Cheap flights from Houston to Philadelphia (IAH - PHL)

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The best prices from Houston to Philadelphia are usually found in July or September, booked 1 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Houston (IAH) to Philadelphia (PHL)

All the information you need to plan the best IAH to PHL flight in 2021: compare Houston to Philadelphia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Philadelphia.
HO1 - PHL
Price
$161 - $280
PHL
Temperature
33.8 - 78.8 °F
PHL
Precipitation
2.7 - 4.4 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 33% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$161

From Houston to Philadelphia

One-way from

$49

One-way flight from Houston 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 Houston to Philadelphia?

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

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

Flights from Houston to Philadelphia lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Houston to Philadelphia in July, with the cheapest ticket starting at $56.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Houston to Philadelphia (HO1 - PHL)?

It’s optimal to fly from Houston to Philadelphia in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 56% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Houston to Philadelphia in September, October 2021

The best prices found for IAH to PHL flights for September, October
13 Oct - 16 Oct
$61pp
IAH
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Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
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9 Oct - 12 Oct
$64pp
IAH
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Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
28 Sep - 30 Sep
$66pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to Philadelphia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Philadelphia from Houston found for this year
13 Oct - 16 Oct
$61pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
9 Oct - 12 Oct
$64pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
28 Sep - 30 Sep
$66pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Non-stop flights to Philadelphia from Houston

Save time with Houston to Philadelphia direct flight deals
7 Oct - 10 Oct
$84pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
7 Oct - 10 Oct
$86pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
21 Oct - 26 Oct
$88pp
IAH
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Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
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Last minute flights from Houston to Philadelphia

Late deals on round-trip flights to Philadelphia from Houston, departing today and this week
28 Sep - 30 Sep
$66pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
2 Oct - 6 Oct
$70pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
29 Sep - 10 Oct
$74pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to Philadelphia from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to Philadelphia
8:10 am - 12:33 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
3h 23m
IAH - PHL
United Airlines
$49
United
4:13 pm - 9:44 am
Frontier
1 Stop
16h 31m
IAH - PHL
Frontier
$57
Kiwi.com
7:40 am - 5:53 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
21h 13m
IAH - PHL
Spirit Airlines
$60
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Houston to Philadelphia

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

Philadelphia (PHL) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Houston to Philadelphia. You should not have trouble finding flights to Philadelphia from Houston; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Houston per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 6 airlines have flights to the Philadelphia airport from Houston. It is only a 7.0 mi journey from Philadelphia (PHL) to Philadelphia’s city center.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, Frontier, and American Airlines flying from Houston to Philadelphia have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are flight prices decreasing from Houston 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 Houston 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to Philadelphia for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $61, but on average you can expect to pay $74.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Houston to Philadelphia under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Houston to Philadelphia is less than $148.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Houston to Philadelphia?

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

How popular is this Houston to Philadelphia flight route?

Flights from Houston to Philadelphia have been viewed 115 times in the past calendar month.

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

On average, you can expect to see 10 flights from Houston to Philadelphia a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 20% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 80% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Houston to Philadelphia?

Spirit Airlines and Frontier can get you from Houston to Philadelphia in just under 3h 15m. Your travel time can differ by up to 5h 26m. There are 1330 mi between Houston and Philadelphia. 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 Houston to Philadelphia round-trip?

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($61), and Frontier ($84) offers the cheapest pricing from Houston to Philadelphia. You may be able to fly from Houston to Philadelphia for 74% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $27. Spirit Airlines flights start at $28 while deals on United Airlines start at $49 one-way.

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

Major Airline, American Airlines and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from Houston to Philadelphia.

What are the cheapest flights from Houston to Philadelphia?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Houston to Philadelphia? While on average our users pay $656, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $56. The most popular route (Houston Hobby - Philadelphia), is priced around $66.

What are the most reliable airlines from Houston 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 Houston to Philadelphia on time: Qatar Airways(90%), Mesa Airlines(89%), United Airlines(81%.)

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Philadelphia, PA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Houston must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Philadelphia.

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

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

Returning to Houston from Philadelphia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Philadelphia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Houston.

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

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Alternative routes for Houston 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 Houston to Philadelphia.
Flight duration from Houston to PHL
3h 32m
Average temperature for September in Philadelphia
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Philadelphia
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Houston

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Top 5 airlines flying from Houston to Philadelphia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Houston 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
$39 $123 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$78 $229 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$102 $229 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$103 $376 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$118 $351 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Houston to Philadelphia

See what time of day planes typically take off from Houston towards Philadelphia.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 50% of IAH to PHL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 49% of IAH to PHL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of IAH to PHL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of IAH to PHL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Houston to Philadelphia
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Houston to Philadelphia.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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