The cheapest times to fly from PHL to SJO are
- January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
- May 14th to June 3rd (except the week of May 21st)
- August 13th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)
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 SJO is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1066 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $317 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to San José
Flying from Philadelphia, PA (PHL) to San Jose (SJO) will usually cost between $319 to $645 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 $319. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $796. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $477 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $392 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHL to SJO flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PHL to SJO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the PHL to SJO flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Philadelphia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $123 (22%) 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 $366. Return trip prices are from the SJO to PHL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from PHL to SJO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 50 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from PHL to SJO? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, Emirates, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Juan Santamaria International Airport to Philadelphia International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2136 miles or 3438 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from PHL to SJO?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHL to SJO flight is about 4 hour 50 minutes.
How many flights go between Philadelphia, PA and San Jose?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 77 available flights from PHL to SJO.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Philadelphia International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Juan Santamaria International Airport|
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