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The cheapest times to fly from STS to SAN are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 6th 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 STS to SAN is mid January. Prices can be as high as $657 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $167 for Tuesday flights around mid January.

 

When to Fly to San Diego

Flying from Santa Rosa, CA (STS) to San Diego, CA (SAN) will usually cost between $181 to $363 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $213. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $352. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $140 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $264 can be considered a good price for a round-trip STS to SAN flight.

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

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STS to SAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the STS to SAN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Santa Rosa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.32, 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. 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 $94 (29%) 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 $232. Return trip prices are from the SAN to STS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from STS 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 54 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 STS to SAN while comparing.

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

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from SAN
  • Usually 19.54% less expensive than SAN
  • Nonstop flights available

See STS to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from SAN
  • Usually 2.85% less expensive than SAN
  • Nonstop flights available

See STS to SNA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Southwest, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Diego International Airport to Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 509 miles or 819 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop STS to SAN flight is about 1 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Santa Rosa, CA and San Diego, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 76 available flights from STS to SAN.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code STS
Origination airport name Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport
City Santa Rosa, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 38.5
Longitude -122.8

Return Airport

Destination code SAN
Destination airport name San Diego International Airport
City San Diego, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 32.7
Longitude -117.2

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from STS to SAN tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 23% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 61% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SAN heading for STS about 6 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in San Diego, CA is about 9 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 6 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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