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Philadelphia to San Francisco Flights

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Selected fares from Philadelphia to San Francisco

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
PHL SFO Tue, Sep 9 - Tue, Sep 16 $376
PHL SFO Sun, Feb 1 - Tue, Feb 10 $405
PHL SFO Wed, Jan 14 - Sat, Jan 17 $405
PHL SFO Tue, Aug 26 - Tue, Sep 9 $415
PHL SFO Tue, Sep 16 - Tue, Sep 30 $415
PHL SFO Wed, Sep 10 - Wed, Sep 17 $419
PHL SFO Tue, Oct 14 - Tue, Oct 21 $422
PHL SFO Mon, Dec 22 - Wed, Dec 31 $424
PHL SFO Thu, Aug 21 - Tue, Sep 2 $491
PHL SFO Mon, Nov 10 - Sat, Nov 15 $589
PHL SFO Thu, Aug 21 - Tue, Sep 2 $684

Philadelphia and San Francisco airports and terminals

Airports in Philadelphia PA, US
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    Philadelphia Airport (PHL)

    Distance from City Center: 6.2 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from PHL to SFO

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal B American Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines
    Terminal D United Airlines
    Terminal E Virgin America
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Airports in San Francisco CA, US
map of airports in San Francisco
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    San Francisco Airport (SFO)

    Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from PHL to SFO

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 American Airlines, US Airways
    Terminal 2 Virgin America
    Terminal 3 United Airlines
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Cheap flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco

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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from Philadelphia to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Sep 4 Philadelphia (PHL) San Francisco (SFO) AirTran Airways $404
Earn $4.04
Return Mon, Sep 8 San Francisco (SFO) Philadelphia (PHL) AirTran Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Philadelphia to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Sep 3 Philadelphia (PHL) San Francisco (SFO) AirTran Airways $376
Earn $3.76
Return Tue, Sep 9 San Francisco (SFO) Philadelphia (PHL) AirTran Airways

Best one-week trip in September from Philadelphia to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Sep 9 Philadelphia (PHL) San Francisco (SFO) AirTran Airways $376
Earn $3.76
Return Tue, Sep 16 San Francisco (SFO) Philadelphia (PHL) AirTran Airways
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from Philadelphia to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Oct 3 Philadelphia (PHL) San Francisco (SFO) jetBlue $428
Earn $4.28
Return Sun, Oct 5 San Francisco (SFO) Philadelphia (PHL) jetBlue

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Philadelphia to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Oct 21 Philadelphia (PHL) San Francisco (SFO) US Airways $415
Earn $4.15
Return Sat, Oct 25 San Francisco (SFO) Philadelphia (PHL) US Airways

Best one-week trip in October from Philadelphia to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Oct 28 Philadelphia (PHL) San Francisco (SFO) US Airways $415
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Return Tue, Nov 4 San Francisco (SFO) Philadelphia (PHL) US Airways
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November

Cheapest weekend flights in November from Philadelphia to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Nov 21 Philadelphia (PHL) San Francisco (SFO) US Airways $405
Earn $4.05
Return Mon, Nov 24 San Francisco (SFO) Philadelphia (PHL) US Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from Philadelphia to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Nov 27 Philadelphia (PHL) San Francisco (SFO) US Airways $405
Earn $4.05
Return Tue, Dec 2 San Francisco (SFO) Philadelphia (PHL) US Airways

Best one-week trip in November from Philadelphia to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Nov 21 Philadelphia (PHL) San Francisco (SFO) US Airways $405
Earn $4.05
Return Fri, Nov 28 San Francisco (SFO) Philadelphia (PHL) US Airways
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Fly from Philadelphia to San Francisco

Deals on air transportation, ground transportation, and hotel accommodations are waiting to be discovered on Orbitz.com. Orbitz.com works with airlines to find you low-fare flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco, allowing you to stay on budget. The city offers a rich cultural diversity as well as attractions all visitors will enjoy, including Alcatraz, Castro Theatre, and Golden Gate Park.

Philadelphia Airport Information

The Philadelphia International Airport is the primary domestic and international air service provider for Philadelphia. It's located at 8500 Essington Avenue, which is 7 miles from downtown, and hosts United, Delta, Virgin America, American, and Frontier Airlines. All these airlines provide service from Philadelphia to San Francisco.

Transportation to the airport is available by taxi, public transportation, private vehicle, and shuttle. SEPTA, the public rail line, offers a one-way trip to the airport from many stops in the city for $7. Several taxi companies are available to get you from downtown to the airport for the city's regulated rate of $28.50. The economy parking lot offers a daily rate of $11 and is located on Air Departures Road, garage parking is available for $20 per day, and short-term parking is available at hourly rates. If you need a quick snack or a full meal, the airport has many budget-friendly dining options, including Dunkin' Donuts, Philly Soft Pretzels, Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen, and Jack Duggan's Pub.

San Francisco Information

San Francisco is located on the San Francisco Peninsula in Northern California. It was founded in 1776, and rapid expansion occurred during the California Gold Rush in 1849. San Francisco is best known for being foggy and home to the famous Golden Gate Bridge.

Located 13 miles south of downtown, the San Francisco International Airport is the main air service provider for the San Francisco. Transportation from the airport to your hotel and around town is available by taxis, rental cars, and public transportation. Taxis are waiting outside the terminals and can get you to downtown for about $35. BART, the Bay Area Rapid Transit, makes numerous trips from the airport to stops around the city; rates average $8 to most locations. Rental cars are a convenient option for many people. Skip the hassle when you arrive, and book your rental on Orbitz.com from Avis, Budget, Hertz, and Dollar.

The weather in San Francisco is fairly consistent year-round. Winter temperatures are normally in the upper 50s during the day, with lows in the mid-40s. The warmest month is July and averages around 70 degrees Fahrenheit. December through February are the wettest months, with over 4 inches of rain each month. San Francisco is well known for its unpredictable daily fog.

Explore this unique city by visiting Alcatraz on Alcatraz Island, the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, the Walt Disney Family Museum, and the famous cable cars. San Francisco offers attractions to keep the entire family entertained for days.

Pack Your Bags and Head to San Francisco

When you are planning your trip from Philadelphia to San Francisco, stay within your budget by checking Orbitz.com for discounts on air transportation, ground transportation, and hotel accommodations. You will enjoy the west coast culture and the many attractions San Francisco has to offer.

Interesting facts about flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco

    • 12 direct flights are operating from Philadelphia to San Francisco today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 6h 9m.
    • United Airlines flight 748 (1:00 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A319) is today's earliest available flight from Philadelphia to San Francisco.
    • American Airlines flight 667 (3:35 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A321) is today's latest available flight from Philadelphia to San Francisco.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Philadelphia to San Francisco (United Airlines flight 748, Airbus Industrie A319) takes 6h 1m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Philadelphia to San Francisco (United Airlines flight 452, Airbus Industrie A319) takes 6h 20m.
    • Flights from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to San Francisco Airport (SFO) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between Philadelphia and San Francisco

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 737-700 Passenger United Airlines
Boeing 757-200 Passenger United Airlines
Boeing 737-900 Passenger United Airlines
Boeing 737-800 Passenger United Airlines
Airbus Industrie A319 United Airlines, Virgin America
Airbus Industrie A320 US Airways, American Airlines, Virgin America, United Airlines
Airbus Industrie A321 US Airways, American Airlines