The cheapest times to fly from HGA to PHL are

  • January 15th to April 29th (except the week of March 12th)
  • September 3rd to November 25th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from HGA to PHL is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $2882 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $1791 for Monday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Philadelphia

Flying from Hargeisa (HGA) to Philadelphia, PA (PHL) will usually cost between $1834 to $2238 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $1869. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $2272. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $403 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1968 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HGA to PHL flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the HGA to PHL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

HGA to PHL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HGA to PHL flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Hargeisa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PHL, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into HGA. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $144 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1956. Return trip prices are from the PHL to HGA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from HGA to PHL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 5 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from HGA to PHL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, DC

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 31.79% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See HGA to IAD flights

Destination alternative #2: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 20.23% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See HGA to EWR flights

Destination alternative #3: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 7.14% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See HGA to JFK flights

Destination alternative #4: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 5.11% less expensive than PHL
  • 2-layover flights available

See HGA to DCA flights


Flight Hacking HGA to PHL

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from HGA to PHL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Addis Ababa (HGA > ADD > PHL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1551
  • Average savings: $417 (21.17%)

See HGA to DXB flights

Hack #2: Dubai (HGA > DXB > PHL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1606
  • Average savings: $362 (18.4%)

See HGA to ADD flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (HGA > ORD > PHL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1743
  • Average savings: $225 (11.44%)

See HGA to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from HGA to PHL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, British Airways, Emirates, Ethiopian, Iberia, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Philadelphia International Airport to Egal International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7278 miles or 11713 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from HGA to PHL?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HGA to PHL flight is about 14 hour 5 minutes.

How many flights go between Hargeisa and Philadelphia, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 2 available flights from HGA to PHL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HGA
Origination airport name Egal International Airport
City Hargeisa
Country Somalia
Latitude 9.5
Longitude 44.1

Return Airport

Destination code PHL
Destination airport name Philadelphia International Airport
City Philadelphia, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 39.9
Longitude -75.2


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