Cheap flights from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA

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Travelers usually depart from Los Angeles International, Los Angeles, CA Bus Station, Los Angeles, CA - Union Station, Los Angeles - Westwood Amtrak, or Los Angeles, CA - Downtown LA when they travel from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles and San Diego is 175 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and American Airlines. Los Angeles and San Diego have 340 direct flights per week.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Alaska AirlinesASAASYesOpens 24 days before flight
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Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
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American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Los Angeles to San Diego?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Los Angeles and San Diego takes around 0.87 hours.
What is the flight distance between Los Angeles and San Diego?
The flight distance between Los Angeles and San Diego is 175 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Los Angeles and San Diego?
Several carriers operate flights between Los Angeles and San Diego. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines, Delta Air Lines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Los Angeles?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and London, Dublin, Manchester, Melbourne, Las Vegas, Cancún, Mexico City, Edmonton, Athens, Sydney, New York, Paris, Tallinn, Budapest, Reykjavik, Guadalajara, Vilnius, San Salvador, Toronto, Riga.
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, Austin, Naples, Glasgow, Denver, Frankfurt, Taipei.
What airports are near Los Angeles?
The main airport in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International. It is also served by San Diego International, Tijuana International, Ontario International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Palm Springs International, Santa Maria Public, Santa Barbara Municipal, Meadows Field, Long Beach.
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, Imperial County, Long Beach, Yuma International, Hawthorne Municipal.
What buses and trains depart from Los Angeles?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Los Angeles, including Amtrak train.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Los Angeles and San Diego?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Los Angeles and San Diego thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Los Angeles and San Diego can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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