Cheap flights from Raleigh to Philadelphia (RDU - PHL)

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The best prices from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Philadelphia are usually found in August or September, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Raleigh (RDU) to Philadelphia (PHL)

All the information you need to plan the best RDU to PHL flight in 2021: compare Raleigh to Philadelphia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Philadelphia.
RDU - PHL
Price
$116 - $207
PHL
Temperature
33.8 - 78.8 °F
PHL
Precipitation
2.7 - 4.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$116

From Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Philadelphia

One-way from

$78

One-way flight from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham 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 Raleigh to Philadelphia?

Find a great deal and save up to 16% by booking at least 38 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Raleigh to Philadelphia within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $152.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Raleigh to Philadelphia (RDU - PHL)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 50% on flights from Raleigh to Philadelphia by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Philadelphia from Raleigh. Prices for August average $155 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $76. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 33% on your journey compared to booking in August

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

Flying to your destination on a Sunday 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.

Cheap flights from Raleigh to Philadelphia in December, January 2022

The best prices found for RDU to PHL flights for December, January
18 Dec - 21 Dec
$73pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
18 Dec - 21 Dec
$84pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
6 Jan - 11 Jan
$85pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Philadelphia 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Philadelphia from Raleigh found for this year
18 Dec - 21 Dec
$73pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
18 Dec - 21 Dec
$84pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
11 Dec - 16 Dec
$86pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Non-stop flights to Philadelphia from Raleigh

Save time with Raleigh to Philadelphia direct flight deals
18 Dec - 21 Dec
$73pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
18 Dec - 21 Dec
$84pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
6 Jan - 11 Jan
$85pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Last minute flights from Raleigh to Philadelphia

Late deals on round-trip flights to Philadelphia from Raleigh, departing today and this week
11 Dec - 16 Dec
$86pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
10 Dec - 16 Dec
$89pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$91pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

One-way flights to Philadelphia from Raleigh

The cheapest one-way flights from Raleigh to Philadelphia
1:15 am - 9:14 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
7h 59m
RDU - PHL
United Airlines
$78
United
4:38 am - 7:38 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
15h 00m
RDU - PHL
Frontier
$88
Kiwi.com
3:40 pm - 1:34 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
21h 54m
RDU - PHL
Spirit Airlines
$89
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Raleigh to Philadelphia

What airports do I use to fly from Raleigh to Philadelphia?

Booking a flight from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham (RDU) to Philadelphia (PHL) is your only option if you wish to fly from Raleigh to Philadelphia. On a typical day, there are 5 flights from Raleigh-Durham to Philadelphia, all of which are around 1h 15m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 8 airlines when you book a flight from Raleigh-Durham to Philadelphia.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Raleigh to Philadelphia for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $73, but on average you can expect to pay $100.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Raleigh to Philadelphia under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Raleigh to Philadelphia is less than $107.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Raleigh to Philadelphia?

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

How popular is this Raleigh to Philadelphia flight route?

The Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Philadelphia flight path was viewed by 131 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Travelers can expect 2 flights from Raleigh to Philadelphia on average per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Raleigh to Philadelphia?

A quick flight from Raleigh to Philadelphia can take about 1h 27m. Frontier provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $73. The distance from Raleigh to Philadelphia is about 338 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 Raleigh to Philadelphia round-trip?

Frontier, at $73, was found to be the cheapest airline from Raleigh to Philadelphia.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include American Airlines and United Airlines. Frontier is 52% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $29. Users have also found prices from $59 and $78 on Spirit Airlines and United Airlines, respectively.

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

When booking a flight from Raleigh to Philadelphia, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or JetBlue as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Raleigh 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 Raleigh to Philadelphia on time: PSA Airlines (96%), American Airlines (87%), British Airways (85%).

What are the cheapest flights from Raleigh to Philadelphia?

The cheapest flight price from Raleigh to Philadelphia is $38. On average you can expect to pay $216. The most popular route, (Raleigh Raleigh-Durham - Philadelphia), can usually be booked for $109.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Philadelphia, PA

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

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham are not required to quarantine after entering Philadelphia.

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

Returning to Raleigh Raleigh-Durham 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 Raleigh Raleigh-Durham.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Philadelphia are not required to quarantine after entering Raleigh Raleigh-Durham.

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Alternative routes for Raleigh 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 Raleigh to Philadelphia.
Flight duration from RDU to PHL
1h 29m
Average temperature for December in Philadelphia
48.2 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Philadelphia
3.5 ″

Airports servicing Raleigh

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham (RDU)

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Top 5 airlines flying from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Philadelphia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Raleigh 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
$29 $87 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$48 $124 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$52 $193 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$64 $224 No cancel fee 71%
Linear Air Taxi
$1,544 $4,312 No cancel fee N/A

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

Hourly flight availability from Raleigh to Philadelphia

See what time of day planes typically take off from Raleigh towards Philadelphia.
Morning 6 AM to noon 55% of RDU to PHL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 26% of RDU to PHL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 15% of RDU to PHL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 4% of RDU to PHL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Raleigh to Philadelphia
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Raleigh to Philadelphia.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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