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San Francisco to Philadelphia Last modified: Nov 19, 2018 0:53 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Philadelphia. Alaska & American frequently offer the best deals to Philadelphia flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Alaska
SFOPHL
Wed 1/9
nonstop
PHLSFO
Sat 1/19
nonstop
$217
American
SFOPHL
Tue 1/15
nonstop
PHLSFO
Wed 1/23
nonstop
$217
United
SFOPHL
Wed 1/9
nonstop
PHLSFO
Wed 1/16
nonstop
$217
Frontier
SFOPHL
Wed 12/12
1 stop
PHLSFO
Mon 12/17
1 stop
$242
JetBlue
SFOPHL
Wed 12/12
1 stop
PHLSFO
Mon 12/17
1 stop
$335

How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Philadelphia? 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 San Francisco to Philadelphia, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $244.

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 think 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? 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 San Francisco to Philadelphia.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $452 $451
7-14 days $382 $288
14-21 days $287 $282
21-30 days $277 $242
30-60 days $217 $221
60-90 days $217 $225
90+ days $277 $286

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

We've examined 57,595,778,181 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
$282$217$217$267$256$217$252

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
November San Francisco Philadelphia Alaska 11/30/18 12/3/18 1 $305
December San Francisco Philadelphia Frontier 12/12/18 12/17/18 1 $242
January San Francisco Philadelphia American 1/15/19 1/23/19 0 $217
February San Francisco Philadelphia American 2/2/19 2/5/19 0 $277
March San Francisco Philadelphia Alaska 3/4/19 3/13/19 1 $288
April San Francisco Philadelphia Alaska 4/1/19 4/10/19 1 $296
May San Francisco Philadelphia American 5/4/19 5/11/19 1 $295
June San Francisco Philadelphia American 6/4/19 6/20/19 1 $355

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia 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 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
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$578
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$578 $305
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$305 $292
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$292 $287
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$287 $588
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$588

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia 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 San Francisco to Philadelphia is $333.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia is $364.

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 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 06:01 22:22
Alaska 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 22:20 22:20
United 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 13:05 23:59

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia 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 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 $150.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia is $323.

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 18 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 45 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 53% 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: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in San Francisco flying to Philadelphia Last modified: Nov 19, 2018 0:53 -05:00Number of routes searched: 436Number of itineraries searched: 1,217,133

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 -
Alaska -
United -
American DFW
American PHX
American CLT
American JFK
Alaska LAX
Alaska PDX
Alaska SEA
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines SLC
Major Airlines CVG
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines MSP
Frontier DEN
Frontier MIA
Frontier LAS
United DEN
United DFW
United IAD
United IAH

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 Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia