The cheapest times to fly from YYC to SAN are

  • January 1st to February 4th
  • February 19th to March 4th
  • July 30th to December 16th (except the week of August 20th)

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 YYC to SAN is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $585 for Monday flights during late December, or as low as $221 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to San Diego

Flying from Calgary (YYC) to San Diego, CA (SAN) will usually cost between $248 to $476 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $254. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $465. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $211 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $333 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YYC to SAN flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the YYC to SAN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

YYC to SAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YYC to SAN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Calgary. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to San Diego, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Calgary. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $87 (21%) 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 $299. Return trip prices are from the SAN to YYC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from YYC to SAN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 17 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from YYC to SAN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from SAN
  • Usually 10.36% less expensive than SAN
  • Nonstop flights available

See YYC to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from YYC to SAN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Singapore Airlines, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Diego International Airport to Calgary International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1280 miles or 2060 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from YYC to SAN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YYC to SAN flight is about 3 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Calgary and San Diego, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from YYC to SAN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeYYC
Origination airport nameCalgary International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSAN
Destination airport nameSan Diego International Airport
CitySan Diego, CA
Countrythe United States


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