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San Diego travel tips

1) Want to board a historic ship in San Diego?

The Embarcadero Park houses one of the largest collections of historic ships. They are all ready to serve passengers. The Maritime Museum of San Diego invites tourists to see 11 ships and submarines. First of all, the Star of India (1863) deserves attention, which is considered the oldest ship that still makes voyages. Also, you will see the HMS Surprise. A modern replica of this ship has appeared in movies such as Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.

2) Most shops in San Diego are open until 18:00

Plan your shopping according to the opening hours of local stores. Most shops open around 09:30 and receive visitors until 18:00. Many shops are closed on Sunday. However, large shopping centres are open seven days a week and close much later on weekdays.

3) Enjoy marvellous views of the Pacific Ocean from the San Diego observation deck

Near the Junípero Serra Museum in San Diego, a free observation deck offers great views of the city and the Pacific Ocean. Come here in the evening to watch wonderful sunsets.

Travelers usually depart from Sacramento International, Sacramento, CA - Valley Station, Sacramento Bus Stop, Sacramento Executive Airport, or Sacramento, CA - Greyhound Station when they travel from Sacramento 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 - La Jolla, or McClellan–Palomar. The distance between Sacramento and San Diego is 773 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines. Sacramento and San Diego have 132 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Sacramento to San Diego

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

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Sacramento to San Diego?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Sacramento and San Diego takes around 1.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between Sacramento and San Diego?
The flight distance between Sacramento and San Diego is 773 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Sacramento and San Diego?
Several carriers operate flights between Sacramento and San Diego. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Alaska Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Sacramento?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Sacramento and Las Vegas, Guadalajara, Chicago, Atlanta, Denver, Los Angeles, Dallas, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Cancún, Washington, D.C., St. Louis, Orlando, Mexico City, Cincinnati, Houston, New York, Tampa, Raleigh, Austin.
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.
What airports are near Sacramento?
The main airport in Sacramento is Sacramento Executive Airport. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, Reno–Tahoe International, San Jose International, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Stockton Metropolitan, Monterey Regional, Redding Municipal, Merced Regional.
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 Sacramento?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Sacramento, including Amtrak train.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Sacramento and San Diego?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Sacramento and San Diego thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Sacramento and San Diego can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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