The cheapest times to fly from KWI to SAN are

  • January 15th to April 1st
  • September 10th to December 9th

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 KWI to SAN is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $1954 for Saturday flights during mid August, or as low as $1002 for Tuesday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to San Diego

Flying from Kuwait (KWI) to San Diego, CA (SAN) will usually cost between $1006 to $1701 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $1003. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $1822. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $819 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1248 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KWI to SAN flight.

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

KWI to SAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KWI to SAN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Kuwait City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to San Diego, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Kuwait City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $107 (8%) 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 $1210. Return trip prices are from the SAN to KWI 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 KWI 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 15 hour 28 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 KWI to SAN while comparing.

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

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from SAN
  • Usually 11.06% less expensive than SAN
  • 1-layover flights available

See KWI to LAX flights


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

Hack #1: Amsterdam (KWI > AMS > SAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $904
  • Average savings: $344 (27.56%)

See KWI to GVA flights

Hack #2: Geneva (KWI > GVA > SAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $980
  • Average savings: $268 (21.47%)

See KWI to AMS flights

Hack #3: Istanbul (KWI > IST > SAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1050
  • Average savings: $198 (15.87%)

See KWI to IST flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, atlasglobal, British Airways, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Gulf Air, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8045 miles or 12947 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KWI to SAN flight is about 15 hour 28 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from KWI to SAN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeKWI
Origination airport nameKuwait International Airport

Return Airport

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


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