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Good to know

Low season

February Best time to beat the crowds with an average 15% drop in price.

High season

December Most popular time to fly with an average 28% increase in price.

Average price of a round-trip

$309 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal for a round-trip

$290 or less

When to book flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $208 or less.
  • The cheapest flight from Philadelphia to San Francisco was found 48 days before departure, on average.
  • Book at least 3 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is February.
  • On average*, there is no price difference when choosing to fly in the morning or the evening on this flight route.
  • To travel as affordably as possible, look for flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco with layovers, such as through Sun Country or United Airlines. If you would rather have a nonstop flight, American and Alaska Airlines offer many choices.
  • If you need to print out some last-minute documents or work on your to-do list, pay a visit to the UPS Store in the Terminal A/B walkway of Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). In addition to having several workstations, this store also provides copying services, sells shipping supplies, and has a notary.
  • Have some extra time before your flight from Philadelphia to San Francisco leaves? Philadelphia International Airport has a virtual library that allows travelers to download podcasts, books, and magazines for free. There is also an Observation Deck in each terminal that provides direct views of the airport’s tarmacs.
  • For travelers who would like some help carrying all of their suitcases, make a reservation with an Airport Butler through San Francisco International Airport’s (SFO) official website. This service will provide you with an employee to collect your luggage, arrange private transportation, and walk you to your car.
  • If you’re traveling to San Francisco with your little ones, go to the Cloud of Goods store in the main terminal of San Francisco International Airport. In this shop, you can rent important baby equipment, such as car seats and strollers.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

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Top airline flying Philadelphia to San Francisco

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

7.7
Sun Country Air
Overall score based on 9,076 reviews
8.2
Boarding
7.7
Comfort
8.4
Crew
6.8
Entertainment
7.1
Food
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