The cheapest times to fly from PHX to PHL are

  • August 6th to February 18th (except the weeks of November 19th and 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 PHX to PHL is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $2997 for Thursday flights during late July, or as low as $282 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Philadelphia

Flying from Phoenix, AZ (PHX) to Philadelphia, PA (PHL) will usually cost between $302 to $538 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $299. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $875. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $576 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $393 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHX to PHL flight.

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

PHX to PHL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHX to PHL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Phoenix. 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. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Philadelphia, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Phoenix. 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 $409. Return trip prices are from the PHL to PHX 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 PHX to PHL 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.


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 a nonstop flight from PHX to PHL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 30.03% less expensive than PHL
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHX to JFK flights

Destination alternative #2: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 24.43% less expensive than PHL
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHX to EWR flights

Destination alternative #3: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 23.54% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHX to LGA flights

Destination alternative #4: Williamsport Regional Airport (IPT) in Williamsport, PA

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 14.63% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHX to IPT flights

Destination alternative #5: Westchester County Airport (HPN) in White Plains, NY

  • 115 miles (185 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 13.23% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHX to HPN flights

Destination alternative #6: Wilkes Barre Scranton International Airport (AVP) in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 7.12% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHX to AVP flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PHX to PHL? 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 Philadelphia International Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2071 miles or 3333 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHX to PHL flight is about 4 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Phoenix, AZ and Philadelphia, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 76 available flights from PHX to PHL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePHX
Origination airport namePhoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
CityPhoenix, AZ
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

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


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from PHX to PHL tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 32% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 10% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PHL heading for PHX about 13 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Philadelphia, PA is about 9 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 16 minutes late
  • American: 12 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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