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Cheap Flights to San Diego
|Popular in||December||High demand for flights, 7% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||January||Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop|
|Average price||C$ 540||Average for round-trip flights in May 2020|
|Round-trip from||C$ 258||From Toronto to San Diego|
Cheapest prices for San Diego flights by month
When is the best time to fly to San Diego?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
YTO - SAN
C$ 414 - C$ 876
19 - 27 °C
1 - 70 mm
When is the best time to book a flight to San Diego?
The best time to book flights to San Diego is 59 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
Which day is cheapest to fly to San Diego?
The cheapest flights to San Diego are usually found when departing on a Tuesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Sunday.
What time of day is cheapest to fly?
San Diego flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the evening. Booking a flight in the morning will likely mean higher prices.
California’s southernmost city, and second-largest, lies beside the Pacific Ocean, basking in near year-round sunshine with shimmering beaches and a fascinating history.
Discovered by Europeans – and claimed for Spain – in 1542 when Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo docked his ship at Point Loma, this is a maritime city. It is, after all, homeport of the Pacific Fleet and home to the Maritime Museum, which celebrates San Diego’s briny heritage. The USS Midway, which served the U.S. longer than any other aircraft carrier is docked at Navy Pier and now thousands of tourists take cheap flights to San Diego each year to marvel at it.
One of San Diego’s greatest attractions is Balboa Park, a wonderful collection of gardens, stunning Spanish Revival architecture, museums, wilderness and zoo. Another is the Gaslamp Quarter, the historical heart of the San Diego. A red-light and low-rent district in times gone by, the past few decades has seen it come back to life – now as a lively dining, entertainment and urban shopping area.
With Mexico just a $2 tram journey away, flights to San Diego could be just the beginning of wider travels.
San Diego enjoys a Mediterranean-style climate with mild sunny weather throughout the year. Winter temperatures range from about 14 degrees Celsius (57 degrees Fahrenheit) in January to 22 degrees (72F) in July. Late summer and early fall are the hottest times of the year. “May gray” in May and “June gloom” in June is when cloudy conditions, sometimes occur in the mornings, but usually burn off by midday.
The Mediterranean climate ensures that there is no bad time to take cheap flights to San Diego.
If basking on the beach is your aim, summer is the best time to visit. For sight-seeing and for the museums and galleries, fall, winter and spring are all good times to go as crowds are thinner.
Low season runs November to January.
February to May and September to October.
Like much of Southern California, the easiest way to get around San Diego is by car. You can find several rental car companies at the airport. Bus tickets are cheap and the trolley system is a great way to get around downtown or to nearby Tijuana. The Blue Line can take you through Old Town before crossing the border into Mexico. Tickets cost a few dollars and last for two hours.