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The best prices from Chicago to Philadelphia are usually found in August or July, booked 14 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Philadelphia (PHL)

CHI - PHL
Price
$74 - $272
PHL
Temperature
44.6 - 87.8 °F
PHL
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.5 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 63% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$74

From Chicago to Philadelphia

One-way from

$49

One-way flight from Chicago to Philadelphia

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Philadelphia?

Flights from Chicago to Philadelphia are found to be more expensive on Saturday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Philadelphia.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Philadelphia?

To save up to 111% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 53 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Chicago to Philadelphia from $350 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $499 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Philadelphia (CHI - PHL)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chicago to Philadelphia in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 14% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Philadelphia in December, January 2021

The best prices found for CHI to PHL flights for December, January
14 Dec - 5 Jan
$53pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Dec - 14 Dec
$57pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Dec - 18 Dec
$62pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Philadelphia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Philadelphia from Chicago found for this year
14 Dec - 5 Jan
$53pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Dec - 14 Dec
$57pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Dec - 18 Dec
$62pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Philadelphia from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Philadelphia direct flight deals
20 May - 24 May
$152pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Dec - 28 Dec
$167pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Dec - 27 Dec
$187pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Philadelphia

Late deals on round-trip flights to Philadelphia from Chicago, departing today and this week
10 Dec - 14 Dec
$57pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Dec - 12 Dec
$80pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$81pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Philadelphia from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Philadelphia
10:39 am - 6:56 am
Frontier
1 Stop
19h 17m
ORD - PHL
Frontier
$49
Kiwi.com
11:15 am - 6:56 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
18h 41m
ORD - PHL
Multiple Airlines
$59
Gotogate
4:15 am - 4:20 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
11h 05m
ORD - PHL
Spirit Airlines
$60
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Philadelphia flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Philadelphia

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Philadelphia due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Philadelphia for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Philadelphia to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Chicago to Philadelphia are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Chicago to Philadelphia that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, United Airlines, and Spirit Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Philadelphia for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Philadelphia for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $53, but on average you can expect to pay $73.

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

Cheapflights has at least 18 direct flights from Chicago to Philadelphia under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Philadelphia is less than $263.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Philadelphia for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Philadelphia within the next 7 days for less than $100.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Philadelphia?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 88 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Philadelphia is generally hotter than in Chicago. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Philadelphia?

Delta and Spirit Airlines can get you from Chicago to Philadelphia in just under 4h 48m. Your travel time can differ by up to 44m. 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 Chicago to Philadelphia round-trip?

Currently priced at $57, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Chicago to Philadelphia and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Frontier for as low as $68. Spirit Airlines is 71% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $28. Check flights for Frontier, as they currently have the next best price.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Philadelphia

Destination information for Philadelphia

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Philadelphia
Average temperature for December in Philadelphia
48.2 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Philadelphia
3.5 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago-O'Hare Intl (ORD)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Top 7 airlines from Chicago to Philadelphia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Philadelphia 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
$54 $137 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$91 $171 N/A 83%
Spirit Airlines
$72 $191 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$94 $230 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$108 $278 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$98 $289 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$97 $299 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Philadelphia

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 54% of CHI to PHL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 28% of CHI to PHL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 18% of CHI to PHL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of CHI to PHL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Philadelphia
Sunday
12 daily flights
Monday
12 daily flights
Tuesday
15 daily flights
Wednesday
19 daily flights
Thursday
14 daily flights
Friday
14 daily flights
Saturday
12 daily flights
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