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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia, PA, United States - SFO to PHL Last modified: May 24, 2016 1:43 AM

Popular flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia Last modified: May 24, 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.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $568
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 $405
Jun 11, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 $405
Jun 11, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $405
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 $262
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 16, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 $513
Sep 8, 2016 Sep 12, 2016 $513
Sep 12, 2016 Sep 17, 2016 $513
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 5, 2016 Aug 13, 2016 $433

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Philadelphia, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $350.

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

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $876 $561
7-14 days $405 $409
14-21 days $405 $409
21-30 days $553 $421
30-60 days $661 $440
60-90 days $661 $305
90+ days $654 $262

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Philadelphia

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$405 $305 $388 $305 $433 $305 $305

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Philadelphia

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May San Francisco Philadelphia American 5/31/16 6/2/16 1 $466
June San Francisco Philadelphia American 6/6/16 6/11/16 0 $405
July San Francisco Philadelphia Frontier 7/30/16 8/13/16 1 $420
August San Francisco Philadelphia Frontier 8/31/16 9/14/16 1 $262
September San Francisco Philadelphia Frontier 9/1/16 9/6/16 1 $305
October San Francisco Philadelphia Frontier 10/12/16 10/19/16 1 $262
November San Francisco Philadelphia United 11/4/16 11/7/16 1 $441
December San Francisco Philadelphia United 12/6/16 12/20/16 1 $440

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

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 San Francisco to Philadelphia.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$1,281
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$1,281 $693
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$693 $405
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$405 $681
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$681 $701
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$701

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

Your San Francisco to Philadelphia 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 San Francisco to Philadelphia is $483.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia is $661.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to Philadelphia
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 00:30 21:50
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 13:49 22:33

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia (SFO to PHL)

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 San Francisco to Philadelphia. 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 San Francisco to Philadelphia is $217.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia is $483.

San Francisco to Philadelphia Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to Philadelphia?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Philadelphia flight time is 5 hours and 22 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and Philadelphia?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Philadelphia is 2514 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia?
Answer: There are 49 direct flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia?
Answer: American Airlines provides 71% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Philadelphia.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Philadelphia?
Answer: Denver, CO

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Philadelphia (SFO to PHL) Number of flights searched: 191Last modified: May 24, 2016 1:43 AM

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

San Francisco to Philadelphia
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 X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United IAH X X X X X X X
Southwest MDW X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap Domestic Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $330
San Francisco to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $330
San Francisco to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $374
San Francisco to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $244
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $208
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $208
San Francisco to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $354

Cheap Domestic Flights to Philadelphia - PHL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Sacramento to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $387
San Jose to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $386
Oakland to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $368
Fresno to Philadelphia American, Alaska, United $426
Reno to Philadelphia American, Alaska, United $392
Monterey to Philadelphia American, Alaska, United $432
San Luis Obispo to Philadelphia American, United $467
Santa Rosa to Philadelphia American, Alaska $707
Modesto to PhiladelphiaCheck Dates
Redding to Philadelphia Alaska, United $636
Chico to PhiladelphiaCheck Dates
San Jose to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $350
Oakland to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $332
Sacramento to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $328
Oakland to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $396
Sacramento to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $310
Fresno to New York American, Alaska, United $413
San Jose to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $341
Sacramento to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $328
Oakland to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $332
Sacramento to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $310
San Jose to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $373
San Jose to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $341
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia, PA, United States, from $262 Round trip from SFO to PHL