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Cheap Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston, SC, United States - PHL to CHS

Popular flights from Philadelphia to Charleston

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
May 17, 2016 May 24, 2016 $276
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $276
Aug 3, 2016 Aug 10, 2016 $276
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 $325
Jun 10, 2016 Jun 12, 2016 $325

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Philadelphia to Charleston (PHL to CHS)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Philadelphia to Charleston, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $309.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Philadelphia to Charleston (PHL to CHS)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Philadelphia to Charleston 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 Philadelphia to Charleston

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $849 $566
7-14 days $401 $276
14-21 days $401 $276
21-30 days $348 $276
30-60 days $348 $313
60-90 days $351 $313
90+ days $348 $276

Cheapest Day To Fly from Philadelphia to Charleston

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$323 $276 $276 $313 $325 $325 $328

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Philadelphia to Charleston

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Philadelphia Charleston American 5/17/16 5/24/16 1 $276
June Philadelphia Charleston American 6/1/16 6/7/16 1 $276
July Philadelphia Charleston American 7/6/16 7/12/16 1 $313
August Philadelphia Charleston American 8/3/16 8/10/16 1 $276
September Philadelphia Charleston American 9/18/16 9/28/16 1 $313
October Philadelphia Charleston American 10/25/16 11/2/16 2 $312
November Philadelphia Charleston American 11/12/16 11/15/16 0 $349
December Philadelphia Charleston American 12/23/16 12/27/16 0 $351

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

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 Philadelphia to Charleston.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$1,117
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$1,117 $578
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$578 $401
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$401 $401
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$401 $351
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$351

TIPSave $251 by flying into Myrtle Beach instead of Charleston from Philadelphia

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston (PHL to CHS)

Your Philadelphia to Charleston 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 Philadelphia to Charleston is $300.

The average price for non-stop flights from Philadelphia to Charleston is $348.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Philadelphia to Charleston
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 4 4 4 3 3 4 3 08:05 20:30

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston (PHL to CHS)

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 Philadelphia to Charleston. 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 Philadelphia to Charleston is $164.

The average price for round trip flights from Philadelphia to Charleston is $300.

Philadelphia to Charleston Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Philadelphia to Charleston?
Answer: The average Philadelphia to Charleston flight time is an hour and 51 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Philadelphia and Charleston?
Answer: The distance from Philadelphia to Charleston is 550 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Philadelphia to Charleston?
Answer: There are 24 direct flights from Philadelphia to Charleston.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Philadelphia to Charleston?
Answer: American Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Philadelphia and Charleston.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Philadelphia to Charleston?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Philadelphia to Charleston (PHL to CHS)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Philadelphia to Charleston 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 Philadelphia to Charleston.

Philadelphia to Charleston
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American DCA X X X X X X X
Delta JFK X X X X X X X
Delta CVG / ATL X X X X X X
United IAD X X X X X X X
Southwest MDW X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap Domestic Flights from Philadelphia - PHL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Philadelphia to Atlanta American, Frontier, Spirit, United $116

Cheap Domestic Flights to Charleston - CHS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to Charleston American, JetBlue, United $147
Baltimore to Charleston American, JetBlue, United $232
Newark to Charleston American, JetBlue, United $147
Washington to Charleston American, JetBlue, United $108
Hartford to Charleston American, JetBlue, United $188
Richmond to Charleston American, JetBlue, United $242
Westchester County to Charleston American, JetBlue, United $217
Long Island MacArthur to Charleston American $312
Harrisburg to Charleston American, United $305
Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton to Charleston American, United $207
Atlantic City to CharlestonCheck Dates
Wilkes - Barre to Charleston American, United $269
State College to Charleston American, United $348
Ithaca to Charleston American, United $422
Binghamton to Charleston American, United $372
Salisbury - Ocean City to Charleston American Check Dates
New York to Orlando American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $126
New York to Charlotte American, JetBlue $146
New York to Miami American, Frontier, United $106
New York to Myrtle Beach American, Spirit, United $147
Baltimore to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $117
New York to Ft Lauderdale American, JetBlue, Spirit, United, Virgin America $110
Newark to Atlanta American, Alaska, United $197
Washington to Atlanta American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $165
New York to Savannah American, JetBlue, United $155
New York to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United, Virgin America $89
New York to Tampa American, JetBlue, United $190
New York to Raleigh - Durham American, JetBlue, United $155

Cheap International Flights to Charleston - CHS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to Toronto American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Porter, United, Virgin America, WestJet $156
Cheap Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston, SC, United States, from $276 Round trip from PHL to CHS