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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 Bus Station, San Diego, CA - Old Town, McClellan–Palomar, or San Diego, CA - La Jolla. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, and Alaska Airlines. Raleigh 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
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Alaska AirlinesASAASYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from Raleigh Durham, RDU can enter San Diego, SAN.

Departure

Additional information
  • Masks are recommended in certain settings

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Recommended proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result
  • Quarantine is not required

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.

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What are the most popular routes to and from Raleigh?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Raleigh and Orlando, London, Las Vegas, Denver, Los Angeles, New Orleans, San Juan, Boston, Phoenix, Houston, Paris, San Francisco, Dallas, Atlanta, Seattle, Austin, Madrid, Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, Barcelona.
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, Chicago, Orlando, San Antonio, Detroit, Dallas, St. Louis, Cleveland, Salt Lake City, Minneapolis, London.
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, Richmond International, Myrtle Beach International, Piedmont Triad International, Roanoke–Blacksburg Regional, Concord Regional, Wilmington International, 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 Los Angeles International, Tijuana International, John Wayne, Ontario International, Hollywood Burbank, Mexicali International, Palm Springs International, Long Beach, Imperial County, Yuma International.
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.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Raleigh and San Diego?
Currently, you can fly between Raleigh and San Diego with United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines.
When's the best time to travel between Raleigh and San Diego?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Raleigh and San Diego, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
What flights operate between Raleigh and San Diego?
Traveling between Raleigh and San Diego, you can choose between direct (nonstop) flights or flights with one or more stops. You can select the number of stops on your journey, including an overnight stopover, and the duration of the stopover. What's more, you can also select where you want to have your stopover. Want to say "Hi" to a friend in another city en route to your destination? Or fancy a quick round of shopping? Go Multi-City or Nomad and add places to your search that you wish to visit.
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