The cheapest times to fly from TYS to SAN are
- January 1st to February 25th
- April 23rd to May 6th
- July 30th to November 18th (except the weeks of October 1st and October 15th)
- early December
based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from TYS to SAN is early December. Prices can be as high as $826 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $315 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to San Diego
Flying from Knoxville, TN (TYS) to San Diego, CA (SAN) will usually cost between $334 to $611 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $347. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $546. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $198 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $378 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TYS to SAN flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the TYS to SAN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the TYS to SAN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Knoxville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $174 (33%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $346. Return trip prices are from the SAN to TYS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from TYS to SAN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 24 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from TYS to SAN? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from San Diego International Airport to McGhee Tyson Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1898 miles or 3055 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from TYS to SAN?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop TYS to SAN flight is about 4 hour 24 minutes.
How many flights go between Knoxville, TN and San Diego, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from TYS to SAN.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||McGhee Tyson Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||San Diego International Airport|
|City||San Diego, CA|
|Country||the United States|
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