Cheap flights from Melbourne Airport to San Diego

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The best prices from Melbourne to San Diego are usually found in March or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Friday and return on a Wednesday

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 2022: compare Melbourne to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.

MEL - SAN

Price

$1,088 - $2,108

SAN

Temperature

14 - 22 °C

SAN

Rainfall

0 - 58 mm

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 29% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop
Round-trip from$1,574From Melbourne to San Diego
One-way from$1,008One-way flight from Melbourne to San Diego

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 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 21% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $2,436 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $2,476.

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

March can be a great time to fly to San Diego from Melbourne Airport with a flight ticket averaging about $2,158. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as $1,257. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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.

Melbourne to San Diego 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Melbourne found for this year
31 Oct. - 11 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

21h 58m
SAN

San Diego

MEL

Melbourne

3 stops

31h 25m
$1,481

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

31 Oct. - 11 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

41h 15m
SAN

San Diego

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

44h 45m
$2,116

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

31 Oct. - 11 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

21h 58m
SAN

San Diego

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

31h 45m
$2,121

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Cheap Virgin Australia flights from Melbourne to San Diego

31 Oct. - 11 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

23h 50m
SAN

San Diego

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

25h 13m
$2,335

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

31 Oct. - 11 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

20h 35m
SAN

San Diego

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

20h 04m
$2,342

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Cheap Japan Airlines flights from Melbourne to San Diego

30 Oct. - 11 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

33h 55m
SAN

San Diego

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

44h 00m
$3,100

Japan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

30 Oct. - 11 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

51h 47m
SAN

San Diego

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

40h 15m
$3,362

Japan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

31 Dec. - 8 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

28h 10m
SAN

San Diego

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

39h 25m
$8,320

Japan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

One-way flights to San Diego from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to San Diego
26 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

47h 25m
$678

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

16 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

23h 25m
$700

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

9 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

24h 30m
$717

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Related info for your journey

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

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 Virgin Australia, American Airlines, and Japan 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 Multiple Airlines for just $1,481, but on average you can expect to pay $3,726.

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 round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Melbourne Airport to San Diego round-trip from $2,116. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Virgin Australia, from $2,335, and United Airlines, from $2,372. You may be able to fly from Melbourne Airport to San Diego for 1% less than the average price by searching for these 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 $7,106, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $1,575. The most popular route (Melbourne - San Diego), is priced around $1,481.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to San Diego

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 4 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
American AirlinesCheapest$1,165Average$1,694FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Japan AirlinesCheapest$1,319Average$1,553FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%COVID-19 safety
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Air CanadaCheapest$1,331Average$1,741FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$1,702Average$2,399FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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