The cheapest flights to San Diego

When to find the cheapest flights to San Diego

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outbound: 18-Mar-2019
1 stop (15h)
British Airways
return: 08-Apr-2019
1 stop (13h)
British Airways
outbound: 18-Mar-2019
2 stops (37h19m)
Air France
return: 08-Apr-2019
2 stops (22h35m)
Air France
outbound: 18-Mar-2019
1 stop (29h25m)
Lufthansa
return: 08-Apr-2019
1 stop (16h10m)
United Airlines
outbound: 02-Mar-2019
2 stops (31h36m)
Austrian Airlines
return: 07-Mar-2019
1 stop (14h45m)
Austrian Airlines
outbound: 02-Mar-2019
1 stop (18h40m)
Virgin Atlantic
return: 07-Mar-2019
1 stop (16h35m)
Virgin Atlantic
outbound: 17-Oct-2018
direct (17h11m)
Delta Air Lines
return: 06-Nov-2018
1 stop (13h18m)
Delta Air Lines
outbound: 22-Oct-2018
1 stop (14h55m)
Lufthansa
return: 28-Oct-2018
1 stop (24h16m)
United Airlines
outbound: 22-May-2019
1 stop (15h06m)
Virgin Atlantic
return: 29-May-2019
1 stop (13h53m)
Virgin Atlantic
outbound: 22-May-2019
2 stops (20h02m)
Swiss
return: 29-May-2019
1 stop (13h40m)
United Airlines
outbound: 22-May-2019
2 stops (20h53m)
Brussels Airlines
return: 29-May-2019
1 stop (12h50m)
United Airlines
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San Diego guide: how to get there, what to see

San Diego city centre
Lindbergh Field (SAN): 2 mi from city centre

Flights to San Diego: practical information

Cheap airlines to San Diego

Welcome to California! Are you planning to take a holiday in San Diego? We wouldn't blame you, this city is a hot spot! Start your trip research with cheap flights to San Diego International Airport (SAN) onboard any major American airline like United, Continental Delta and American Airlines. British Airways flies from LHR.

When to book flights to San Diego

San Diego is a favourite holiday spot year-round with mild Mediterranean weather that is always a treat. Book your flights to San Diego at least 6 months in advance for the best fares. The hottest time of the year is September.

  • Peak season: Summer, July to September.
  • Low season: Spring, May and June when weather is mostly cloudy.

Flight duration

Flights to San Diego take at least 13 hours from the UK with one stopover.

Experience San Diego: what to see, what to do

With attractions like SeaWorld and the world-famous San Diego Zoo, this city is fit for kids of all ages! The beaches are fantastic and the city atmosphere is electric. Are you ready for San Diego?

Essentials in San Diego

San Diego Zoo: Located in the beautiful and unique Balboa Park, the city's zoo is known around the world for its 100+ acres of displays and habitats. There are animals and creatures on display here that are not visible in any other zoo in the world.

Surfing: If you're not lazing on the beach you should definitely try surfing while you're in San Diego. Conditions vary beach by beach and if you're a first-timer it's a good idea to get a lesson first.

Beaches: San Diego has some amazing beaches that stretch for miles. Near the city, try Imperial Beach. If you have a San Diego car hire, head to Mission Beach, La Jolla or Ocean Beach for something a bit different.

Find more information on San Diego Tourism.

Accommodations in San Diego

There are hotels in San Diego to suit every traveller's style and budget. Downtown is home to some incredibly luxurious choices, especially the ones that are beach-front. For mid-range and budget hotels, try something in the Mission Valley area.

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Before you go to San Diego

Seaworld to phase out killer whale display in San Diego
11 November 2015

Seaworld caves in to pressures surrounding their orca whale shows and announces that they will come to an end in 2017 and will be replaced by a more natural 'orca experience'.

Should you go to SeaWorld?
10 September 2014

The hit documentary, Blackfish shows a different side of the sea park industry. Is it ethical to go to a killer whale show?

British Airways to fly direct from London to San Diego
27 May 2011

British Airways, for the first time in eight years, will fly direct from London to San Diego. This isn't just good news for business travellers, it's GREAT news for holidaymakers since it will be the only direct route between this beach-city and Europe.

All flight tickets to San Diego (USA)

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outbound: 22-May-2019
1 stop (15h06m)
Virgin Atlantic
return: 29-May-2019
1 stop (13h53m)
Virgin Atlantic
outbound: 02-Mar-2019
2 stops (18h46m)
Air France
return: 07-Mar-2019
2 stops (18h25m)
Air France
outbound: 18-Mar-2019
1 stop (15h)
British Airways
return: 08-Apr-2019
1 stop (13h)
British Airways