The cheapest times to fly from UTP to SAN are

  • March 26th to May 27th (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 23rd)
  • October 15th to October 28th

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 UTP to SAN is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $13000 for Sunday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $2160 for Tuesday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to San Diego

Flying from Utapao (UTP) to San Diego, CA (SAN) will usually cost between $3787 to $11000 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $2160. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $13000. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $10840 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $7240 can be considered a good price for a round-trip UTP to SAN flight.

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

UTP to SAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the UTP to SAN flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Pattaya City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.53, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SAN, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into UTP. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to San Diego, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Pattaya City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $3741 (42%) 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 $3904. Return trip prices are from the SAN to UTP 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 UTP to SAN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 7 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 UTP to SAN while comparing.

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

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from SAN
  • Usually 80.68% less expensive than SAN
  • 2-layover flights available

See UTP to LAX flights


Flight Hacking UTP to SAN

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 UTP to SAN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (UTP > KUL > SAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1113
  • Average savings: $6127 (84.63%)

See UTP to CNX flights

Hack #2: Chiang Mai (UTP > CNX > SAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1264
  • Average savings: $5976 (82.54%)

See UTP to KUL flights

Hack #3: Phuket (UTP > HKT > SAN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1359
  • Average savings: $5882 (81.24%)

See UTP to HKT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, ANA, Bangkok Airways, China Southern, Delta, JAL, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Diego International Airport to U-Tapao Pattaya International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8411 miles or 13536 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop UTP to SAN flight is about 16 hour 7 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 24 available flights from UTP to SAN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeUTP
Origination airport nameU-Tapao Pattaya International Airport

Return Airport

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


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