The cheapest times to fly from LCA to SAN are

  • January 8th to June 17th (except the weeks of March 26th, April 16th, May 14th, and May 28th)
  • November 19th 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 LCA to SAN is early March. Prices can be as high as $1843 for Friday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $926 for Tuesday flights around early March.


When to Fly to San Diego

Flying from Larnaca (LCA) to San Diego, CA (SAN) will usually cost between $945 to $1604 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 $973. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $1671. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $699 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1112 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LCA to SAN flight.

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

LCA to SAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LCA to SAN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Larnaca. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far 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 LCA. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to San Diego, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Larnaca. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $148 (10%) 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 $1108. Return trip prices are from the SAN to LCA 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 LCA 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 14 hour 18 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 LCA to SAN while comparing.

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

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from SAN
  • Usually 25.81% less expensive than SAN
  • 1-layover flights available

See LCA to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: Long Beach Airport (LGB) in Long Beach, CA

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from SAN
  • Usually 15.33% less expensive than SAN
  • 2-layover flights available

See LCA to LGB flights

Destination alternative #3: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from SAN
  • Usually 15.15% less expensive than SAN
  • 2-layover flights available

See LCA to BUR flights


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $725
  • Average savings: $387 (34.8%)

See LCA to CPH flights

Hack #2: Copenhagen (LCA > CPH > SAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $764
  • Average savings: $349 (31.34%)

See LCA to AMS flights

Hack #3: Oslo (LCA > OSL > SAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $777
  • Average savings: $335 (30.13%)

See LCA to OSL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, El Al, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Olympic, Royal Jordanian, SWISS, TAROM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7396 miles or 11903 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LCA to SAN flight is about 14 hour 18 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from LCA to SAN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LCA
Origination airport name Larnaka International Airport
City Larnaca
Country Cyprus
Latitude 34.9
Longitude 33.6

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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