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Travelers usually depart from Heathrow, Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, or London City when they travel from London 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 London and San Diego is 8816 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Spirit Airlines, Norse Atlantic Airways, Ryanair, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines. London and San Diego have 314 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridaysSaturdaysSundays
Direct flights1412--2
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Iberia Airlines on Tuesdays.

American Airlines on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays.

Finnair on Tuesdays.

British Airways on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from London to San Diego

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Norse Atlantic AirwaysNBTN0YesNo
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo

San Diego travel tips

1) Where to swim in the ocean in San Diego?

The best beaches in San Diego are located on the La Jolla coast. This place is called by many people the pearl of San Diego. The beautiful beaches stretch for a mile and attract tourists and locals with clean sand, powerful ocean waves, and an abundance of sports, from surfing to diving.

2) Do you smoke? Pay attention to signs in San Diego

Watch out for prohibition signs in San Diego. You can smoke there only in specially designated places. For smoking other than at designated smoking points, the police can hand you out a fine of up to $250 (for example, for smoking in a hotel).

3) When is the best time to visit San Diego?

San Diego boasts an abundance of sunny days a year and beautiful beaches with water temperatures higher than in other parts of California. Great swimming is guaranteed here from July to October. Summers are usually dry and hot, while winters are mild and short. Even in the coldest months, the air temperature does not drop below +15 degrees Celsius.

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

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  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate

  • No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in United States – 07/2022
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Most travelers from London, LHR with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination can enter San Diego, SAN, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate

  • No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

Visa requirements
  • Electronic Travel Authorization (ESTA)

Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for the United States

  • Mandatory travel attestation form

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed

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

  • No quarantine required

Visa requirements
  • Electronic Travel Authorization (ESTA)

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 London to San Diego?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between London and San Diego takes around 11 hours.
What is the flight distance between London and San Diego?
The flight distance between London and San Diego is 8816 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between London and San Diego?
Several carriers operate flights between London and San Diego. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Iberia Airlines, Finnair, American Airlines, British Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from London?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and Lisbon, Istanbul, Athens, Tirana, Faro, Bucharest, Málaga, Larnaca, New York, Dubai, Tenerife, Alicante, Rome, Milan, Barcelona, Dublin, Amsterdam, Palma, Majorca, Tel Aviv, Madrid.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Diego?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Diego and Edmonton, Manchester, Las Vegas, Dublin, Reykjavik, Bellingham, New York, San Jose, Paris, San Francisco, Calgary, Raleigh, Tampa, Austin, Naples, Glasgow, Denver, Frankfurt, Taipei, Los Angeles.
Which airports are there in London?
London is mainly served by Heathrow. But there are other airports nearby, including Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, London City, London Southend, RAF Northolt.
What airports are near London?
The main airport in London is Heathrow. It is also served by Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Cardiff, Southampton, Doncaster Sheffield, Bournemouth, Exeter, Norwich, Humberside.
What airports are near San Diego?
The main airport in San Diego is San Diego International. It is also served by Ontario International, Tijuana International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Mexicali International, Palm Springs International, Long Beach, Imperial County, Yuma International, Hawthorne Municipal.
What buses and trains depart from London?
A number of bus and train companies depart from London, including National Express.
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