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 July, booked 14 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)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to PHL flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Philadelphia Intl flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Philadelphia Intl.
CHI - PHL
Price
$74 - $272
PHL
Temperature
44.6 - 87.8 °F
PHL
Precipitation
2.4 - 4.5 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 63% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$74

From Chicago to Philadelphia Intl

One-way from

$59

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 23 days in advance to save up to 26% 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 23 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 $179, or $231 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, July can be a great choice for travel to Philadelphia Intl. Flights to Philadelphia Intl from Chicago in July are about $184 on average during July, but can be found for as low as $52.

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 at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 17% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl in August, September 2021

The best prices found for CHI to PHL flights for August, September
31 Aug - 4 Sep
$65pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Aug - 4 Sep
$66pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Aug - 18 Aug
$70pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Philadelphia Intl 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Philadelphia Intl from Chicago found for this year
31 Aug - 4 Sep
$65pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Aug - 4 Sep
$66pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Aug - 18 Aug
$70pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Philadelphia Intl from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Philadelphia Intl direct flight deals
13 Nov - 13 Nov
$112pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Sep - 10 Sep
$117pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Oct - 18 Oct
$140pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
United 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
13 Aug - 21 Aug
$72pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Aug - 18 Aug
$88pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Aug - 11 Sep
$93pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Philadelphia Intl from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl
5:05 pm - 8:10 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 05m
ORD - PHL
United Airlines
$59
United
2:35 pm - 1:39 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
22h 04m
ORD - PHL
Spirit Airlines
$63
FareScan
5:13 am - 8:27 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
14h 14m
ORD - PHL
Multiple Airlines
$64
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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.

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

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

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

If you book a flight to Philadelphia from Chicago, 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 34 flights from Chicago to Philadelphia per day from 8 different airlines.

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 Spirit Airlines for just $65, but on average you can expect to pay $77.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl is less than $172.

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: Sunday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday.

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 4h 17m. Delta provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $185. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $65, was found to be the cheapest airline from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl.. You may be able to fly from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl for 67% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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 $30. Spirit Airlines is not the only option available. At the moment, United Airlines is another option, for $59.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Philadelphia Intl (PHL)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Philadelphia Intl from Chicago?

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

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

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

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Philadelphia Intl?

Returning to Chicago 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 Chicago.

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

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Alternative routes for Chicago to Philadelphia Intl

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Philadelphia Intl

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl.
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

Top 7 airlines flying from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl 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
$54 $137 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$91 $171 No cancel fee 83%
Spirit Airlines
$72 $191 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$94 $230 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$108 $278 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$98 $289 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$97 $299 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Philadelphia Intl.
Morning 6 AM to noon 44% of CHI to PHL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 40% of CHI to PHL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 9% of CHI to PHL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 7% of CHI to PHL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Philadelphia Intl.
Sunday
41 daily flights
Monday
37 daily flights
Tuesday
32 daily flights
Wednesday
30 daily flights
Thursday
34 daily flights
Friday
36 daily flights
Saturday
31 daily flights