The cheapest times to fly from ZUH to PHL are

  • January 29th to April 22nd
  • September 3rd to December 31st (except the weeks of September 24th, October 1st, and December 10th)

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 ZUH to PHL is late October. Prices can be as high as $2670 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1128 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Philadelphia

Flying from Zhuhai (ZUH) to Philadelphia, PA (PHL) will usually cost between $1154 to $2266 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $1170. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $2377. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1207 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1744 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ZUH to PHL flight.

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

ZUH to PHL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ZUH to PHL flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Zhuhai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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. 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 $303 (14%) 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 $1698. Return trip prices are from the PHL to ZUH 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 ZUH to PHL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 36 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 ZUH 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 35.06% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See ZUH to JFK flights

Destination alternative #2: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 12.04% less expensive than PHL
  • 2-layover flights available

See ZUH to LGA flights

Destination alternative #3: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 7.08% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See ZUH to EWR flights

Destination alternative #4: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, DC

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 4.01% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See ZUH to IAD flights


Flight Hacking ZUH to PHL

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 ZUH to PHL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (ZUH > LAX > PHL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1093
  • Average savings: $651 (37.33%)

See ZUH to PVG flights

Hack #2: Shanghai (ZUH > PVG > PHL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1206
  • Average savings: $538 (30.85%)

See ZUH to LAX flights

Hack #3: Hefei (ZUH > HFE > PHL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1340
  • Average savings: $404 (23.17%)

See ZUH to HFE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, JetBlue, Shenzhen, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8124 miles or 13074 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ZUH to PHL flight is about 15 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Zhuhai and Philadelphia, PA?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ZUH
Origination airport name Jinwan Airport
City Zhuhai
Country China
Latitude 22
Longitude 113.4

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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