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Cheap flights from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl (CHI - PHL)

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The best prices from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl are usually found in August or October, booked 28 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Philadelphia Intl (PHL)

CHI - PHL
Price
$217 - $298
PHL
Temperature
44.6 - 87.8 °F
PHL
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.5 inches
Popular in March High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise
Cheapest in August Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop
Round-trip from $217 From Chicago to Philadelphia Intl
One-way from $27 One-way flight from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl
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 Chicago to Philadelphia Intl?

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 Intl. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 21 days in advance to save up to 13% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 21 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $213, or $252 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Philadelphia Intl. Flights to Philadelphia Intl from Chicago in February are about $214 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $102.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl (CHI - PHL)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the noon tend to be the most expensive. If a flight is in the evening is possible it can save you up to 14% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl in August, September 2020

The best prices found for CHI to PHL flights for August, September
3 Aug - 8 Aug
$42pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Aug - 11 Aug
$43pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 Jul - 7 Aug
$45pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Philadelphia Intl 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Philadelphia Intl from Chicago found for this year
3 Aug - 8 Aug
$42pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Aug - 11 Aug
$43pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 Jul - 30 Jul
$45pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Philadelphia Intl from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Philadelphia Intl direct flight deals
31 Jul - 4 Aug
$56pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
12 Aug - 21 Aug
$61pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Aug - 10 Aug
$64pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl

Late deals on round-trip flights to Philadelphia Intl from Chicago, departing today and this week
26 Jul - 29 Jul
$42pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Jul - 26 Jul
$56pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Jul - 26 Jul
$60pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Philadelphia Intl from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl
4:20 am - 5:59 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
12h 39m
ORD - PHL
Spirit Airlines
$27
FlightNetwork
4:20 am - 5:59 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
12h 39m
ORD - PHL
Spirit Airlines
$28
FlyFar
4:20 am - 5:59 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
12h 39m
ORD - PHL
Spirit Airlines
$29
Travelocity

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Philadelphia Intl flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Philadelphia Intl

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago 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 Chicago 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 Chicago to Philadelphia Intl for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $42, but on average you can expect to pay $54.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl is less than $157.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Philadelphia?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Tuesday.

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

Travelers can expect 9 flights from Chicago to Philadelphia on average per day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Philadelphia?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 88 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Philadelphia is generally hotter than in Chicago. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl?

A quick flight from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl can take about 2h 13m. Cape Air provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $75. The distance from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl is about 680 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 Chicago to Philadelphia Intl round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $51, was found to be the cheapest airline from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Cape Air. You may be able to fly from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl for 80% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $27.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Philadelphia Intl

Destination information for Philadelphia Intl

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl
Flight duration
2h 13m
Average temperature for August in Philadelphia Intl
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for August in Philadelphia Intl
3.6 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 61% of CHI to PHL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 24% of CHI to PHL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 12% of CHI to PHL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% of CHI to PHL departures
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl
Sunday
34 daily flights
Monday
38 daily flights
Tuesday
26 daily flights
Wednesday
31 daily flights
Thursday
31 daily flights
Friday
33 daily flights
Saturday
33 daily flights