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

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The best prices from Philadelphia to San Francisco are usually found in February or January, booked 54 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

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

PHL - SFO
Price
$262 - $431
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop
Round-trip from $262 From Philadelphia to San Francisco
One-way from $134 One-way flight from Philadelphia to San Francisco
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 Francisco?

Leaving on a Tuesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 20% on the overall cost on flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Philadelphia to San Francisco, book at least 44 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 20% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $117 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $137.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in April. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to San Francisco. Flights to San Francisco from Philadelphia in February are about $121 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $61.

Cheap flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco in July, August 2020

The best prices found for PHL to SFO flights for July, August
29 Jul - 14 Sep
$202pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
8 Jul - 3 Aug
$207pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
8 Jul - 6 Aug
$215pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Philadelphia to San Francisco 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Philadelphia found for this year
29 Jul - 14 Sep
$202pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
5 Aug - 10 Aug
$207pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
13 Aug - 19 Aug
$212pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Philadelphia

Save time with Philadelphia to San Francisco direct flight deals
19 Sep - 30 Sep
$277pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
18 Sep - 28 Sep
$287pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
15 Sep - 21 Sep
$292pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia

Last minute flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Philadelphia, departing today and this week
26 Jun - 4 Jul
$354pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
26 Jun - 20 Jul
$355pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
26 Jun - 16 Jul
$363pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

One-way flights to San Francisco from Philadelphia

The cheapest one-way flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco
7:55 am - 12:57 pm
Sun Country Air
1 Stop
8h 02m
PHL - SFO
Sun Country Air
$134
Gotogate
6:30 am - 1:26 pm
Delta
1 Stop
9h 56m
PHL - SFO
Delta
$143
Delta
4:59 pm - 4:05 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
38h 06m
PHL - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$148
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Philadelphia to San Francisco

Are flight prices decreasing from Philadelphia to San Francisco 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 Francisco 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 Francisco for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $202, but on average you can expect to pay $228.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Philadelphia to San Francisco is less than $336.

Are there last-minute flights available from Philadelphia to San Francisco for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco have been viewed 374 times in the past calendar month.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

The cheapest airline for this route is US Airways. When flying this airline from Philadelphia to San Francisco on average you can expect to find 115 flights available for this route daily.

Does it rain more in Philadelphia or San Francisco?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Philadelphia is roughly greater than that of San Francisco. You can assume this to be the case over the next 15 days.

Is Philadelphia weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 88 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in San Francisco is generally colder than in Philadelphia. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

Alternative routes for Philadelphia to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Philadelphia to San Francisco
Average temperature for July in San Francisco
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for July in San Francisco
0.0 ″

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Airports servicing San Francisco