The cheapest times to fly from PHL to TAP are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 16th to June 24th (except the week of May 21st)
  • November 5th to November 18th

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 TAP is late January. Prices can be as high as $1461 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $666 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Tapachula

Flying from Philadelphia, PA (PHL) to Tapachula (TAP) will usually cost between $685 to $1008 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 $683. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1287. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $604 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $744 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHL to TAP flight.

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

PHL to TAP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHL to TAP flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Philadelphia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TAP, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into PHL. 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 $58 (7%) 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 $733. Return trip prices are from the TAP 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 TAP can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 37 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 TAP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: La Aurora International Airport (GUA) in Guatemala City

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from TAP
  • Usually 36.36% less expensive than TAP
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHL to GUA flights


Flight Hacking PHL to TAP

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 TAP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Mexico City (PHL > MEX > TAP)

  • Price for both tickets: $464
  • Average savings: $280 (37.63%)

See PHL to MEX flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (PHL > BOS > TAP)

  • Price for both tickets: $578
  • Average savings: $166 (22.31%)

See PHL to BOS flights

Hack #3: Guadalajara (PHL > GDL > TAP)

  • Price for both tickets: $738
  • Average savings: $7 (0.87%)

See PHL to GDL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2018 miles or 3248 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHL to TAP flight is about 4 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Philadelphia, PA and Tapachula?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from PHL to TAP.


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 TAP
Destination airport name Tapachula International Airport
City Tapachula
Country Mexico
Latitude 14.8
Longitude -92.4


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