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San Diego travel tips

1) Head to the Point Loma Peninsula in the west of San Diego Bay

Point Loma is a rocky peninsula in western San Diego with great views of the Coronado Bridge. On the peninsula, you will find military fortifications dating back to the 19th century. You may also be interested in walking around Fort Rosecrans, a huge national cemetery on the site of a former artillery base. There you will also see a memorial to the crew of the Bennington aircraft carrier.

2) Mind that San Diego legalized marijuana in 2018

Smoking marijuana in San Diego is not prohibited. The sale of cannabis is allowed only to persons over the age of 21. You can only buy marijuana in specially licensed stores that can be found in downtown San Diego.

3) Do you believe in ghosts? Take a peek inside a haunted house in San Diego

There are many legends around the Whaley House, where, according to rumours, ghosts live – a red-haired girl who was the daughter of the first owners and a man killed on the stairs right in the house. You can pop into the mansion for $8 and check the house yourself.

Travelers usually depart from Phoenix Sky Harbor International, Phoenix–Mesa Gateway, Phoenix, AZ - Tufesa, Phoenix, AZ Greyhound Bus stop, or Phoenix, AZ - Sky Train Station when they travel from Phoenix 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 San Diego, CA - La Jolla. The distance between Phoenix and San Diego is 489 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Spirit Airlines. Phoenix and San Diego have 201 direct flights per week.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Phoenix to San Diego?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Phoenix and San Diego takes around 1.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Phoenix and San Diego?
The flight distance between Phoenix and San Diego is 489 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Phoenix and San Diego?
Several carriers operate flights between Phoenix and San Diego. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Frontier Airlines, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Phoenix?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Phoenix and Chicago, Denver, Las Vegas, Orlando, Washington, D.C., Detroit, Atlanta, Cleveland, Houston, Los Angeles, Raleigh, Philadelphia, Portland, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Austin, London, Mexico City, Sacramento, New York.
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, Charlotte, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Raleigh, Chicago, Orlando, San Antonio, Detroit, Dallas, St. Louis, Cleveland, Salt Lake City, Minneapolis, London.
Which airports are there in Phoenix?
Phoenix is mainly served by Phoenix Sky Harbor International. But there are other airports nearby, including Phoenix–Mesa Gateway, Phoenix Deer Valley Airport.
What airports are near Phoenix?
The main airport in Phoenix is Phoenix Sky Harbor International. It is also served by Tucson International, Show Low Regional, Ernest A. Love Field, Flagstaff Pulliam, Marana Regional 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, Ontario International, John Wayne, Mexicali International, Hollywood Burbank, Palm Springs International, Imperial County, Yuma International, Long Beach.
What buses and trains depart from Phoenix?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Phoenix, including Greyhound.
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