Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Columbus (PHL - CMH)

Know your dates, get live prices in seconds:

From
To
Depart
Return
Any month
Compare vs. Cheapflights |
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime

We work with more than 300 partners to bring you better travel deals

The best prices from Philadelphia to Columbus are usually found in August or June, booked 27 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Philadelphia (PHL) to Columbus (CMH)

All the information you need to plan the best PHL to CMH flight in 2022: compare Philadelphia to Columbus flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Columbus.
PHL - C01
Price
$218 - $381
C01
Temperature
30.2 - 75.2 °F
C01
Precipitation
2.3 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

October

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$218

From Philadelphia to Columbus

One-way from

$83

One-way flight from Philadelphia to Columbus

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Philadelphia to Columbus?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 27 days in advance, which can save you up to 29% on flights from Philadelphia to Columbus compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 27 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $335. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $399.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Philadelphia to Columbus (PHL - C01)?

When flying from Philadelphia to Columbus, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 14% versus a flight in the morning.

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

Flying to your destination on a Sunday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Columbus. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Columbus from Philadelphia with a flight ticket averaging about $297. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $135. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of October.

Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Columbus in January, February 2022

The best prices found for PHL to CMH flights for January, February
25 Jan - 29 Jan
$105pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
29 Jan - 31 Jan
$108pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
9 Feb - 11 Feb
$110pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Philadelphia to Columbus 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Columbus from Philadelphia found for this year
25 Jan - 29 Jan
$105pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
29 Jan - 31 Jan
$108pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
9 Feb - 11 Feb
$110pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Non-stop flights to Columbus from Philadelphia

Save time with Philadelphia to Columbus direct flight deals
29 Jan - 5 Feb
$148pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
28 Jan - 29 Jan
$158pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
4 Mar - 6 Mar
$168pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia

Last minute flights from Philadelphia to Columbus

Late deals on round-trip flights to Columbus from Philadelphia, departing today and this week
21 Jan - 22 Jan
$113pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
19 Jan - 20 Jan
$114pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
21 Jan - 23 Jan
$122pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

One-way flights to Columbus from Philadelphia

The cheapest one-way flights from Philadelphia to Columbus
12:40 am - 4:42 am
Delta
1 Stop
4h 02m
PHL - CMH
Delta
$83
Delta
11:00 am - 3:14 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
27h 14m
PHL - CMH
Spirit Airlines
$153
FareScan
2:40 pm - 4:24 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 44m
PHL - CMH
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Philadelphia</span> to <span class="emphasized">Columbus</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Philadelphia to Columbus

What airport do you fly from for flights from Philadelphia to Columbus?

Philadelphia (PHL), located 7.0 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Philadelphia to Columbus. 6 airlines have flights from Philadelphia to Columbus on a regular basis. Booking flights from Philadelphia to Columbus should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 6 outbound flights to Columbus per day.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Philadelphia to Columbus have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, Delta, and Spirit Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Philadelphia to Columbus for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $105, but on average you can expect to pay $123.

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

Cheapflights has at least 16 direct flights from Philadelphia to Columbus under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Philadelphia to Columbus is less than $313.

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

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

How popular is this Philadelphia to Columbus flight route?

The Philadelphia to Columbus flight path was viewed by 20 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Philadelphia to Columbus round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Philadelphia to Columbus round-trip from $105. You may be able to fly from Philadelphia to Columbus for 64% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

$49 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Delta and American Airlines, with prices starting from $83 and $146, respectively.

What are the most reliable airlines from Philadelphia to Columbus?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Philadelphia to Columbus consider choosing Republic Airways (99%), British Airways (97%) or Qatar Airways (93%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Philadelphia to Columbus?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Philadelphia to Columbus? While on average our users pay $369, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $84. The most popular route (Philadelphia - Columbus), is priced around $102.

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

Before booking your flight from Philadelphia to Columbus check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Columbus, OH

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Philadelphia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Columbus.

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

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

Returning to Philadelphia from Columbus

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Columbus must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Philadelphia.

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

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Columbus, OH

Alternative routes for Philadelphia to Columbus

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

Destination information for Columbus

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Philadelphia to Columbus.
Flight duration from PHL to Columbus
1h 37m
Average temperature for January in Columbus
41.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Columbus
3.3 ″

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Airports servicing Columbus

Rickenbacker (LCK)

Top 4 airlines flying from Philadelphia to Columbus

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Philadelphia to Columbus 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
Delta
$102 $254 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$103 $367 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$168 $285 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$169 $257 No cancel fee 65%

Hourly flight availability from Philadelphia to Columbus

See what time of day planes typically take off from Philadelphia towards Columbus.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 49% of PHL to CMH departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 25% of PHL to CMH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 25% of PHL to CMH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of PHL to CMH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Philadelphia to Columbus
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Philadelphia to Columbus.
Sunday
8 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
6 daily flights
Home North America USA Ohio Columbus Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Columbus