Cheap flights from Chicago to Philadelphia (CHI - PHL)

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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 Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

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

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to PHL flight in 2022: compare Chicago to Philadelphia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Philadelphia.
CHI - PHL
Price
$74 - $272
PHL
Temperature
33.8 - 78.8 °F
PHL
Rainfall
2.7 - 4.4 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

Average price

$141

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

$74

From Chicago (CHI) to Philadelphia

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 Chicago to Philadelphia?

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to Philadelphia, book at least 15 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 13% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $208 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $251.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Chicago to Philadelphia at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 16% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

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

Leaving on a Tuesday 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 24% on the overall cost on flights from Chicago to Philadelphia.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Philadelphia from Chicago with a flight ticket averaging about $201. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $47. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Philadelphia in May, June 2022

The best prices found for CHI to PHL flights for May, June
26 May - 31 May
$101pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
8 Jun - 13 Jun
$108pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
10 Jun - 18 Jun
$120pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway

Chicago to Philadelphia 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Philadelphia from Chicago found for this year
26 May - 31 May
$101pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
8 Jun - 13 Jun
$108pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
10 Jun - 18 Jun
$120pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway

Non-stop flights to Philadelphia from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Philadelphia direct flight deals
26 May - 31 May
$101pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
2 Jun - 7 Jun
$119pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
10 Jun - 18 Jun
$120pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway

Last minute flights from Chicago to Philadelphia

Late deals on round-trip flights to Philadelphia from Chicago, departing today and this week
17 May - 24 May
$160pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 May - 23 May
$180pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 May - 24 May
$183pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit 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
4:35 pm - 4:53 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
11h 18m
ORD - PHL
Multiple Airlines
$106
Kiwi.com
5:18 am - 8:13 am
Frontier
Nonstop
1h 55m
MDW - PHL
Frontier
$117
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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Philadelphia

What airport do you fly into for flights to Philadelphia from Chicago?

If you book a flight to Philadelphia from Chicago, you will be flying to Philadelphia, which is the city’s only airport. Philadelphia (PHL) is located 7.0 mi from the center of Philadelphia. There are 41 flights from Chicago to Philadelphia per day from 10 different airlines.

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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Philadelphia for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $101, but on average you can expect to pay $164.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Philadelphia under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Philadelphia is less than $165.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Philadelphia?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Travelers can expect 19 flights from Chicago to Philadelphia on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 11% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 16% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 74% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Philadelphia?

A quick flight from Chicago to Philadelphia can take about 1h 53m. Frontier provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $101. The distance between Chicago and Philadelphia is about 680 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, Frontier ($101), and Spirit Airlines ($172) offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to Philadelphia. You may be able to fly from Chicago to Philadelphia for 49% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Philadelphia?

The cheapest flight price from Chicago to Philadelphia is $119. On average you can expect to pay $288. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Philadelphia), can usually be booked for $160.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Philadelphia?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Chicago to Philadelphia on time: SkyWest Airlines (100%), GoJet (100%), SWISS (91%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Philadelphia, PA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Philadelphia.

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

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

Returning to Chicago from Philadelphia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Philadelphia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Chicago.

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

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Alternative routes for Chicago to Philadelphia

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

Destination information for Philadelphia

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Philadelphia.
Flight duration from Chicago to PHL
2h 05m
Average temperature for May in Philadelphia
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Philadelphia
3.6 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Top 8 airlines flying 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
Juneyao Airlines
$16 $22 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Spirit Airlines
$36 $120 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$66 $224 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$88 $238 No cancel fee 69%
Sun Country Air
$91 $171 No cancel fee 83%
JetBlue
$94 $230 No cancel fee 62%
Frontier
$104 $138 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$113 $290 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Philadelphia

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Philadelphia.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 38% of CHI to PHL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 33% of CHI to PHL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 24% of CHI to PHL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 5% of CHI to PHL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Philadelphia
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Philadelphia.
Sunday
41 daily flights
Monday
45 daily flights
Tuesday
42 daily flights
Wednesday
47 daily flights
Thursday
50 daily flights
Friday
41 daily flights
Saturday
23 daily flights
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