San Francisco to San Diego
Getting to San Diego International Airport from San Francisco International is very straight forward. There are 22 airliners who all offer direct flights several times a week. The flight time is approximately 1 hour 39 minutes.
Depending on the day of the week and the time of day you book, flight prices can vary dramatically. The cheapest flights available will generally be mid week or late in the evening, so if you are on a budget then these are the flight times you should consider. Alternatively, you could book well in advance and you flight could be up to 50% cheaper, especially with budget airliners. We recommend our viewers to pay and reserve the seats in advance. This ensures you get the best seats on the plane at the cheapest prices.
Please see below the airlines that fly from San Francisco International (SFO) to San Diego International Airport (SAN) and the amount of daily flights in operation.
|Airliner||Mo||Tu||We||Th||Fr||Sa||Su||First Flight||Last Flight|
|Air New Zealand||3||3||3||3||3||3||3||18:15||22:51|
|All Nippon Airways||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||14:46||18:23|
Southwest Airlines offer the highest number of flights for this route with departures times between 07:20 and 23:20.
You can find the latest flight availability and prices from Southwest Airlines at www.southwest.com/?ref=southwestairlines.com. You can also book direct and get their 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.
|Monday||07:40, 10:40, 12:15, 13:30, 15:20, 17:05, 19:55 and 21:45|
|Tuesday||07:40, 10:40, 12:15, 13:30, 15:20, 17:05, 19:55 and 21:45|
|Wednesday||10:35, 12:05, 15:10, 16:40, 19:40, 21:05 and 23:00|
|Thursday||10:40, 12:35, 14:10, 15:15, 17:10, 18:35, 19:45 and 21:40|
|Friday||10:40, 12:35, 14:10, 15:15, 17:10, 18:35, 19:45 and 21:40|
|Saturday||09:00, 11:25, 13:40, 15:55 and 18:10|
|Sunday||07:20, 10:30, 12:05, 15:10, 16:40, 19:40, 21:10 and 23:20|
Flights to San Diego International Airport are also available from airports close to San Francisco International. Below we have provided a short list of routes which you could consider is you feel that are suitable.
|San Francisco to Burbank||0||525 km (326 miles)||1 hour 26 minutes|
|San Francisco to Los Angeles||0||543 km (338 miles)||1 hour 27 minutes|
|San Francisco to Long Beach||0||569 km (354 miles)||1 hour 29 minutes|
|San Francisco to Ontario||0||585 km (363 miles)||1 hour 30 minutes|
|San Francisco to Santa Ana John Wayne||0||599 km (372 miles)||1 hour 31 minutes|
|San Francisco to Palm Springs Municipal||0||677 km (421 miles)||1 hour 36 minutes|
If you are planning to hire a car from San Diego International Airport airport then don’t wait until you arrive. The prices are typically 20% to 30% higher and the availability of vehicles are much lower. You can check out the solutions we have for car hire on our car hire pages which can save you £££’s.