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Flights from San Diego Intl. (SAN) to Philadelphia Intl. (PHL) starting at $84

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The cheapest flights to Philadelphia Intl. found within the past 7 days were $195 round trip and $84 one way. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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FAQs about flights from San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN) to Philadelphia Intl. Airport (PHL)

Can I catch a flight from San Diego, CA Airport (SAN-San Diego Intl.) to Philadelphia, PA Airport (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.) right now?

Be sure to go to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor to discover if there are any current quarantine requirements or travel advice reports in effect in Philadelphia, PA Airport (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.) when flying in from San Diego, CA Airport (SAN-San Diego Intl.).

Are there direct flights from San Diego, CA Airport (SAN-San Diego Intl.) to PHL?

Wander wisely and book a direct flight from San Diego, CA Airport (SAN-San Diego Intl.) to Philadelphia, PA Airport (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.) with American Airlines. This air carrier is the ideal choice if you're looking to land in Philadelphia as quickly as possible.

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 Philadelphia Airport, please visit our Customer Service Portal.

How long is the flight from San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN) to Philadelphia, PA Airport (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.)?

The travel time between San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN) and Philadelphia Intl. Airport (PHL) is usually about 7 hours and 38 minutes. Make your journey comfortable by saving a movie or a few TV shows on your laptop or tablet and enjoying them with your seat reclined.

What is the flight distance from SAN to Philadelphia Airport?

The flight distance from SAN to Philadelphia Intl. Airport (PHL) is 2,610 mi. Sleeping mask? Check. Hairbrush so you look fabulous on landing? Check. You'll want all your carry-on basics for this long-haul flight.

What airlines fly from San Diego Airport to Philadelphia Intl. Airport (PHL)?

If you're searching for an air carrier that flies directly from San Diego, CA Airport (SAN-San Diego Intl.) to Philadelphia, PA Airport (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.) and is highly rated by seasoned travelers, consider American Airlines. They offer 149 services on this route each month.

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 American Airlines, Frontier 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 2020. Wednesday and Friday prices are also good, but you may want to prepare your budget if booking on a Sunday, as data shows the end of the week 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 2020, 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 2020 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 2 weeks to 2 months prior to their travel dates.

How can I save money on airline tickets?

We'll let you in on a secret...You can save big on flights if you mix and match your airlines and fare types. In fact, travelers who booked flights on Travelocity in 2020 saved nearly 40% when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

San Diego Intl. to Philadelphia Intl. Flight FAQ

Traveling From San Diego Intl.
Traveling To Philadelphia Intl.
Shortest Flight Time 5 hours 17 mins
Earliest Departure Time 9:00AM PDT
Latest Departure Time 10:35PM PDT
Lowest Flight Price $195

Route Info

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

2,378.00 miles

Airlines & Aircraft Used on SAN to PHL Flight Routes

Airline Carrier
American Airlines
Beechcraft 1900/1900C/1900D
*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.