$84 Cheap Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco

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The cheapest flights to San Francisco Intl. found within the past 7 days were $168 round trip and $84 one way. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Flight Schedule for PHL to SFO

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Frequently asked questions

Can I catch a flight from Philadelphia Airport to SFO right now?
It’s always prudent to learn about any quarantine requirements and travel advice reports in effect in your destination city. Ensure you check out our Covid-19 Travel Advisor for up-to-date information on booking a flight to San Francisco Airport.
Are there direct flights from Philadelphia Intl. Airport (PHL) to San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO)?
If you’d love to journey from Philadelphia Airport to SFO as fast as possible, you’ll be happy to know multiple airlines offer direct flights. Pick your favorite seat with American Airlines or United Airlines.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I change my booking to a later date?
For more info about changing your flight to San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO), please visit our Customer Service Portal.
How long is the flight from PHL to San Francisco Airport?
Taking around 9 hours and 20 minutes all up, traveling from Philadelphia Airport to SFO is no picnic. On such a long flight, it’s a good idea to get up and stretch your legs as often as you can.
What is the flight distance from Philadelphia Airport to San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO)?
The flight distance from Philadelphia Airport to San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) is 2,500 mi. Neck pillow? Check. Compression socks? Double check. You’re going to need all the carry-on basics for this trip.
What airlines fly from PHL to SFO?
There are a few airlines offering direct flights from Philadelphia Intl. Airport (PHL) to San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO). American Airlines (AA) is one of the most reputable, operating 52 flights every month. It’s a good idea to also look into the deals on offer from United Airlines (UA). Another popular airline, it operates 30 flights monthly on the Philadelphia to San Francisco route. Be sure to compare the two to score the best fare.
What airlines have practices regarding COVID-19 in place and use social distancing?
From the moment you enter the departure terminal to when you leave the arrivals terminal, if you’re flying with United Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta you can be sure that COVID-19 measures and social distancing rules have been adhered to. Many airlines have introduced capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.
What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?
This just in! Airfares offered on Thursdays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity in 2021. Tuesday and Wednesday prices are also good, but you may want to prepare your budget if booking during the weekend, as data shows that is when prices are generally at their highest.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
Frequent travelers may already know this, but earlier in the week can be the cheapest time to fly. In 2021, flights departing on a Monday were generally the cheapest of the week, whereas you may pay a premium for weekend flights when demand is usually high. On average, tickets were most expensive for Saturday departures, so if you need to fly out on a weekend, you might look for deals ahead of time.
How far in advance can you book a flight?
Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2021 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 0-2 weeks prior to their travel dates.*According to flight demand on Travelocity.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

 

Traveling From Philadelphia Intl.
Traveling To San Francisco Intl.
Shortest Flight Time 5 hours 59 mins
Earliest Departure Time 8:41AM EDT
Latest Departure Time 7:01PM EDT
Lowest Flight Price $168

Route Info

Flight path for flights from Philadelphia International Airport to San Francisco International Airport

Distance:
2,539.00 miles

Airlines & Aircraft Used on PHL to SFO Flight Routes

Airline Carrier
Aircraft
Alaska Airlines
De Havilland Canada DHC-8-400 Dash 8Q
American Airlines
Airbus A319
American Airlines
Airbus A320-100/200
American Airlines
Boeing 737-300 pax
American Airlines
Boeing 737-700 pax
Jet Airways (India)
Fairchild (Swearingen) SA26 / SA226 / SA227 Metro / Merlin / Expediter

Discover our best flights from Philadelphia PHL to San Francisco SFO. 

With 20 airlines to choose from on Travelocity, you can easily find the best option for you. Use our filters to sort by price, compare airlines, and find the most convenient flight times. 

 

Find our best return flights from Philadelphia PHL to San Francisco SFO at the right price  

Airfares to San Francisco SFO from Philadelphia PHL currently cost between $168 and $227. It’s usually cheaper to book a round trip than two separate one-way flights. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 

 

Book one-way flights from Philadelphia PHL to San Francisco SFO 

If you want to be flexible about when you return, or keep your travel options open ended, a one-way flight could be just the ticket! You’ll find one-way airfares from Philadelphia PHL to San Francisco SFO on Travelocity starting at $84. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 

 

Get to San Francisco SFO from Philadelphia PHL quicker with direct flights. 

Get to San Francisco faster, without the hassle of changing planes and moving baggage, by booking a direct flight. Expect your direct flight to SFO from PHL to take around 5 hour(s) 59 min(s).  

 

Find our cheapest airfares for flights from Philadelphia PHL to San Francisco SFO

Find cheap flight deals by using our search filters to sort results starting with the lowest price airfares to SFO from PHL. Our Price Match Promise means if you find a lower rate on Travelocity.com or on another US-based website within 24 hours of booking, we’ll credit or refund the difference.  

 

Get our best airfare deals for your flight from Philadelphia PHL to San Francisco SFO today 

If you’re flexible about when you travel, November is usually the cheapest month to fly from Philadelphia PHL to San Francisco SFO. If you need to be more specific, search by date and arrival and departure times.Then, compare prices across different airlines, and sort results by lowest price first. 

 

Book flexible airline tickets for flights to San Francisco SFO from Philadelphia PHL 

Some airlines let you change your travel dates without charging a fee. Use our ‘no change fee’ filter to see which flights to SFO from PHL have this option.  

 

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.