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Cheap flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl (SFO - PHL)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl are usually found in October or August, booked 30 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Philadelphia Intl (PHL)

SFO - PHL
Price
$293 - $485
PHL
Temperature
44.6 - 87.8 °F
PHL
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.5 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$293

From San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl

One-way from

$44

One-way flight from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Philadelphia Intl.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl?

Users have found that booking a flight from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl at least 23 days early can save you up to 26% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 23 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl for as little as $179 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $231 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl?

Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl in July, with the cheapest ticket starting at $52.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl (SFO - PHL)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 46% on airfare.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl in January, February 2021

The best prices found for SFO to PHL flights for January, February
18 Feb - 22 Feb
$88pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
18 Feb - 21 Feb
$115pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
19 Feb - 21 Feb
$125pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Philadelphia Intl from San Francisco found for this year
18 Feb - 22 Feb
$88pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
18 Feb - 21 Feb
$115pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
19 Feb - 21 Feb
$125pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Philadelphia Intl from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl direct flight deals
6 Apr - 8 Apr
$292pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
17 May - 20 May
$293pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
18 Feb - 22 Feb
$295pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl

Late deals on round-trip flights to Philadelphia Intl from San Francisco, departing today and this week
31 Jan - 4 Feb
$126pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
29 Jan - 19 Feb
$157pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
29 Jan - 31 Jan
$166pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Philadelphia Intl from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl
5:54 am - 12:15 am
Frontier
1 Stop
15h 21m
SFO - PHL
Frontier
$44
FlyFar
7:59 pm - 12:22 am
Frontier
1 Stop
25h 23m
SFO - PHL
Frontier
$47
FlyFar
5:54 am - 12:15 am
Frontier
1 Stop
15h 21m
SFO - PHL
Frontier
$50
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Philadelphia due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both San Francisco and Philadelphia for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from San Francisco to Philadelphia to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines and Delta are some airlines that have done so. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from San Francisco to Philadelphia. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from San Francisco to Philadelphia have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from San Francisco to Philadelphia have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, United Airlines, and Alaska Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $88, but on average you can expect to pay $133.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl is less than $392.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from San Francisco to Philadelphia?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Philadelphia?

The rainfall in San Francisco is generally less than the rainfall in Philadelphia. This will continue over the next 15 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Philadelphia?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 88 °F range in July. The weather in Philadelphia is generally hotter than San Francisco's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl?

There are many flights that can get you from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl in 11h 59m. Fly via Frontier to get the fastest option.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl round-trip?

Currently priced at $88, Frontier will fly you from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Frontier is currently priced 75% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl one-way?

$44 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl

Destination information for Philadelphia Intl

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl
Average temperature for January in Philadelphia Intl
44.6 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Philadelphia Intl
3.2 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Top 8 airlines flying from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$95 $249 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$118 $255 No cancel fee 75%
Frontier
$116 $259 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$101 $261 No cancel fee 83%
Delta
$137 $315 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$143 $381 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$220 $383 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$148 $393 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl

Morning 6 AM to noon 75% of SFO to PHL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 25% of SFO to PHL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of SFO to PHL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SFO to PHL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Philadelphia Intl
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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