The cheapest times to fly from SCK to SAN are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 30th to September 2nd (except the week of August 6th)

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 SCK to SAN is early August. Prices can be as high as $408 for Friday flights during late September, or as low as $127 for Tuesday flights around early August.


When to Fly to San Diego

Flying from Stockton, CA (SCK) to San Diego, CA (SAN) will usually cost between $184 to $343 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 $148. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late September, with an average price of $290. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $142 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $228 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCK to SAN flight.

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

SCK to SAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCK to SAN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Stockton. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.33, 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 SAN to SCK 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 SCK to SAN 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 SCK to SAN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from SAN
  • Usually 10.09% less expensive than SAN
  • Nonstop flights available

See SCK to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SCK to SAN? 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 San Diego International Airport to Stockton Metropolitan Airport?

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

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

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 45 available flights from SCK to SAN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

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


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from SCK to SAN tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 13% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 0% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SAN heading for SCK about 1 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in San Diego, 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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