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Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco

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Departure Tue, 14 May Return Sat, 18 May
PHL Philadelphia
SFO San Francisco
return from $249
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San Francisco is the city of dreams and home to technology moguls that create new inventions every day.
Local currency and cost comparison
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 10% more expensive in San Francisco than in Philadelphia.

San Francisco
Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in San Francisco costs roughly the same as in Philadelphia.

San Francisco
Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 19% more expensive in San Francisco than in Philadelphia.

San Francisco
Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 15% more expensive in San Francisco than in Philadelphia.

San Francisco
( Philadelphia airports
  • ? Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)
    How far from city center: 6 miles
  • ? Spb (PSQ)
    How far from city center: 25 miles
  • ? North (PNE)
    How far from city center: 12 miles
  • ? Mustin Alf (MUV)
    How far from city center: 25 miles
  • ? Wings Field (BBX)
    How far from city center: 15 miles
) San Francisco airports
  • ? San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO)
    How far from city center: 11 miles
  • ? Oakland Intl (OAK)
    How far from city center: 12 miles
  • ? Embarkader (EMB)
    How far from city center: 2 miles
L Distance: 2517 miles

Going to and from the airports

Flights from Philadelphia

The city of Philadelphia is one of the largest cities of Pennsylvania. It is notable for its rich history where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed. The steps of the Philadelphia Museum of art have been made famous by Sylvester Stallone's run in the film "Rocky".

Philadelphia is the fifth largest city in the United States and the second largest city on the East Coast. Being a world-class metropolis, it has the best of the best for entertainment, shopping and dining. A business district with plenty of options, there are a number of cheap flights from Philadelphia to the rest of the cities in the United States or to other countries.

Travelling to Philadelphia airport

The international airport at Philadelphia is located less than 10 miles from the city center. The airport route is well serviced by ground transportation. Taxicabs are easily available and provide round-the-clock service from any part of the city to the airport. There are number of parking garages where one can park their car for 24hrs for quick trips like Philadelphia to San Francisco and back. Perhaps the most relaxed journey to the airport would be using the train service between the city center and the airport with a train operating every half an hour, starting early in the morning and ending late night.

Reaching San Francisco

San Francisco, situated in northern California, is also known as Silicon Valley. It is a dream city for technocrats and entrepreneurs buzzing with new ideas. It is the birth place for many of today's technology giants. This is a city that never sleeps.

It is surrounded by the San Francisco Bay on one side and the Pacific Ocean on the other. It is a city well known for its old Victorian houses, hilly landscapes and year-round pleasant weather. San Francisco night life is an experience in itself, and the town bustles with activity with its wine and dine culture.

Getting to the city center

Philadelphia to San Francisco flights will land you right next to the heart of the city, which is will connected by public transportation. Depending on your preference you can either take a train, taxi, shuttle or a rental car to reach the city.

The BART train connects you directly from the airport to the city, offering a more comfortable ride. Taxis are available at any time of the day outside all terminals. In case you opt for a shared ride, there are many companies operating shuttle services from the departure terminal. For a faster exit from the airport you can always opt for a rental car from the services accessible by the AirTrain.

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