The cheapest times to fly from SAN to PAE are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • July 30th 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 PAE is mid October. Prices can be as high as $483 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $113 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Everett

Flying from San Diego, CA (SAN) to Everett, WA (PAE) will usually cost between $152 to $368 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $151. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $319. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $169 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $218 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAN to PAE flight.

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

SAN to PAE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAN to PAE 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 $0.13, 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 $85 (31%) 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 $189. Return trip prices are from the PAE 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 PAE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 56 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from SAN to PAE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Seattle/Tacoma International Airport (SEA) in Seattle, WA

  • 32 miles (51 km) away from PAE
  • Usually 18.35% less expensive than PAE
  • Nonstop flights available

See SAN to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Fiji Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1081 miles or 1740 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAN to PAE flight is about 2 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between San Diego, CA and Everett, WA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 56 available flights from SAN to PAE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codePAE
Destination airport nameSnohomish County Airport
CityEverett, WA
Countrythe United States


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