The cheapest times to fly from MPM to SAN are

  • January 15th to May 13th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • October 8th to November 18th

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 MPM to SAN is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $2229 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1477 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to San Diego

Flying from Maputo (MPM) to San Diego, CA (SAN) will usually cost between $1514 to $2024 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $1557. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1943. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $386 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1642 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MPM to SAN flight.

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

MPM to SAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MPM to SAN flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Maputo. 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 Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Maputo. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $625 (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 $1605. Return trip prices are from the SAN to MPM 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 MPM to SAN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 19 hour 59 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 MPM to SAN while comparing.

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

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from SAN
  • Usually 10.14% less expensive than SAN
  • 1-layover flights available

See MPM to LAX flights


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

Hack #1: New York, NY (MPM > JFK > SAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1389
  • Average savings: $254 (15.44%)

See MPM to JNB flights

Hack #2: Johannesburg (MPM > JNB > SAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1401
  • Average savings: $242 (14.71%)

See MPM to JFK flights

Hack #3: Nairobi (MPM > NBO > SAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1474
  • Average savings: $168 (10.23%)

See MPM to NBO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, British Airways, Delta, Ethiopian, JetBlue, KLM, LAM, Qatar Airways, South African, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 10561 miles or 16996 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MPM to SAN flight is about 19 hour 59 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from MPM to SAN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMPM
Origination airport nameMaputo Airport

Return Airport

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


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