Cheap flights from Raleigh to Philadelphia (RDU - PHL) from $29

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 8/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
RDU — PHL
Jun 25 — Jul 21

The best prices from Raleigh-Durham to Philadelphia are usually found in October or September, booked 47 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

Cheap flight deals from Raleigh to Philadelphia

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Raleigh (RDU) to Philadelphia (PHL). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated June 20, 2024.

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January

Cheapest in

October

Round-trip from

$227

One-way from

$29
High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 35% potential price drop
From Raleigh-Durham to Philadelphia
One-way flight from Raleigh-Durham to Philadelphia

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.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 87% by booking at least 48 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 $131.

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

October is one of the best times of the year to fly to Philadelphia from Raleigh. Prices for October average $155 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $41. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January. Opting for a October flight can save you 14% on your journey compared to booking in January

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from RDU to PHL?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 30% on flights from Raleigh to Philadelphia by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap Raleigh to Philadelphia flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Raleigh to Philadelphia specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Prices were last updated on June 20, 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Philadelphia in 2024 at this time. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Tue 7/25:47 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 29mFrontier
Tue 7/96:15 amPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 32mFrontier
Deal found 6/18$58
Tue 7/25:47 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 29mFrontier
Wed 7/107:04 pmPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 45mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$59
Wed 6/265:44 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 29mFrontier
Tue 7/23:00 pmPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 34mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$61
Wed 7/174:01 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 30mFrontier
Tue 7/236:15 amPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 32mFrontier
Deal found 6/20$66
Wed 7/177:00 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 31mFrontier
Wed 7/247:04 pmPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 45mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$67
Sat 7/206:03 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 35mFrontier
Mon 7/224:31 pmPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 39mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$69
Wed 7/312:51 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 29mFrontier
Tue 7/96:15 amPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 32mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$72
Sat 7/136:03 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 35mFrontier
Mon 7/154:31 pmPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 39mFrontier
Deal found 6/18$75
Mon 7/294:02 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 30mFrontier
Tue 7/306:15 amPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 32mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$76

Raleigh to Philadelphia 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Raleigh and Philadelphia in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Philadelphia in 2024 at this time. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Wed 8/74:01 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 30mFrontier
Mon 8/1912:00 pmPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 42mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$58
Mon 9/212:00 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 35mFrontier
Sat 9/147:15 amPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 27mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$59
Wed 6/265:44 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 29mFrontier
Tue 7/23:00 pmPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 34mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$61
Sat 8/106:03 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 35mFrontier
Thu 8/228:00 pmPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 34mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$66
Wed 7/177:00 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 31mFrontier
Wed 7/247:04 pmPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 45mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$67
Sat 8/106:03 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 35mFrontier
Wed 8/216:30 pmPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 34mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$69
Wed 7/312:51 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 29mFrontier
Tue 7/96:15 amPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 32mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$72
Sat 7/136:03 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 35mFrontier
Mon 7/154:31 pmPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 39mFrontier
Deal found 6/18$75
Mon 7/294:02 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 30mFrontier
Tue 7/306:15 amPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 32mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$76

Raleigh to Philadelphia flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Raleigh to Philadelphia for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
Users seeking a last-minute flight from Raleigh to Philadelphia should consider booking one of these fares. Users should double check the flight they book to ensure it matches the day, time, and destination they're looking for.
Wed 6/265:44 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 29mFrontier
Tue 7/23:00 pmPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 34mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$61
Sat 6/2910:41 amRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 30mFrontier
Tue 7/23:00 pmPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 34mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$88
Thu 6/275:48 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 29mFrontier
Wed 7/107:04 pmPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 45mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$91
Wed 6/265:44 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 29mFrontier
Sat 6/296:07 pmPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 34mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$94
Thu 6/2712:30 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 29mFrontier
Mon 7/14:35 pmPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 34mFrontier
Deal found 6/20$118
Sat 6/293:30 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 31mFrontier
Thu 7/43:07 pmPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 34mFrontier
Deal found 6/20$123
Thu 6/275:48 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 29mFrontier
Sat 6/296:07 pmPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 34mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$124
Sat 6/293:30 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 31mFrontier
Mon 7/14:35 pmPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 34mFrontier
Deal found 6/20$125
Sat 6/293:30 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 31mFrontier
Mon 7/14:35 pmPHL - RDU
Nonstop1h 34mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$126

One-way flights to Philadelphia from Raleigh

Search for one-way flight options from Raleigh to Philadelphia. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
Take a look at some of the best available options we've come across on one-way flights from Raleigh to Philadelphia. For those needing a return trip from Raleigh, there is a search form available above.
Wed 8/77:00 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 31mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$29
Wed 7/244:01 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 30mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$33
Fri 7/193:58 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 30mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$49
Thu 7/1812:39 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 31mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$50
Sun 7/1410:22 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 31mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$51
Wed 8/76:21 pmRDU - PHL
1 stop6h 25mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$56
Tue 7/165:52 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 30mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$57
Thu 6/275:48 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 29mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$59
Thu 6/2712:30 pmRDU - PHL
Nonstop1h 29mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$63

Find flights from Raleigh to Philadelphia within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Raleigh to Philadelphia that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.

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RDU - PHL

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Raleigh-Durham

Wed 8/7

Nonstop1h 30m

Philadelphia

Mon 8/19

Nonstop1h 42m

$58

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RDU - PHL

RDUPHL

Raleigh-Durham

Mon 9/2

Nonstop1h 35m

Philadelphia

Sat 9/14

Nonstop1h 27m

$59

Raleigh-DurhamPhiladelphia

RDU - PHL

RDUPHL

Raleigh-Durham

Tue 7/23

Nonstop1h 30m

Philadelphia

Tue 7/30

Nonstop1h 32m

$61

Raleigh-DurhamPhiladelphia

RDU - PHL

RDUPHL

Raleigh-Durham

Sat 8/10

Nonstop1h 35m

Philadelphia

Thu 8/22

Nonstop1h 34m

$66

Raleigh-DurhamPhiladelphia

RDU - PHL

RDUPHL

Raleigh-Durham

Wed 7/17

Nonstop1h 31m

Philadelphia

Wed 7/24

Nonstop1h 45m

$67

Raleigh-DurhamPhiladelphia

RDU - PHL

RDUPHL

Raleigh-Durham

Tue 7/23

1 stop8h 47m

Philadelphia

Tue 7/30

Nonstop1h 32m

$88

Raleigh-DurhamPhiladelphia

RDU - PHL

RDUPHL

Raleigh-Durham

Tue 7/16

1 stop8h 47m

Philadelphia

Tue 7/23

Nonstop1h 32m

$91

Raleigh-DurhamPhiladelphia

RDU - PHL

RDUPHL

Raleigh-Durham

Wed 10/23

1 stop5h 53m

Philadelphia

Tue 10/29

1 stop12h 29m

$106

Raleigh-DurhamPhiladelphia

RDU - PHL

RDUPHL

Raleigh-Durham

Thu 7/4

Nonstop1h 28m

Philadelphia

Fri 7/5

Nonstop1h 35m

$180

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Deals found on 6/19

How far ahead should I book a flight from Raleigh to Philadelphia?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Raleigh to Philadelphia. Price data was last updated on June 14, 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from Raleigh to Philadelphia, you should look to book at least 47 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Raleigh to Philadelphia?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Raleigh to Philadelphia. Price data was last updated on June 16, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Raleigh to Philadelphia flight should consider departing on Tuesday at noon when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Raleigh to Philadelphia

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Temperature and rainfall in Philadelphia by month

Plan your trip to Philadelphia by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

PHL

Temperature

33.8 - 78.8 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Philadelphia, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, July is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 78.8 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 33.8 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing Philadelphia

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Philadelphia. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Philadelphia. Reviews last updated June 20, 2024.
Get a feel of what it's like to fly with Frontier, Spirit Airlines and United Airlines from Raleigh to Philadelphia by reading reviews from past customers. Users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
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7.2

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1 / 10

More comfort and free, fast Wi-Fi would always be appreciated.

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More comfort and free, fast Wi-Fi would always be appreciated.

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6.7

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More comfort and free, fast Wi-Fi would always be appreciated.

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10,000 reviews

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6.7

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8.1

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7.4

Boarding

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More comfort and free, fast Wi-Fi would always be appreciated.

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Boarding

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More comfort and free, fast Wi-Fi would always be appreciated.

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More comfort and free, fast Wi-Fi would always be appreciated.

Related info for your journey

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

    Booking a flight from 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 8 flights from Raleigh-Durham to Philadelphia, all of which are around 1h 19m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 4 airlines when you book a flight from Raleigh-Durham to Philadelphia.

  • 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 $58, but on average you can expect to pay $76.

  • 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 $76.

  • 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: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday.

  • How popular is this Raleigh to Philadelphia flight route?

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

    Travelers can expect 4 flights from Raleigh to Philadelphia on average per day.
    Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures
    Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures

  • How long is the flight from Raleigh to Philadelphia?

    A quick flight from Raleigh to Philadelphia can take about 1h 30m. Frontier provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $58. 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 $58, was found to be the cheapest airline from Raleigh to Philadelphia. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Spirit Airlines. Frontier is 62% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

  • 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: Republic Airways (97%), PSA Airlines (93%), Alaska Airlines (86%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from Raleigh to Philadelphia?

    The cheapest flight price from Raleigh to Philadelphia is $28. On average you can expect to pay $898. The most popular route, (Raleigh-Durham - Philadelphia), can usually be booked for $64.

  • What does RDU to PHL mean?

    RDU stands for Raleigh-Durham Airport, while PHL stands for Philadelphia Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Raleigh to Philadelphia that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Raleigh to Philadelphia flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Raleigh to Philadelphia with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Raleigh to Philadelphia flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Raleigh to Philadelphia that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Raleigh to Philadelphia flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Raleigh to Philadelphia?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Raleigh to Philadelphia.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Raleigh to Philadelphia?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Raleigh to Philadelphia by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Raleigh to Philadelphia that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Raleigh to Philadelphia offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Raleigh to Philadelphia?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Raleigh to Philadelphia flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Raleigh to Philadelphia flight deals updated?

    The Raleigh to Philadelphia flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/19.

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

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Raleigh to Philadelphia?

    Currently, October is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Raleigh to Philadelphia (average of $227). Flying from Raleigh to Philadelphia in July is currently the most expensive (average of $292). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 4 airlines flying from Raleigh to Philadelphia

Discover the top 4 airlines that operate flights from Raleigh to Philadelphia. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
FrontierCheapest$49Average$125FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%
American AirlinesCheapest$150Average$360FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
United AirlinesCheapest$175Average$376FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
DeltaCheapest$254Average$579FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A

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Hourly flight availability from Raleigh to Philadelphia

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37%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Raleigh to Philadelphia

Explore weekly flight availability from Raleigh to Philadelphia. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
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