The cheapest times to fly from PHL 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 PHL to PHX is early September. Prices can be as high as $1152 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $282 for Tuesday flights around early September.
When to Fly to Phoenix
Flying from Philadelphia, PA (PHL) to Phoenix, AZ (PHX) will usually cost between $297 to $540 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $297. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $595. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $298 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $392 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHL to PHX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PHL to PHX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the PHL to PHX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Philadelphia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, 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. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Phoenix, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Philadelphia. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $67 (14%) 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 $367. Return trip prices are from the PHX to PHL 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 PHL to PHX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 43 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Hacking PHL to PHX
Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from PHL to PHX — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $382
- Average savings: $10 (2.55%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from PHL to PHX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to Philadelphia International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2071 miles or 3333 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from PHL to PHX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHL to PHX flight is about 4 hour 43 minutes.
How many flights go between Philadelphia, PA and Phoenix, AZ?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 47 available flights from PHL to PHX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Philadelphia 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 PHL to PHX tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 39% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 11% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PHX heading for PHL about 15 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Phoenix, AZ is about 1 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 5 minutes late
- American: 16 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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