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Find The Best Dates To Fly from Washington Dulles Intl. to San Diego Intl.

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The cheapest flights to San Diego Intl. found within the past 7 days were $308 round trip and $160 one way. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Flight Schedule for IAD to SAN

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Frequently asked questions

Can I catch a flight from Washington Dulles Intl. Airport (IAD) to San Diego Airport right now?
Be sure to go to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor to find out if there are any current travel advice reports or quarantine requirements in place in San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN) when jet-setting from Washington Dulles Intl. Airport (IAD).
Are there direct flights from Washington Dulles Intl. Airport (IAD) to San Diego Airport?
If you’re not a big fan of layovers, it’s a smart idea to lock in your flight from Dulles Intl. Airport to San Diego Airport well ahead of time. United Airlines is the only carrier that offers direct flights to San Diego County from Sterling.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I change my booking to a later date?
For more info about changing your flight to SAN, please visit our Customer Service Portal.
How long is the flight from Washington Dulles Intl. Airport (IAD) to San Diego Airport?
It usually takes around 7 hours and 22 minutes to jet from IAD to San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN). You’ll be in your seat for a while, so keep yourself amused with a podcast or get stuck into a magazine.
What is the flight distance from Washington Dulles Intl. Airport (IAD) to San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN)?
There’s a flight distance of 2,300 mi between IAD and SAN. This is classified as a medium-haul flight. There’ll be plenty of time to watch the in-flight entertainment and catch up on a little sleep if you’re feeling weary.
What airlines fly from Dulles Intl. Airport to San Diego Airport?
Want to fly directly from Sterling to San Diego County? You’re in luck. United Airlines offers 60 flights every month and is a popular option with many seasoned travelers.
What airlines have practices regarding COVID-19 in place and use social distancing?
From the moment you enter the departure terminal to when you leave the arrivals terminal, if you’re flying with Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines or United Airlines you can be sure that COVID-19 measures and social distancing rules have been adhered to. Many airlines have introduced capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.
What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?
This just in! Airfares offered on Thursdays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity in 2021. Tuesday and Wednesday prices are also good, but you may want to prepare your budget if booking during the weekend, as data shows that is when prices are generally at their highest.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
Frequent travelers may already know this, but earlier in the week can be the cheapest time to fly. In 2021, flights departing on a Monday were generally the cheapest of the week, whereas you may pay a premium for weekend flights when demand is usually high. On average, tickets were most expensive for Saturday departures, so if you need to fly out on a weekend, you might look for deals ahead of time.
How far in advance can you book a flight?
Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2021 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 0-2 weeks prior to their travel dates.*According to flight demand on Travelocity.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

 

Traveling From Washington Dulles Intl.
Traveling To San Diego Intl.
Shortest Flight Time 0 hours 50 mins
Earliest Departure Time 8:54AM PDT
Latest Departure Time 5:50PM PDT
Lowest Flight Price $308

Route Info

Flight path for flights from Washington Dulles International Airport to San Diego International Airport

Distance:
2,319.00 miles

Airlines & Aircraft Used on IAD to SAN Flight Routes

Airline Carrier
Aircraft
United Airlines
De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
United Airlines
Harbin Yunshuji Y12

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Find our best return flights from Washington IAD to San Diego SAN at the right price  

Airfares to San Diego SAN from Washington IAD currently cost between $308 and $338. It’s usually cheaper to book a round trip than two separate one-way flights. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 

 

Book one-way flights from Washington IAD to San Diego SAN 

If you want to be flexible about when you return, or keep your travel options open ended, a one-way flight could be just the ticket! You’ll find one-way airfares from Washington IAD to San Diego SAN on Travelocity starting at $160. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 

 

Get to San Diego SAN from Washington IAD quicker with direct flights. 

Get to San Diego faster, without the hassle of changing planes and moving baggage, by booking a direct flight. Expect your direct flight to SAN from IAD to take around 0 hour(s) 50 min(s).  

 

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Find cheap flight deals by using our search filters to sort results starting with the lowest price airfares to SAN from IAD. Our Price Match Promise means if you find a lower rate on Travelocity.com or on another US-based website within 24 hours of booking, we’ll credit or refund the difference.  

 

Get our best airfare deals for your flight from Washington IAD to San Diego SAN today 

If you’re flexible about when you travel, September is usually the cheapest month to fly from Washington IAD to San Diego SAN. If you need to be more specific, search by date and arrival and departure times.Then, compare prices across different airlines, and sort results by lowest price first. 

 

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Some airlines let you change your travel dates without charging a fee. Use our ‘no change fee’ filter to see which flights to SAN from IAD have this option.  

 

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.