The cheapest times to fly from CMH to PHX are
- January 1st to February 25th
- August 6th to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)
based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from CMH to PHX is mid August. Prices can be as high as $974 for Friday flights during early March, or as low as $296 for Tuesday flights around mid August.
When to Fly to Phoenix
Flying from Columbus, OH (CMH) to Phoenix, AZ (PHX) will usually cost between $337 to $553 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $336. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $575. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $240 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $383 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CMH to PHX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CMH to PHX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the CMH to PHX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Columbus. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Phoenix, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Columbus. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $54 (13%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $374. Return trip prices are from the PHX to CMH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from CMH to PHX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 59 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from CMH to PHX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Iberia, Qantas, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to John Glenn Columbus International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1667 miles or 2683 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from CMH to PHX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop CMH to PHX flight is about 3 hour 59 minutes.
How many flights go between Columbus, OH and Phoenix, AZ?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 78 available flights from CMH to PHX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||John Glenn Columbus International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from CMH to PHX tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 22% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 21% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PHX heading for CMH about 5 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Phoenix, AZ is about 4 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 11 minutes late
- American: 2 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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