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Cheap flights from Melbourne to San Diego from $701

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 7/8. 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.
MEL — SAN
26 Jun — 3 Jul1
1 adult
Wed 26/6
Wed 3/7

Cheap flight deals from Melbourne to San Diego

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Melbourne (ME1) 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 21 June 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

March

Average price

$2,810

Round-trip from

$1,391
High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 45% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in June 2024
From Melbourne to San Diego

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

Flights from Melbourne to San Diego are generally found to be more expensive on Thursday. 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 to San Diego?

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne to San Diego, book at least 52 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 137% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $2,130 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $2,657.

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

March can be a great time to fly to San Diego from Melbourne with a flight ticket averaging about $2,390. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as $1,115. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from MEL to SAN?

It’s typically best to fly out from Melbourne to San Diego in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 48% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap American Airlines flights from Melbourne to San Diego

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by American Airlines for the route between Melbourne 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 601,528 searches. Data last updated 21 June 2024.
Find some of the cheapest American Airlines flights travelling from Melbourne to San Diego. Make sure to double check the flight details before booking.
Thu 18/711:55MEL - SAN
2 stops25h 03mAmerican Airlines
Thu 25/712:36SAN - MEL
2 stops25h 09mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 20/6$2,649
Thu 18/711:55MEL - SAN
2 stops25h 03mAmerican Airlines
Thu 25/716:27SAN - MEL
1 stop43h 58mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 20/6$2,787
Fri 26/713:00MEL - SAN
1 stop27h 50mAmerican Airlines
Mon 29/715:31SAN - MEL
1 stop44h 54mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 19/6$2,840
Fri 26/713:00MEL - SAN
2 stops22h 08mAmerican Airlines
Mon 29/716:20SAN - MEL
2 stops21h 25mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 19/6$2,861

Cheap Emirates flights from Melbourne to San Diego

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Emirates for the route between Melbourne 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 601,528 searches. Data last updated 21 June 2024.
Take a gander at the lowest prices we've found on Emirates flights from Melbourne to San Diego. Deals frequently update to provide users with more options.
Tue 17/902:25MEL - SAN
3 stops59h 50mEmirates
Mon 23/912:05SAN - MEL
3 stops38h 30mEmirates
Deal found 20/6$4,433
Wed 30/1003:25MEL - SAN
3 stops57h 07mEmirates
Tue 26/1110:35SAN - MEL
2 stops48h 50mEmirates
Deal found 20/6$4,853
Wed 30/1003:25MEL - SAN
3 stops57h 07mEmirates
Tue 26/1110:35SAN - MEL
3 stops39h 00mEmirates
Deal found 20/6$4,864
Wed 17/702:25MEL - SAN
3 stops56h 55mEmirates
Thu 25/713:25SAN - MEL
3 stops37h 10mEmirates
Deal found 20/6$5,563
Wed 17/702:25MEL - SAN
3 stops56h 55mEmirates
Thu 25/713:25SAN - MEL
2 stops47h 05mEmirates
Deal found 20/6$5,809
Thu 25/702:25MEL - SAN
3 stops56h 55mEmirates
Mon 29/713:25SAN - MEL
2 stops39h 25mEmirates
Deal found 19/6$5,836
Thu 25/702:25MEL - SAN
3 stops56h 55mEmirates
Mon 29/713:25SAN - MEL
3 stops37h 10mEmirates
Deal found 19/6$5,846

Cheap Melbourne to San Diego flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Melbourne to San Diego specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 601,528 searches. Prices were last updated on 21 June 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Melbourne to San Diego in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Thu 18/710:55MEL - SAN
1 stop21h 00mUnited Airlines
Sun 28/708:30SAN - MEL
2 stops30h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 19/6$2,228
Fri 26/709:30MEL - SAN
2 stops19h 52mUnited Airlines
Wed 20/1112:45SAN - MEL
2 stops26h 15mUnited Airlines
Deal found 19/6$2,301
Thu 18/710:55MEL - SAN
1 stop30h 00mVirgin Australia
Sun 28/713:17SAN - MEL
1 stop25h 58mVirgin Australia
Deal found 19/6$2,358
Fri 26/709:30MEL - SAN
1 stop25h 22mVirgin Australia
Wed 20/1120:45SAN - MEL
1 stop17h 45mVirgin Australia
Deal found 19/6$2,439
Thu 18/711:55MEL - SAN
2 stops25h 03mAmerican Airlines
Thu 25/712:36SAN - MEL
2 stops25h 09mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 20/6$2,649
Fri 26/723:55MEL - SAN
3 stops40h 22mMultiple Airlines
Wed 20/1117:10SAN - MEL
2 stops27h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 19/6$2,775
Thu 18/711:55MEL - SAN
2 stops25h 03mAmerican Airlines
Thu 25/716:27SAN - MEL
1 stop43h 58mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 20/6$2,787
Fri 26/713:00MEL - SAN
1 stop27h 50mAmerican Airlines
Mon 29/715:31SAN - MEL
1 stop44h 54mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 19/6$2,840
Fri 26/713:00MEL - SAN
2 stops22h 08mAmerican Airlines
Mon 29/716:20SAN - MEL
2 stops21h 25mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 19/6$2,861

Melbourne to San Diego 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Melbourne and San Diego in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 601,528 searches. Data last updated 21 June 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Melbourne to San Diego in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Thu 31/1014:00MEL - SAN
2 stops25h 40mMultiple Airlines
Tue 26/1107:50SAN - MEL
1 stop37h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$1,785
Wed 30/1000:35MEL - SAN
2 stops32h 12mMultiple Airlines
Tue 26/1118:50SAN - MEL
2 stops31h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$1,998
Thu 31/1009:30MEL - SAN
2 stops30h 10mHawaiian Airlines
Tue 26/1107:50SAN - MEL
2 stops54h 00mHawaiian Airlines
Deal found 20/6$2,034
Thu 31/1014:00MEL - SAN
3 stops35h 28mMultiple Airlines
Tue 26/1108:30SAN - MEL
2 stops34h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$2,484
Wed 18/906:05MEL - SAN
2 stops30h 01mMultiple Airlines
Mon 23/913:40SAN - MEL
2 stops28h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$2,489
Thu 31/1014:00MEL - SAN
3 stops35h 28mMultiple Airlines
Tue 26/1108:30SAN - MEL
3 stops34h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$2,636
Thu 18/711:55MEL - SAN
2 stops25h 03mAmerican Airlines
Thu 25/712:36SAN - MEL
2 stops25h 09mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 20/6$2,649
Thu 31/1010:40MEL - SAN
1 stop17h 22mMultiple Airlines
Tue 26/1110:49SAN - MEL
1 stop25h 51mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$2,670
Thu 18/711:55MEL - SAN
2 stops25h 03mAmerican Airlines
Thu 25/716:27SAN - MEL
1 stop43h 58mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 20/6$2,787

One-way flights to San Diego from Melbourne

Search for one-way flight options from Melbourne 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 601,528 searches. Data last updated 21 June 2024.
Take a look at some of the one-way flights we've detected from Melbourne to San Diego. For those needing a return trip from Melbourne, there is a search form available above.
Wed 7/815:45MEL - SAN
1 stop32h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$701
Sun 11/815:45MEL - SAN
1 stop22h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$819
Fri 9/807:30MEL - SAN
2 stops40h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$852
Thu 8/809:25MEL - SAN
2 stops38h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$873
Sun 11/815:45MEL - SAN
2 stops47h 04mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$884
Sat 10/807:30MEL - SAN
2 stops31h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$951
Fri 9/807:30MEL - SAN
3 stops33h 29mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$956
Tue 6/817:40MEL - SAN
3 stops30h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$966
Mon 12/806:00MEL - SAN
2 stops42h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$999

Find flights from Melbourne to San Diego within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Melbourne 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 601,528 searches. Data last updated 21 June 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

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Any airport

Budget

$1,785 - $4,433

Route

Depart

Return

Price

MelbourneSan Diego

MEL - SAN

MELSAN

Melbourne

Thu 31/10

2 stops25h 40m

San Diego

Tue 26/11

1 stop37h 35m

$1,785

MelbourneSan Diego

MEL - SAN

MELSAN

Melbourne

Wed 30/10

2 stops32h 12m

San Diego

Tue 26/11

2 stops31h 35m

$1,998

MelbourneSan Diego

MEL - SAN

MELSAN

Melbourne

Thu 31/10

2 stops30h 10m

San Diego

Tue 26/11

2 stops54h 00m

$2,034

MelbourneSan Diego

MEL - SAN

MELSAN

Melbourne

Thu 31/10

3 stops35h 28m

San Diego

Tue 26/11

2 stops34h 45m

$2,484

MelbourneSan Diego

MEL - SAN

MELSAN

Melbourne

Thu 18/7

2 stops25h 03m

San Diego

Thu 25/7

2 stops25h 09m

$2,649

MelbourneSan Diego

MEL - SAN

MELSAN

Melbourne

Thu 18/7

2 stops25h 03m

San Diego

Thu 25/7

1 stop43h 58m

$2,787

MelbourneSan Diego

MEL - SAN

MELSAN

Melbourne

Wed 18/9

1 stop21h 04m

San Diego

Mon 23/9

2 stops24h 49m

$2,988

MelbourneSan Diego

MEL - SAN

MELSAN

Melbourne

Thu 18/7

3 stops32h 00m

San Diego

Thu 25/7

2 stops28h 20m

$3,515

MelbourneSan Diego

MEL - SAN

MELSAN

Melbourne

Tue 17/9

3 stops59h 50m

San Diego

Mon 23/9

3 stops38h 30m

$4,433

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 20/6

How far ahead should I book a flight from Melbourne to San Diego?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Melbourne to San Diego. Price data was last updated on 14 June 2024.
Booking 51 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Melbourne to San Diego. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Melbourne to San Diego?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Melbourne to San Diego. Price data was last updated on 16 June 2024.
Morning
Midday
Afternoon
Evening
All times are departure.
Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Melbourne to San Diego flight should consider departing on Thursday at midday when fares are most often at their lowest. Friday at midday flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Melbourne to San Diego

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to San Diego from Melbourne with our price prediction graph.
Estimated return price
Rates are based on past data. Find the cheapest month and day to book your flight based on your travel requirements, then search for cheap deals.

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

If weather is an important factor for your trip to San Diego, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, August is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 22.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 14.0 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 21 June 2024.
Peruse reviews from past customers who have flown with American Airlines and Emirates from Melbourne to San Diego to help guide your decision. You can also see how each airline compares in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very Good
1,449 reviews

Comfort

8.2

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.7

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Our flight was changed a couple of times. It was a choas just to a boarding pass!! Boarding was not better!

8.3
Very Good
1,449 reviews
8.3
Very Good
1,449 reviews

Comfort

8.2

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.7

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Our flight was changed a couple of times. It was a choas just to a boarding pass!! Boarding was not better!

8.1
Very Good
3,844 reviews
8.3
Very Good
1,449 reviews

Comfort

8.2

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.7

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Our flight was changed a couple of times. It was a choas just to a boarding pass!! Boarding was not better!

8.0
Very Good
2,303 reviews
8.3
Very Good
1,449 reviews

Comfort

8.2

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.7

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Our flight was changed a couple of times. It was a choas just to a boarding pass!! Boarding was not better!

7.4
Good
10,000 reviews
8.3
Very Good
1,449 reviews

Comfort

8.2

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.7

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Our flight was changed a couple of times. It was a choas just to a boarding pass!! Boarding was not better!

7.3
Good
10,000 reviews
8.3
Very Good
1,449 reviews

Comfort

8.2

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.7

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Our flight was changed a couple of times. It was a choas just to a boarding pass!! Boarding was not better!

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Melbourne 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 airport do you fly into for flights to San Diego from Melbourne?

    Most people fly into San Diego (SAN) if they book a flight to San Diego from Melbourne. On average, San Diego has 0 inbound flights from Melbourne per day from 4 airlines. San Diego is conveniently located just 4.2 km from San Diego’s city centre.

  • Can I find flights from Melbourne to San Diego for under $1,800 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to San Diego for under $1,800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,785, but on average you can expect to pay $3,104.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne to San Diego round-trip?

    Currently priced at $2,034, Hawaiian Airlines will fly you from Melbourne to San Diego and back. In addition to Hawaiian Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from American Airlines and United Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $2,649 and $2,988, respectively. You may be able to fly from Melbourne to San Diego for 14% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

  • What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Melbourne to San Diego one-way?

    For one-way options, check prices for Japan Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $1,425. Users have also found prices from $1,631 and $1,677 on American Airlines and United Airlines, respectively.

  • What does MEL to SAN mean?

    MEL stands for Melbourne Airport, while SAN stands for San Diego Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry. While you’re still figuring out your travel plans, it’s not a bad idea to learn the names and codes of other airports around these areas: Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV), Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB), Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW), Bendigo Airport (BXG).

  • Can I find deals for flights from Melbourne to San Diego that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Melbourne to San Diego flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Melbourne to San Diego with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Melbourne to San Diego flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Melbourne to San Diego that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Melbourne to San Diego flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Melbourne to San Diego?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Melbourne to San Diego.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Melbourne to San Diego?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Melbourne to San Diego by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Melbourne to San Diego that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Melbourne to San Diego offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Melbourne to San Diego?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Melbourne to San Diego flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Melbourne to San Diego flight deals updated?

    The Melbourne to San Diego flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 20/6.

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

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Melbourne to San Diego?

    Currently, March is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Melbourne to San Diego (average of $927). Flying from Melbourne to San Diego in December is currently the most expensive (average of $1,543). 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.

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Top 4 airlines flying from Melbourne to San Diego

Discover the top 4 airlines that operate flights from Melbourne to San Diego. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 601,528 searches. Data last updated 21 June 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
United AirlinesCheapest$1,253Average$2,266FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$1,398Average$2,764FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%
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Air CanadaCheapest$1,533Average$1,805FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%
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Air New ZealandCheapest$2,015Average$2,405FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%
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