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The cheapest times to fly from SJC to PHL are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • August 6th to November 18th
  • early December

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 SJC to PHL is early November. Prices can be as high as $1246 for Sunday flights during mid May, or as low as $287 for Tuesday flights around early November.

 

When to Fly to Philadelphia

Flying from San Jose, CA (SJC) to Philadelphia, PA (PHL) will usually cost between $327 to $641 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $323. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $617. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $294 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $406 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJC to PHL flight.

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

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SJC to PHL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJC to PHL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from San Jose. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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 $153 (29%) 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 $368. Return trip prices are from the PHL to SJC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SJC to PHL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 29 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 SJC to PHL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 30.42% less expensive than PHL
  • Nonstop flights available

See SJC to JFK flights

Destination alternative #2: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 17.86% less expensive than PHL
  • Nonstop flights available

See SJC to EWR flights

Destination alternative #3: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 15.76% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See SJC to LGA flights

Destination alternative #4: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 12.32% less expensive than PHL
  • Nonstop flights available

See SJC to BWI flights

Destination alternative #5: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 1.48% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See SJC to DCA flights

Destination alternative #6: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, DC

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 0.49% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See SJC to IAD flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Philadelphia International Airport to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2497 miles or 4019 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJC to PHL flight is about 5 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between San Jose, CA and Philadelphia, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 86 available flights from SJC to PHL.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code SJC
Origination airport name Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
City San Jose, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.4
Longitude -121.9

Return Airport

Destination code PHL
Destination airport name Philadelphia International Airport
City Philadelphia, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 39.9
Longitude -75.2

 

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