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San Francisco to Philadelphia Flights

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Selected fares from San Francisco to Philadelphia

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SFO PHL Thu, Jan 8 - Sat, Jan 17 $384
SFO PHL Wed, Dec 10 - Thu, Dec 18 $399
SFO PHL Mon, Dec 8 - Fri, Dec 12 $405
SFO PHL Thu, Jan 8 - Sun, Jan 11 $422
SFO PHL Thu, Dec 18 - Thu, Jan 1 $473
SFO PHL Fri, Dec 12 - Mon, Dec 15 $547
SFO PHL Wed, Dec 24 - Thu, Jan 1 $797

San Francisco and Philadelphia airports and terminals

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 SFO to PHL

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 American Airlines, US Airways
    Terminal 2 Virgin America
    Terminal 3 United Airlines
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Airports in Philadelphia PA, US
map of airports in Philadelphia
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    Philadelphia Airport (PHL)

    Distance from City Center: 6.2 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SFO to PHL

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal B American Airlines, US Airways
    Terminal D United Airlines
    Terminal E Virgin America
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Cheap flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia

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Philadelphia Airport Marriott

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Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Philadelphia Airport

2 stars
2.8 / 5 150 reviews

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Hampton Inn Philadelphia-International Airport

2 stars
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Fairfield Inn by Marriott Philadelphia Airport

3 stars
3.6 / 5 47 reviews

8800 Bartram Ave. Map

Fairfield Inn Philadelphia Airport offers a free 24-hour airport shuttle for a quick 7-min ride to the leader of Philadelphia Airport hotels!... More

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Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Airport

3 stars
3.9 / 5 36 reviews

8900 Map

Rate includes breakfast

The Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Airport hotel is perfect for business, weekend getaways, family, and leisure travel in Pennsylvania.... More

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December

Cheapest weekend flights in December from San Francisco to Philadelphia

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Dec 18 San Francisco (SFO) Philadelphia (PHL) US Airways $405
Earn $4.05
Return Sun, Dec 21 Philadelphia (PHL) San Francisco (SFO) US Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in December from San Francisco to Philadelphia

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Dec 10 San Francisco (SFO) Philadelphia (PHL) US Airways $399
Earn $3.99
Return Thu, Dec 18 Philadelphia (PHL) San Francisco (SFO) US Airways

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Dec 12 San Francisco (SFO) Philadelphia (PHL) US Airways $405
Earn $4.05
Return Fri, Dec 19 Philadelphia (PHL) San Francisco (SFO) US Airways
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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from San Francisco to Philadelphia

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jan 9 San Francisco (SFO) Philadelphia (PHL) jetBlue $389
Earn $3.89
Return Mon, Jan 12 Philadelphia (PHL) San Francisco (SFO) jetBlue

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from San Francisco to Philadelphia

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 8 San Francisco (SFO) Philadelphia (PHL) jetBlue $384
Earn $3.84
Return Sat, Jan 17 Philadelphia (PHL) San Francisco (SFO) jetBlue

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jan 21 San Francisco (SFO) Philadelphia (PHL) jetBlue $384
Earn $3.84
Return Wed, Jan 28 Philadelphia (PHL) San Francisco (SFO) jetBlue
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from San Francisco to Philadelphia

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Feb 13 San Francisco (SFO) Philadelphia (PHL) jetBlue $524
Earn $5.24
Return Sun, Feb 15 Philadelphia (PHL) San Francisco (SFO) jetBlue

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from San Francisco to Philadelphia

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Feb 21 San Francisco (SFO) Philadelphia (PHL) US Airways $412
Earn $4.12
Return Tue, Feb 24 Philadelphia (PHL) San Francisco (SFO) US Airways

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Feb 7 San Francisco (SFO) Philadelphia (PHL) US Airways $419
Earn $4.19
Return Sat, Feb 14 Philadelphia (PHL) San Francisco (SFO) US Airways
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Find Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia

San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

Philadelphia Airport Information

The Philadelphia International Airport, the primary airport serving the greater Philadelphia area, is located roughly 7 miles southwest of the city, with easy access via I-95, I-76 or Route 291. Travelers who book their flights to Philadelphia through Orbitz.com will have their pick of any of the major air passenger carriers that service the airport.

Ground Transportation in Philadelphia

Public transportation is available from the airport to the downtown area via SEPTA bus or rail service. Although share-a-ride, shuttle, private car and limousine services are available, many visitors to Philadelphia take a taxi into the city. If you take a taxi from the airport to downtown Philadelphia, you will be charged a flat rate of $28.50. For other destinations, expect to pay a fee of $2.70 plus $2.30 per mile. Book your air tickets through Orbitz.com, and you may be able to bundle in a bargain rate on a rental car or find a Philadelphia hotel that offers free shuttle service to and from the airport.

Philadelphia Weather Information

Philadelphia is subject to cold winters, with temperatures in the mid-20s to low 40s. Summers are hot and humid, with temperatures that can soar into the 90s. Expect snow accumulation in the winter months, and be sure to bring your parka and a warm, comfortable pair of boots.

What to Do in Philadelphia

Philadelphia may be a bit of a college town, but it is also a mecca for history buffs. You'll want to be sure to visit Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the Betsy Ross House and Franklin Square. Enjoy your trip to Philadelphia, and remember to use Orbitz.com when you are ready to book flights to Philadelphia for your return visit.

Interesting facts about flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia

    • 5 direct flights are operating from San Francisco to Philadelphia today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 5h 15m.
    • American Airlines flight 718 (2:20 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A321) is today's earliest available flight from San Francisco to Philadelphia.
    • American Airlines flight 433 (7:40 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A320) is today's latest available flight from San Francisco to Philadelphia.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from San Francisco to Philadelphia (American Airlines flight 433, Airbus Industrie A320) takes 5h 10m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from San Francisco to Philadelphia (United Airlines flight 1282, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) takes 5h 22m.
    • Flights from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) are available for this route.