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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 $167 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.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Philadelphia to San Francisco at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 25% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

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

The best prices found for PHL to SFO flights for September, October
12 Oct - 20 Oct
$123pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
20 Oct - 26 Oct
$140pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
20 Oct - 23 Oct
$142pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia

Philadelphia to San Francisco 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Philadelphia found for this year
12 Oct - 20 Oct
$123pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
20 Oct - 26 Oct
$140pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
20 Oct - 23 Oct
$142pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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
29 Oct - 2 Nov
$298pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Major Airline
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Major Airline
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
16 Oct - 22 Oct
$317pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Major Airline
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Major Airline
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
29 Oct - 3 Nov
$327pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United 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
4 Oct - 9 Oct
$200pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
4 Oct - 14 Oct
$202pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
29 Sep - 6 Oct
$205pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia

One-way flights to San Francisco from Philadelphia

The cheapest one-way flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco
9:51 am - 3:40 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
20h 49m
PHL - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$167
Kiwi.com
1:21 pm - 7:07 pm
Delta
1 Stop
8h 46m
PHL - SFO
Delta
$168
Delta
8:05 am - 5:14 pm
JetBlue
1 Stop
12h 09m
PHL - SFO
JetBlue

Related info for your journey

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

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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $123, but on average you can expect to pay $158.

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 $383.

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

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

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

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

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 13 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.

How long is the flight from Philadelphia to San Francisco?

For as low as $156, Major Airline can have you in San Francisco from Philadelphia in 12h 21m.

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

Major Airline, at $156, was found to be the cheapest airline from Philadelphia to San Francisco.. Users have found that Major Airline is 49% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Delta. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $168. Users have also found tickets on JetBlue for as little as $169.

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 September in San Francisco
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for September in San Francisco
0.1 ″

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Airports servicing San Francisco

Hourly flight availability from Philadelphia to San Francisco

Morning 6 AM to noon 57% of PHL to SFO departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 42% of PHL to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of PHL to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of PHL to SFO departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Philadelphia to San Francisco
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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