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Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia, United States Last modified: Sep 24, 2016 2:36 AM

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San Francisco to Philadelphia Last modified: Sep 24, 2016 2:36 AM

We've scanned 21,800,526,162 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia. American & United frequently offer the best deals on San Francisco to Philadelphia flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
SFOPHL
Tue 10/11
1 stop
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Tue 10/18
1 stop
$292
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American
SFOPHL
Tue 10/11
1 stop
PHLSFO
Wed 10/26
1 stop
$292
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American
SFOPHL
Wed 10/12
1 stop
PHLSFO
Wed 10/19
1 stop
$292
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American
SFOPHL
Tue 10/18
1 stop
PHLSFO
Tue 10/25
1 stop
$292
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American
SFOPHL
Wed 10/19
1 stop
PHLSFO
Sat 10/29
1 stop
$292
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United
SFOPHL
Tue 10/11
1 stop
PHLSFO
Wed 10/26
1 stop
$349
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United
SFOPHL
Sat 10/22
1 stop
PHLSFO
Sat 10/29
1 stop
$349
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Frontier
SFOPHL
Sat 10/22
1 stop
PHLSFO
Wed 10/26
1 stop
$355
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Frontier
SFOPHL
Tue 11/1
1 stop
PHLSFO
Thu 11/10
1 stop
$355
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Frontier
SFOPHL
Fri 11/4
1 stop
PHLSFO
Tue 11/8
1 stop
$355
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Frontier
SFOPHL
Tue 11/29
1 stop
PHLSFO
Tue 12/6
1 stop
$355
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JetBlue
SFOPHL
Sat 10/29
1 stop
PHLSFO
Sun 11/6
1 stop
$459
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Alaska
SFOPHL
Fri 10/14
nonstop
PHLSFO
Mon 10/17
nonstop
$475
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Alaska
SFOPHL
Fri 10/14
nonstop
PHLSFO
Sun 10/16
nonstop
$475
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Alaska
SFOPHL
Fri 10/14
nonstop
PHLSFO
Wed 10/19
nonstop
$475
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Alaska
SFOPHL
Mon 10/17
nonstop
PHLSFO
Thu 10/20
nonstop
$475
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Alaska
SFOPHL
Wed 10/19
nonstop
PHLSFO
Wed 10/26
nonstop
$475
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How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Philadelphia?

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 $319.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia?

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 thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 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 San Francisco to Philadelphia?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $681 $477
7-14 days $379 $322
14-21 days $379 $292
21-30 days $379 $292
30-60 days $379 $292
60-90 days $379 $352
90+ days $379 $383

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Philadelphia

We've examined 21,808,054,587 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from San Francisco to Philadelphia is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$306 $292 $292 $352 $322 $292 $373

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Philadelphia by Month

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 San Francisco to Philadelphia flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September San Francisco Philadelphia American 9/30/16 10/8/16 2 $477
October San Francisco Philadelphia American 10/11/16 10/18/16 1 $292
November San Francisco Philadelphia American 11/1/16 11/9/16 1 $352
December San Francisco Philadelphia American 12/9/16 12/13/16 1 $352
January San Francisco Philadelphia American 1/16/17 1/24/17 0 $388
February San Francisco Philadelphia American 2/4/17 2/11/17 0 $379
March San Francisco Philadelphia United 3/29/17 4/3/17 1 $453
April San Francisco Philadelphia American 4/26/17 4/30/17 1 $455

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$352
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$352 $429
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$429 $373
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$373 $375
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$375 $322
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$322

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia

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 San Francisco to Philadelphia is $399.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia is $411.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 06:30 21:50
United 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 11:45 22:55

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia is $386.

San Francisco to Philadelphia Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to Philadelphia?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Philadelphia flight time is 5 hours and 23 minutes.
Question: How far is Philadelphia from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Philadelphia is 2,514 miles (4,045 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia?
Answer: There are 48 direct flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia.
Question: What are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia?
Answer: American Airlines provides 72% 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: Chicago, IL

Airlines in San Francisco flying to Philadelphia Last modified: Sep 24, 2016 2:36 AMNumber of routes searched: 379Number of itineraries searched: 756,767

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to Philadelphia? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco airlines with flights to Philadelphia. 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.

San Francisco to Philadelphia
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
American ORD
American DFW
American CLT
United IAD
American LAX
United IAH
Delta DTW
Delta JFK
Delta CVG
Alaska SLC
United LAS
JetBlue FLL
Alaska SAN
United IND

San Francisco to Philadelphia Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco and Philadelphia. 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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Cheap Domestic Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $267
Flights from San Francisco to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United, Virgin America $292
Flights from San Francisco to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $342
Flights from San Francisco to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $284
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $212
Flights from San Francisco to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $300

Cheap Domestic Flights to Philadelphia - PHL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Sacramento to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $371
Flights from San Jose to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $328
Flights from Oakland to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit $320
Flights from Fresno to Philadelphia American, Alaska, Delta, United $366
Flights from Reno to Philadelphia American, Alaska, Delta, United $382
Flights from Monterey to Philadelphia American, Alaska, United $536
Flights from San Luis Obispo to Philadelphia American, United $590
Flights from Santa Rosa to Philadelphia American, Alaska, Delta $804
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Flights from Chico to PhiladelphiaCheck Dates
Flights from San Jose to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta $297
Flights from Oakland to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit $297
Flights from Sacramento to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $298
Flights from Oakland to Washington American, JetBlue, Delta $362
Flights from Sacramento to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $373
Flights from Fresno to New York American, Alaska, Delta, United $344
Flights from San Jose to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $362
Flights from Sacramento to Newark American, JetBlue, Delta, United $309
Flights from Oakland to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta $334
Flights from Sacramento to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $373
Flights from San Jose to Newark Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $334
Flights from San Jose to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $381
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia