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Flights to San Diego

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Last minute flights to San Diego

Departure Mon, 16 Dec Return Mon, 30 Dec
LHR London
SAN San Diego
return from £390
Departure Mon, 16 Dec Return Tue, 31 Dec
MAN Manchester
SAN San Diego
return from £653
Departure Fri, 13 Dec Return Sun, 15 Dec
MXP Milan
SAN San Diego
return from £885
Departure Fri, 20 Dec Return Wed, 01 Jan
CLO Cali
SAN San Diego
return from £622
Popular flight routes to San Diego
London - San Diego
return from £352
Manchester - San Diego
return from £627
Bristol - San Diego
return from £529
Miami - San Diego
return from £546
Paris - San Diego
return from £648
Cairo - San Diego
return from £755

Trips to San Diego

San Diego travel

San Diego is the second biggest city in the state of California, known for its mild weather, beautiful beaches, fantastic family attractions and nature. Native Americans had long inhabited the area for as long as 12,000 years, but it was only in 1542 that the Europeans discovered San Diego Bay. The city started as a small town, but grew rapidly when military facilities were established, especially after World War II. Nowadays, San Diego's economy is based on the military and defence sectors, industry, manufacturing and tourism. It is not astonishing that there are numerous flights to San Diego to accommodate visitors who wish to enjoy the offerings of the city. Check out our offers flight + hotel to San Diego!

Things to do and places to see in San Diego

There is no dearth of activities to do and points of interest to explore when visiting San Diego. Unwind on pristine beaches, walk along promenades or visit a theme park. Discover the culinary delights of the city and stop by at cultural centres. In the evening, venture into bars and clubs and feel the vibrant culture of the metropolis. Cheap flights to San Diego will ensure you will have a fun and satisfying stay in the area whether you have an active or relaxing holiday in mind.

When visiting San Diego, be sure to:

  • Enjoy multi-attractions at Balboa Park from museums to gardens
  • Enjoy shows and rides at SeaWorld San Diego
  • Tour the historic carrier, the USS Midway Museum
  • Go on a safari at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park
  • Browse through the shops at Seaport Village
  • Visit the Cabrillo National Monument and enjoy expansive views of the city
  • Bring the family to Belmont Park, an amusement and theme park
  • Hike and enjoy the scenery on Mount Soledad
  • Arrange for a trip to the Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve for its wildlife, walking trails, beaches and beautiful lagoons
  • Swim, snorkel or scuba dive at La Jolla Cove
  • Watch a football game at Qualcomm Stadium
  • Get on the Manta roller coaster for a thrilling ride
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San Diego airports

San Diego International Airport is the primary airport serving the city of San Diego. The airport operates almost 500 non-stop and connecting flights a day to domestic and international destinations. It has two terminals: 1 and 2. San Diego airport offers several amenities such as shops, restaurants, parking spaces, ATMs and business lounges for guests on trips to San Diego.

  • San Diego International Airport

    Top airlines

    The top carriers at San Diego International Airport are the following: American Airlines , United Airlines and Alaska Airlines.


    The airport is located approximately 4.8km northwest of San Diego city.

    Transport options

    There are several ways to get to San Diego city from the airport. By car, take Airport Terminal Road, merge on I-5/Downtown and drive towards N Harbor Dr. If taking the bus, take Flyer Route No. 992 (Metropolitan Transit System) that connects the airport and San Diego city centre. It is the only public transportation that stops at the airport. Downtown, you can use the San Diego Trolley, Coaster and Amtrak trains to get to other destinations. Other ways of moving to and from the airport include taxis, vans and shuttles.

FAQ's about San Diego

🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to San Diego?
The top month to book flights to San Diego is September, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for San Diego flights is July. In third place: August. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to San Diego, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to San Diego?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to San Diego is... September. The next best month to travel to San Diego is July. And let's not forget October, the third top choice for when to go to San Diego. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to San Diego is February.
📌 How far is San Diego’s airport from the city centre?
San Diego’s airport San Diego International Airport is located 2 miles from the city centre.
💶 How much is the trip from the airport to San Diego’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 1.90 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from San Diego International Airport , for example, the average price for the ride to San Diego centre is around 2.13 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in San Diego. Pick your preferred car type and get from San Diego International Airport to San Diego city centre on your own terms.
🗺️ How to get from the airport to San Diego city centre?
There are many ways to get from San Diego International Airport to central San Diego:
🚗 Driving:
If you go by car or decide to take a taxi, be aware of traffic. The average travel time from San Diego International Airport to San Diego city centre when driving is 11 mins, but it may vary depending on the time of the day.
By bus:
Another way to go to San Diego city center is by bus. On average, it is possible to get there in around 44 mins.
By Light rail:
Commuting from San Diego International Airport to central San Diego by Light rail takes around 44 mins, depending on the time and the day of the week.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to San Diego?
If you are going to San Diego, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 11.42 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 45.67 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 5.71 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 4.57 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 5.33 GBP
  • - Coffee: 3.29 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 1.46 GBP
  • - Water: 1.14 GBP

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