Cheap flights from San Diego, CA to New York, NY

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Cheapest one-way trip

$115

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

$91

Cheapest round-trip

$207

Nonstop flights in January

$91 – $351

Most popular airline

United Airlines

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Alaska Airlines

$207
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Multiple carriers

$228

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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 New York. Book your trip to arrive at John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia, New York Stewart International Airport, or Newark Penn Station. The distance between San Diego and New York is 3899 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines, and JetBlue Airways. San Diego and New York have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at New York, consider visiting Manhattan Island, Independence National Historical Park, PA, USA, Times Square, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Staten Island, Empire State Building, and Statue of Liberty.

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Check-in for a flight from San Diego to New York

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
JetBlue AirwaysJBUB6YesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from San Diego, SAN can enter New York, JFK, but there are restrictions.

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  • Masks are recommended in certain settings

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 San Diego to New York?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San Diego and New York takes around 5.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between San Diego and New York?
The flight distance between San Diego and New York is 3899 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between San Diego and New York?
Several carriers operate flights between San Diego and New York. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways, Alaska Airlines, United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Diego?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Diego and Las Vegas, Denver, Austin, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Raleigh, Chicago, Phoenix, Orlando, San Antonio, St. Louis, Charlotte, Minneapolis, Detroit, Cleveland, New Orleans, Dallas, San Francisco.
What are the most popular routes to and from New York?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New York and London, Orlando, Atlanta, Miami, Los Angeles, Paris, Barcelona, Las Vegas, Fort Lauderdale, Rome, Tel Aviv, Athens, Denver, Milan, Madrid, Berlin, Cincinnati, San Francisco, Mexico City, Munich.
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 Los Angeles International, Tijuana International, John Wayne, Ontario International, Hollywood Burbank, Mexicali International, Palm Springs International, Imperial County, Long Beach, Hawthorne Municipal.
What airports are near New York?
The main airport in New York is John F. Kennedy International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Bradley International, Rhode Island T. F. Green Int'l Airport, Long Island MacArthur, Trenton–Mercer, Albany International, Harrisburg International, Lehigh Valley International, Westchester County, Atlantic City International.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between San Diego and New York?
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