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The best prices from London to San Diego are usually found in February or November, booked 50 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to San Diego (SAN)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to SAN flight in 2022: compare London to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
LON - SAN
Price
£528 - £1,097
SAN
Temperature
14 - 22 °C
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 58 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£420

From London (LON) to San Diego

One-way from

£341

One-way flight from London (LON) to San Diego

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from London to San Diego?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 18% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London to San Diego?

Find a great deal and save up to 31% by booking at least 49 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from London to San Diego within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £598.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to San Diego?

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to San Diego from London average £592. You can even find prices in February for less than £592, as users have found deals to San Diego from as low as £349. The month of July appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Diego from London. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 47%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to San Diego (LON - SAN)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from London to San Diego in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 12% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from London to San Diego in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LON to SAN flights in May, June
22 Jun - 6 Jul
£517pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
21 Jun - 5 Jul
£519pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
21 Jun - 7 Jul
£541pp
LHR
London Heathrow
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to San Diego 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from London found for this year
31 Oct - 6 Nov
£398pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
9 Nov - 30 Nov
£403pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
9 Nov - 30 Nov
£418pp
LHR
London Heathrow
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to San Diego from London

Save time with London to San Diego direct flight deals
9 Nov - 30 Nov
£433pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
31 Oct - 6 Nov
£447pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Nov - 11 Nov
£462pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to San Diego

Late deals on return flights to San Diego from London, departing today and this week
30 May - 5 Jun
£723pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
30 May - 5 Jun
£739pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
29 May - 12 Jun
£774pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Finnair
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Finnair
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to San Diego from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to San Diego
09:00 - 17:23
Virgin Atlantic
1 stop
16h 23m
LHR - SAN
Virgin Atlantic
£341
StudentUniverse
08:55 - 19:27
Virgin Atlantic
1 stop
17h 32m
LHR - SAN
Virgin Atlantic
£370
StudentUniverse
11:10 - 18:30
Virgin Atlantic
1 stop
15h 20m
LHR - SAN
Virgin Atlantic
£390
StudentUniverse

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Flight FAQs

From London to San Diego

What airport do you fly into for flights to San Diego from London?

If you book a flight to San Diego from London, you will be flying to San Diego, which is the city’s only airport. San Diego (SAN) is located 2.6 mi from the center of San Diego. There are 5 flights from London to San Diego per day from 12 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from London to San Diego have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

British Airways, Finnair, and Virgin Atlantic are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from London to San Diego for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to San Diego for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Atlantic for just £398, but on average you can expect to pay £429.

Are there nonstop flights from London to San Diego for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from London to San Diego under £500. A good price for a nonstop flight from London to San Diego is less than £524.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to San Diego for under £800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than £800.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from London to San Diego round-trip?

According to our current data, Virgin Atlantic (£398), Lufthansa (£403), and United Airlines (£418) offers the cheapest pricing from London to San Diego. Virgin Atlantic is 32% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the most popular routes from London to San Diego?

When deciding which route to take from London to San Diego consider London Heathrow - San Diego, London Gatwick - San Diego or London City - San Diego as they are the most popular.

What are the most reliable airlines from London to San Diego?

Consider American Airlines (73%), Aer Lingus (73%) or Finnair (73%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from London to San Diego.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London to San Diego?

Consider American Airlines, Air Canada or Finnair when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from London to San Diego.

What are the cheapest flights from London to San Diego?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for £458. While the most popular route (London Heathrow - San Diego) can be booked for £403 on average our data indicates £1,441 when flying from London to San Diego.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Diego, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Diego from London?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to San Diego

Most visitors from London need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter San Diego.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to San Diego.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London are not required to quarantine after entering San Diego.

Do I need a test to fly back to London from San Diego?

Returning to London from San Diego

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering London.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to quarantine after entering London.

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Alternative routes for London to San Diego

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for San Diego

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to San Diego.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.26
Flight duration from London to SAN
10h 55m
Average temperature for May in San Diego
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in San Diego
4.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
Stansted (STN)
London City (LCY)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 9 airlines flying from London to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to San Diego choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Air Canada
£285 £441 No cancel fee 67%
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Virgin Atlantic
£318 £561 No cancel fee 72%
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British Airways
£321 £557 No cancel fee 70%
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Iberia
£333 £468 No cancel fee 77%
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Finnair
£337 £582 No cancel fee 76%
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Lufthansa
£340 £536 No cancel fee 76%
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United Airlines
£388 £534 No cancel fee 69%
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American Airlines
£399 £667 No cancel fee 71%
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Air France
£418 £664 No cancel fee 77%
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Hourly flight availability from London to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from London towards San Diego.
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Weekly flight availability
from London to San Diego
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from London to San Diego.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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