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Travelers usually depart from Raleigh–Durham International, Raleigh, NC - Union Station, Raleigh Greyhound station, or Raleigh-Wilders Grove when they travel from Raleigh 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 most popular airlines for this route are Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines. Raleigh and San Diego have 401 direct flights per week.

Check-in for a flight from Raleigh to San Diego

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
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

San Diego travel tips

1) Where to find Little Italy in San Diego?

The Little Italy neighbourhood is right in the centre of San Diego. This area arose due to the development of the production of canned tuna, which at one time made the city rich. Immigrants from Italy and Sicily worked in the canneries and settled near the Embarcadero embankment. Nowadays, there are excellent shops and fine Italian restaurants. And don't forget to take a photo of the Little Italy sign at the entrance to the neighbourhood.

2) How much does surfing cost in San Diego?

The waves of the Pacific are great for beginners and experienced surfers alike. You will find many surfing schools in San Diego. Renting a board will cost $30 per day, and one lesson costs from $ 70 for an hour and a half.

3) Buy a combo ticket to three San Diego parks to save money

If you are going to visit three of San Diego's main amusement parks (the zoo, safari park, and the SeaWorld killer whale show), it is better to buy a single ticket for $149. It will be cheaper than buying tickets to these sites separately.

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Most travelers from Raleigh/Durham, RDU with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination can enter San Diego, SAN, but there are restrictions.

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Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Raleigh?
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What are the most popular routes to and from San Diego?
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What airports are near Raleigh?
The main airport in Raleigh is Raleigh–Durham International. It is also served by Raleigh–Durham International, Charlotte Douglas International, Myrtle Beach International, Richmond International, Piedmont Triad International, Roanoke–Blacksburg Regional, Wilmington International, Concord Regional, Fayetteville Regional, Albert J. Ellis.
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 Raleigh?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Raleigh, including Amtrak train.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Raleigh and San Diego?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Raleigh and San Diego thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Raleigh and San Diego can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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Which airlines fly between Raleigh and San Diego?
Currently, you can fly between Raleigh and San Diego with Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines.
When's the best time to travel between Raleigh and San Diego?
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