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Flights to San Diego in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 9% potential price rise
Cheapest inAprilBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average priceC$ 477Average for round-trip flights in September 2021
Round-trip fromC$ 321From Toronto to San Diego
One-way fromC$ 13One-way flight from Toronto to San Diego (SAN)

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to San Diego from USA right now?

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

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

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

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

Can I fly back to USA from San Diego?

Returning to USA from San Diego

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

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

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Cheapest prices for San Diego flights by month

The cheapest ticket to San Diego found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
C$ 389
February
C$ 417
March
C$ 497
April
C$ 432
May
C$ 454
June
C$ 491
July
C$ 527
August
C$ 496
September
C$ 441
October
C$ 445
November
C$ 492
December
C$ 453
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to San Diego is January. The most expensive month for flights is July. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to San Diego Airport?

Average San Diego flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
YTO - SAN
Price
C$ 388 - C$ 826
SAN
Temperature
19 - 27 °C
SAN
Precipitation
1 - 70 mm
The best time to fly to San Diego is during April, but great deals can be found at other times. If you are looking for warm weather when you arrive off of your flight to San Diego then August is statistically the hottest. February is historically the period with most rainfall.

When is the best time to book a flight to San Diego?

The best time to book flights to San Diego is 13 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?

Tuesday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to San Diego. Flying on Sunday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to San Diego?

At the moment, flights in the evening are likely to offer the best value for money for your San Diego trip. A flight in the morning will more often than not be of higher cost.

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.

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San Diego climate

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.

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When is the best time to fly to San Diego?

The Mediterranean climate ensures that there is no bad time to take cheap flights to San Diego.

Peak Season:
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.

Off Season:
Low season runs November to January.

Shoulder Season:
February to May and September to October.

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Getting around San Diego

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. 

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What airport do you fly into for flights to San Diego?

Booking a flight to San Diego (SAN) is your only option if you intend on flying to San Diego. It is only a 4.2 km journey from San Diego to San Diego’s city centre.

How popular are flights to San Diego (SAN) this year?

Flights to San Diego have seen a 63% decrease in demand compared to the previous year.

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