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Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago, United States Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 2:21 AM

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Philadelphia to Chicago Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 2:21 AM

We've scanned 26,771,905,517 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Philadelphia to Chicago. American & United frequently offer the best deals on Philadelphia to Chicago flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
PHLCHI
Wed 10/12
nonstop
CHIPHL
Wed 10/19
nonstop
$97
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American
PHLCHI
Sat 10/22
nonstop
CHIPHL
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$97
Select
American
PHLCHI
Sat 10/22
nonstop
CHIPHL
Wed 10/26
nonstop
$97
Select
American
PHLCHI
Sat 10/22
nonstop
CHIPHL
Sat 10/29
nonstop
$97
Select
United
PHLCHI
Tue 10/11
nonstop
CHIPHL
Tue 10/11
nonstop
$97
Select
United
PHLCHI
Tue 10/18
nonstop
CHIPHL
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$97
Select
United
PHLCHI
Thu 10/20
nonstop
CHIPHL
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$97
Select
Frontier
PHLCHI
Tue 10/11
nonstop
CHIPHL
Tue 10/18
nonstop
$107
Select
Frontier
PHLCHI
Tue 10/11
nonstop
CHIPHL
Sat 10/15
nonstop
$107
Select
Frontier
PHLCHI
Wed 10/12
nonstop
CHIPHL
Wed 10/19
nonstop
$107
Select
Frontier
PHLCHI
Wed 10/12
nonstop
CHIPHL
Sat 10/15
nonstop
$107
Select
Frontier
PHLCHI
Sat 10/15
nonstop
CHIPHL
Tue 10/18
nonstop
$107
Select

How Much is a Flight from Philadelphia to Chicago?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Philadelphia to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $110.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Philadelphia to Chicago based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Philadelphia to Chicago?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Philadelphia to Chicago.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $142 $168
7-14 days $97 $104
14-21 days $97 $104
21-30 days $97 $134
30-60 days $112 $135
60-90 days $127 $150
90+ days $142 $152

Cheapest Day To Fly from Philadelphia to Chicago

We've examined 26,779,839,826 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Philadelphia to Chicago is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$122 $97 $97 $97 $127 $97 $127

Compare Flight Prices from Philadelphia to Chicago by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Philadelphia to Chicago flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Philadelphia Chicago Frontier 9/30/16 10/5/16 0 $162
October Philadelphia Chicago American 10/12/16 10/19/16 0 $97
November Philadelphia Chicago American 11/8/16 11/15/16 0 $127
December Philadelphia Chicago American 12/25/16 12/28/16 0 $127
January Philadelphia Chicago American 1/14/17 1/17/17 0 $157
February Philadelphia Chicago American 2/22/17 2/27/17 0 $188
March Philadelphia Chicago American 3/29/17 4/1/17 0 $157
April Philadelphia Chicago American 4/25/17 4/26/17 0 $157

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Philadelphia to Chicago. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$217
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$217 $157
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$157 $107
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$107 $97
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$97 $112
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$112

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 Chicago is $135.

The average price for direct flights from Philadelphia to Chicago is $100.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 9 9 9 9 9 7 9 06:05 20:30
Frontier 2 1 2 1 2 2 1 06:46 19:15
United 6 6 6 6 6 3 5 06:00 20:18
Southwest 6 6 6 6 6 4 6 06:15 21:00

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago

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 Chicago. 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 Chicago is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Philadelphia to Chicago is $100.

Philadelphia to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Philadelphia to Chicago?
Answer: The average Philadelphia to Chicago flight time is 2 hours and 19 minutes.
Question: How far is Chicago from Philadelphia?
Answer: The distance from Philadelphia to Chicago is 666 miles (1,071 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Philadelphia to Chicago?
Answer: There are 150 direct flights from Philadelphia to Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular Philadelphia airlines for direct flights from Philadelphia to Chicago?
Answer: American Airlines provides 40% of the non-stop flights between Philadelphia and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Philadelphia to Chicago?
Answer: Charlotte, NC

Airlines in Philadelphia flying to Chicago Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 2:21 AMNumber of routes searched: 256Number of itineraries searched: 936,604

Wondering which airlines fly out of Philadelphia to Chicago? We've gathered the average price of Philadelphia airlines with flights to Chicago. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Philadelphia to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
American CLT
American BOS
American DCA
American LGA
United IAD
Delta JFK

Philadelphia to Chicago Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Philadelphia and Chicago. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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