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Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco?

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How far in advance should I book tickets from Philadelphia to San Francisco?

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 $463 $188
7-14 days $329 $324
14-21 days $329 $317
21-30 days $307 $168
30-60 days $307 $168
60-90 days $292 $208
90+ days $303 $208

Compare Flight Prices from Philadelphia to San Francisco 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 Philadelphia to San Francisco flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Philadelphia San Francisco Frontier 2/24/20 2/29/20 1 $279
March Philadelphia San Francisco Frontier 3/3/20 3/17/20 2 $259
April Philadelphia San Francisco Frontier 4/1/20 4/14/20 1 $279
May Philadelphia San Francisco Frontier 5/2/20 5/4/20 1 $279
June Philadelphia San Francisco American 6/1/20 6/4/20 0 $307
July Philadelphia San Francisco American 7/1/20 7/7/20 0 $307
August Philadelphia San Francisco American 8/1/20 8/5/20 0 $307
September Philadelphia San Francisco American 9/1/20 9/12/20 0 $307

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco

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

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9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$385
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$385 $394
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$394 $283
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$283 $307
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$307 $307
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$307

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco

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 $257.

The average price for direct flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco is $313.

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 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 03:16 16:14
Alaska 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 14:55 14:55
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 01:50 13:37

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

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 $132.

The average price for round trip flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco is $257.

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 9 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 54 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 62% of the non-stop flights between Philadelphia and San Francisco.

Airlines in Philadelphia flying to San Francisco Last modified: Jun 6, 2020 5:48 -04:00Number of routes searched: 0Number of itineraries searched: 0

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.

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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