Cheap flights from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA

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Travelers usually depart from Phoenix Sky Harbor International, Phoenix–Mesa Gateway, Phoenix, AZ Greyhound Bus stop, Phoenix, AZ - Tufesa, or Phoenix, AZ - Sky Train Station when they travel from Phoenix to San Diego. Book your trip to arrive at San Diego International, San Diego, CA - Old Town, San Diego, CA Bus Station, San Diego, CA - Santa Fe, or McClellan–Palomar. The distance between Phoenix and San Diego is 520 km. The most popular airlines for this route are American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines. Phoenix and San Diego have 206 direct flights per week.

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Alaska Airlines on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Frontier Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Allegiant Air on Mondays, and Fridays.

Check-in for a flight from Phoenix to San Diego

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from Phoenix, PHX can enter San Diego, SAN.

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Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test required
  • No quarantine required

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Phoenix to San Diego?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Phoenix and San Diego takes around 1.2 hours.
What is the flight distance between Phoenix and San Diego?
The flight distance between Phoenix and San Diego is 520 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Phoenix and San Diego?
Several carriers operate flights between Phoenix and San Diego. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Alaska Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Diego?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Diego and Bogotá, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Fort Lauderdale, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Ottawa, Kelowna, Quebec City, Victoria, Saskatoon.
Which airports are there in Phoenix?
Phoenix is mainly served by Phoenix Sky Harbor International. But there are other airports nearby, including Phoenix–Mesa Gateway, Phoenix Deer Valley Airport.
What airports are near Phoenix?
The main airport in Phoenix is Phoenix Sky Harbor International. It is also served by Tucson International, Show Low Regional, Ernest A. Love Field, Flagstaff Pulliam.
What airports are near San Diego?
The main airport in San Diego is San Diego International. It is also served by Tijuana International, Ontario International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Mexicali International, Palm Springs International, Long Beach, Imperial County, Yuma International, Hawthorne Municipal.
What buses and trains depart from Phoenix?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Phoenix, including Greyhound.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Phoenix and San Diego?
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