Cheap Flights from Toronto to San Diego in 2019

Flight information Toronto to San Diego

Cheapest roundtrip price last month


Non-stop airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 3441 kilometers

5h 5min

Most popular airline last month

Air Canada

San Diego International, McClellan – Palomar, San Diego Montgomery Field, San Diego North Island NAS and others

7 airports

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Flight Information

There are four airports that serve the Toronto area, with Toronto Pearson International Airport being Canada's major hub. United Airlines and Air Canada offer nonstop flights from Toronto to San Diego, while United Airlines, American Airlines, WestJet, Delta, and JetBlue have flights that connect in various U.S. cities.

Terminal Information for Toronto Pearson International Airport 

Toronto Pearson International Airport is Canada's largest and busiest airport, and it's the main hub for Air Canada. Most flights to the U.S. require passengers to go through U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Toronto, and they will arrive in the U.S. as domestic passengers in either Terminal 1 or Terminal 3. Those looking for a quick meal, a full dinner, or last-minute gifts can find these at one of the many restaurants and shops in the departure area. Stay connected with the free Wi-Fi that's available throughout the airport.

Toronto Pearson International Airport experiences peak traffic between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. and again between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. It's recommended that visitors to the U.S. arrive at the airport at least three hours before their flight's departure time if travelling during those hours and at least two hours before if travelling outside of them. Check-in online to lessen wait times.

Terminal Information for San Diego International Airport

Passengers travelling on Toronto to San Diego flights will arrive at Terminal 2 and have already cleared U.S. Customs in Toronto. So upon disembarking, they can head to the baggage claim. Currency exchange services are available in the baggage claim area during select hours. Bear in mind that baggage carts are available for rental upon arrival at the San Diego International Airport for a fee of US$4 (CA$5.33) per cart, and the dispenser accepts cash and credit cards. Also, Volunteer Airport Ambassadors are available in the baggage claim area and provide free airport information to arriving passengers.

Once travellers have retrieved their bags, they are free to head outside for ground transportation. Transportation plazas are across the street from each terminal, and shuttles, taxis, and public buses transport arriving passengers to destinations in and around San Diego. For those renting cars, there are free shuttles available from the terminal to the rental car centre. 

What You Need to Know

Canadian visitors flying into San Diego International Airport do not need a visa to enter the country. All they are required to have is just a valid passport. 

What to Expect in San Diego

Keep in mind that Toronto is three hours ahead of San Diego. When it comes to weather, San Diego has one of the best climates in the U.S., according to Farmers' Almanac and The Weather Channel, and has a mild climate year-round. This makes it ideal for outdoor activities such as kayaking, snorkelling, sailing, swimming, and surfing, to name a few.

Whale-watching in the San Diego harbour is a popular activity, as well as bike tours through downtown San Diego. Theme parks such as Six Flags Magic Mountain and Knott's Berry Farm are also great places to visit while in the area.

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