The cheapest times to fly from PHL to LEJ are

  • January 1st to April 1st (except the week of February 12th)
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • October 29th to December 9th

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 LEJ is late May. Prices can be as high as $2103 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $854 for Monday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Leipzig

Flying from Philadelphia, PA (PHL) to Leipzig (LEJ) will usually cost between $894 to $1520 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $902. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1535. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $633 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1068 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHL to LEJ flight.

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

PHL to LEJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHL to LEJ flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as 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

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LEJ, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into PHL. Saturdays 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 $136 (11%) 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 $1041. Return trip prices are from the LEJ 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 LEJ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 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 LEJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tegel Airport (TXL) in Berlin

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 50.33% less expensive than LEJ
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHL to TXL flights

Destination alternative #2: Ruzyne Airport (PRG) in Prague

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 21.35% less expensive than LEJ
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHL to PRG flights

Destination alternative #3: Nuernberg Airport (NUE) in Nuremberg

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from LEJ
  • Usually 5.01% less expensive than LEJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHL to NUE flights


Flight Hacking PHL to LEJ

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 LEJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Zurich (PHL > ZRH > LEJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $762
  • Average savings: $306 (28.65%)

See PHL to ZRH flights

Hack #2: Frankfurt (PHL > FRA > LEJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $793
  • Average savings: $276 (25.8%)

See PHL to FRA flights

Hack #3: Dusseldorf (PHL > DUS > LEJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $900
  • Average savings: $168 (15.73%)

See PHL to DUS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Austrian, British Airways, Eurowings, Lufthansa, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Leipzig Halle Airport to Philadelphia International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4042 miles or 6505 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHL to LEJ flight is about 8 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Philadelphia, PA and Leipzig?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from PHL to LEJ.


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 LEJ
Destination airport name Leipzig Halle Airport
City Leipzig
Country Germany
Latitude 51.4
Longitude 12.2


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