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Travelers usually depart from Vancouver International, Richmond, BC station, Vancouver - Pacific Central, Vancouver - Holiday Inn, or Vancouver-Bridgeport when they travel from Vancouver to San Diego. Book your trip to arrive at San Diego International, San Diego, CA Bus Station, San Diego, CA - Old Town, McClellan–Palomar, or San Diego, CA - La Jolla. The distance between Vancouver and San Diego is 1898 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Air Canada, Spirit Airlines, Alaska Airlines, United Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. Vancouver and San Diego have 357 direct flights per week.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Air CanadaACAACYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Alaska AirlinesASAASYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travellers from Vancouver, YVR can enter San Diego, SAN, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for United States
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate may be required
  • Mandatory travel attestation form
  • Travel attestation form may be required for travellers with certain travel history

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not 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.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United States in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Vancouver to San Diego?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Vancouver and San Diego takes around 2.9 hours.
What is the flight distance between Vancouver and San Diego?
The flight distance between Vancouver and San Diego is 1898 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Vancouver and San Diego?
Several carriers operate flights between Vancouver and San Diego. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Air Canada, United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Vancouver?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Vancouver and New York, Orlando, Las Vegas, Denver, Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Mexico City, Bogotá, Dallas, Phoenix, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Cancún, Houston, San Juan, Washington, D.C., Dhaka, Fort Lauderdale.
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, Phoenix, Fort Lauderdale, Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Ottawa, Kelowna, Quebec City, Victoria, Saskatoon.
Which airports are there in Vancouver?
Vancouver is mainly served by Vancouver International. But there are other airports nearby, including Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre.
What airports are near Vancouver?
The main airport in Vancouver is Vancouver International. It is also served by Seattle–Tacoma International, Bellingham International, Paine Field Everett, Victoria International, Abbotsford International, Nanaimo, Victoria Inner Harbour SPB, Powell River, CFB Comox, Campbell River.
What airports are near San Diego?
The main airport in San Diego is San Diego International. It is also served by Los Angeles International, Tijuana International, John Wayne, Ontario International, Hollywood Burbank, Mexicali International, Palm Springs International, Imperial County, Long Beach, Hawthorne Municipal.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Vancouver and San Diego?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Vancouver and San Diego thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Vancouver and San Diego can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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