The cheapest times to fly from SAN to CMH are
- January 8th to February 25th
- July 9th to July 22nd
- August 6th 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 SAN to CMH is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $931 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $294 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.
When to Fly to Columbus
Flying from San Diego, CA (SAN) to Columbus, OH (CMH) will usually cost between $318 to $544 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $315. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $519. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $204 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $378 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAN to CMH flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SAN to CMH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SAN to CMH 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 $0.12, 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. 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 $124 (26%) 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 $342. Return trip prices are from the CMH to SAN 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 SAN to CMH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 31 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 CMH while comparing.
- 115 miles (185 km) away from CMH
- Usually 2.25% less expensive than CMH
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SAN to CMH? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Azul, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from John Glenn Columbus International Airport to San Diego International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1960 miles or 3154 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SAN to CMH?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAN to CMH flight is about 4 hour 31 minutes.
How many flights go between San Diego, CA and Columbus, OH?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 81 available flights from SAN to CMH.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||San Diego International Airport|
|City||San Diego, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||John Glenn Columbus International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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