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Cheap Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus, OH, United States - PHL to CMH

Popular flights from Philadelphia to Columbus

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
Jun 16, 2016 Jun 23, 2016 $183
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $108
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 19, 2016 $163

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Philadelphia to Columbus (PHL to CMH)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Philadelphia to Columbus, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $184.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Philadelphia to Columbus (PHL to CMH)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $646 $251
7-14 days $516 $431
14-21 days $401 $405
21-30 days $371 $375
30-60 days $108 $163
60-90 days $124 $353
90+ days $149 $355

Cheapest Day To Fly from Philadelphia to Columbus

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$251 $116 $163 $108 $296 $232 $124

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Philadelphia to Columbus

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Philadelphia Columbus United 5/2/16 5/4/16 1 $251
June Philadelphia Columbus Frontier 6/2/16 6/7/16 0 $108
July Philadelphia Columbus Frontier 7/3/16 7/12/16 0 $124
August Philadelphia Columbus Frontier 8/2/16 8/7/16 0 $149
September Philadelphia Columbus American 9/3/16 9/4/16 0 $351
October Philadelphia Columbus American 10/21/16 10/23/16 2 $329
November Philadelphia Columbus United 11/4/16 11/7/16 1 $368
December Philadelphia Columbus American 12/17/16 12/28/16 2 $335

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

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 Columbus.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$646
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$646 $516
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$516 $401
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$401 $371
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$371 $108
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$108

TIPSave $158 by flying into Detroit instead of Columbus from Philadelphia

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus (PHL to CMH)

Your Philadelphia to Columbus 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 Columbus is $270.

The average price for non-stop flights from Philadelphia to Columbus is $168.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Philadelphia to Columbus
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 9 9 9 9 9 5 7 07:35 20:55
Frontier 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 12:15 12:15

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus (PHL to CMH)

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 Columbus. 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 Columbus is $82.

The average price for round trip flights from Philadelphia to Columbus is $209.

Philadelphia to Columbus Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Philadelphia to Columbus?
Answer: The average Philadelphia to Columbus flight time is an hour and 34 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Philadelphia and Columbus?
Answer: The distance from Philadelphia to Columbus is 405 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Philadelphia to Columbus?
Answer: There are 45 direct flights from Philadelphia to Columbus.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Philadelphia to Columbus?
Answer: American Airlines provides 97% of the non-stop flights between Philadelphia and Columbus.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Philadelphia to Columbus?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Philadelphia to Columbus (PHL to CMH)

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

Philadelphia to Columbus
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American LGA X X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Frontier - 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 Columbus, 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 Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $77

Cheap Domestic Flights to Columbus - CMH

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to Columbus American, United $241
Washington to Columbus American, United $123
Baltimore to Columbus American, United $166
Newark to Columbus American, United $241
Richmond to Columbus American, United $240
Hartford to Columbus American, United $280
Westchester County to Columbus American, United $303
Harrisburg to Columbus American $264
Long Island MacArthur to Columbus American $294
Newburgh to ColumbusCheck Dates
Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton to Columbus American, United $131
New Haven to Columbus American $472
Atlantic City to ColumbusCheck Dates
Ithaca to Columbus American, United $643
Binghamton to Columbus American, United Check Dates
Wilkes - Barre to Columbus American, United $288
State College to Columbus American, United $522
New York to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $161
New York to Detroit American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $96
Washington to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $88
New York to Orlando American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $124
New York to Cleveland American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $246
New York to Miami American, Frontier, United $107
New York to Charlotte American, JetBlue $147
New York to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United, Virgin America $117
New York to Pittsburgh American $295
Newark to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $184
New York to Washington American, JetBlue, United $137

Cheap International Flights to Columbus - CMH

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to Toronto American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Porter, United, Virgin America, WestJet $156
Cheap Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus, OH, United States, from $108 Round trip from PHL to CMH