The cheapest times to fly from SAN to FUK are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • April 2nd to April 15th
  • August 27th 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 SAN to FUK is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1913 for Sunday flights during early July, or as low as $829 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Fukuoka

Flying from San Diego, CA (SAN) to Fukuoka (FUK) will usually cost between $830 to $1580 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $831. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $1638. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $807 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1003 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAN to FUK flight.

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

SAN to FUK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAN to FUK flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from San Diego. 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. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Fukuoka, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to San Diego. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $180 (13%) 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 $1017. Return trip prices are from the FUK 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 FUK 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 56 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SAN to FUK

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 FUK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Hong Kong (SAN > HKG > FUK)

  • Price for both tickets: $821
  • Average savings: $183 (18.2%)

See SAN to HKG flights

Hack #2: Shanghai (SAN > PVG > FUK)

  • Price for both tickets: $910
  • Average savings: $93 (9.27%)

See SAN to PVG flights

Hack #3: Taipei (SAN > TPE > FUK)

  • Price for both tickets: $914
  • Average savings: $90 (8.92%)

See SAN to TPE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, Delta, EVA Air, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean Air, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6088 miles or 9798 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAN to FUK flight is about 11 hour 56 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from SAN to FUK.


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 FUK
Destination airport name Fukuoka Airport
City Fukuoka
Country Japan
Latitude 33.6
Longitude 130.5


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