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Cheap Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago, IL, United States - PHL to CHI Last modified: Jun 26, 2016 1:34 AM

Popular flights from Philadelphia to Chicago Last modified: Jun 26, 2016 1:34 AM

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 16, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 $151
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $151
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 24, 2016 Sep 28, 2016 $107
Sep 24, 2016 Oct 1, 2016 $107
Sep 24, 2016 Sep 27, 2016 $107
Sep 27, 2016 Sep 28, 2016 $107
Oct 17, 2016 Oct 20, 2016 $107
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 6, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $87

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

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 $127.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 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 Chicago

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $212 $221
7-14 days $167 $162
14-21 days $167 $191
21-30 days $163 $163
30-60 days $120 $163
60-90 days $87 $232
90+ days $107 $229

Cheapest Day To Fly from Philadelphia to Chicago

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$147 $87 $151 $120 $120 $107 $151

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Philadelphia to Chicago

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Philadelphia Chicago American 6/30/16 7/3/16 0 $212
July Philadelphia Chicago American 7/7/16 7/12/16 1 $162
August Philadelphia Chicago United 8/16/16 8/17/16 0 $120
September Philadelphia Chicago United 9/6/16 9/13/16 0 $87
October Philadelphia Chicago Frontier 10/17/16 10/20/16 0 $107
November Philadelphia Chicago United 11/9/16 11/13/16 0 $264
December Philadelphia Chicago United 12/4/16 12/13/16 0 $230
January Philadelphia Chicago United 1/9/17 1/12/17 0 $339

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

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 Chicago.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$212
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$212 $193
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$193 $201
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$201 $201
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$201 $188
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$188

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

Your Philadelphia to Chicago 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 Chicago is $242.

The average price for non-stop flights from Philadelphia to Chicago is $134.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Philadelphia to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 9 9 9 9 9 8 9 06:05 20:30
Frontier 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 06:15 19:33
United 6 6 6 6 6 5 6 05:30 20:31

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

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 $372.

The average price for round trip flights from Philadelphia to Chicago is $134.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $79
Washington to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $97
Newark to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $121
Baltimore to Chicago American, Spirit, United $109
Hartford to Chicago American, United $332
Richmond to Chicago American, United $257
Westchester County to Chicago American, United $332
Harrisburg to Chicago American, United $289
Long Island MacArthur to Chicago American, United $265
Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton to Chicago American, United $284
Newburgh to ChicagoCheck Dates
Atlantic City to ChicagoCheck Dates
New Haven to Chicago American $288
Wilkes - Barre to Chicago American, United $344
Binghamton to Chicago American, United $328
Elmira - Corning to Chicago American $372
State College to Chicago American, United $442
Ithaca to Chicago American, United $361
Salisbury - Ocean City to Chicago American $434
Williamsport to Chicago American $329
New York to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $125
New York to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $246
New York to Toronto American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Porter, United, WestJet $174
New York to Detroit American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $163
New York to London Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Kuwait, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Euro Atlantic $474
New York to Milwaukee American, Alaska, United $178
New York to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United, Virgin America $91
New York to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $200
New York to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Sun Country, United $277
New York to Miami American, Frontier, United $145

Airlines Flying from Philadelphia to Chicago (PHL to CHI) Number of flights searched: 161Last modified: Jun 26, 2016 1:34 AM

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

Philadelphia to Chicago
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 ATL 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 Philadelphia and Chicago, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Philadelphia to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Philadelphia to Chicago?
Answer: The average Philadelphia to Chicago flight time is 2 hours and 20 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Philadelphia and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Philadelphia to Chicago is 676 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Philadelphia to Chicago?
Answer: There are 110 direct flights from Philadelphia to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Philadelphia to Chicago?
Answer: American Airlines provides 56% of the non-stop flights between Philadelphia and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Philadelphia to Chicago?
Answer: Atlanta, GA
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