Find Cheap Flights from Houston (HOU) to San Diego (SAN)

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Houston to San Diego Route Information

Travel Distance:1,301 Miles
Airlines Flying This Route:United Airlines, Spirit Airlines
Weekly Flights:115
Avg. Flight Duration:3.13 Hours

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Airports in Houston

William P. Hobby Airport serves the city of Houston in Texas, U.S.A. It is an international airport situated approximately 11 kilometers away from the heart of the city. The airport is owned by City of Houston and managed by Houston Airport System. It serves as a focus city for Southwest Airlines. The airport offers both passenger & cargo services to several domestic and international destinations including Dallas, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Austin, Atlanta, Denver, Orlando, and more. Ample of ground transportation services are available at the airport for the easy connectivity to the surrounding areas. Some of these include taxis, limousines, sedans, shuttles, buses, rental cars, and more.

Explore San Diego

Located in Southern California, not far from the Mexico border, San Diego is the oldest town in California, founded in 1769. San Diego’s coastal location makes it an ideal destination for adventurers and sun seekers. Whether you are hiking along the sandstone cliffs of Torrey Pines State Reserve, walking through the frothy surf of Coronado Beach or admiring the postcard-worthy scenery at La Jolla Cove, you will find little reason to Explore its natural wonders. Spend a day at Balboa Park - the city’s cultural hub, explore the museums, theaters, and gardens that call this 1,200-acre park home. Some of the city’s most popular attractions include the world-famous San Diego Zoo and the Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum. For a little history and shopping, visitors can stroll the streets of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park or wander through the Gaslamp Quarter.

Things to Do in San Diego

Balboa Park

Balboa Park comprises of 1,400-acres of site with historical buildings, numerous museums, gardens, and green spaces. The park was created for the Panama California Exhibition of 1915-1916, and most of the buildings remain from that event. The predominant architecture is Spanish-style low-rise buildings that blend in with the natural surroundings. Among the highlights of the park are the botanical gardens and

lily pond, the Museum of Man, the Museum of Natural History, the San Diego Museum of Art, and the famous San Diego Zoo.


SeaWorld San Diego is one of the city’s main attractions, particularly for families. It is located along the waterfront in Mission Bay. For many Americans, SeaWorld has been a longtime family tradition, having been around since the 1960s. Among the highlights are shows featuring killer whales, sea lions, dolphins, and other sea life. There are all kinds of rides, from roller coasters to carnival type rides. SeaWorld is an aquarium that allows close-up looks at sharks and other sea creatures that can be seen through an acrylic tunnel, along with touch tanks and close encounters with dolphins and inhabitants of tidal pools.

Gaslamp Quarter

In downtown San Diego is the Gaslamp Quarter National Historic District, an area of restored late-19th- and early 20th-century Victorian buildings. Today, the Gaslamp Quarter is a trendy area with shops, restaurants, and galleries, attracting locals and tourists. The area covers less than 20 blocks and runs from Broadway to San Diego Bay. There are number of high-end hotels that are popular with both tourists and business travelers due to the great location in the city. This area underwent restorations in the 1970s, which eventually led to it being listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Best Time to Fly to San Diego

The best times to visit San Diego are March through May & September through November. You can find some great deals during the low seasons in comparison to the peak summer season (May & June). Avoid visiting San Diego in winters as the city sees the most rainfall.