The cheapest times to fly from JLN to SAN are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 11th

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 JLN to SAN is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $773 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $326 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to San Diego

Flying from Joplin, MO (JLN) to San Diego, CA (SAN) will usually cost between $334 to $548 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 $346. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $589. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $243 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $356 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JLN to SAN flight.

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

JLN to SAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JLN to SAN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Joplin. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SAN, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into JLN. 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 $97 (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 $350. Return trip prices are from the SAN to JLN 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 JLN 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 3 hour 21 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1317 miles or 2120 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JLN to SAN flight is about 3 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Joplin, MO and San Diego, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 38 available flights from JLN to SAN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeJLN
Origination airport nameJoplin Regional Airport
CityJoplin, MO
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

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


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