

San Diego

Tue 21/5

1 stop8h 50m

$360

Los AngelesSan Diego

LAX - SAN

LAXSAN

Los Angeles

Sun 17/3

Nonstop0h 59m

San Diego

Wed 20/3

Nonstop1h 05m

$503

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 22/2

When is the best time to book a flight from Los Angeles to San Diego?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Los Angeles to San Diego. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
The best time to book flights from Los Angeles to San Diego is 66 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to San Diego?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Los Angeles to San Diego. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.
Morning
Midday
Afternoon
Evening
All times are departure.
Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Los Angeles to San Diego flight should consider departing on Monday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Monday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to San Diego by month

Plan your trip from Los Angeles to San Diego by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Los Angeles to San Diego is currently $243 while a return flight costs $264. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.

Currently, March is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Los Angeles to San Diego (average of $965). Flying from Los Angeles to San Diego in June is currently the most expensive (average of $1,603). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$1,592

February

$1,643

March

$1,471

April

$1,577

May

$1,891

June

$2,443

July

$2,266

August

$2,303

September

$2,208

October

$1,713

November

$1,844

December

$2,383

Temperature and rainfall in San Diego by month

Plan your trip to San Diego by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

SAN

Temperature

14 - 22 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing San Diego

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to San Diego. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to San Diego. Reviews last updated 23 February 2024.
Read through reviews of airlines operating flights from Los Angeles to San Diego, such as Spirit Airlines, Delta and Alaska Airlines. You can also see how each airline compares in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very Good
9,274 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.1

Food

7.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Seats were super uncomfortable even in Economy Premium. Paid extra for better seats but it felt like the pads had not been replaced in 40 years. Brutal for a 10 hour flight.

8.1
Very Good
9,274 reviews
8.1
Very Good
9,274 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.1

Food

7.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Seats were super uncomfortable even in Economy Premium. Paid extra for better seats but it felt like the pads had not been replaced in 40 years. Brutal for a 10 hour flight.

8.1
Very Good
11,921 reviews
8.1
Very Good
9,274 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.1

Food

7.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Seats were super uncomfortable even in Economy Premium. Paid extra for better seats but it felt like the pads had not been replaced in 40 years. Brutal for a 10 hour flight.

7.4
Good
11,872 reviews
8.1
Very Good
9,274 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.1

Food

7.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Seats were super uncomfortable even in Economy Premium. Paid extra for better seats but it felt like the pads had not been replaced in 40 years. Brutal for a 10 hour flight.

6.5
Okay
8,947 reviews
8.1
Very Good
9,274 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.1

Food

7.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Seats were super uncomfortable even in Economy Premium. Paid extra for better seats but it felt like the pads had not been replaced in 40 years. Brutal for a 10 hour flight.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Los Angeles to San Diego. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.

What airports do I use to fly from Los Angeles to San Diego?

To fly from Los Angeles to San Diego, you need to book a flight from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Diego (SAN). Nonstop flights to San Diego from Los Angeles take 1h 01m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 22 outbound flights from Los Angeles to San Diego offered by 2 different airlines.

Can I find flights from Los Angeles to San Diego for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to San Diego for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $125, but on average you can expect to pay $311.

Are there direct flights from Los Angeles to San Diego for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 11 direct flights from Los Angeles to San Diego under $300. A good price for a direct flight from Los Angeles to San Diego is less than $480.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to San Diego for under $300?

There are currently 6+ open flights from Los Angeles to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are direct flights available from Los Angeles to San Diego?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Los Angeles to San Diego flight route?

How many flights depart from Los Angeles to San Diego on average per day?

Travellers can expect 21 flights from Los Angeles to San Diego on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 38% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 57% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 5% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to San Diego?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines, Delta, and Alaska Airlines fly from Los Angeles to San Diego in about 57m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 5h 51m. There are 175 km between Los Angeles and San Diego. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Los Angeles to San Diego round-trip?

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($125), Delta ($242), and Alaska Airlines ($360) offers the cheapest pricing from Los Angeles to San Diego. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 60% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Los Angeles to San Diego one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Alaska Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $175. However, be on the lookout for offers from Delta and United Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Los Angeles to San Diego for a low price.

What are the most reliable airlines from Los Angeles to San Diego?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Los Angeles to San Diego are Virgin Atlantic (93%), Aeromexico (93%) and WestJet (92%).

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to San Diego?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Los Angeles to San Diego? While on average our users pay $296, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $289. The most popular route (Los Angeles - San Diego), is priced around $425.

What does LAX to SAN mean?

Great question - LAX to SAN just means Los Angeles Airport to San Diego Airport. Now you’ll know what these unique codes when you look for flights!

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