The cheapest times to fly from LAS to SAN are
- April 23rd to May 6th
- July 30th to December 9th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)
- December 24th to February 25th (except the weeks of January 1st and February 5th)
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 LAS to SAN is early September. Prices can be as high as $321 for Sunday flights during mid June, or as low as $113 for Tuesday flights around early September.
When to Fly to San Diego
Flying from Las Vegas, NV (LAS) to San Diego, CA (SAN) will usually cost between $113 to $248 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $125. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $201. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $76 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $137 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAS to SAN flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LAS to SAN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LAS to SAN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Las Vegas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $83 (40%) 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 $124. Return trip prices are from the SAN to LAS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from LAS to SAN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 27 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 LAS to SAN while comparing.
- 109 miles (175 km) away from SAN
- Usually 17.52% less expensive than SAN
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LAS to SAN? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Frontier, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from San Diego International Airport to McCarran International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 259 miles or 417 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LAS to SAN?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAS to SAN flight is about 1 hour 27 minutes.
How many flights go between Las Vegas, NV and San Diego, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 64 available flights from LAS to SAN.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||McCarran International Airport|
|City||Las Vegas, NV|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||San Diego International Airport|
|City||San Diego, CA|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from LAS to SAN tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 32% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 11% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SAN heading for LAS about 10 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in San Diego, CA is about 6 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 9 minutes late
- Spirit: 11 minutes late
- Frontier: 26 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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