Cheap flights from Sacramento to San Diego

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Flight information for Sacramento to San Diego
(SMF to SAN)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Sacramento to San Diego
Best Price Found$60The best flight deal from Sacramento to San Diego found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $60
Fastest flight time1h 28mThe fastest flight from Sacramento to San Diego takes 1h 28m
Direct flightsMon, Tue, Wed, Thu and SunDirect flights go from Sacramento to San Diego on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday. The only airline offering direct flights is Alaska Airlines.
Airports in San Diego2 airportsThere are 2 airports near San Diego: San Diego (SAN), San Diego Carlsbad-Palomar (CLD)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Sacramento to San Diego

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

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

July

The cheapest time of year to fly to San Diego from Sacramento is July. Most expensive is November

What is the cheapest day to depart Sacramento for San Diego?

Tuesday

The cheapest day of the week is typically Tuesday. The most expensive is typically Friday

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to San Diego?

in the afternoon

Sacramento to San Diego flights are approximately 22% more expensive at noon than in the afternoon

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

Delta

Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, and Delta are the most popular carriers operating from Sacramento to San Diego

What is the cheapest Sacramento to San Diego flight route?

Sacramento Intl - San Diego

Fly from Sacramento Intl to San Diego for the best Sacramento - San Diego flight prices

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

29 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Sacramento to San Diego is approximately 29 days to departure


Easily compare round-trip flights from Sacramento 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 Sacramento to San Diego by changing tabs
Spirit Airlines
Dec 8
SMF10:27 amSacramento Intl
3h 37m
1 stop
SAN2:04 pmSan Diego
Dec 11
SAN8:12 amSan Diego
5h 57m
1 stop
SMF2:09 pmSacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
Oct 23
SMF7:54 amSacramento Intl
5h 09m
1 stop
SAN1:03 pmSan Diego
Oct 26
SAN10:05 amSan Diego
1h 38m
SMF11:43 amSacramento Intl
Alaska Airlines
Oct 23
SMF12:26 pmSacramento Intl
1h 28m
SAN1:54 pmSan Diego
Oct 26
SAN3:20 pmSan Diego
1h 38m
SMF4:58 pmSacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
Sep 30
SMF10:59 amSacramento Intl
6h 22m
1 stop
SAN5:21 pmSan Diego
Oct 4
SAN6:20 pmSan Diego
12h 24m
1 stop
SMF6:44 amSacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
Oct 23
SMF7:54 amSacramento Intl
5h 09m
1 stop
SAN1:03 pmSan Diego
Oct 26
SAN3:20 pmSan Diego
1h 38m
SMF4:58 pmSacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
Oct 7
SMF4:51 amSacramento Intl
8h 12m
1 stop
SAN1:03 pmSan Diego
Oct 11
SAN1:53 pmSan Diego
14h 08m
1 stop
SMF4:01 amSacramento Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to San Diego

If you're looking for one-way flights from Sacramento to San Diego, view some of our deals below provided by Alaska Airlines, Frontier and Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines
Oct 22
SMF7:54 amSacramento Intl
5h 09m
1 stop
SAN1:03 pmSan Diego
Alaska Airlines
Oct 22
SMF5:59 pmSacramento Intl
1h 28m
SAN7:27 pmSan Diego
Frontier
Oct 26
SMF3:44 pmSacramento Intl
17h 30m
1 stop
SAN9:14 amSan Diego

Search last-minute flights to San Diego from Sacramento

Find and compare flight prices for your last-minute flight from Sacramento to San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Sep 30
SMF10:59 amSacramento Intl
6h 22m
1 stop
SAN5:21 pmSan Diego
Oct 4
SAN6:20 pmSan Diego
12h 24m
1 stop
SMF6:44 amSacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
Oct 5
SMF12:20 pmSacramento Intl
5h 01m
1 stop
SAN5:21 pmSan Diego
Oct 8
SAN6:20 pmSan Diego
1h 38m
SMF7:58 pmSacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
Sep 30
SMF10:59 amSacramento Intl
6h 22m
1 stop
SAN5:21 pmSan Diego
Oct 2
SAN1:43 pmSan Diego
4h 40m
1 stop
SMF6:23 pmSacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
Oct 2
SMF7:34 amSacramento Intl
5h 19m
1 stop
SAN12:53 pmSan Diego
Oct 4
SAN6:20 pmSan Diego
12h 24m
1 stop
SMF6:44 amSacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
Oct 5
SMF12:20 pmSacramento Intl
5h 01m
1 stop
SAN5:21 pmSan Diego
Oct 8
SAN6:20 pmSan Diego
1h 38m
SMF7:58 pmSacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
Sep 30
SMF10:59 amSacramento Intl
6h 22m
1 stop
SAN5:21 pmSan Diego
Oct 4
SAN8:40 amSan Diego
28h 50m
2 stops
SMF1:30 pmSacramento Intl

Best airlines flying from Sacramento to San Diego

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Sacramento to San Diego with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
United Airlines
PriceFrom $57
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.8
7.2

Boarding

6.6

Comfort

7.5

Crew

6.6

Entertainment

6.1

Food

Reviews

Pros: Everything! From ticketing agent to all the crew on our flight back were awesome. Thank you!

1 / 10
Delta
PriceFrom $62
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.3
8.3

Boarding

8.5

Comfort

8.4

Crew

8.1

Entertainment

8.1

Food

Reviews

Great

1 / 10
Spirit Airlines
PriceFrom $65
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.2
6.3

Boarding

5.8

Comfort

6.8

Crew

4.8

Entertainment

5.1

Food

Reviews

Missed flight bc spirit wouldn't assist with connecting

1 / 10
Alaska Airlines
PriceFrom $82
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.2
8.6

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.6

Crew

8.0

Entertainment

7.5

Food

Reviews

Great service

1 / 10
Southwest
PriceFrom $84
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.2
8.3

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.6

Crew

7.3

Entertainment

7.6

Food

Reviews

12 hours later still haven’t left the airport

1 / 10
American Airlines
PriceFrom $84
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.2
7.4

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.8

Crew

7.1

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

Flight attendant for first class is definitely not a morning person. Oh and the WiFi DID NOT WORK!

1 / 10
Allegiant Air
PriceFrom $98
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.7
7.0

Boarding

6.7

Comfort

8.1

Crew

5.4

Entertainment

6.1

Food

Reviews

I like the fact y’all get me to my destination on time.

1 / 10

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

    Due to the global impact of COVID-19, some of our airline partners operating flights from Sacramento Intl to San Diego, such as Alaska Airlines, Delta, and Spirit Airlines may have put in place flexible cancellation policies. Use our site to search for all of the airlines offering this flexibility to you.

  • How far is Sacramento Intl to San Diego by plane?

    San Diego is 472.4 mi away from Sacramento Intl. In terms of flight time, this usually takes a little over 1h 28m.


Can I fly to San Diego from Sacramento Intl right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to San Diego within the United States

Most visitors from Sacramento Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter San Diego.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sacramento Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Diego.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sacramento Intl are not required to quarantine after entering San Diego.

Can I fly back to Sacramento Intl from San Diego?

Returning to Sacramento Intl from San Diego

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Sacramento Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to quarantine after entering Sacramento Intl.

If you are planning to travel to San Diego at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

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