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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

$46

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 26% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 23 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 $179 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $231 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

July can be a great time to fly to Philadelphia from Chicago with a flight ticket averaging about $184. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of July for as cheap as $52. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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 February, March 2021

9 Mar - 10 Mar
$79pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Mar - 24 Mar
$80pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Mar - 15 Mar
$81pp
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

9 Apr - 11 Apr
$74pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Apr - 18 Apr
$76pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Apr - 18 Apr
$77pp
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

2 Apr - 2 Apr
$86pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Apr - 8 Apr
$91pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Mar - 24 Mar
$134pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Philadelphia

2 Mar - 12 Mar
$87pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Mar - 17 Mar
$94pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Mar - 16 Mar
$99pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Philadelphia from Chicago

5:38 am - 8:43 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 05m
ORD - PHL
United Airlines
$46
United
4:59 pm - 1:35 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
31h 36m
ORD - PHL
Multiple Airlines
$65
Kiwi.com
9:09 am - 1:17 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
27h 08m
ORD - PHL
Spirit Airlines
$66
Gotogate

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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 Spirit Airlines for just $74, but on average you can expect to pay $85.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Philadelphia for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Philadelphia under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Philadelphia is less than $166.

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.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Philadelphia?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Travelers can expect 8 flights from Chicago to Philadelphia on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 25% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 25% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

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?

United Airlines and Delta can get you from Chicago to Philadelphia in just under 2h 03m. Your travel time can differ by up to 1h 54m. The distance from Chicago to Philadelphia is about 680 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 Chicago to Philadelphia round-trip?

Currently priced at $74, 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. Search Cheapflights for deals from Frontier and United Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $88 and $91, respectively. Spirit Airlines is 63% 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 $32. However, be on the lookout for offers from Frontier and United Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago to Philadelphia for a low price.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Philadelphia

Destination information for Philadelphia

Flight duration
2h 16m
Average temperature for February in Philadelphia
46.4 °F
Avg rainfall for February in Philadelphia
2.4 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Top 7 airlines flying from Chicago to Philadelphia

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$54 $137 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$91 $171 No cancel fee 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 62% of CHI to PHL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 23% of CHI to PHL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 8% of CHI to PHL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 7% of CHI to PHL departures
Midnight
6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Philadelphia
Sunday
19 daily flights
Monday
23 daily flights
Tuesday
18 daily flights
Wednesday
18 daily flights
Thursday
18 daily flights
Friday
19 daily flights
Saturday
11 daily flights
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