Cheap flights from San Diego to Los Angeles

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Travelers usually depart from San Diego International, San Diego bus station, San Diego Old Town station, San Diego-La Jolla, or San Diego-Balboa Park when they travel from San Diego to Los Angeles. Book your trip to arrive at Los Angeles International, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Union Station, Los Angeles union station, or Los Angeles - Westwood Amtrak. The distance between San Diego and Los Angeles is 175 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Frontier Airlines. San Diego and Los Angeles have 216 direct flights per week.

Weekly flights

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Number of flights38583240-3315

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Check-in for a flight from San Diego to Los Angeles

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Southwest AirlinesSWAWNNoUnknownNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesUnknownNo
Alaska AirlinesASAASYesUnknownNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesUnknownNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from San Diego to Los Angeles?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San Diego and Los Angeles takes around 0.97 hours.

What is the flight distance between San Diego and Los Angeles?

The flight distance between San Diego and Los Angeles is 175 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between San Diego and Los Angeles?

Several carriers operate flights between San Diego and Los Angeles. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines.

What are the most popular routes to and from San Diego?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Diego and Los Angeles International, McCarran International, Orlando International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, San Francisco International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, William P. Hobby, Phoenix Sky Harbor International, Tampa International, Seattle–Tacoma International.

What are the most popular routes to and from Los Angeles?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and McCarran International, Orlando International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, San Francisco International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, Phoenix Sky Harbor International, O Hare International, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International, Austin–Bergstrom International.

Which airports are there in San Diego?

San Diego is mainly served by San Diego International. But there are other airports nearby, including Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, McClellan–Palomar.

What airports are near San Diego?

The main airport in San Diego is San Diego International. It is also served by Tijuana International, John Wayne, Ontario International, Hollywood Burbank, Mexicali International, Palm Springs International, Long Beach, Imperial County, Hawthorne Municipal, Cable.

What airports are near Los Angeles?

The main airport in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International. It is also served by Tijuana International, San Diego International, John Wayne, Ontario International, Hollywood Burbank, Palm Springs International, Long Beach, Santa Maria Public, Santa Barbara Municipal, Hawthorne Municipal.

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