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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 Bus Station, San Diego, CA - Old Town, McClellan–Palomar, or San Diego, CA - La Jolla. The distance between London and San Diego is 8816 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, TAP Portugal, Ryanair, and Vueling. London and San Diego have 401 direct flights per week.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
TAP PortugalTAPTPYesOpens 36 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
VuelingVLGVYNoOpens 168 days before flight
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United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in United States – 01/2023
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Most travelers from London, LHR can enter San Diego, SAN, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate is not required
  • Quarantine is not required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Electronic Travel Authorization (ESTA)
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for United States
  • Mandatory travel attestation form

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not 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 Finnair, American Airlines, British Airways, Iberia Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from London?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and New York, Tel Aviv, Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Dublin, Athens, Atlanta, Barcelona, Paris, Amsterdam, Rome, Denver, Dallas, Edinburgh, Lisbon, Miami, Madrid.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Diego?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Diego and Denver, Las Vegas, Austin, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, New York, Phoenix, Charlotte, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Raleigh, Chicago, Orlando, San Antonio, Detroit, Dallas, St. Louis, Cleveland, Salt Lake City, Minneapolis.
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, Southampton, Cardiff, Bournemouth, Exeter, Norwich, Humberside, London Oxford Airport.
What airports are near San Diego?
The main airport in San Diego is San Diego International. It is also served by Los Angeles International, Tijuana International, John Wayne, Ontario International, Hollywood Burbank, Palm Springs International, Mexicali International, Imperial County, Long Beach, Hawthorne Municipal.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between London and San Diego?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between London and San Diego thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between London and San Diego can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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