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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Philadelphia, PA, United States - CHI to PHL

Popular flights from Chicago to Philadelphia

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 12, 2016 $87
Mar 9, 2016 Mar 12, 2016 $87
Mar 16, 2016 Mar 22, 2016 $87
Mar 22, 2016 Mar 26, 2016 $87
Mar 23, 2016 Mar 26, 2016 $87
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 18, 2016 May 25, 2016 $138
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 9, 2016 Mar 16, 2016 $77
Mar 9, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 $77
Mar 9, 2016 Mar 14, 2016 $77
Mar 10, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 $77
Mar 11, 2016 Mar 14, 2016 $77
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 16, 2016 Apr 23, 2016 $82

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 $80.

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 $112 $170
7-14 days $89 $149
14-21 days $81 $145
21-30 days $77 $140
30-60 days $77 $140
60-90 days $81 $140
90+ days $77 $149

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
$77 $77 $77 $77 $77 $77 $99

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
February Chicago Philadelphia Spirit 2/27/16 3/5/16 0 $89
March Chicago Philadelphia Spirit 3/9/16 3/14/16 0 $77
April Chicago Philadelphia Spirit 4/7/16 4/9/16 0 $77
May Chicago Philadelphia American 5/3/16 5/7/16 0 $87
June Chicago Philadelphia Spirit 6/2/16 6/7/16 0 $114
July Chicago Philadelphia Frontier 7/19/16 8/2/16 0 $152
August Chicago Philadelphia Spirit 8/27/16 8/29/16 0 $99
September Chicago Philadelphia Spirit 9/21/16 9/28/16 0 $77

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$117
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$117 $97
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$97 $81
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$81 $77
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$77 $81
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$81

TIPSave $9 by flying into Baltimore instead of Philadelphia from Chicago

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 $309.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Philadelphia is $96.

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 07:05 22:05
Spirit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 21:14 21:14
United 7 7 6 6 6 3 6 07:33 21:07

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 $46.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Philadelphia is $96.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Indianapolis to Philadelphia American, Frontier, United $97
Chicago to New York American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $77
Milwaukee to Philadelphia American, Frontier, United $227
Madison to Philadelphia American, United $289
Grand Rapids to Philadelphia American, United $328
Moline to Philadelphia American, United $322
Ft Wayne to Philadelphia American, United $352
Appleton to Philadelphia United $377
Peoria to Philadelphia American, United $308
Bloomington - Normal to Philadelphia American $322
Lansing to Philadelphia American, United $425
Green Bay to Philadelphia American, United $403
South Bend to Philadelphia United $363
Kalamazoo to Philadelphia American, United $432
Toledo to Philadelphia American $486
Dubuque to Philadelphia American Check Dates
Champaign to Philadelphia American, United $341
Springfield to Philadelphia American, United $322
Chicago to Washington American, JetBlue, Frontier, United $81
Chicago to Newark American, JetBlue, United $163
Chicago to Baltimore American, Spirit, United $77
Chicago to Boston American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81
Chicago to Atlantic CityCheck Dates
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $93
Chicago to Toronto Air Choice One, American, Air Canada, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Public Charters, Porter, United, WestJet $234
Milwaukee to New York American, Alaska, United $141
Chicago to Atlanta American, Alaska, Spirit, United $77
Indianapolis to New York American, United $131
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $113
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $77

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Philadelphia (CHI to PHL)

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 JFK X X X X X X X
Spirit - 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 ATL 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 a minute.
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 108 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 57% 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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