Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego, United States

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Philadelphia to San Diego Last modified: Jan 22, 2024 8:33 -05:00

We've scanned 115,678,683 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to San Diego. Frontier & JetBlue frequently offer the best deals to San Diego flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Frontier
PHLSAN
Sat 3/2
1 stop
SANPHL
Wed 3/6
1 stop
$198
JetBlue
PHLSAN
Thu 4/25
1 stop
SANPHL
Wed 5/1
1 stop
$238
Spirit
PHLSAN
Mon 2/5
1 stop
SANPHL
Thu 2/8
1 stop
$238
United
PHLSAN
Tue 2/27
1 stop
SANPHL
Tue 3/5
1 stop
$322
American
PHLSAN
Wed 2/21
nonstop
SANPHL
Sat 2/24
nonstop
$355
Major Airlines
PHLSAN
Sat 2/10
1 stop
SANPHL
Tue 2/13
1 stop
$358

How Much is a Flight from Philadelphia to San Diego?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Philadelphia to San Diego, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $228.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego?

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 Philadelphia to San Diego 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 Philadelphia to San Diego?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Philadelphia to San Diego.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $479 $288
7-14 days $479 $268
14-21 days $479 $268
21-30 days $405 $268
30-60 days $355 $216
60-90 days $355 $186
90+ days $355 $186

Cheapest Day To Fly from Philadelphia to San Diego

We've examined 231,357,366 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Philadelphia to San Diego is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$198$186$230$267$216 $268

Compare Flight Prices from Philadelphia to San Diego by Month

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 Philadelphia to San Diego flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
January Philadelphia San Diego Spirit 1/19/24 1/20/24 1 $268
February Philadelphia San Diego Frontier 2/17/24 3/6/24 1 $216
March Philadelphia San Diego Frontier 3/26/24 4/2/24 1 $198
April Philadelphia San Diego Frontier 4/3/24 4/9/24 1 $186
May Philadelphia San Diego Spirit 5/4/24 5/8/24 1 $314
June Philadelphia San Diego United 6/5/24 6/10/24 1 $352
July Philadelphia San Diego Frontier 7/24/24 7/31/24 1 $364
August Philadelphia San Diego Major Airlines 8/14/24 8/18/24 1 $424

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Philadelphia to San Diego. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$308
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$308 $268
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$268 $268
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$268 $268
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$268 $288
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$288

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego

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 Philadelphia to San Diego is $401.

The average price for direct flights from Philadelphia to San Diego is $487.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Philadelphia to San Diego.

Weekly Direct Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 05:30 16:27

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego

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 Philadelphia to San Diego. 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 Philadelphia to San Diego is $141.

The average price for round trip flights from Philadelphia to San Diego is $401.

Philadelphia to San Diego Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Philadelphia to San Diego?
Answer: The average Philadelphia to San Diego flight time is 5 hours and 38 minutes.
Question: How far is San Diego from Philadelphia?
Answer: The distance from Philadelphia to San Diego is 2,363 miles (3,802 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Philadelphia to San Diego?
Answer: There are 21 direct flights from Philadelphia to San Diego.
Question: What are the most popular Philadelphia airlines for direct flights from Philadelphia to San Diego?
Answer: American Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Philadelphia and San Diego.

Philadelphia to San Diego Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Philadelphia and San Diego. 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 Philadelphia to San Diego