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Cheap PHL to SAN Flights

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Philadelphia to San Diego route information

Origin Airport Philadelphia Intl.
Destination Airport San Diego Intl.
Airlines Serving Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, United
Flight Price $256
Distance 2,365 mi

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Cheap PHL to SAN Flights

  • Question : How long does it take to fly from Philadelphia to San Diego?
    Answer : Flying from PHL to SAN typically takes about five hours and 53 minutes. Remember, there is a three-hour time change.
  • Question : Which airline has the least delays from Philadelphia to San Diego?
    Answer : Booking with Delta Air Lines means you will arrive to San Diego approximately the time you were supposed to. In fact, this timely airline has a 100% average for landing before the plane turns into a pumpkin. Of course, it never hurts to be prepared. If you’re on NetJets Aviation, be sure to sign up for the delay notifications to stay up to date with your flight’s status.
  • Question : How long is the flight from PHL to SAN?
    Answer : If you're able to take the direct flight (which is offered by American Airlines), you will be able to leave PHL at 8:20 PM EDT and get to SAN at 11:13 PM PDT (five hours and 53 minutes). Remember, there is a three-hour time change.
  • Question : What is the cheapest day to fly to San Diego?
    Answer : Jun 10th has bookings (as of May 20th) for as little as $232. That comes in 47% below the average price. Saving on flight costs gives you more cash to spend on your trip.
  • Question : Can I change the date of my flight?
    Answer : Yes, you can switch your departure date. If you would like to save a little cash in doing so, the lowest-cost day to fly in June is Wednesday. Flexibility is key when booking travel to help keep costs down.
  • Question : Do some days of the week have more flight times than others?
    Answer : With six total flight time options, Saturday provides the most flexibility from PHL to SAN. However, with only three flight times, Friday doesn't offer quite as many options when finding that perfect departure time.
  • Question : How much time do people spend in San Diego?
    Answer : The average time spent sightseeing in San Diego by travelers from Philadelphia is eight days. However long you decide to stay, give yourself plenty of time to see what makes San Diego fantastic.

Feb 7, 2019

No movie 6 hour flt and only 1 cart service

Dec 31, 2018

Disappointed that we couldn't get our seat assignment at check-in, meaning that we ended up not sitting together.

Nov 12, 2018

The plane was so cold! Even 1st class seats did not have power outlets

Oct 11, 2018

Thank you for a great experience. Always appreciated the pilot and staff keeping us updated.

Oct 10, 2018

Seat selection is poorly done. No seats to choose from 24 hours before flight

Oct 2, 2018

2 am arrival on return. Would really like to choose seats more than 24 hrs in advance!

Aug 24, 2018


Aug 7, 2018

.???? Had to pay extra for a more comfortable seat for a person 6ft2in?????

Aug 5, 2018

Wi fi doe not work.

Jul 21, 2018

My wife and I had our daughter and we were in 2 seats and 1 seat. The flight attendant made a great attempt to get us 3 seats together and was successful!! So thankful!