The cheapest times to fly from SAN to PUW are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • May 7th to June 10th (except the week of May 14th)
  • July 30th to September 2nd
  • October 8th to November 11th

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 PUW is late January. Prices can be as high as $869 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $218 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Pullman

Flying from San Diego, CA (SAN) to Pullman, WA (PUW) will usually cost between $258 to $652 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $284. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $555. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $271 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $392 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAN to PUW flight.

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

SAN to PUW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAN to PUW 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 $0.25, which is 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 $200 (38%) 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 $319. Return trip prices are from the PUW 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 PUW can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 43 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 PUW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Spokane International Airport (GEG) in Spokane, WA

  • 64 miles (103 km) away from PUW
  • Usually 40.10% less expensive than PUW
  • Nonstop flights available

See SAN to GEG flights

Destination alternative #2: Tri Cities Airport (PSC) in Pasco/Kennewick/Richland, WA

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from PUW
  • Usually 27.08% less expensive than PUW
  • 1-layover flights available

See SAN to PSC flights

Destination alternative #3: Walla Walla Regional Airport (ALW) in Walla Walla, WA

  • 72 miles (116 km) away from PUW
  • Usually 20.05% less expensive than PUW
  • 1-layover flights available

See SAN to ALW flights

Destination alternative #4: Lewiston Nez Perce County Airport (LWS) in Lewiston, ID

  • 26 miles (42 km) away from PUW
  • Usually 8.05% less expensive than PUW
  • 1-layover flights available

See SAN to LWS flights

Destination alternative #5: Missoula International Airport (MSO) in Missoula, MT

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from PUW
  • Usually 16.99% less expensive than PUW
  • 1-layover flights available

See SAN to MSO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Pullman Moscow Regional Airport to San Diego International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 968 miles or 1558 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAN to PUW flight is about 2 hour 43 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 50 available flights from SAN to PUW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codePUW
Destination airport namePullman Moscow Regional Airport
CityPullman, WA
Countrythe United States


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