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Travelers usually depart from San Diego International, San Diego, CA Bus Station, San Diego, CA - Old Town, McClellan–Palomar, or San Diego, CA - La Jolla when they travel from San Diego to Los Angeles. Book your trip to arrive at Los Angeles International, Los Angeles, CA Bus Station, Los Angeles, CA - Union Station, Los Angeles - Westwood Amtrak, or Los Angeles, CA - Downtown LA. The distance between San Diego and Los Angeles is 175 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Linear Air, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines. San Diego and Los Angeles have 401 direct flights per week.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Linear Air O2YesNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Alaska AirlinesASAASYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
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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 0.94 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 Delta Air Lines, Linear Air, United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Diego?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Diego and London, Edmonton, Las Vegas, Cincinnati, Manchester, Phoenix, New York, Houston, Denver, San Francisco, Minneapolis, Austin, Amsterdam, New Orleans, Madrid, Raleigh, Nashville, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago.
What are the most popular routes to and from Los Angeles?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and London, Manchester, Manila, Dublin, Athens, Denpasar, Bangkok, Tallinn, Edmonton, Edinburgh, San Salvador, Reykjavik, Las Vegas, Cancún, Melbourne, Sydney, New York, Mexico City, Chiang Mai, Malta.
Which airports are there in San Diego?
San Diego is mainly served by San Diego International. But there are other airports nearby, including McClellan–Palomar, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar.
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, Hawthorne Municipal, Yuma International.
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 Barbara Municipal, Santa Maria Public, McClellan–Palomar, Long Beach.
What buses and trains depart from San Diego?
A number of bus and train companies depart from San Diego, including Greyhound.
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