The cheapest times to fly from PHL to SUX are

  • July 30th to November 18th (except the weeks of August 20th and September 10th)
  • December 3rd to February 25th (except the week of December 17th)

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 SUX is early November. Prices can be as high as $913 for Monday flights during late June, or as low as $394 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Sioux City

Flying from Philadelphia, PA (PHL) to Sioux City, IA (SUX) will usually cost between $394 to $573 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $400. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $564. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $164 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $415 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHL to SUX flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PHL to SUX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

PHL to SUX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHL to SUX 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 $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $54 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $406. Return trip prices are from the SUX to PHL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from PHL to SUX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 59 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from PHL to SUX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Joe Foss Field Airport (FSD) in Sioux Falls, SD

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from SUX
  • Usually 15.32% less expensive than SUX
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHL to FSD flights

Destination alternative #2: Eppley Airfield Airport (OMA) in Omaha, NE

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from SUX
  • Usually 15.20% less expensive than SUX
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHL to OMA flights

Destination alternative #3: Lincoln Airport (LNK) in Lincoln, NE

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from SUX
  • Usually 3.98% less expensive than SUX
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHL to LNK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PHL to SUX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sioux Gateway/Col. Bud Day Field Airport to Philadelphia International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1111 miles or 1788 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PHL to SUX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHL to SUX flight is about 2 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Philadelphia, PA and Sioux City, IA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from PHL to SUX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePHL
Origination airport namePhiladelphia International Airport
CityPhiladelphia, PA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeSUX
Destination airport nameSioux Gateway/Col. Bud Day Field Airport
CitySioux City, IA
Countrythe United States


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