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Cheap Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego, CA, United States - PHL to SAN

Popular flights from Philadelphia to San Diego

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 17, 2016 Mar 21, 2016 $451
Mar 17, 2016 Mar 28, 2016 $451
Mar 19, 2016 Mar 22, 2016 $451
Mar 19, 2016 Mar 25, 2016 $451
Mar 24, 2016 Mar 28, 2016 $451
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 24, 2016 Feb 26, 2016 $281
Feb 24, 2016 Feb 28, 2016 $281
Feb 25, 2016 Mar 1, 2016 $281
Feb 26, 2016 Feb 27, 2016 $281
Mar 1, 2016 Mar 7, 2016 $281
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 10, 2016 May 18, 2016 $261
May 18, 2016 May 24, 2016 $261
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 22, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 $726
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 23, 2016 Mar 1, 2016 $334
Feb 28, 2016 Mar 2, 2016 $334
Mar 1, 2016 Mar 8, 2016 $334
Mar 10, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 $334
Apr 7, 2016 Apr 13, 2016 $334
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 9, 2016 Mar 11, 2016 $371

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Philadelphia to San Diego (PHL to SAN)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Philadelphia to San Diego, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $274.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Philadelphia to San Diego (PHL to SAN)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Philadelphia to San Diego based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Philadelphia to San Diego

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Philadelphia to San Diego should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $1,230 $424
7-14 days $281 $288
14-21 days $281 $285
21-30 days $281 $285
30-60 days $281 $268
60-90 days $281 $261
90+ days $281 $261

Cheapest Day To Fly from Philadelphia to San Diego

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Philadelphia to San Diego.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$281 $261 $268 $281 $281 $268 $281

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Philadelphia to San Diego

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Philadelphia to San Diego.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Philadelphia San Diego American 2/24/16 2/26/16 0 $281
March Philadelphia San Diego Frontier 3/22/16 3/30/16 1 $273
April Philadelphia San Diego Frontier 4/5/16 4/12/16 1 $268
May Philadelphia San Diego Frontier 5/10/16 5/18/16 1 $261
June Philadelphia San Diego Frontier 6/4/16 6/11/16 1 $271
July Philadelphia San Diego Frontier 7/13/16 7/27/16 1 $273
August Philadelphia San Diego Frontier 8/9/16 8/13/16 1 $273
September Philadelphia San Diego Spirit 9/27/16 10/11/16 1 $353

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Philadelphia to San Diego

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Philadelphia to San Diego.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$1,522
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$1,522 $613
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$613 $281
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$281 $281
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$281 $287
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$287

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego (PHL to SAN)

Your Philadelphia to San Diego flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Philadelphia to San Diego is $406.

The average price for non-stop flights from Philadelphia to San Diego is $281.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Philadelphia to San Diego.

Nonstop Flight Details from Philadelphia to San Diego
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 07:40 20:45

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego (PHL to SAN)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Philadelphia to San Diego. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Philadelphia to San Diego is $184.

The average price for round trip flights from Philadelphia to San Diego is $405.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to San Diego American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $288
Washington to San Diego American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $237
Baltimore to San Diego American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $372
Newark to San Diego American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $321
New York to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $240
Hartford to San Diego American, Alaska, United $377
Richmond to San Diego American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $348
Harrisburg to San Diego American, Alaska, United $463
Long Island MacArthur to San Diego American $396
Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton to San Diego American, United $292
Westchester County to San Diego American, United $403
Newburgh to San Diego Silver, American, JetBlue, United Check Dates
Atlantic City to San DiegoCheck Dates
New Haven to San Diego American $546
Wilkes - Barre to San Diego American, United $408
Ithaca to San Diego American, United $482
Binghamton to San Diego American, United $416
State College to San Diego American, Alaska, United $466
Elmira - Corning to San Diego American, United $402
New York to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United, Virgin America $228
Washington to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $212
New York to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $238
Philadelphia to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $192
Baltimore to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $172
Newark to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $240
New York to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $79
New York to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Kuwait, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $596
New York to Santa Ana American, United $260
New York to Tijuana American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United $642
New York to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $125

Airlines Flying from Philadelphia to San Diego (PHL to SAN)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Philadelphia to San Diego with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Philadelphia to San Diego.

Philadelphia to San Diego
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American PHX X X X X X X X
JetBlue BOS X X X X X
Delta SLC X X X X X X X
Spirit ORD X X X X X X X
United SFO X X X X X X X
Southwest PHX X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Philadelphia and San Diego, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Philadelphia to San Diego Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Philadelphia to San Diego?
Answer: The average Philadelphia to San Diego flight time is 6 hours and 3 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Philadelphia and San Diego?
Answer: The distance from Philadelphia to San Diego is 2363 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Philadelphia to San Diego?
Answer: There are 20 direct flights from Philadelphia to San Diego.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Philadelphia to San Diego?
Answer: American Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Philadelphia and San Diego.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Philadelphia to San Diego?
Answer: Chicago, IL
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