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Flight information for Los Angeles to San Diego
(LAX to SAN)

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Best Price Found

$28

Fastest flight time

0h 51m

Direct flights

None

Airports in San Diego

2 airports
The best one-way flight to San Diego from Los Angeles in the past 72 hours is $28. The best round-trip flight deal from Los Angeles to San Diego found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $69.
The fastest flight from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 0h 51m
There are no direct flights from Los Angeles to San Diego. Popular non-direct route for this connection is Los Angeles Airport - San Diego Airport.
There are 2 airports near San Diego: San Diego (SAN), San Diego Carlsbad-Palomar (CLD)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Los Angeles to San Diego

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What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to San Diego?

February

The cheapest time of year to fly to San Diego from Los Angeles is February. Most expensive is June

What is the cheapest day to depart Los Angeles for San Diego?

Wednesday

The cheapest day of the week is typically Wednesday. The most expensive is typically Sunday

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to San Diego?

in the morning

Los Angeles to San Diego flights are approximately 36% more expensive at noon than in the morning

What is the cheapest airline that flies to San Diego from Los Angeles?

Juneyao Airlines

Delta, Juneyao Airlines, and Spirit Airlines are the most popular carriers operating from Los Angeles to San Diego

What is the cheapest Los Angeles to San Diego flight route?

Los Angeles - San Diego

Fly from Los Angeles to San Diego for the best Los Angeles - San Diego flight prices

How far in advance should you book Los Angeles to San Diego flights?

60 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Los Angeles to San Diego is approximately 60 days to departure

If you are looking to fly from Los Angeles to San Diego, you are most likely going to fly from Los Angeles Airport to San Diego Airport, the most popular airports on that route. You may be looking for an airport near Los Angeles Airport to depart from when traveling to San Diego and luckily, there are options! You can try Burbank Bob Hope Airport which is located in Burbank, Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport which is located in Santa Ana, or Long Beach Municipal Airport which is located in Long Beach. When traveling from Los Angeles, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly into when you land in San Diego. Good options for arrival airports in San Diego, you can try Palm Springs Airport (in Palm Springs), Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport (in Santa Ana), or Ontario Airport (in Ontario). The cheapest route from Los Angeles to San Diego is BUR — SAN with an average price of $68 RT during the month of August.

Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to San Diego Airport (SAN)$69
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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Palm Springs Airport (PSP)$219
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Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR) to San Diego Airport (SAN)$68
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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport (SNA)$108
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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Ontario Airport (ONT)$144
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Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR) to Palm Springs Airport (PSP)$309
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Easily compare round-trip flights from Los Angeles to San Diego

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Los Angeles to San Diego by changing tabs
Spirit Airlines
Aug 22
LAX2:45 pmLos Angeles
3h 27m
1 stop
SAN6:12 pmSan Diego
Aug 24
SAN5:25 amSan Diego
3h 42m
1 stop
LAX9:07 amLos Angeles
United Airlines
Aug 30
LAX6:37 pmLos Angeles
0h 56m
SAN7:33 pmSan Diego
Sep 7
SAN2:30 amSan Diego
1h 04m
LAX3:34 amLos Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Sep 8
LAX6:35 amLos Angeles
3h 26m
1 stop
SAN10:01 amSan Diego
Sep 8
SAN6:43 pmSan Diego
8h 06m
1 stop
LAX2:49 amLos Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Sep 10
LAX6:35 amLos Angeles
3h 26m
1 stop
SAN10:01 amSan Diego
Sep 17
SAN10:57 amSan Diego
4h 40m
1 stop
LAX3:37 pmLos Angeles
Delta
Dec 6
LAX9:15 amLos Angeles
0h 58m
SAN10:13 amSan Diego
Dec 10
SAN5:14 amSan Diego
1h 06m
LAX6:20 amLos Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Aug 30
LAX10:03 amLos Angeles
8h 09m
1 stop
SAN6:12 pmSan Diego
Sep 3
SAN10:57 amSan Diego
4h 36m
1 stop
LAX3:33 pmLos Angeles

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to San Diego

If you're looking for one-way flights from Los Angeles to San Diego, view some of our deals below provided by Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines
Aug 25
LAX12:24 pmLos Angeles
5h 48m
1 stop
SAN6:12 pmSan Diego
Spirit Airlines
Sep 13
LAX4:20 pmLos Angeles
11h 46m
1 stop
SAN4:06 amSan Diego
Multiple Airlines
Aug 30
LAX3:50 pmLos Angeles
15h 31m
2 stops
SAN7:21 amSan Diego

Search last-minute flights to San Diego from Los Angeles

Find and compare round-trip flight prices for your last-minute flight from Los Angeles to San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Aug 18
LAX10:03 amLos Angeles
8h 09m
1 stop
SAN6:12 pmSan Diego
Aug 23
SAN7:15 amSan Diego
3h 25m
1 stop
LAX10:40 amLos Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Aug 20
LAX2:45 pmLos Angeles
3h 27m
1 stop
SAN6:12 pmSan Diego
Aug 22
SAN5:25 amSan Diego
3h 42m
1 stop
LAX9:07 amLos Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Aug 20
LAX2:45 pmLos Angeles
3h 27m
1 stop
SAN6:12 pmSan Diego
Aug 21
SAN4:10 pmSan Diego
11h 55m
1 stop
LAX4:05 amLos Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Aug 18
LAX10:03 amLos Angeles
8h 09m
1 stop
SAN6:12 pmSan Diego
Aug 23
SAN11:30 amSan Diego
0h 44m
LAX12:14 pmLos Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Aug 18
LAX12:24 pmLos Angeles
5h 48m
1 stop
SAN6:12 pmSan Diego
Aug 20
SAN4:00 amSan Diego
5h 07m
1 stop
LAX9:07 amLos Angeles
American Airlines
Aug 18
LAX6:51 amLos Angeles
7h 30m
2 stops
SAN2:21 pmSan Diego
Aug 21
SAN5:55 amSan Diego
9h 26m
2 stops
LAX3:21 pmLos Angeles

Best airlines flying from Los Angeles to San Diego

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Los Angeles to San Diego with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Juneyao AirlinesPriceFrom $17Free CancellationRating
0.0
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Spirit AirlinesPriceFrom $71Free CancellationRating
6.3
6.5

Boarding

5.9

Comfort

7.0

Crew

4.9

Entertainment

5.1

Food

Reviews

Canceled connecting flight then booked me for 8/10! I need to be in Seattle now8/4 - will never fly spirit ever again!

1 / 10
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United AirlinesPriceFrom $117Free CancellationRating
7.1
7.5

Boarding

7.0

Comfort

8.0

Crew

6.9

Entertainment

6.4

Food

Reviews

The flight was canceled….so…

1 / 10
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DeltaPriceFrom $139Free CancellationRating
7.8
7.9

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

8.3

Crew

7.7

Entertainment

7.3

Food

Reviews

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  • Delta Flights From Los Angeles to San Diego

    Delta is one of the most popular airlines flying from Los Angeles to San Diego, operating 14 flights/week on average for this route. A good Delta flight deal for Los Angeles to San Diego starts from $139 round-trip, up to an average price of $297. Our users have rated Delta at 7.8/10.

  • United Airlines Flights From Los Angeles to San Diego

    United Airlines (7.1/10 from 1,137 reviews) operates around 6 flights from Los Angeles to San Diego in any given week. The average United Airlines airfare for this route is around $207, with deals from around $117 rare but found on momondo. Referenced prices are for round-trip Los Angeles to San Diego flight searches in the last 72 hours.


Spirit Airlines flights from Los Angeles to San Diego

Our best Spirit Airlines deals on Los Angeles to San Diego flight tickets
Spirit Airlines
Aug 22
LAX2:45 pmLos Angeles
3h 27m
1 stop
SAN6:12 pmSan Diego
Aug 24
SAN5:25 amSan Diego
3h 42m
1 stop
LAX9:07 amLos Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Sep 10
LAX6:35 amLos Angeles
3h 26m
1 stop
SAN10:01 amSan Diego
Sep 17
SAN10:57 amSan Diego
4h 40m
1 stop
LAX3:37 pmLos Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Aug 30
LAX10:03 amLos Angeles
8h 09m
1 stop
SAN6:12 pmSan Diego
Sep 3
SAN10:57 amSan Diego
4h 36m
1 stop
LAX3:33 pmLos Angeles

United Airlines flights from Los Angeles to San Diego

Our best United Airlines deals on Los Angeles to San Diego flight tickets
United Airlines
Aug 30
LAX6:37 pmLos Angeles
0h 56m
SAN7:33 pmSan Diego
Sep 7
SAN2:30 amSan Diego
1h 04m
LAX3:34 amLos Angeles
United Airlines
Aug 30
LAX6:37 pmLos Angeles
0h 56m
SAN7:33 pmSan Diego
Sep 7
SAN2:57 pmSan Diego
5h 07m
1 stop
LAX8:04 pmLos Angeles
United Airlines
Aug 24
LAX2:00 amLos Angeles
4h 20m
1 stop
SAN6:20 amSan Diego
Aug 31
SAN5:56 amSan Diego
6h 28m
1 stop
LAX12:24 pmLos Angeles

Choose the best way to get from Los Angeles to San Diego


  • Are airlines flying from Los Angeles to San Diego offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from Los Angeles to San Diego are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travelers: United Airlines, Delta, and Train.

  • Is flying the fastest way to get from Los Angeles to San Diego?

    We’ve found that taking a flight from Los Angeles to San Diego with United Airlines is more time-efficient when based simply on travel duration. A train from Los Angeles to San Diego or a bus from Los Angeles to San Diego can take you longer than a 0h 53m flight.

  • Is flying the cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to San Diego?

    Taking a bus to your destination is the cheapest option we’ve found in the past few days. The cheapest price we’ve found for this option is $24, making it less expensive than a flight from Los Angeles to San Diego and cheaper than a train from Los Angeles to San Diego.

  • How far is Los Angeles to San Diego by plane?

    There are 114.0 mi between Los Angeles and San Diego. A reasonable flight in good conditions will take 0h 53m.

  • What is the carbon footprint of flying from Los Angeles to San Diego?

    The carbon footprint of a Los Angeles to San Diego flight is around 210lb, which may vary slightly based on airline and stops. There is a CO2 sorter on our flight search results to help you select the lowest possible footprint. The carbon footprint of a train for this route is 87% less. Emissions for traveling this route by bus are generally around 17lb.



Of the three Los Angeles airports, LAX is the best. You’ll enjoy many benefits flying from LAX. First, it is an important international gateway, offering many flights to international destinations. LAX was recently renovated, with newer, modern amenities available. LAX has nine terminals, all of which offer many bars and restaurants, duty-free shopping outlets, and other amenities. However, if you’d like shorter queues, quicker security checks, and easier access, you’ll be better off flying from Ontario International Airport (ONT). SAN is the biggest and busiest airport in San Diego. You’ll find domestic and international flights from SAN. The airport is also well-served by public transport, so you’ll have many quick options for getting to downtown San Diego. The airport provides free Wi-Fi to all travelers, and there are plenty of bars, restaurants, and shopping outlets spread across the two terminals at SAN.


Getting to and from downtown Los Angeles is quick and easy, thanks to the many ground transportation options available between LAX and downtown. Car rentals are the most convenient, and companies such as Thrifty, Budget, Enterprise, Alamo, Avis, and Hertz have rental counters at LAX. You can also take the LAX FlyAway bus, which offers rides from LAX to Union Station, Van Nuys, Hollywood, Santa Monica, and Westwood. Taxis are also available outside Terminal 1, while hotel shuttles are another great hassle-free transport option. If you’d like door-to-door service, shared-ride vans like Super Shuttle and Prime Time Shuttle are also available at LAX. It’s the same situation in San Diego, where you’ll have many available transportation options. The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) bus is the cheapest and offers an easy connection between SAN and downtown San Diego. Hotel shuttles and car rentals are other great options, but you’ll need to make prior arrangements to access them. You can also take shared-ride vans, and taxis, which are available 24h at SAN, are metered and don’t require reservations.

SAN is the busiest airport in San Diego, serving most surrounding cities. If you wish to explore the neighboring cities of Santa Ana, Chula Vista, Long Beach, and San Bernardino, car rentals are the recommended means of transport. You can get a car from the rental counters at SAN, where you can choose from many big-name car rental agencies. Moreover, with car rentals, you can cross the border to Mexican cities like Tijuana and Ensenada, which are less than anh from San Diego. Taxis are also another great option for visiting cities like Chula Vista, which is only a short distance from SAN.


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