The cheapest times to fly from LIS to SAN are

  • January 8th to May 27th (except the weeks of March 26th, April 2nd, and May 14th)
  • September 10th to September 23rd
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 22nd and October 29th)

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 LIS to SAN is late January. Prices can be as high as $1414 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $578 for Monday flights around late January.


When to Fly to San Diego

Flying from Lisbon (LIS) to San Diego, CA (SAN) will usually cost between $579 to $1299 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $590. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1323. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $733 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $627 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LIS to SAN flight.

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

LIS to SAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LIS to SAN flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Lisbon. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SAN, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LIS. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to San Diego, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Lisbon. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $109 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $750. Return trip prices are from the SAN to LIS 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 LIS 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 11 hour 12 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 LIS to SAN while comparing.

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

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from SAN
  • Usually 5.99% less expensive than SAN
  • 1-layover flights available

See LIS to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, El Al, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5679 miles or 9139 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LIS to SAN flight is about 11 hour 12 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from LIS to SAN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLIS
Origination airport nameLisboa Airport

Return Airport

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


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