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Chicago to Philadelphia Last modified: Mar 25, 2019 4:13 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Philadelphia. Frontier & JetBlue frequently offer the best deals to Philadelphia flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Frontier
CHIPHL
Tue 4/30
nonstop
PHLCHI
Wed 5/8
nonstop
$137
JetBlue
CHIPHL
Wed 5/1
1 stop
PHLCHI
Tue 5/7
1 stop
$189
Spirit
CHIPHL
Tue 5/7
1 stop
PHLCHI
Tue 5/14
1 stop
$216
American
CHIPHL
Tue 4/23
1 stop
PHLCHI
Wed 4/24
1 stop
$248
United
CHIPHL
Tue 4/16
nonstop
PHLCHI
Sat 4/20
nonstop
$273

How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Philadelphia?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Philadelphia, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $152.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Philadelphia?

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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Chicago to Philadelphia 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 Chicago to Philadelphia?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $571 $437
7-14 days $371 $249
14-21 days $286 $225
21-30 days $273 $203
30-60 days $137 $189
60-90 days $137 $217
90+ days $197 $203

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Philadelphia

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Philadelphia is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$152$137$137$152$167$137$182

Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Philadelphia 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 Chicago to Philadelphia flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
March Chicago Philadelphia Spirit 3/29/19 4/5/19 1 $437
April Chicago Philadelphia Frontier 4/30/19 5/8/19 0 $137
May Chicago Philadelphia Frontier 5/8/19 5/11/19 0 $137
June Chicago Philadelphia Frontier 6/1/19 6/4/19 0 $152
July Chicago Philadelphia Frontier 7/4/19 7/10/19 0 $197
August Chicago Philadelphia Frontier 8/1/19 8/4/19 0 $197
September Chicago Philadelphia JetBlue 9/5/19 9/10/19 1 $203
October Chicago Philadelphia Spirit 10/10/19 10/19/19 1 $263

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Philadelphia

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$452
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$452 $271
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$271 $371
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$371 $273
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$273 $239
28 29 30 1 2 3 4
$239

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Philadelphia

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 Chicago to Philadelphia is $260.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Philadelphia is $281.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Philadelphia - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 9 9 9 9 9 8 9 00:00 17:05
United 6 6 6 6 6 5 5 03:00 16:11
Major Airlines 6 6 6 6 6 4 5 00:30 17:35

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Philadelphia

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 Chicago 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 Chicago to Philadelphia is $116.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Philadelphia is $241.

Chicago to Philadelphia Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Philadelphia?
Answer: The average Chicago to Philadelphia flight time is 2 hours.
Question: How far is Philadelphia from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Philadelphia is 666 miles (1,071 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Philadelphia?
Answer: There are 140 direct flights from Chicago to Philadelphia.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Philadelphia?
Answer: American Airlines provides 44% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Philadelphia.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Philadelphia?
Answer: Charlotte, NC

Airlines in Chicago flying to Philadelphia Last modified: Mar 25, 2019 4:13 -04:00Number of routes searched: 396Number of itineraries searched: 1,194,484

Wondering which airlines fly out of Chicago to Philadelphia? We've gathered the average price of Chicago airlines with flights to Philadelphia. 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.

Chicago to Philadelphia
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Frontier -
United -
American ABE
American ALB
American ATL
American AUS
Alaska LAX
Alaska PDX
Alaska SEA
Alaska SFO
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines MSP
Major Airlines CVG
Major Airlines RDU
Frontier DEN
Frontier MCO
Frontier PNS
Frontier RSW
Spirit ATL
Spirit DFW
Spirit FLL
Spirit LAS
Spirit LAX
Sun Country MSP
United DEN
United IAH
United LAS
United SAN

Chicago to Philadelphia Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and Philadelphia. 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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