The cheapest times to fly from PHL to DAR are

  • January 1st to January 28th
  • February 26th to April 8th
  • May 28th to June 10th
  • June 25th to July 22nd

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 DAR is early to mid March. Prices can be as high as $5898 for Friday flights during mid May, or as low as $905 for Wednesday flights around early to mid March.


When to Fly to Dar es Salaam

Flying from Philadelphia, PA (PHL) to Dar Es Salaam (DAR) will usually cost between $1122 to $5516 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid March with an average ticket price of $1154. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $3478. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2324 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1950 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHL to DAR flight.

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

PHL to DAR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHL to DAR 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 $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $434 (16%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1974. Return trip prices are from the DAR 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 DAR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 3 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking PHL to DAR

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 DAR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (PHL > JFK > DAR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1034
  • Average savings: $917 (47%)

See PHL to JFK flights

Hack #2: Chicago, IL (PHL > ORD > DAR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1050
  • Average savings: $900 (46.15%)

See PHL to ORD flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (PHL > LGA > DAR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1102
  • Average savings: $848 (43.49%)

See PHL to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Julius Nyerere International Airport to Philadelphia International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7812 miles or 12572 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHL to DAR flight is about 15 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Philadelphia, PA and Dar Es Salaam?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from PHL to DAR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePHL
Origination airport namePhiladelphia International Airport
CityPhiladelphia, PA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeDAR
Destination airport nameJulius Nyerere International Airport
CityDar Es Salaam


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