The cheapest times to fly from SAN to MDC are
- January 15th to February 4th
- February 19th to April 29th
- August 13th to November 11th (except the weeks of August 27th and October 29th)
- November 26th 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 MDC is early March. Prices can be as high as $10200 for Tuesday flights during late June, or as low as $1083 for Friday flights around early March.
When to Fly to Manado
Flying from San Diego, CA (SAN) to Menado (MDC) will usually cost between $1215 to $9968 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early March with an average ticket price of $2938. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $9813. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $6875 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $4687 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAN to MDC flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SAN to MDC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SAN to MDC flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from San Diego. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.38, which is a bit above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Friday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Manado, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to San Diego. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $4492 (59%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $3547. Return trip prices are from the MDC 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 MDC can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 56 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking SAN to MDC
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 MDC — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $1151
- Average savings: $3537 (75.45%)
- Price for both tickets: $1162
- Average savings: $3525 (75.21%)
- Price for both tickets: $1195
- Average savings: $3493 (74.51%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SAN to MDC? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, ANA, Delta, Fiji Airways, Garuda Indonesia, JAL, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Sam Ratulangi Airport to San Diego International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 7754 miles or 12479 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SAN to MDC?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAN to MDC flight is about 14 hour 56 minutes.
How many flights go between San Diego, CA and Menado?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from SAN to MDC.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||San Diego International Airport|
|City||San Diego, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Sam Ratulangi Airport|
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