The cheapest times to fly from SAN to STR are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • August 20th to December 9th (except the weeks of August 27th, September 3rd, and October 8th)

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 STR is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $1745 for Saturday flights during late May, or as low as $928 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Stuttgart

Flying from San Diego, CA (SAN) to Stuttgart (STR) will usually cost between $969 to $1589 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $1000. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May, with an average price of $1532. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $532 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1122 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAN to STR flight.

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

SAN to STR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAN to STR flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from San Diego. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, 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. Saturdays 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 $137 (11%) 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 $1100. Return trip prices are from the STR 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 STR 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 38 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 STR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Frankfurt Main Airport (FRA) in Frankfurt

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from STR
  • Usually 30.48% less expensive than STR
  • Nonstop flights available

See SAN to FRA flights

Destination alternative #2: Zurich Airport (ZRH) in Zurich

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from STR
  • Usually 11.94% less expensive than STR
  • Nonstop flights available

See SAN to ZRH flights

Destination alternative #3: Muenchen Airport (MUC) in Munich

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from STR
  • Usually 9.71% less expensive than STR
  • 1-layover flights available

See SAN to MUC flights

Destination alternative #4: Euro Airport (BSL) in Mulhouse

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from STR
  • Usually 5.08% less expensive than STR
  • 1-layover flights available

See SAN to BSL flights


Flight Hacking SAN to STR

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 STR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Copenhagen (SAN > CPH > STR)

  • Price for both tickets: $836
  • Average savings: $287 (25.53%)

See SAN to CPH flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (SAN > LAX > STR)

  • Price for both tickets: $908
  • Average savings: $214 (19.07%)

See SAN to LAX flights

Hack #3: Gothenburg (SAN > GOT > STR)

  • Price for both tickets: $932
  • Average savings: $190 (16.93%)

See SAN to GOT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5914 miles or 9518 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAN to STR flight is about 11 hour 38 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 78 available flights from SAN to STR.


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 STR
Destination airport name Stuttgart Airport
City Stuttgart
Country Germany
Latitude 48.7
Longitude 9.2


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