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Cheap Flights from Washington to Philadelphia, PA, United States - WAS to PHL

Popular flights from Washington to Philadelphia

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 7, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 $334
Jul 12, 2016 Jul 26, 2016 $334
Aug 16, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 $334
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $334
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 31, 2016 Jun 4, 2016 $425
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 $425
Jun 11, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 $425
Jun 22, 2016 Jul 4, 2016 $425
Jun 29, 2016 Jul 4, 2016 $425

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Washington to Philadelphia (WAS to PHL)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Washington to Philadelphia, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $373.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Washington to Philadelphia (WAS to PHL)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $0 $0
7-14 days $547 $440
14-21 days $459 $441
21-30 days $417 $367
30-60 days $419 $334
60-90 days $419 $334
90+ days $417 $285

Cheapest Day To Fly from Washington to Philadelphia

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$371 $334 $351 $366 $396 $367 $426

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Washington to Philadelphia

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Washington Philadelphia American 5/28/16 6/4/16 1 $389
June Washington Philadelphia American 6/7/16 6/21/16 1 $334
July Washington Philadelphia American 7/12/16 7/26/16 1 $334
August Washington Philadelphia American 8/16/16 8/22/16 1 $334
September Washington Philadelphia American 9/20/16 10/1/16 1 $314
October Washington Philadelphia American 10/4/16 10/10/16 1 $411
November Washington Philadelphia American 11/2/16 11/9/16 1 $411
December Washington Philadelphia American 12/1/16 12/8/16 1 $411

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$547
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$547 $459
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$459 $439
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$439

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Washington to Philadelphia (WAS to PHL)

Your Washington 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 Washington to Philadelphia is $710.

The average price for non-stop flights from Washington to Philadelphia is $421.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Washington to Philadelphia
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 5 5 5 5 5 3 5 07:30 18:00
United 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 08:35 22:04

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Washington to Philadelphia (WAS 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 Washington 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 Washington to Philadelphia is $154.

The average price for round trip flights from Washington to Philadelphia is $388.

Washington to Philadelphia Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Washington to Philadelphia?
Answer: The average Washington to Philadelphia flight time is an hour and 6 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Washington and Philadelphia?
Answer: The distance from Washington to Philadelphia is 119 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Washington to Philadelphia?
Answer: There are 50 direct flights from Washington to Philadelphia.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Washington to Philadelphia?
Answer: United Airlines provides 56% of the non-stop flights between Washington and Philadelphia.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Washington to Philadelphia?
Answer: Detroit, MI

Airlines Flying from Washington to Philadelphia (WAS to PHL)

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

Washington to Philadelphia
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 DTW X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Washington and Philadelphia, 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 Washington - WAS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Washington to New York American, JetBlue, United $137
Washington to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $88
Washington to Newark United $198
Washington to Atlanta American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $166
Cheap Flights from Washington to Philadelphia, PA, United States, from $334 Round trip from WAS to PHL