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Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco, United States

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Philadelphia to San Francisco Last modified: Feb 26, 2017 6:42 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 29,245,782,940 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to San Francisco. Frontier & United frequently offer the best deals to San Francisco flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Frontier
PHLSFO
Wed 4/26
1 stop
SFOPHL
Sat 4/29
1 stop
$328
United
PHLSFO
Fri 3/17
1 stop
SFOPHL
Wed 3/22
1 stop
$366
American
PHLSFO
Fri 3/17
1 stop
SFOPHL
Wed 3/22
1 stop
$370
JetBlue
PHLSFO
Wed 3/22
1 stop
SFOPHL
Thu 3/23
1 stop
$424
Alaska
PHLSFO
Wed 4/19
1 stop
SFOPHL
Wed 4/26
1 stop
$433

How Much is a Flight from Philadelphia to San Francisco? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $376.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Philadelphia to San Francisco? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Philadelphia to San Francisco.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $904 $606
7-14 days $761 $506
14-21 days $517 $366
21-30 days $487 $366
30-60 days $467 $328
60-90 days $466 $367
90+ days $466 $370

Cheapest Day To Fly from Philadelphia to San Francisco Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 29,260,989,174 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Philadelphia to San Francisco is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$370$366$328$366$366$369$466

Compare Flight Prices from Philadelphia to San Francisco by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Philadelphia to San Francisco flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Philadelphia San Francisco United 2/28/17 3/1/17 1 $733
March Philadelphia San Francisco United 3/17/17 3/22/17 1 $366
April Philadelphia San Francisco Frontier 4/26/17 4/29/17 1 $328
May Philadelphia San Francisco Frontier 5/3/17 5/9/17 1 $367
June Philadelphia San Francisco United 6/14/17 6/19/17 1 $370
July Philadelphia San Francisco United 7/27/17 7/31/17 1 $427
August Philadelphia San Francisco United 8/14/17 8/17/17 1 $424
September Philadelphia San Francisco JetBlue 9/16/17 9/26/17 1 $424

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Philadelphia to San Francisco. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 1 2 3 4
$625
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$625 $506
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$506 $478
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$478 $366
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
$366 $424
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$424

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $440.

The average price for direct flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco is $473.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 08:10 18:10
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 06:20 18:20

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Francisco. 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 Francisco is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco is $439.

Philadelphia to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Philadelphia to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Philadelphia to San Francisco flight time is 6 hours and 18 minutes.
Question: How far is San Francisco from Philadelphia?
Answer: The distance from Philadelphia to San Francisco is 2,514 miles (4,045 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 34 direct flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular Philadelphia airlines for direct flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco?
Answer: American Airlines provides 58% 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: Chicago, IL

Airlines in Philadelphia flying to San Francisco Last modified: Feb 26, 2017 6:42 -05:00Number of routes searched: 361Number of itineraries searched: 745,177

Wondering which airlines fly out of Philadelphia to San Francisco? We've gathered the average price of Philadelphia airlines with flights to San Francisco. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Philadelphia to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
United -
American IND
American PHX
American BOS
American CLT
Alaska PDX
Alaska SEA
Alaska SLC
Alaska SAN
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines SLC
Major Airlines CVG
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines JFK
Frontier DEN
United DEN
United IAD
United IAH
United LAS

Philadelphia to San Francisco Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Philadelphia and San Francisco. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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