Cheap flights from Columbus to Philadelphia (CMH - PHL)

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The best prices from Columbus to Philadelphia are usually found in August or July, booked 56 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

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

CMH - PHL
Price
$219 - $381
PHL
Temperature
44.6 - 87.8 °F
PHL
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.5 inches

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$219

From Columbus to Philadelphia

One-way from

$87

One-way flight from Columbus 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 Columbus to Philadelphia?

Leaving on a Thursday 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 14% on the overall cost on flights from Columbus to Philadelphia.

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

July can be a great time to fly to Philadelphia from Columbus 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 Columbus to Philadelphia (CMH - PHL)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Columbus to Philadelphia is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 28% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Columbus to Philadelphia in April, May 2021

21 May - 24 May
$138pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
15 Apr - 19 Apr
$142pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
15 Apr - 19 Apr
$147pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

Columbus to Philadelphia 2021 flight deals

21 May - 24 May
$138pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
15 Apr - 19 Apr
$142pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
15 Apr - 19 Apr
$147pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

Non-stop flights to Philadelphia from Columbus

30 May - 2 Jun
$252pp
CMH
Columbus
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
18 May - 19 May
$261pp
CMH
Columbus
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
20 Jul - 26 Jul
$262pp
CMH
Columbus
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus

Last minute flights from Columbus to Philadelphia

15 Apr - 19 Apr
$142pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
15 Apr - 19 Apr
$147pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
16 Apr - 19 Apr
$157pp
CMH
Columbus
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

One-way flights to Philadelphia from Columbus

4:04 pm - 1:50 am
Frontier
1 Stop
9h 46m
CMH - PHL
Frontier
$87
Kiwi.com
5:40 am - 2:45 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
9h 05m
CMH - PHL
Spirit Airlines
$108
Spirit
5:40 am - 6:56 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
13h 16m
CMH - PHL
Multiple Airlines
$130
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Columbus to Philadelphia

Are flight prices decreasing from Columbus 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 Columbus 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 Columbus to Philadelphia to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Columbus to Philadelphia. Policies will vary by airline.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Columbus to Philadelphia for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $133, but on average you can expect to pay $164.

Are there nonstop flights from Columbus to Philadelphia for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Columbus to Philadelphia under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Columbus to Philadelphia is less than $289.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Columbus to Philadelphia have been viewed 41 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Columbus or Philadelphia?

The rainfall in Columbus is generally same as the rainfall in Philadelphia. This will continue over the next 18 days.

Is Columbus weather warmer or cooler than Philadelphia?

Expect the weather to be around 88 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Philadelphia is generally hotter than in Columbus.

How long is the flight from Columbus to Philadelphia?

Airlines like United Airlines, Delta, and American Airlines fly from Columbus to Philadelphia in about 5h 27m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 1h 03m. 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 Columbus to Philadelphia round-trip?

Currently priced at $140, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Columbus to Philadelphia and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from United Airlines and American Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $151 and $189, respectively. These flights start at 53% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Columbus to Philadelphia are Spirit Airlines ($58), Frontier ($81), and American Airlines ($94).

Alternative routes for Columbus to Philadelphia

Destination information for Philadelphia

Average temperature for April in Philadelphia
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for April in Philadelphia
3.3 ″

Airports servicing Columbus

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Top 4 airlines flying from Columbus to Philadelphia

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$143 $249 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$124 $281 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$122 $288 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$242 $435 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Columbus to Philadelphia

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 44% of CMH to PHL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 30% of CMH to PHL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 26% of CMH to PHL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of CMH to PHL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Columbus to Philadelphia
Sunday
6 daily flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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