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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Philadelphia, PA, United States - CHI to PHL Last modified: May 24, 2016 6:53 PM

Popular flights from Chicago to Philadelphia Last modified: May 24, 2016 6:53 PM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 9, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $168
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $168
Aug 12, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $168
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 16, 2016 Aug 24, 2016 $108
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 20, 2016 $108
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 3, 2016 $108
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 16, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 $135

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chicago to Philadelphia (CHI to PHL)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Philadelphia, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $145.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chicago to Philadelphia (CHI to PHL)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Chicago to Philadelphia based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Chicago to Philadelphia

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Chicago to Philadelphia should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $237 $324
7-14 days $177 $205
14-21 days $178 $197
21-30 days $179 $186
30-60 days $179 $186
60-90 days $108 $175
90+ days $108 $280

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Philadelphia

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Chicago to Philadelphia.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$158 $108 $108 $143 $168 $168 $157

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chicago to Philadelphia

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Chicago to Philadelphia.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Chicago Philadelphia United 5/31/16 6/7/16 0 $177
June Chicago Philadelphia American 6/7/16 6/14/16 0 $178
July Chicago Philadelphia American 7/1/16 7/5/16 0 $179
August Chicago Philadelphia Frontier 8/16/16 8/24/16 0 $108
September Chicago Philadelphia Frontier 9/22/16 9/27/16 0 $158
October Chicago Philadelphia Frontier 10/19/16 10/22/16 0 $128
November Chicago Philadelphia American 11/1/16 11/8/16 1 $284
December Chicago Philadelphia American 12/22/16 12/29/16 1 $286

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Chicago to Philadelphia

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Chicago to Philadelphia.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$252
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$252 $217
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$217 $178
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$178 $200
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$200 $221
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$221

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Chicago to Philadelphia (CHI to PHL)

Your Chicago to Philadelphia flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Chicago to Philadelphia is $206.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Philadelphia is $139.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chicago to Philadelphia.

Nonstop Flight Details from Chicago to Philadelphia
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 9 9 9 9 9 8 9 05:45 21:55
Frontier 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 09:00 15:05
United 6 6 6 6 6 4 6 07:30 21:14

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Chicago to Philadelphia (CHI to PHL)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chicago to Philadelphia. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chicago to Philadelphia is $75.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Philadelphia is $139.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Indianapolis to Philadelphia American, Frontier, United $108
Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $94
Milwaukee to Philadelphia American, Frontier, United $128
Madison to Philadelphia American, United $282
Grand Rapids to Philadelphia American, United $319
Moline to Philadelphia American, United $204
Ft Wayne to Philadelphia American, United $387
Appleton to Philadelphia United $458
Peoria to Philadelphia American, United $210
Bloomington - Normal to Philadelphia American $194
Lansing to Philadelphia American, United $420
Green Bay to Philadelphia American, United $372
South Bend to Philadelphia United $360
Kalamazoo to Philadelphia American, United $352
Toledo to Philadelphia American $538
Dubuque to Philadelphia American Check Dates
Champaign to Philadelphia American $372
Springfield to Philadelphia American, United $280
Chicago to Washington American, Alaska, Frontier, United $97
Chicago to Newark American, JetBlue, United $167
Chicago to Baltimore American, Spirit, United $107
Chicago to Boston American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $97
Chicago to Atlantic CityCheck Dates
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $137
Chicago to Toronto Air Choice One, American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Public Charters, Porter, United, WestJet, Great Lakes $196
Milwaukee to New York American, Alaska, United $149
Chicago to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $107
Indianapolis to New York American, Alaska, United $143
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $118
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $108

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Philadelphia (CHI to PHL) Number of flights searched: 172Last modified: May 24, 2016 6:53 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Chicago to Philadelphia with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Chicago to Philadelphia.

Chicago to Philadelphia
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
JetBlue BOS X X X X X X X
Delta CVG X X X X X X X
Frontier - X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United IAD X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest MCO X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Chicago and Philadelphia, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Chicago to Philadelphia Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chicago to Philadelphia?
Answer: The average Chicago to Philadelphia flight time is 2 hours and 5 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Chicago and Philadelphia?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Philadelphia is 676 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Philadelphia?
Answer: There are 109 direct flights from Chicago to Philadelphia.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chicago to Philadelphia?
Answer: American Airlines provides 56% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Philadelphia.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Philadelphia?
Answer: Atlanta, GA
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