The cheapest times to fly from GRJ to SAN are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to June 24th
  • October 29th to November 18th

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 GRJ to SAN is early March. Prices can be as high as $5255 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $1304 for Wednesday flights around early March.


When to Fly to San Diego

Flying from George (GRJ) to San Diego, CA (SAN) will usually cost between $1310 to $1990 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early March with an average ticket price of $1310. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2718. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1408 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1434 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GRJ to SAN flight.

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

GRJ to SAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GRJ to SAN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from George. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SAN, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into GRJ. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to San Diego, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to George. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $193 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1464. Return trip prices are from the SAN to GRJ 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 GRJ 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 19 hour 11 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 GRJ to SAN while comparing.

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

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from SAN
  • Usually 19.60% less expensive than SAN
  • 2-layover flights available

See GRJ to LAX flights


Flight Hacking GRJ 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 GRJ to SAN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Johannesburg (GRJ > JNB > SAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1261
  • Average savings: $173 (12.06%)

See GRJ to JFK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1274
  • Average savings: $160 (11.16%)

See GRJ to JNB flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (GRJ > SFO > SAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1281
  • Average savings: $153 (10.67%)

See GRJ to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 10115 miles or 16278 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GRJ to SAN flight is about 19 hour 11 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from GRJ to SAN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeGRJ
Origination airport nameGeorge Airport
CountrySouth Africa

Return Airport

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


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