The cheapest times to fly from FLN to SAN are

  • January 29th to April 8th (except the weeks of February 12th, February 19th, and February 26th)
  • May 14th to June 10th
  • August 6th to November 25th (except the weeks of August 20th and November 12th)

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 FLN to SAN is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $3366 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $1296 for Monday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to San Diego

Flying from Florianopolis (FLN) to San Diego, CA (SAN) will usually cost between $1413 to $2355 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $1396. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2543. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1147 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1650 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FLN to SAN flight.

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

FLN to SAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FLN to SAN flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Florianópolis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SAN, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into FLN. Saturdays 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 $326 (16%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1638. Return trip prices are from the SAN to FLN 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 FLN to SAN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 2 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from FLN to SAN while comparing.

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

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from SAN
  • Usually 48.61% less expensive than SAN
  • 1-layover flights available

See FLN to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from SAN
  • Usually 6.15% less expensive than SAN
  • 2-layover flights available

See FLN to SNA flights


Flight Hacking FLN to SAN

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from FLN to SAN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (FLN > LAX > SAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1027
  • Average savings: $623 (37.76%)

See FLN to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (FLN > JFK > SAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1124
  • Average savings: $526 (31.88%)

See FLN to LAX flights

Hack #3: Las Vegas, NV (FLN > LAS > SAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1179
  • Average savings: $471 (28.55%)

See FLN to LAS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, COPA, Delta, Gol, KLM, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6137 miles or 9877 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FLN to SAN flight is about 12 hour 2 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from FLN to SAN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FLN
Origination airport name Hercilio Luz International Airport
City Florianopolis
Country Brazil
Latitude -27.7
Longitude -48.5

Return Airport

Destination code SAN
Destination airport name San Diego International Airport
City San Diego, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 32.7
Longitude -117.2


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