The cheapest times to fly from SAN to SCK are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • April 30th to August 5th
  • August 20th to September 2nd

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 SCK is early August. Prices can be as high as $484 for Friday flights during mid August, or as low as $124 for Tuesday flights around early August.


When to Fly to Stockton

Flying from San Diego, CA (SAN) to Stockton, CA (SCK) will usually cost between $184 to $334 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early August with an average ticket price of $166. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $314. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $148 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $234 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAN to SCK flight.

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

SAN to SCK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAN to SCK 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 $0.34, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $71 (27%) 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 $192. Return trip prices are from the SCK 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 SCK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 45 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 SCK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sacramento International Airport (SMF) in Sacramento, CA

  • 59 miles (95 km) away from SCK
  • Usually 49.25% less expensive than SCK
  • Nonstop flights available

See SAN to SMF flights

Destination alternative #2: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 53 miles (85 km) away from SCK
  • Usually 46.68% less expensive than SCK
  • Nonstop flights available

See SAN to SJC flights

Destination alternative #3: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco, CA

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from SCK
  • Usually 39.19% less expensive than SCK
  • Nonstop flights available

See SAN to SFO flights

Destination alternative #4: Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) in Fresno, CA

  • 114 miles (183 km) away from SCK
  • Usually 15.20% less expensive than SCK
  • Nonstop flights available

See SAN to FAT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Allegiant, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 423 miles or 681 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAN to SCK flight is about 1 hour 45 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 48 available flights from SAN to SCK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeSCK
Destination airport nameStockton Metropolitan Airport
CityStockton, CA
Countrythe United States


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from SAN to SCK tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 25% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 13% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SCK heading for SAN about 1 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Stockton, CA is about 3 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Allegiant: 1 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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