Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Philadelphia to San Juan
American Airlines, JetBlue and Qatar Airways have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Philadelphia to San Juan Luis Munoz Marin Intl. Confirm policies on booking site.
Travelers are permitted to enter the Island if they comply with all necessary requirements.
All travelers must have a completed travel declaration form and a negative PCR COVID-19 test result issued within the last 72 hours. Rapid test will not be accepted. Children under age 12 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 PCR-RT test result.
They must pass a health screening and temperature check on arrival and obtain an airport exit confirmation number and QR code. Face masks are obligatory.
Travelers who arrive without the necessary documentation or a negative molecular COVID-19 test result issued within the last 72 hours are subject to a 14-day quarantine at their own expense.
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Starting April 9, the island curfew will be in effect from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Please see our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Restrictions page for more information on restrictions worldwide.
An average nonstop flight takes 4h 02m, covering a distance of 1580 miles.
There are 135 (nonstop) flights between Philadelphia and San Juan per week, averaging 19 per day.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets to San Juan from Philadelphia were found on Spirit Airlines ($62) and Frontier ($63), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Spirit Airlines ($143) and Multiple Airlines ($144).
American Airlines (5 times daily), Qatar Airways (3 times daily), Spirit Airlines (3 times daily) are the most frequent flyers on this route.
For Philadelphia to San Juan, Sunday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Tuesday is the most expensive. Flying from San Juan back to Philadelphia, the best deals are generally found on Wednesday, with Friday being the most expensive.
There are different companies offering daily flights from Philadelphia to San Juan, including Spirit, United, and jetBlue, but Frontier and American Airlines offer non-stop flights between the two cities as well. Frontier flies out of Terminal 1, but American Airlines operates flights out of Terminals A-East, A-West, B, C, and F, so check your departure information beforehand.
If you’re looking for cheaper prices, Frontier might be the best choice, but if you’d rather have greater comfort, American Airlines would be better. Frontier flight prices also often don’t include any luggage. JetBlue is the biggest operator at SJU, and, despite their flights always having layovers, the number of daily jetBlue flights is much higher than any other airline, which can provide more flexibility in terms of departing schedule.
Yes, the award-winning San Juan Airport Hotel can be found here - specifically in Terminal D at SJU. Check-in time is between 3 p.m. and 12 a.m., and check-out is until noon. There is free Wi-Fi in all the rooms and common areas, and a restaurant and bar are available too. Pets are welcome at the hotel.
A taxi ride from SJU to downtown San Juan is about 20 minutes. The public AMA buses also handle the transportation of passengers from San Juan Airport to Old San Juan, Isla Verde, and Condado. While it’s the cheapest method of transportation, it is not advised to travelers carrying heavy luggage as it might not be allowed on board. They run from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekdays only and stop at the airport's departure level in Terminals A, D, and E. Otherwise, many visitors opt to rent a car.
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KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to San Juan from Philadelphia is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to San Juan with an airline and back to Philadelphia with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to San Juan from Philadelphia up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.
Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Fast and easy"
Pros: "Once again everyone was so wonderful and helpful"
Cons: "Lower luggage cost. I spent $110 additional on this trip since since I wasn't well informed (my fault)"
Cons: "Staff crabage"
Pros: "Fast easy boarding, friendly helpful staff"
Cons: "There was more kids sitting on their parents lap than I’ve ever seen before and it made a very chaotic noisy flight"
Pros: "Complimentary something! Entertainment options would be nice."
Cons: "No complimentary anything! No entertainment:("
Cons: "People should be restrained from jamming entrance to aircraft BEFORE their zone is called."
Cons: "Tremenda porquería horrendo"
Pros: "Crew was amazing, I love that they had tablets to take the order instead of driving the cart up and down the aisle."
Cons: "Paid fifty dollars for more leg room and it basically felt like basic seats that I’ve flown with such as spirit and American Airlines"
Pros: "Low key atmosphere."
Cons: "It was all fine."
Cons: "Everything was good. It’s was a nice travel... safety and puntual. I like that... the only things I think they may could be better is the airplane seat. And they don’t have television."
Pros: "Me cobraron por bulto de mano lo que lo encuentro inlógico porque con ese bulto viaje a Philadelphia y al volver me vienen a cobrar $60 no tiene sentido"
Cons: "Como comenté anterior Me cobraron por bulto de mano lo que lo encuentro inlógico porque con ese bulto viaje a Philadelphia y al volver me vienen a cobrar $60 no tiene sentido deben mejorar y no cojer a la gente de boba eso no se hace primera y última vez que viajo por Frontier"
Cons: "Hardest most uncomfortable seats, ever!"
Pros: "SEAT was comfortable"
Pros: "Estaba todo bien."
Cons: "Pero no me gusto q havia mucha turbulencia. Y mis photos queria esplotar."
Pros: "Boarding was easy and efficient Staff was friendly Space was clean"
Cons: "The plane had a few concerning sounds ."
Pros: "We had an uneventful flight"
Cons: "Didn’t depart until 1055 pm. One hour later than scheduled"
Pros: "Kind attentive staff"
Cons: "We had to wait a half hour, or so, On the tarmac before we could leave Philly"
Pros: "Nice service. Exceptionally new plane about a year old to the month."
Cons: "Need to ask people to prepare to deplane. Perhaps use rear door to expedite process"
Pros: "El personal muy atento"
Cons: "Asientos un poco incómodos, no hay entretenimiento"
Pros: "boarding and treatment by staff wad excellent"
Cons: "$3 for a cup of coffee is outrageous.... other airlines at least include beverages and a snack (peanuts etc)."
Cons: "Late boarding and take off.... lost 40 min"
Pros: "Getting home safely."
Cons: "I felt like I had been taken for a fool."
Cons: "No wifi"
Pros: "No travel no more with Frontier! The y charge you for vou carry on bag! They Miserable!"
Cons: "Have to paid for my bag"
Cons: "Kid vomit"
Cons: "App did not work to get boarding pass. No food not even a glass of water. Give people drinks! Let people have a carry on. Probably not fly Frontier again. It was better when you could have a carry on."
Pros: "Not one thing"
Pros: "We were at our destination 40 minutes early!"
Cons: "paying for any beverage other than water"
Pros: "Nice staff."
Cons: "Delay later than delay. Then another delay on tarmac."
Pros: "No problems whatsoever."
Cons: "Traffic getting to the airport."
Cons: "Not enough staff in the boarding area to ask about luggage etc"
Cons: "Charged me $200 for name change that I did not nerd"
Pros: "I had a baggage that met the online specifications- 14X8 but they still charged me $60 because it was not a "personal bag" -- they kept referring to it as a carryon."
Pros: "They share food no baby asked me, even to buy."
Cons: "That we had to buy drinks and snacks"
Pros: "The employees were all fantastic, very friendly and helpful"
Cons: "Would like wifi."
Cons: "Delayed almost 2 hrs....sitting on the plane..."
Cons: "Not enough leg room. It really sucked!"
Cons: "The hassle with my bag"
Cons: "Nothing was complimentary"
Cons: "No social distancing, they sell you cheap flights just to make everything an add on or extra charge. Kiosks we're having issues, employees just didn't seem to care."
Pros: "The flight was on time and early to arrive."
Cons: "The seats are some of the worst I've experienced. I sat next to a grown gentleman and pretty much had half his body in my seat. My son thats 12 fits perfect but not adults"
Pros: "I like the wider front seats. Plenty of room and comfortable"
Cons: "On the return trip I wasn't able to purchase the wider seats since they are only 8 of them. I sat on the third row and it was quite uncomfortable even for a small person like me"
Pros: "Plane was clean."
Pros: "Uncomfortable seat"
Pros: "Fair price"
Cons: "All went well, baggage was a little slow, but other than that it was good!"
Cons: "USB Connections & Free WiFi"
Pros: "Big seat"
Cons: "Way delayed"
Cons: "Boarding was horrendous"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Seat not comfortable"
Cons: "No Wifi, no seat reclining, late departure and delays"
Pros: "Everything was fantastic. Did get any food or drink tho. Staff was phenomenal!"
Cons: "No complimentary snacks served."
Pros: "I like the other passengers . I liked the person that checked us in -he was very accommodating - Girard Patrice (Pennsylvania check in)"
Cons: "Going to Atlanta: The seating arrangement was poor and had gum on the seat and dirty. I was unable to adjust my seat even though cramped."
Cons: "Delayed and rude staff!!!!"
Cons: "Too long!"
Cons: "Getting dinging for bags at the gate, $50 a bag each way?!? Wasn't explicit ok Kayaks website and very financially cumbersome. Not cool."
Cons: "I was lied to by staff"
Cons: "Nothing everything was amazing."
Cons: "The service,"
Pros: "Just low fare"
Cons: "Pay for select seat, my son the traveler is military dependend and pay $55 for carrion bag, they didn't waived for be a military dependent"
Cons: "The airplane"
Cons: "Everything about it"
Pros: "Cheap and quick"
Cons: "No internet option to my knowledge."
Pros: "I got to Minnesota for cheap"
Cons: "Nothing was unexpected"
Pros: "good folks wo4rk there, kind and helpful"
Cons: "cost too high for no comfort/frills"
Pros: "Yes very much"
Pros: "Smooth ride, friendly staff, no problems"
Pros: "Low fares. Great service."
Cons: "Unable to use TSA precheck. Since I was unable to pay for bags while on the Jayak site, I had to pay $10 more later on the Spirit Air site"
Pros: "Me trataron bien"
Cons: "Que me cobraron la maleta deben de mejorar eso"
Pros: "IT WAS FAST TO GET SEATED"
Cons: "There was no leg space at all"
Cons: "Tiny tray tables"
Cons: "don't know never got on the plan it was cancule"
Pros: "I thought it was fantastic all around. Traveling was easy."
Cons: "Everything, the staff was rude and unpleasing."
Cons: "Late boarding."
Cons: "Fees for luggage"
Airlines flying from Philadelphia to San Juan have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Philadelphia to San Juan
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Philadelphia to San Juan
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Philadelphia to San Juan
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Philadelphia to San Juan
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Philadelphia to San Juan