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Cheap Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco, CA, United States - PHL to SFO Last modified: Aug 31, 2016 1:43 AM

Popular flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco Last modified: Aug 31, 2016 1:43 AM

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.

Frontier
PHLSFO
Wed 10/5
1 stop
SFOPHL
Tue 10/11
1 stop
$262
Select
JetBlue
PHLSFO
Thu 11/10
1 stop
SFOPHL
Tue 11/15
1 stop
$338
Select
United
PHLSFO
Mon 9/26
1 stop
SFOPHL
Wed 9/28
1 stop
$360
Select
United
PHLSFO
Sat 10/8
1 stop
SFOPHL
Tue 10/11
1 stop
$360
Select
United
PHLSFO
Thu 11/10
1 stop
SFOPHL
Tue 11/15
1 stop
$360
Select
American
PHLSFO
Mon 12/5
nonstop
SFOPHL
Wed 12/14
nonstop
$394
Select
Alaska
PHLSFO
Mon 12/5
nonstop
SFOPHL
Wed 12/14
nonstop
$471
Select

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Philadelphia to San Francisco (PHL to SFO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Philadelphia to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $293.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Philadelphia to San Francisco (PHL to SFO)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Philadelphia to San Francisco 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 Francisco

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $690 $405
7-14 days $397 $304
14-21 days $397 $304
21-30 days $396 $304
30-60 days $396 $262
60-90 days $396 $305
90+ days $394 $305

Cheapest Day To Fly from Philadelphia to San Francisco

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$305 $263 $262 $306 $304 $304 $305

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Philadelphia to San Francisco

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
August Philadelphia San Francisco American 8/31/16 9/13/16 1 $759
September Philadelphia San Francisco Frontier 9/14/16 9/15/16 1 $304
October Philadelphia San Francisco Frontier 10/5/16 10/11/16 1 $262
November Philadelphia San Francisco Frontier 11/4/16 11/8/16 1 $305
December Philadelphia San Francisco Frontier 12/8/16 12/13/16 1 $305
January Philadelphia San Francisco Frontier 1/25/17 1/30/17 1 $305
February Philadelphia San Francisco Frontier 2/1/17 2/9/17 1 $305
March Philadelphia San Francisco American 3/1/17 3/8/17 0 $396

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

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 Francisco.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$1,283
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$1,283 $690
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$690 $397
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$397 $397
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$397 $397
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$397

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco (PHL to SFO)

Your Philadelphia to San Francisco 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 Francisco is $411.

The average price for non-stop flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco is $422.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Philadelphia to San Francisco
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 07:45 18:00
United 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 06:15 18:25

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $284
Washington to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $243
Baltimore to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $340
Newark to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United, Virgin America $300
Hartford to San Francisco American, Alaska, Delta, United $344
Richmond to San Francisco American, JetBlue, Delta, United $403
Harrisburg to San Francisco American, Alaska, Delta, United $403
Ithaca to San Francisco American, Delta, United $406
Westchester County to San Francisco American, Alaska, Delta, United $389
Long Island MacArthur to San Francisco American $437
Newburgh to San FranciscoCheck Dates
Wilkes - Barre to San Francisco American, Delta, United $389
New York to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $263
Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton to San Francisco American, Delta, United $315
Atlantic City to San FranciscoCheck Dates
Binghamton to San Francisco American, Delta, United $384
Elmira - Corning to San Francisco American, Delta $406
State College to San Francisco American, Delta, United $406
Williamsport to San Francisco American $378
Salisbury - Ocean City to San Francisco American $395
New York to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta $317
New Haven to San Francisco American $572
Washington to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta $388
New York to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $242
Philadelphia to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit $354
Newark to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta $392
Baltimore to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit $374
New York to San Jose American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $317
New York to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, United $107
New York to Sacramento American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $301

Airlines Flying from Philadelphia to San Francisco (PHL to SFO) Number of flights searched: 254Last modified: Aug 31, 2016 1:43 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Philadelphia to San Francisco 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 Francisco.

Philadelphia to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American ORD X X X X X X X
JetBlue BOS X X X X X X
Delta SLC X X X X X X X
Delta DTW / LAX X
United - X X X X X X X
United DEN 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 Francisco, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Philadelphia to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Philadelphia to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Philadelphia to San Francisco flight time is 6 hours and 3 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Philadelphia and San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from Philadelphia to San Francisco is 2514 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 47 direct flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco?
Answer: American Airlines provides 72% of the non-stop flights between Philadelphia and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Philadelphia to San Francisco?
Answer: Denver, CO
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