Phoenix to San Diego

If you are looking to fly from Sky Harbor International to San Diego International Airport you will find there are 7 airliners who offer this route. These include ABX Air, Japan Airlines, Frontier Airlines, British Airways, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Southwest Airlines. When travelling from Sky Harbor International you will cover about 302 miles before you reach San Diego International Airport. This journey will take 1 hour 23 minutes.

The price of the flight is dependent on the time of the day you fly and the day of the week with weekends being normally a higher price. If you are on a tight budget then you should avoid flying at peak hours as the prices are more expensive. The cheapest flights are in the evenings and in mid week. The ticket prices for most airliners will increase the close you get the departure date, so as soon as you know the date you will travel you should book your flights.

On arriving at San Diego International Airport please note the time difference, the time zone at San Diego International Airport is 7.0 GMT compared to 8.0 GMT at Sky Harbor International .

For a full summary of all the airliners that fly from Sky Harbor International to San Diego International Airport, please see the table below.

AirlinerMoTuWeThFrSaSuFirst FlightLast Flight
Southwest Airlines1110108881106:4522:55
American Airlines657677606:2223:21
Alaska Airlines657677606:2223:21
British Airways546566508:4023:21
Japan Airlines111111108:4008:50
Frontier Airlines111111109:3711:10
ABX Air000010008:0908:09

Southwest Airlines is the most popular airliners who operate this route. They have around 9 a week with times that vary between 06:45 and 22:55.

To book your flight you can visit Southwest Airlines on their website You will find up to date information on availability and the latest discounts.

Flight times for Southwest Airlines are summarised in the table below. These time were correct at the time of writing, but please be aware that times may vary from time to time so please check their website for exact times and the dates you wish to fly.

DayFlying Time
Monday07:00, 08:55, 09:55, 11:20, 12:40, 14:40, 16:15, 17:15, 18:35, 19:55 and 21:45
Tuesday07:00, 08:55, 09:55, 11:20, 14:40, 16:15, 17:15, 18:35, 19:55 and 21:45
Wednesday06:50, 08:00, 09:10, 12:30, 14:40, 16:15, 19:30, 20:30, 21:30 and 22:55
Thursday07:00, 08:35, 10:30, 12:15, 14:50, 16:15, 19:05 and 21:15
Friday07:00, 08:35, 10:30, 12:15, 14:50, 16:15, 19:05 and 21:15
Saturday08:00, 09:00, 10:20, 13:15, 14:45, 16:05, 18:25 and 19:30
Sunday06:45, 08:25, 09:40, 10:40, 12:05, 15:05, 18:15, 19:20, 20:15, 21:40 and 22:55

If you are flexible on the airport you depart from, then there are other airports that offer direct flights to San Diego International Airport. You can see full details of these below.

RouteStopsDistanceFlying Time
Phoenix to Yuma0255 km (158 miles)45 minutes
Phoenix to Palm Springs Municipal0416 km (258 miles)1 hour 14 minutes
Phoenix to Ontario0519 km (323 miles)1 hour 25 minutes
Phoenix to Santa Ana John Wayne0541 km (336 miles)1 hour 27 minutes
Phoenix to Long Beach0568 km (353 miles)1 hour 29 minutes
Phoenix to Hawthorne0587 km (365 miles)1 hour 30 minutes
Phoenix to Burbank0590 km (366 miles)1 hour 30 minutes
Phoenix to Los Angeles0592 km (368 miles)1 hour 31 minutes

Whilst you will find a bureau de change at San Diego International Airport, we recommend you change some money before you depart if you don’t have the local currency. The exchange rates within any airport are not very favorable, so exchanging money before hand is a good idea.