The cheapest times to fly from PHL to BOB are

  • January 1st to March 11th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 27th to March 11th (except the weeks of October 8th, October 15th, November 5th, November 19th, December 17th, and December 24th)

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 PHL to BOB is mid January. Prices can be as high as $4055 for Sunday flights during early November, or as low as $1499 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Bora Bora

Flying from Philadelphia, PA (PHL) to Bora Bora (BOB) will usually cost between $1563 to $2688 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $1556. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early November, with an average price of $2644. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1088 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1851 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHL to BOB flight.

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

PHL to BOB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHL to BOB flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Philadelphia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BOB, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into PHL. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Bora Bora, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Philadelphia. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1263 (30%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1785. Return trip prices are from the BOB to PHL 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 PHL to BOB can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 15 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 PHL to BOB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Temae Airport (MOZ) in Moorea Island

  • 149 miles (240 km) away from BOB
  • Usually 2.46% less expensive than BOB
  • 2-layover flights available

See PHL to MOZ flights


Flight Hacking PHL to BOB

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 PHL to BOB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (PHL > LAX > BOB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1731
  • Average savings: $120 (6.48%)

See PHL to LAX flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (PHL > SFO > BOB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1834
  • Average savings: $17 (0.92%)

See PHL to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Tahiti, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Bora Bora Motu Mute Airport to Philadelphia International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6256 miles or 10068 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHL to BOB flight is about 12 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Philadelphia, PA and Bora Bora?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 28 available flights from PHL to BOB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code BOB
Destination airport name Bora Bora Motu Mute Airport
City Bora Bora
Country French Polynesia
Latitude -16.4
Longitude -151.8


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