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San Francisco to San Diego flights

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Flight DurationFlights between San Francisco and San Diego take, on average, 1 hour and 38 minutes minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between San Francisco with San Diego found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport San Francisco Intl Airport is the departure airport operating flights between San Francisco and San Diego
Arriving AirportFlights departing San Francisco with San Diego as destination arrives at Lindbergh International Airport

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Departure Sat, 26 Jun Return Sat, 03 Jul
SFO San Francisco
SAN San Diego
return from £87
Departure Mon, 12 Jul Return Fri, 16 Jul
SFO San Francisco
SAN San Diego
return from £80
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.42 USD
British Pound Sterling US Dollar
1 USD = 0.71 GBP
Last checked on 17 June 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
17%

Trains in San Diego are 17% cheaper than in San Francisco.

San Francisco
£2.13
San Diego
£1.77
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
25%

A meal in San Diego is 25% cheaper than a meal in San Francisco.

San Francisco
£14.17
San Diego
£10.63
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
20%

A taxi fare in San Diego is 20% cheaper than in San Francisco.

San Francisco
£2.48
San Diego
£1.98
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
8%

Coffee in San Diego is 8% cheaper than in San Francisco.

San Francisco
£3.33
San Diego
£3.05
San Francisco airports
  • ( San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
  • ( Embarkader (EMB)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
  • ( Oakland Intl (OAK)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
San Diego airports
  • ( Lindbergh International Airport (SAN)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
  • ( Gillespie (SEE)
    How far from city centre: 16 miles
  • ( N Island Nas (NZY)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Brown Field (SDM)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Montgomery Fld (MYF)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Miramar Nas (NKX)
    How far from city centre: 582 miles
K Distance: 459 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from San Francisco to San Diego

😷 Is it safe to travel from San Francisco to San Diego during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United States may apply when travelling from San Francisco. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from San Francisco to San Diego at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from San Francisco to San Diego is 80£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is San Diego expensive to visit compared to San Francisco?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in San Diego costs an average of 2.04 GBP, 20% cheaper than San Francisco, with a fare of 2.55 GBP, while train tickets costs 17% less in San Diego: 1.82 GBP against 2.19 GBP in San Francisco. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.94 GBP in San Diego, 17% less than the 13.13 GBP in San Francisco. The price of the coffee is around 10% cheaper in San Diego, with an average of 3.14 GBP, while in San Francisco the coffee costs 3.47 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from San Francisco to San Diego?
The most popular months to book a trip from San Francisco to San Diego are January, December and March, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from San Francisco to San Diego?
The best time of the year to go to San Diego when flying from San Francisco depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, September is the top 1º month to fly to San Diego from San Francisco in terms of searches from our customer, followed by October and August. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, July and December are the months with less volume of searchs for the route San Francisco -  San Diego.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from San Francisco to San Diego?
The total flight time between San Francisco and San Diego is of around 01:38 hours on average, considering an average distance of 719 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in San Diego compared to San Francisco?
While in San Francisco the temperatures can reach an average of 32.98 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 mm ,San Diego's temperatures can go up to 32.1 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 1.16 ºC in San Diego, compared to the 2.36 ºC average degrees reported in San Francisco. During the winter period, San Francisco can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while San Diego have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between San Francisco and San Diego?
The main airport route flying between San Francisco and San Diego is: San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO) to Lindbergh International Airport (SAN). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Alaska Airlines.
  • United Airlines.
  • Swiss International Air Lines.
Which are the airlines with flights from San Francisco to San Diego?
Airlines with direct flights departing from San Francisco to San Diego are:
  • Alaska Airlines.
  • Skywest Airlines.
  • United Airlines.
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