Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Charleston (PHL - CHS)

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The best prices from Philadelphia to Charleston are usually found in August or September, booked 12 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Sunday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Philadelphia (PHL) to Charleston (CHS)

All the information you need to plan the best PHL to CHS flight in 2021: compare Philadelphia to Charleston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Charleston.
PHL - CHS
Price
$181 - $360
CHS
Temperature
48.2 - 82.4 °F
CHS
Precipitation
2.4 - 7.2 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$181

From Philadelphia to Charleston

One-way from

$75

One-way flight from Philadelphia to Charleston

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Philadelphia to Charleston (PHL - CHS)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Philadelphia to Charleston at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 54% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Philadelphia to Charleston?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Charleston from Philadelphia. Users have commonly found prices around $261 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $88. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Philadelphia to Charleston?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 184% on the overall cost on flights from Philadelphia to Charleston.

Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Charleston in October, November 2021

The best prices found for PHL to CHS flights for October, November
26 Oct - 30 Oct
$94pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston
CHS
Charleston
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
26 Oct - 28 Oct
$103pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston
CHS
Charleston
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
30 Oct - 1 Nov
$127pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston
CHS
Charleston
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Philadelphia to Charleston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Charleston from Philadelphia found for this year
26 Oct - 30 Oct
$94pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston
CHS
Charleston
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
26 Oct - 28 Oct
$103pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston
CHS
Charleston
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
30 Oct - 1 Nov
$127pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston
CHS
Charleston
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Non-stop flights to Charleston from Philadelphia

Save time with Philadelphia to Charleston direct flight deals
14 Nov - 16 Nov
$128pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston
CHS
Charleston
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
16 Nov - 18 Nov
$137pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston
CHS
Charleston
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
3 Mar - 6 Mar
$143pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston
CHS
Charleston
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia

Last minute flights from Philadelphia to Charleston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Charleston from Philadelphia, departing today and this week
2 Nov - 9 Nov
$149pp
PHL
Philadelphia
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHS
Charleston
CHS
Charleston
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$160pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHS
Charleston
CHS
Charleston
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$163pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston
CHS
Charleston
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia

One-way flights to Charleston from Philadelphia

The cheapest one-way flights from Philadelphia to Charleston
11:53 am - 1:56 pm
Frontier
Nonstop
2h 03m
PHL - CHS
Frontier
$75
Kiwi.com
7:21 am - 12:16 pm
Delta
1 Stop
4h 55m
PHL - CHS
Delta
$109
Delta
10:31 am - 8:06 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
9h 35m
PHL - CHS
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Philadelphia to Charleston

What airports do I use to fly from Philadelphia to Charleston?

Charleston is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Charleston from Philadelphia. Booking flights from Philadelphia (PHL) to Charleston (CHS) should be relatively easy as there are 5 daily flights to Charleston from 6 different airlines. 1h 55m is how long a flight from Philadelphia to Charleston will take if you book a nonstop flight.

Which airlines flying from Philadelphia to Charleston have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

American Airlines, Frontier, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Philadelphia to Charleston for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Philadelphia to Charleston for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $128, but on average you can expect to pay $159.

Are there nonstop flights from Philadelphia to Charleston for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Philadelphia to Charleston under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Philadelphia to Charleston is less than $216.

Are there last-minute flights available from Philadelphia to Charleston for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Philadelphia to Charleston within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Philadelphia to Charleston?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Philadelphia to Charleston flight route?

This flight path from Philadelphia to Charleston was viewed by 116 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Philadelphia to Charleston on average per day?

Travelers can expect 21 flights from Philadelphia to Charleston on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 19% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 24% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 57% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Philadelphia to Charleston?

There are many flights that can get you from Philadelphia to Charleston in 1h 56m. Fly via American Airlines, Frontier, or United Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance between Philadelphia and Charleston is about 553 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Philadelphia to Charleston round-trip?

According to our current data, American Airlines ($128), Frontier ($143), and United Airlines ($149) offers the cheapest pricing from Philadelphia to Charleston. These flights start at 50% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Philadelphia to Charleston one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $44. Users have also found prices from $89 and $109 on American Airlines and Delta, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Philadelphia to Charleston?

The most popular airlines flying from Philadelphia to Charleston are Major Airline, American Airlines and JetBlue. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Philadelphia to Charleston?

On average you can expect to pay $509 for a flight from Philadelphia to Charleston. The cheapest flight overall is $32 while the most popular route, (Philadelphia - Charleston) is currently priced at $129.

What are the most reliable airlines from Philadelphia to Charleston?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Philadelphia to Charleston are Qatar Airways (98%), Republic Airways (87%) and American Airlines (83%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Charleston, SC

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Charleston from Philadelphia?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Charleston within the United States

Most visitors from Philadelphia need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Charleston.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Philadelphia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Charleston.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Philadelphia are not required to quarantine after entering Charleston.

Do I need a test to fly back to Philadelphia from Charleston?

Returning to Philadelphia from Charleston

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Charleston must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Philadelphia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Charleston are not required to quarantine after entering Philadelphia.

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Alternative routes for Philadelphia to Charleston

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Charleston

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Philadelphia to Charleston.
Flight duration from PHL to CHS
1h 58m
Average temperature for October in Charleston
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Charleston
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Airports servicing Charleston

Top 4 airlines flying from Philadelphia to Charleston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Philadelphia to Charleston choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$37 $144 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$67 $201 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$67 $309 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$97 $312 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Philadelphia to Charleston

See what time of day planes typically take off from Philadelphia towards Charleston.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 39% of PHL to CHS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 30% of PHL to CHS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 30% of PHL to CHS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of PHL to CHS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Philadelphia to Charleston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Philadelphia to Charleston.
Sunday
6 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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