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The best prices from Melbourne to San Diego are usually found in May or February, booked 40 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Friday and return on a Wednesday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to San Diego (SAN)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to SAN flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
MEL - SAN
Price
$735 - $1,544
SAN
Temperature
14 - 22 °C
SAN
Precipitation
0 - 58 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Average price

$1,174

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

$979

From Melbourne to San Diego

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to San Diego?

May can be a great time to fly to San Diego from Melbourne Airport with a flight ticket averaging about $1,273. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $822. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to San Diego (MEL - SAN)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Melbourne Airport to San Diego at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 39% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne Airport to San Diego?

Flights from Melbourne Airport to San Diego are generally found to be more expensive on Wednesday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to San Diego.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne Airport to San Diego, book at least 41 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 3% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,166 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,166.

Melbourne to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Melbourne found for this year
15 Dec - 15 Jan
$1,771pp
MEL
Melbourne
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2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
23 Dec - 7 Jan
$2,064pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Fiji Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
21 Dec - 31 Jan
$2,065pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to San Diego

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

For a flight from Melbourne to San Diego, you will be flying into San Diego. San Diego (SAN) is just 4.2 km from the centre vof the city. San Diego is the only San Diego airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Melbourne per day. 8 airlines have flights to San Diego from Melbourne on a regular basis.

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

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

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to San Diego for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to San Diego for under $1,500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Japan Airlines for just $1,429, but on average you can expect to pay $1,725.

How popular is this Melbourne Airport to San Diego flight route?

This flight path from Melbourne to San Diego was viewed by 365 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne Airport to San Diego return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Melbourne Airport to San Diego from $1,429 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Hawaiian Airlines.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to San Diego?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Melbourne Airport to San Diego? While on average our users pay $969, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $492. The most popular route (Melbourne - San Diego), is priced around $1,595.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Diego from Melbourne?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to San Diego

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

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

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Melbourne from San Diego?

Returning to Melbourne 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 Melbourne.

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

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Alternative routes for Melbourne to San Diego

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Destination information for San Diego

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to San Diego.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.76
Average temperature for October in San Diego
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in San Diego
16.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 7 airlines flying from Melbourne to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to San Diego choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
$939 $1,261 No cancel fee 80%
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United Airlines
$947 $1,452 No cancel fee 69%
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Air New Zealand
$970 $1,364 No cancel fee 78%
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Air Canada
$1,031 $1,194 No cancel fee 67%
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American Airlines
$1,073 $1,561 No cancel fee 71%
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Qantas Airways
$1,089 $1,552 No cancel fee 74%
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Japan Airlines
$1,142 $1,451 No cancel fee 79%

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