$36 Cheap Flights from Sacramento to San Diego

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The cheapest flights to San Diego Intl. found within the past 7 days were $58 round trip and $36 one way. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Flight Schedule for SMF to SAN

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Frequently asked questions

Can I catch a flight from Sacramento Airport to San Diego Airport right now?
It’s prudent to learn about any quarantine requirements and travel advice reports in effect in your destination city. Make sure you check out the Covid-19 Travel Advisor for up-to-date information on booking a flight to SAN from SMF.
Are there direct flights from Sacramento Airport to SAN?
Multiple airlines offer nonstop flights from Sacramento Intl. Airport (SMF) to San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN). These include Southwest Airlines and Alaska Airlines — start with them if you need to arrive at your destination as fast as possible.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I change my booking to a later date?
For more info about changing your flight to SAN, please visit our Customer Service Portal.
How long is the flight from SMF to San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN)?
If you were hoping to get some decent shut-eye during your Sacramento to San Diego County trip, you may have to leave it till another time. The typical flight time between Sacramento Intl. Airport (SMF) and San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN) is a mere 1 hour and 29 minutes — just enough to relax your body and close your eyes for a short while.
What is the flight distance from Sacramento Airport to SAN?
There’s a flight distance of 480 mi between Sacramento Intl. Airport (SMF) and SAN. Make the most of your short plane journey to pencil down all the popular places you plan to visit and how you’re going to get there. A well-thought-out itinerary is key to having a wonderful vacation.
What airlines fly from SMF to SAN?
You have a choice of several airlines that fly direct between Sacramento and San Diego County. Southwest Airlines (WN) is one of the most liked. This carrier operates approximately 256 flights each month. A popular alternative is Alaska Airlines (AS), which offers 173 flights each month. The more airlines you weigh up, the more likely you are to score a wonderful deal.
What airlines have practices regarding COVID-19 in place and use social distancing?
From the moment you enter the departure terminal to when you leave the arrivals terminal, if you’re flying with Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines or United Airlines you can be sure that COVID-19 measures and social distancing rules have been adhered to. Many airlines have introduced capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.
What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?
This just in! Airfares offered on Thursdays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity in 2021. Tuesday and Wednesday prices are also good, but you may want to prepare your budget if booking during the weekend, as data shows that is when prices are generally at their highest.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
Frequent travelers may already know this, but earlier in the week can be the cheapest time to fly. In 2021, flights departing on a Monday were generally the cheapest of the week, whereas you may pay a premium for weekend flights when demand is usually high. On average, tickets were most expensive for Saturday departures, so if you need to fly out on a weekend, you might look for deals ahead of time.
How far in advance can you book a flight?
Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2021 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 0-2 weeks prior to their travel dates.*According to flight demand on Travelocity.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

 

Traveling From Sacramento Intl.
Traveling To San Diego Intl.
Shortest Flight Time 1 hours 20 mins
Earliest Departure Time 6:00AM PST
Latest Departure Time 9:00PM PST
Lowest Flight Price $58

Route Info

Flight path for flights from Sacramento International Airport to San Diego International Airport

Distance:
483.00 miles

Airlines & Aircraft Used on SMF to SAN Flight Routes

Airline Carrier
Aircraft
Alaska Airlines
McDonnell Douglas MD80

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Find our best return flights from Sacramento SMF to San Diego SAN at the right price  

Airfares to San Diego SAN from Sacramento SMF currently cost between $58 and $108. It’s usually cheaper to book a round trip than two separate one-way flights. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 

 

Book one-way flights from Sacramento SMF to San Diego SAN 

If you want to be flexible about when you return, or keep your travel options open ended, a one-way flight could be just the ticket! You’ll find one-way airfares from Sacramento SMF to San Diego SAN on Travelocity starting at $36. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 

 

Get to San Diego SAN from Sacramento SMF quicker with direct flights. 

Get to San Diego faster, without the hassle of changing planes and moving baggage, by booking a direct flight. Expect your direct flight to SAN from SMF to take around 1 hour(s) 20 min(s).  

 

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Find cheap flight deals by using our search filters to sort results starting with the lowest price airfares to SAN from SMF. Our Price Match Promise means if you find a lower rate on Travelocity.com or on another US-based website within 24 hours of booking, we’ll credit or refund the difference.  

 

Get our best airfare deals for your flight from Sacramento SMF to San Diego SAN today 

If you’re flexible about when you travel, January is usually the cheapest month to fly from Sacramento SMF to San Diego SAN. If you need to be more specific, search by date and arrival and departure times.Then, compare prices across different airlines, and sort results by lowest price first. 

 

Book flexible airline tickets for flights to San Diego SAN from Sacramento SMF 

Some airlines let you change your travel dates without charging a fee. Use our ‘no change fee’ filter to see which flights to SAN from SMF have this option.  

 

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.