Flights from San Diego with Southwest Airlines®.

Plan your next adventure. See where Southwest® flies from San Diego International Airport.

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Traveling from San Diego.

No matter if you’re looking for a weekend getaway or family vacation, Southwest Airlines can take you there from San Diego International Airport. Though it may feel like you’re on vacation year-round in sunny San Diego, that doesn’t mean that there aren’t other incredible destinations out there to explore. And with great deals on Southwest flights, you can plan your perfect vacation without breaking the bank.

Perhaps the SoCal vibes are just too chill for you and you’re looking for the hustle and bustle of a city where there’s something new to see on every corner. Perhaps you’re looking to trade in your swimsuit for a snowsuit and venture to the slopes to practice balancing on something other than a surfboard. Maybe your idea of the perfect vacation is a trip further up the Pacific coastline where the climate is more temperate and you and the family can unplug for a while and spend time together on the trails.

Though the city of San Diego has your heart, find a place to call your home away from home. Discover what the world outside San Diego has to offer and know that Southwest can get you there easily when departing from San Diego. Begin planning your next fun-filled excursion away from San Diego with a flight on Southwest Airlines. See all the places Southwest flies from San Diego International Airport and explore trip add-ons like tours and bundles from Southwest Airlines® Experiences. Plus, earn Rapid Rewards® points when you fly. Meanwhile, know that we aim to make your booking process simple from flight selection to boarding. Learn more about what makes the Southwest® Experience unique when you plan a flight out of San Diego.

Where you can fly from San Diego.

Plan your ideal trip from San Diego.

San Francisco (SFO)

Wade into the adventure that awaits you in Golden Gate City. Enjoy West Coast vibes—book your flight to San Francisco today and get ready to be wowed by the City by the Bay.

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Journey inland from the coastline and explore California’s burgeoning state capital.

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Las Vegas

Jet off to America’s Playground! When you travel to Las Vegas, having a good time is a sure thing.

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See the world from a higher perspective. Let the Mile High City enamor you with its beautiful mix of urban and mountain style living.

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Whether you choose to explore Emerald City or Grit City, your adventure starts with a flight to Seattle Tacoma International Airport.

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Chicago (Midway)

The hustle and bustle of the City of the Big Shoulders awaits. Enjoy a world class city filled with Midwest nice people—start your Chicagoland adventure.

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Chicago (Midway)

The hustle and bustle of the City of the Big Shoulders awaits. Enjoy a world class city filled with Midwest nice people—start your Chicagoland adventure.

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Explore the Biggest Little City in the World and visit Reno/Tahoe. Let the combination of the Old West, modern attractions, and an escape into nature charm you during your visit.

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Steamboat Springs

Visit the indie-vibes answer to larger Rocky Mountains ski resort destinations for snowy adventure, eclectic frontier culture, and mountain life charm. Start living life on Mountain Time.

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Check out our Route Tool for a full list of Southwest® destinations in every region.
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Points bookings do not include taxes, fees, and other government/airport charges of at least $5.60 per one-way flight.

Seats and days are limited. Fares may vary by destination, flight, and day of week and won't be available on some flights that operate during very busy travel times and holiday periods.

Fares may be combined with other Southwest Airlines® combinable fares. If combining with other fares, the most restrictive fare's rules apply.

Fares are nonrefundable but may be applied toward future travel on Southwest Airlines®, as long as reservations are canceled at least ten minutes prior to the scheduled departure. Failure to cancel prior to departure will result in forfeiture of remaining funds on the reservation.

Any change in itinerary may result in an increase in fare. Standby travel may require an upgrade to the Anytime fare depending on Rapid Rewards® tier status.

Fares are subject to change until ticketed.

Offer applies only to published, scheduled service.

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Details about San Diego International Airport.

Airport code:SAN

City:San Diego


Terminal 1

Gates 1, 1a, 2-11

Airport-provided WiFi


Cities served nonstop daily from SAN*


Cities served daily from SAN*

*Based on DOT published scheduled average flights Monday-Friday between 11/19/2020 and 12/31/2020, as of 11/20/2020.

Why fly Southwest?

Bags fly free®1

Your bags fly free, because nothing should be left behind. So pack up without paying up with our two free checked bags.

No change fees2

Think your plans may change? Don’t sweat it. We don’t charge you fees to change your mind2.

Gate to gate WiFi3

Surf the web from origin to destination with gate-to-gate WiFi on your flight. Bring your device, and for $8 the Internet will make time fly by on all our flights.

Fly in comfort

Southwest seats give you up to a 31-inch pitch, 17-inch width, and 2-inch recline, which all adds up to a more comfortable flight.

100% free entertainment.

Boredom doesn’t fly with us. So on your flight, watch a movie3 for free. Just one way we make getting to your destination as nice as being there. Well...almost.

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Your trip comes with low fares and no hidden fees thanks to Transfarency®.

Southwest is bringing our low fares and no hidden fees with us. We want to make your trip special, so we’re taking everything you love about Southwest and bringing it all to your travels. Get everything Transfarency has to offer on your next trip, only with Southwest.

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Join Rapid Rewards, our award-winning frequent flyer program4.

Southwest Rapid Rewards lets you use your points on any flight, any day, any time, which means you can turn your points into a reward flight. Sign up and see why we’ve been named the best rewards program four years in a row4. Points that actually reward you with getaways, that’s Southwest Rapid Rewards.

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100% reward availability5.

You can use your points to book any seat, on any flight, no exceptions. Any day, any time, any flight, your points are ready to take you to where you want to go.


No blackout dates.

If there’s a seat available on a Southwest flight, you can use your points. It’s that easy. So no matter when you want to get away, you can use your points to get you there. As long as we have a spot available on a flight, you can book it with your Southwest Rapid Rewards points.


Your points don’t expire.

No matter when you earn them, they’ll be there for you to redeem on your flight to anywhere you want to go.


Rapid Rewards. Rapid redemption.

You can earn points on flights and on everyday purchases with our partners, which makes getting to our destinations easy. And our reward flights are based on our low fares, so the lower the fare, the fewer points you have to use. It’s almost like we want you to have the trip of a lifetime.


1First and second checked bags. Weight and size limits apply.

2Fare difference may apply.

3Download the Southwest® app to view movies and on-demand content. Inflight messaging only allows access to iMessage and WhatsApp. Apps must be downloaded before the flight. Internet access for $8 a day per device on WiFi-enabled aircraft. Price is subject to change. May not be available for the full duration of flight. Prohibits access to high-bandwidth applications and websites, including Netflix, HBO GO® and VoIP, along with certain obscene/offensive content.

42016-2019 Freddie Awards.

5As reported in the CarTrawler Reward Seat Availability Survey, May 16, 2019, and Switchfly Reward Seat Availability Surveys 2010 – 2019, at