Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Philadelphia (PHL)

WAS — PHL
Feb 7 — Feb 141

The best prices from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia are usually found in May or November, booked 52 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Philadelphia (PHL)

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to PHL flight in 2023: compare Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Philadelphia.

WAS - PHL

Price

$76 - $364

PHL

Temperature

33.8 - 78.8 °F

PHL

Rainfall

2.7 - 4.4 inches

Popular inAugustHigh demand for flights, 30% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 70% potential price drop
Average price$218Average for round-trip flights in February 2023
Round-trip from$76From Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Philadelphia

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia?

Departing on a Wednesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 33% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia?

Find a great deal and save up to 129% by booking at least 52 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 Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $281.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Philadelphia from Washington, D.C.. Users have commonly found prices around $255 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $36. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in August.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia (WAS - PHL)?

When flying from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 23% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia in February, March 2023

The best prices found for WAS to PHL flights for February, March
Feb 22 - Mar 7
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

15h 17m
PHL

Philadelphia

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

1 stop

9h 04m
$101

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 2/1

Feb 22 - Mar 8
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

7h 17m
PHL

Philadelphia

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

1 stop

11h 48m
$102

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Mar 1 - Mar 1
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

7h 17m
PHL

Philadelphia

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

1 stop

8h 33m
$103

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/31

Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Philadelphia from Washington, D.C. found for this year
Feb 22 - Mar 7
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

15h 17m
PHL

Philadelphia

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

1 stop

9h 04m
$101

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Feb 22 - Mar 8
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

7h 17m
PHL

Philadelphia

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

1 stop

11h 48m
$102

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Mar 1 - Mar 1
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

7h 17m
PHL

Philadelphia

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

1 stop

8h 33m
$103

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Cheap American Airlines flights from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia

Mar 1 - Mar 1
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

PHL

Philadelphia

Nonstop

1h 03m
PHL

Philadelphia

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

1 stop

3h 17m
$156

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/31

Mar 1 - Mar 1
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

PHL

Philadelphia

Nonstop

1h 03m
PHL

Philadelphia

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

2 stops

10h 22m
$171

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/31

Mar 1 - Mar 1
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

PHL

Philadelphia

Nonstop

1h 03m
PHL

Philadelphia

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

1 stop

3h 41m
$179

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Cheap United Airlines flights from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia

Feb 25 - Mar 25
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

13h 59m
PHL

Philadelphia

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

13h 07m
$220

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/31

Feb 21 - Feb 25
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

8h 51m
PHL

Philadelphia

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

15h 15m
$230

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/30

Feb 21 - Feb 25
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

6h 52m
PHL

Philadelphia

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

1 stop

10h 22m
$235

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/2

Non-stop flights to Philadelphia from Washington, D.C.

Save time with Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia direct flight deals
Mar 1 - Mar 1
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

PHL

Philadelphia

Nonstop

1h 03m
PHL

Philadelphia

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Nonstop

1h 05m
$290

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Feb 22 - Feb 23
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

PHL

Philadelphia

Nonstop

1h 07m
PHL

Philadelphia

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Nonstop

1h 04m
$315

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 18 - Feb 25
DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

PHL

Philadelphia

Nonstop

1h 09m
PHL

Philadelphia

DCA

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Nonstop

1h 09m
$320

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Last minute flights from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia

Late deals on return flights to Philadelphia from Washington, D.C., departing today and this week
Feb 8 - Feb 11
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

12h 37m
PHL

Philadelphia

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

1 stop

12h 37m
$141

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Feb 8 - Feb 11
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

14h 41m
PHL

Philadelphia

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

2 stops

19h 43m
$165

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Feb 8 - Feb 8
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

7h 17m
PHL

Philadelphia

BWI

Baltimore/Washington

1 stop

8h 33m
$172

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

One-way flights to Philadelphia from Washington, D.C.

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia
Feb 8
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

15h 17m
$51

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Feb 27
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

15h 44m
$53

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/2

Feb 13
BWI

Baltimore/Washington

PHL

Philadelphia

1 stop

14h 41m
$58

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Philadelphia

JetBlue
7.7
Good
383 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.3

Overall

7.7

Food

7.0

Boarding

7.8

Entertainment

7.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Jetblue crew were as per usual great. The box snack #3 is tasty and quite filling for a snack. Direct flights and outstanding prices along with their AA Advantage linkage makes this a no brainer choice for travel to the Big Apple area. Thanks Jetblue,

JetBlue
7.7
Good
383 reviews
JetBlue
7.7
Good
383 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.3

Overall

7.7

Food

7.0

Boarding

7.8

Entertainment

7.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Jetblue crew were as per usual great. The box snack #3 is tasty and quite filling for a snack. Direct flights and outstanding prices along with their AA Advantage linkage makes this a no brainer choice for travel to the Big Apple area. Thanks Jetblue,

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,191 reviews
JetBlue
7.7
Good
383 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.3

Overall

7.7

Food

7.0

Boarding

7.8

Entertainment

7.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Jetblue crew were as per usual great. The box snack #3 is tasty and quite filling for a snack. Direct flights and outstanding prices along with their AA Advantage linkage makes this a no brainer choice for travel to the Big Apple area. Thanks Jetblue,

Sun Country Air
7.6
Good
71 reviews
JetBlue
7.7
Good
383 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.3

Overall

7.7

Food

7.0

Boarding

7.8

Entertainment

7.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Jetblue crew were as per usual great. The box snack #3 is tasty and quite filling for a snack. Direct flights and outstanding prices along with their AA Advantage linkage makes this a no brainer choice for travel to the Big Apple area. Thanks Jetblue,

Southwest
7.5
Good
946 reviews
JetBlue
7.7
Good
383 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.3

Overall

7.7

Food

7.0

Boarding

7.8

Entertainment

7.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Jetblue crew were as per usual great. The box snack #3 is tasty and quite filling for a snack. Direct flights and outstanding prices along with their AA Advantage linkage makes this a no brainer choice for travel to the Big Apple area. Thanks Jetblue,

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,668 reviews
JetBlue
7.7
Good
383 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.3

Overall

7.7

Food

7.0

Boarding

7.8

Entertainment

7.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Jetblue crew were as per usual great. The box snack #3 is tasty and quite filling for a snack. Direct flights and outstanding prices along with their AA Advantage linkage makes this a no brainer choice for travel to the Big Apple area. Thanks Jetblue,

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Philadelphia from Washington, D.C.?

Philadelphia (PHL), located 7.0 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia. 4 airlines have flights to Philadelphia from Washington, D.C. on a regular basis. Booking flights from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 1 inbound flight from Washington, D.C. per day.

Which airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, Linear Air Taxi, and Peter Pan Bus Lines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $101, but on average you can expect to pay $127.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 19 direct flights from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia is less than $409.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia for under $200?

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

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia round-trip from $103. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is American Airlines. These flights start at 59% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $58. However, be on the lookout for offers from Frontier and JetBlue, as they are both options that can get you from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia for a low price.

What are the most popular routes from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia?

While some choose either Washington, D.C. Reagan-National - Philadelphia or Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - Philadelphia, Baltimore/Washington - Philadelphia is the most popular route from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia.

Top 2 airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
American AirlinesCheapest$283Average$440FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
Search American Airlines flights
Linear Air TaxiCheapest$2,105Average$4,602FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
Search Linear Air Taxi flights

Hourly flight availability from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia

See what time of day planes typically take off from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia
23%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
19%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
58%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia
Sunday1daily flight
Monday1daily flight
Tuesday1daily flight
Wednesday2daily flights
Thursday5daily flights
Friday0daily flights
Saturday0daily flights
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