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Looking for cheap airfare to San Diego? 25% of our users found tickets to San Diego for the following prices or less: From Vancouver Intl C$ 156 one-way - C$ 209 round-trip, from Calgary C$ 171 one-way - C$ 215 round-trip, from Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl C$ 323 one-way - C$ 489 round-trip
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High season is considered to be January, November and December. The cheapest month to fly from Canada is January.
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San Diego International Airport (SAN) is the main airport serving the greater San Diego area including Coronado, National City, Chula Vista, and Lemon Grove. It is around 4 miles (6.4 km) from downtown San Diego.
San Diego International Airport serves as a focus city for Alaska Airlines. Alaska Airlines has flights to various parts of the world including Cuba, South America, Hawaii, and various counties within the United States.
The most popular international routes from San Diego International Airport are facilitated by airlines like Alaska Airlines, British Airways, Air Canada, and WestJet Air. These airlines mostly fly to San Hose Del Cabo International Airport (SJD), Vancouver International Airport (YVR), and London Heathrow International Airport (LHR). These flights are available all year round and allow last-minute reservations.
If your long flight to San Diego has left you a little run down, stop in at Be Relax Spa located in Terminal 2 of the San Diego Airport. Be Relax offers a full menu of spa services to help you feel revitalized and ready for your vacation in San Diego.
If you are hungry for a taste of San Diego after your flight, stop by Stone Brewing inside San Diego Airport. This local brewhouse is legendary in San Diego and offers a wide array of beers and a great pub menu to suit any taste.
If you are accompanied by a little one on your flight to San Diego you will be pleased to learn that San Diego Airport offers a number of childcare facilities for your use. These rooms come equipped with comfortable seating, outlets, hand-washing stations and child-sized seats. There is a childcare station on both levels of Terminal 1 and another on level 2 of Terminal 2.
If you have just arrived on your flight to San Diego and are not sure where to head next, stop by one of the information desks that are located in the baggage claim areas of both terminal buildings. These desks are staffed with knowledgeable and friendly volunteer airport ambassadors that are easy to spot in their green polo shirts that read “Airport Information” on the back.
Travelers looking for a hotel that is equal parts convenient and breathtaking will love the Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island. This hotel is just a short drive from the airport, yet seems a world away with its stunning bay front location.
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Yes. SAN complies with ADA regulations by providing TDD telephones and visual paging monitors well distributed all around the airport for the visually impaired. The ground transportation options such as the shuttle bus and rental cars are wheelchair accessible, as well. The Volunteer Airport Ambassadors at SAN have volunteers available at select counters that help passengers with special needs within the airport.
Yes. There are several pay-per-use or subscription-based lounges at SAN. Among them are Airspace Lounge, USO Lounge, Delta Sky Club in Terminal 2, and United Club in Terminal 2. At these lounges, passengers can get access to newspapers, meals and drinks, comfortable seating areas, restrooms, and showers, all at affordable rates. To get into the United Club, clients need either pay at the door with proof of a United Airlines ticket or have joined the United Club Membership. All these lounges are a short walk from the baggage claim area, making it convenient even when you’re carrying luggage.
Curbside parking of any kind is not allowed at San Diego Airport. You may stop at the curbside only for the active loading and unloading of passengers and their luggage. The airport does offer a cell phone lot adjacent to the terminal building for those picking up passengers. Here drivers can wait until the flight to San Diego has arrived and the passenger has collected all their luggage and is ready to go.
The San Diego Airport has a number of rental car companies located at the airport's Rental Car Center. The Airport offers a free shuttle bus that continuously runs between the terminal buildings and the Rental Car Center. All of the major rental car companies like Hertz, Avis and Budget operate at San Diego Airport.
The city bus system runs bus 992 to and from San Diego Airport. This route makes stops at both Terminal 1 and 2 between 5:00 AM and 11:30 PM daily, every 15 minutes on weekdays and every 30 minutes on the weekend. This route will take you from the airport to downtown San Diego in roughly 20 minutes.
One of the cheapest ways to get to the Mexican border is with the Airport Flyer Bus. This bus will take you to downtown San Diego where you can then transfer to the San Diego Trolley’s blue line that will take you to the city of San Ysidro, just south of San Diego and located at the international border.
The cheapest airline ticket to San Diego from Canada in the last 72 hours was C$ 160 one-way, and C$ 300 round-trip on the route from Vancouver to San Diego. The most popular route is from Toronto to San Diego and the cheapest ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was C$ 416 round-trip.
Airlines flying the most to San Diego from Canada are Air Canada, Turkish Airlines and United Airlines.
The distance between San Diego and downtown San Diego is 4 km.
All flights to San Diego land at San Diego. The airport code is SAN,and it can also be referred to as Lindbergh Field, San Diego, or San Diego Intl.
The cheapest month for flights to San Diego is January. On the other hand, the most expensive months are January and November.
Air Canada, United Airlines and Delta have waived their change and cancellation fees on flights to San Diego. Confirm policies on booking site.
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