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

Popular flights from Philadelphia to San Diego

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 $599
Aug 19, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $599
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 $379
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 16, 2016 $335
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 28, 2016 $421
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $421
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $421
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 14, 2016 May 18, 2016 $354

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 $352.

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 $1,258 $540
7-14 days $668 $409
14-21 days $528 $348
21-30 days $381 $348
30-60 days $379 $348
60-90 days $632 $429
90+ days $379 $262

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
$384 $335 $348 $348 $348 $348 $348

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
May Philadelphia San Diego Frontier 5/27/16 6/3/16 1 $348
June Philadelphia San Diego Frontier 6/14/16 6/16/16 2 $335
July Philadelphia San Diego Frontier 7/1/16 7/4/16 1 $442
August Philadelphia San Diego Frontier 8/25/16 9/4/16 1 $347
September Philadelphia San Diego Frontier 9/27/16 10/11/16 1 $262
October Philadelphia San Diego Frontier 10/4/16 10/11/16 1 $262
November Philadelphia San Diego American 11/2/16 11/9/16 2 $471
December Philadelphia San Diego American 12/3/16 12/5/16 1 $459

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
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$954
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$954 $705
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$705 $381
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$381 $391
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$391 $381
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$381

TIPSave $203 by flying into Los Angeles instead of San Diego from Philadelphia

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 $431.

The average price for non-stop flights from Philadelphia to San Diego is $541.

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 07:50 18:15

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 $216.

The average price for round trip flights from Philadelphia to San Diego is $431.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to San Diego American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $277
Washington to San Diego American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $273
Baltimore to San Diego American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $383
Newark to San Diego American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $329
New York to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $269
Hartford to San Diego American, Alaska, United $312
Richmond to San Diego American, Alaska, United $360
Harrisburg to San Diego American, Alaska, United $487
Long Island MacArthur to San Diego American, United $482
Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton to San Diego American, United $293
Westchester County to San Diego American, Alaska, United $470
Newburgh to San DiegoCheck Dates
Atlantic City to San DiegoCheck Dates
New Haven to San Diego American $472
Wilkes - Barre to San Diego American, United $409
Ithaca to San Diego American, United $574
Binghamton to San Diego American, United $442
State College to San Diego American, United $492
Elmira - Corning to San Diego American $432
New York to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United, Virgin America $239
Washington to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $222
New York to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $279
Philadelphia to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $270
Baltimore to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $222
Newark to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $286
New York to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $101
New York to London Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Kuwait, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, City Jet, Great Lakes $621
New York to Santa Ana American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $274
New York to Tijuana Interjet, American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United $677
New York to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $158

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
Alaska SEA X X X X X X
JetBlue BOS X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X X X
United SFO X X X X X X X
Southwest LAS 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 5 hours and 47 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 19 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: Denver, CO
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