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Philadelphia to San Francisco Last modified: Oct 18, 2021 9:13 -04:00

We've scanned 1,972,836 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to San Francisco. 00 & !! frequently offer the best deals to San Francisco flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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PHLSFO
Tue 11/2
nonstop
SFOPHL
Tue 11/16
nonstop
$100
!!
PHLSFO
Thu 10/28
nonstop
SFOPHL
Mon 11/1
nonstop
$142
Hawaiian
PHLSFO
Wed 12/1
1 stop
SFOPHL
Sun 12/5
1 stop
$327

How Much is a Flight from Philadelphia to San Francisco?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Philadelphia to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $139.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco?

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 Francisco 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 Francisco?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $154 $187
7-14 days $107 $332
14-21 days $100 $332
21-30 days $118 $166
30-60 days $100 $327
60-90 days $113 $409
90+ days $107 $409

Cheapest Day To Fly from Philadelphia to San Francisco

We've examined 3,945,672 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 Francisco is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$155$100$100$142$163$118$190

Compare Flight Prices from Philadelphia to San Francisco 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 Francisco flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Philadelphia San Francisco 00 10/26/21 10/30/21 0 $107
November Philadelphia San Francisco 00 11/2/21 11/16/21 0 $100
December Philadelphia San Francisco 00 12/1/21 12/8/21 0 $100
January Philadelphia San Francisco 00 1/5/22 1/12/22 0 $113
February Philadelphia San Francisco 00 2/2/22 2/9/22 0 $107
March Philadelphia San Francisco 00 3/5/22 3/7/22 0 $136
April Philadelphia San Francisco !! 4/27/22 5/4/22 0 $285
May Philadelphia San Francisco !! 5/18/22 5/21/22 0 $285

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco

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

Next 30 Days

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$169
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$280
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$774
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$774
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$163
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$163 $142
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$142

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco

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 Francisco is $327.

The average price for direct flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco is $211.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 03:00 15:55
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 01:30 13:15

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

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 Francisco. 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 Francisco is $147.

The average price for round trip flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco is $272.

Philadelphia to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Philadelphia to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Philadelphia to San Francisco flight time is 6 hours and 10 minutes.
Question: How far is San Francisco from Philadelphia?
Answer: The distance from Philadelphia to San Francisco is 2,514 miles (4,045 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 49 direct flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular Philadelphia airlines for direct flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco?
Answer: American Airlines provides 71% of the non-stop flights between Philadelphia and San Francisco.

Philadelphia to San Francisco Airports

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