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)

All the information you need to plan the best CMH to PHL flight in 2021: compare Columbus to Philadelphia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Philadelphia.
CMH - PHL
Price
$219 - $381
PHL
Temperature
33.8 - 78.8 °F
PHL
Precipitation
2.7 - 4.4 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

$95

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 Airport to Philadelphia?

Sunday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Columbus Airport to Philadelphia. 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 Columbus Airport to Philadelphia?

Users have found that booking a flight from Columbus Airport to Philadelphia at least 56 days early can save you up to 28% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 56 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Columbus Airport to Philadelphia for as little as $329 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $423 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Columbus Airport to Philadelphia (CMH - PHL)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Columbus Airport to Philadelphia in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 28% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Columbus Airport to Philadelphia?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Philadelphia from Columbus Airport average $304. You can even find prices in August for less than $304, as users have found deals to Philadelphia from as low as $85. The month of September appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Philadelphia from Columbus Airport. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 25%.

Cheap flights from Columbus to Philadelphia in December, January 2022

The best prices found for CMH to PHL flights for December, January
21 Jan - 24 Jan
$120pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$129pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMH
Columbus
13 Dec - 16 Dec
$133pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

Columbus to Philadelphia 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Philadelphia from Columbus found for this year
13 Dec - 14 Dec
$120pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$129pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMH
Columbus
13 Dec - 16 Dec
$133pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

Non-stop flights to Philadelphia from Columbus

Save time with Columbus to Philadelphia direct flight deals
15 Mar - 23 Mar
$291pp
CMH
Columbus
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
6 May - 10 May
$312pp
CMH
Columbus
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
10 Feb - 10 Feb
$328pp
CMH
Columbus
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus

Last minute flights from Columbus to Philadelphia

Late deals on round-trip flights to Philadelphia from Columbus, departing today and this week
13 Dec - 14 Dec
$120pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$129pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMH
Columbus
13 Dec - 16 Dec
$133pp
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus

One-way flights to Philadelphia from Columbus

The cheapest one-way flights from Columbus to Philadelphia
1:40 am - 11:23 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
9h 43m
CMH - PHL
Multiple Airlines
$95
Kiwi.com
1:25 am - 5:06 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
3h 41m
CMH - PHL
American Airlines
12:30 am - 7:59 pm
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
19h 29m
CMH - PHL
Spirit Airlines
$143
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Columbus to Philadelphia

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

If you book a flight to Philadelphia from Columbus, 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 6 flights from Columbus to Philadelphia per day from 5 different airlines.

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 Airport to Philadelphia for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Columbus Airport to Philadelphia for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $120, but on average you can expect to pay $157.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Columbus Airport to Philadelphia under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Columbus Airport to Philadelphia is less than $365.

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

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

How popular is this Columbus Airport to Philadelphia flight route?

This flight path from Columbus to Philadelphia was viewed by 25 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Columbus Airport to Philadelphia round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Columbus Airport to Philadelphia is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $120 on this airline. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 60% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Columbus Airport to Philadelphia.

What are the most reliable airlines from Columbus Airport to Philadelphia?

Before booking your flight to Philadelphia from Columbus Airport, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Piedmont Airlines (95%), Republic Airways (95%), American Airlines( 91%).

What are the cheapest flights from Columbus Airport to Philadelphia?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $29. While the most popular route (Columbus - Philadelphia) can be booked for $120 on average our data indicates $181 when flying from Columbus Airport to Philadelphia.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Philadelphia, PA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Columbus must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Philadelphia.

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

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

Returning to Columbus from Philadelphia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Philadelphia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Columbus.

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

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Alternative routes for Columbus 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 Columbus to Philadelphia.
Average temperature for December in Philadelphia
48.2 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Philadelphia
3.5 ″

Airports servicing Columbus

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Top 4 airlines flying from Columbus to Philadelphia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Columbus 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
United Airlines
$122 $288 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$124 $281 No cancel fee N/A
Spirit Airlines
$143 $249 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$242 $435 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Columbus to Philadelphia

See what time of day planes typically take off from Columbus towards Philadelphia.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 57% of CMH to PHL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 27% of CMH to PHL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 16% 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
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Columbus to Philadelphia.
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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