The cheapest times to fly from PHL to SJJ are

  • April 30th to May 13th
  • September 24th to April 1st (except the weeks of November 26th, December 17th, March 5th, and March 12th)

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 SJJ is late January. Prices can be as high as $3317 for Saturday flights during mid June, or as low as $1313 for Monday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Sarajevo

Flying from Philadelphia, PA (PHL) to Sarajevo (SJJ) will usually cost between $1345 to $2093 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1362. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $2042. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $680 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1455 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHL to SJJ flight.

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

PHL to SJJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHL to SJJ flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Philadelphia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SJJ, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into PHL. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Sarajevo, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Philadelphia. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $105 (6%) 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 $1504. Return trip prices are from the SJJ 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 SJJ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 10 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 SJJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Dubrovnik Airport (DBV) in Dubrovnik

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from SJJ
  • Usually 42.52% less expensive than SJJ
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHL to DBV flights

Destination alternative #2: Beograd Airport (BEG) in Belgrade

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from SJJ
  • Usually 23.86% less expensive than SJJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHL to BEG flights

Destination alternative #3: Split Airport (SPU) in Split

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from SJJ
  • Usually 16.05% less expensive than SJJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHL to SPU flights

Destination alternative #4: Podgorica Airport (TGD) in Podgorica

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from SJJ
  • Usually 0.72% less expensive than SJJ
  • 2-layover flights available

See PHL to TGD flights


Flight Hacking PHL to SJJ

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 SJJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Berlin (PHL > TXL > SJJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $761
  • Average savings: $694 (47.71%)

See PHL to TXL flights

Hack #2: Zurich (PHL > ZRH > SJJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $776
  • Average savings: $679 (46.65%)

See PHL to ZRH flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (PHL > BOS > SJJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $906
  • Average savings: $549 (37.71%)

See PHL to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Adria, Air Canada, Air France, Air Serbia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Croatia, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4548 miles or 7319 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHL to SJJ flight is about 9 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Philadelphia, PA and Sarajevo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from PHL to SJJ.


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 SJJ
Destination airport name Sarajevo Airport
City Sarajevo
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina
Latitude 43.8
Longitude 18.3


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