The cheapest times to fly from SAN to BUR are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • July 30th to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)

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 SAN to BUR is early to mid August. Prices can be as high as $933 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $164 for Tuesday flights around early to mid August.


When to Fly to Burbank

Flying from San Diego, CA (SAN) to Burbank, CA (BUR) will usually cost between $183 to $559 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid August with an average ticket price of $199. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $539. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $340 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $324 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAN to BUR flight.

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

SAN to BUR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAN to BUR flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from San Diego. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.65, which is above average.


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 $111 (28%) 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 $277. Return trip prices are from the BUR to SAN 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 SAN to BUR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 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 SAN to BUR while comparing.

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

  • 18 miles (29 km) away from BUR
  • Usually 43.28% less expensive than BUR
  • Nonstop flights available

See SAN to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: San Luis County Regional Airport (SBP) in San Luis Obispo, CA

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from BUR
  • Usually 14.06% less expensive than BUR
  • Nonstop flights available

See SAN to SBP flights

Destination alternative #3: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 46 miles (74 km) away from BUR
  • Usually 10.05% less expensive than BUR
  • 1-layover flights available

See SAN to SNA flights

Destination alternative #4: Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) in Santa Barbara, CA

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from BUR
  • Usually 9.74% less expensive than BUR
  • 1-layover flights available

See SAN to SBA flights

Destination alternative #5: Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) in Palm Springs, CA

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from BUR
  • Usually 1.24% less expensive than BUR
  • 1-layover flights available

See SAN to PSP flights


Flight Hacking SAN to BUR

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 SAN to BUR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Jose, CA (SAN > SJC > BUR)

  • Price for both tickets: $253
  • Average savings: $71 (21.95%)

See SAN to SJC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 122 miles or 196 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAN to BUR flight is about 1 hour 12 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 73 available flights from SAN to BUR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SAN
Origination airport name San Diego International Airport
City San Diego, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 32.7
Longitude -117.2

Return Airport

Destination code BUR
Destination airport name Bob Hope Airport
City Burbank, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 34.2
Longitude -118.4


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