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Tips to know when travelling to San Diego

Travelers usually depart from Austin–Bergstrom International, Austin, TX Train Station, Austin, TX - Greyhound Station, Austin-South Congress, or Austin-South Congress when they travel from Austin 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 - La Jolla, or San Diego, CA - Santa Fe. The distance between Austin and San Diego is 1872 km. The most popular airlines for this route are American Airlines, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, and Alaska Airlines. Austin and San Diego have 283 direct flights per week.

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American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
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Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
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Alaska AirlinesASAASYesOpens 24 days before flight
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San Diego travel tips

1) Enjoy a nautical show at SeaWorld in San Diego

SeaWorld is one of the most popular sea parks in the world. The park was opened in 1964 and offers encounters with creatures such as dolphins, killer whales, polar bears, penguins, and walruses. The main attraction in this park is Shamu, a show with dancing fountains and killer whales. The ticket price starts from $65.

2) What is the best public transportation to get around in San Diego?

Public transport in San Diego is represented by trams and buses. The tram line was launched in 1981 and became the first modern tram system in America. San Diego Trolley is represented by three lines (blue, orange, and green). The fare for buses and trams is the same – $2.5. The ticket is valid for 2 hours from the moment of the first change. Public transportation covers the entire city, including the San Diego suburbs, so you can easily reach every corner of the city.

3) Where to buy clothes at discounted prices in San Diego?

America is impossible without shopping! If you are looking for inexpensive but quality items, go shopping at outlets in San Diego. Here are a few malls to get started with: Carlsbad Premium Outlets, Viejas, Fashion Valley, and others.

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from Austin, AUS with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination can enter San Diego, SAN, but there are restrictions.

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  • Travel is allowed

  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results required

  • No quarantine required

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  • 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.

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 Austin to San Diego?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Austin and San Diego takes around 2.8 hours.
What is the flight distance between Austin and San Diego?
The flight distance between Austin and San Diego is 1872 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Austin and San Diego?
Several carriers operate flights between Austin and San Diego. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, American Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Austin?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Austin and London, Dublin, New Orleans, Denver, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Calgary, Chicago, Los Angeles, Orlando, San Juan, Washington, D.C., New York, Fort Lauderdale, Philadelphia, Manchester, Santa Ana, Detroit, Edinburgh, Glasgow.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Diego?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Diego and London, Edmonton, Manchester, Las Vegas, Dublin, Reykjavik, Bellingham, New York, San Jose, Paris, San Francisco, Calgary, Raleigh, Tampa, Naples, Glasgow, Denver, Frankfurt, Taipei, Los Angeles.
Which airports are there in Austin?
Austin is mainly served by Austin–Bergstrom International. But there are other airports nearby, including Austin Municipal Airport, Austin Airport.
What airports are near Austin?
The main airport in Austin is Austin–Bergstrom International. It is also served by George Bush Intercontinental, San Antonio International, William P. Hobby, Victoria Regional, Waco Regional, Killeen–Fort Hood Regional, Easterwood.
What airports are near San Diego?
The main airport in San Diego is San Diego International. It is also served by Ontario International, John Wayne, Tijuana International, Hollywood Burbank, Mexicali International, Palm Springs International, Imperial County, Long Beach, Yuma International, Hawthorne Municipal.
What buses and trains depart from Austin?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Austin, including Amtrak train.
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