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The best prices from Vancouver to San Diego are usually found in October or August, booked 23 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Vancouver (YVR) to San Diego (SAN)

8CA - SAN
Price
C$ 329 - C$ 531
SAN
Temperature
19 - 27 °C
SAN
Rainfall
1 - 70 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

C$ 329

From Vancouver to San Diego

One-way from

C$ 168

One-way flight from Vancouver to San Diego

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Vancouver to San Diego?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 18%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Vancouver to San Diego?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 13 days in advance to save up to 0% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 13 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Vancouver to San Diego 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as C$ 513, or C$ 517 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to San Diego from Vancouver average C$ 532. You can even find prices in April for less than C$ 532, as users have found deals to San Diego from as low as C$ 381. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Diego from Vancouver. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 38%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Vancouver to San Diego (8CA - SAN)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Vancouver to San Diego is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 22% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Vancouver to San Diego in December, January 2021

The best prices found for YVR to SAN flights for December, January
26 Jan - 1 Feb
C$ 258pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
22 Jan - 26 Jan
C$ 268pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
29 Dec - 5 Jan
C$ 310pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Vancouver to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Vancouver found for this year
29 Dec - 5 Jan
C$ 310pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
11 Dec - 25 Dec
C$ 338pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
29 Dec - 5 Jan
C$ 367pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Direct flights to San Diego from Vancouver

Save time with Vancouver to San Diego direct flight deals
8 Feb - 9 Feb
C$ 311pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Direct
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
8 Feb - 9 Feb
C$ 316pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Direct
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
8 Feb - 9 Feb
C$ 338pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Direct
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Last minute flights from Vancouver to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Vancouver, departing today and this week
11 Dec - 25 Dec
C$ 338pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
11 Dec - 25 Dec
C$ 380pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
10 Dec - 17 Dec
C$ 389pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl

One-way flights to San Diego from Vancouver

The cheapest one-way flights from Vancouver to San Diego
4:25 a.m. - 4:39 a.m.
American Airlines
2 stops
24h 14m
YVR - SAN
American Airlines
C$ 169
3:30 a.m. - 4:22 p.m.
Air Canada
1 stop
12h 52m
YVR - SAN
Air Canada
C$ 207
KAYAK
9:50 a.m. - 3:09 p.m.
United Airlines
1 stop
5h 19m
YVR - SAN
United Airlines
C$ 400
United

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Vancouver to San Diego flights.

Flight FAQs

From Vancouver to San Diego

Can I find flights from Vancouver to San Diego for under C$ 259 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Vancouver to San Diego for under C$ 259. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just C$ 258, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 311.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Vancouver to San Diego to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alaska Airlines and Delta are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Vancouver to San Diego are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Vancouver to San Diego have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Vancouver to San Diego have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air Canada, Delta, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Air Canada with this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Vancouver to San Diego for under C$ 389 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 7 direct flights from Vancouver to San Diego under C$ 389. A good price for a direct flight from Vancouver to San Diego is less than C$ 336.

Are there last-minute flights available from Vancouver to San Diego for under C$ 389?

There are currently 6+ open flights from Vancouver to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than C$ 389.

Is Vancouver weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 27 °C's in August, on average. The temperature in San Diego is generally hotter than in Vancouver. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Vancouver to San Diego?

Airlines like Air Canada, United Airlines, and Alaska Airlines fly from Vancouver to San Diego in about 2h 53m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 3h 56m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Vancouver to San Diego round-trip?

American Airlines, at C$ 258, was found to be the cheapest airline from Vancouver to San Diego.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Air Canada and Alaska Airlines. These flights start at 38% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Vancouver to San Diego one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is American Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as C$ 157. However, be on the lookout for offers from Air Canada and Alaska Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Vancouver to San Diego for a low price.

Alternative routes for Vancouver to San Diego

Destination information for San Diego

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Vancouver to San Diego
Today's exchange rate
C$ 1 = $0.78
Flight duration
3h 00m
Average temperature for December in San Diego
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in San Diego
62.0 mm

Airports servicing Vancouver

Vancouver Coal Harbour (CXH)

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 6 airlines from Vancouver to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Vancouver to San Diego choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Delta
C$ 137 C$ 289 No cancel fee N/A
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United Airlines
C$ 130 C$ 295 No cancel fee 69%
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Alaska Airlines
C$ 142 C$ 323 No cancel fee 75%
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American Airlines
C$ 173 C$ 373 No cancel fee 71%
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WestJet
C$ 127 C$ 399 No cancel fee 60%
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Air Canada
C$ 172 C$ 423 No cancel fee 67%
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