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Cheap flights from Philadelphia to San Diego (PHL - SAN)

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The best prices from Philadelphia to San Diego are usually found in January or September, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Philadelphia (PHL) to San Diego (SAN)

PHL - SAN
Price
$312 - $474
SAN
Temperature
66.2 - 80.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.8 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop
Round-trip from $312 From Philadelphia to San Diego
One-way from $83 One-way flight from Philadelphia to San Diego
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 Philadelphia to San Diego?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Philadelphia to San Diego. 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 San Diego.

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

To save up to 19% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 33 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Philadelphia to San Diego from $86 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $107 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Philadelphia to San Diego?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Diego from Philadelphia. Users have commonly found prices around $98 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $58. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in March.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Philadelphia to San Diego (PHL - SAN)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Philadelphia to San Diego at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 33% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Philadelphia to San Diego in September, October 2020

The best prices found for PHL to SAN flights for September, October
29 Oct - 3 Nov
$136pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
22 Oct - 27 Oct
$137pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
15 Oct - 27 Oct
$148pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Philadelphia to San Diego 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Philadelphia found for this year
5 Nov - 10 Nov
$111pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
29 Oct - 3 Nov
$136pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
22 Oct - 27 Oct
$137pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Last minute flights from Philadelphia to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Philadelphia, departing today and this week
29 Sep - 6 Oct
$194pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
30 Sep - 5 Oct
$199pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
30 Sep - 4 Oct
$217pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia

One-way flights to San Diego from Philadelphia

The cheapest one-way flights from Philadelphia to San Diego
1:17 pm - 5:42 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
7h 25m
PHL - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$129
Kiwi.com
1:30 pm - 4:16 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
29h 46m
PHL - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$159
FareScan
4:30 pm - 7:10 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
41h 40m
PHL - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$83
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Philadelphia to San Diego

Are flight prices decreasing from Philadelphia to San Diego 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 Philadelphia and San Diego 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.

Can I find flights from Philadelphia to San Diego for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Philadelphia to San Diego for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $111, but on average you can expect to pay $155.

Are there nonstop flights from Philadelphia to San Diego for under $100 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Philadelphia to San Diego, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

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

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

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

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday.

Does it rain more in Philadelphia or San Diego?

Philadelphia will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to San Diego over the next 13 days.

Is Philadelphia weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

Expect the weather to be around 88 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in San Diego is generally colder than in Philadelphia.

How long is the flight from Philadelphia to San Diego?

For as low as $198, Spirit Airlines can have you in San Diego from Philadelphia in 7h 25m.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($155), offers the cheapest pricing from Philadelphia to San Diego. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 60% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $95 on Spirit Airlines.

Alternative routes for Philadelphia to San Diego

Destination information for San Diego

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Philadelphia to San Diego
Average temperature for September in San Diego
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for September in San Diego
0.1 ″

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Airports servicing San Diego

Hourly flight availability from Philadelphia to San Diego

Morning 6 AM to noon 100% of PHL to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of PHL to SAN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of PHL to SAN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of PHL to SAN departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Philadelphia to San Diego
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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