The cheapest times to fly from PHX to SPI are

  • July 30th to September 30th
  • October 15th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to February 18th (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 PHX to SPI is early December. Prices can be as high as $796 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $407 for Wednesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Springfield

Flying from Phoenix, AZ (PHX) to Springfield, IL (SPI) will usually cost between $407 to $631 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $421. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $648. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $227 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $450 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHX to SPI flight.

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

PHX to SPI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHX to SPI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Phoenix. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $83 (16%) 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 $438. Return trip prices are from the SPI 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 SPI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 20 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 PHX to SPI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: St Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) in St. Louis, MO

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from SPI
  • Usually 19.24% less expensive than SPI
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHX to STL flights

Destination alternative #2: University of Illinois/Willard Airport (CMI) in Champaign/Urbana, IL

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from SPI
  • Usually 18.69% less expensive than SPI
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHX to CMI flights

Destination alternative #3: Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI) in Bloomington/Normal, IL

  • 59 miles (95 km) away from SPI
  • Usually 10.57% less expensive than SPI
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHX to BMI flights

Destination alternative #4: General Downing – Peoria International Airport (PIA) in Peoria, IL

  • 57 miles (92 km) away from SPI
  • Usually 10.12% less expensive than SPI
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHX to PIA flights

Destination alternative #5: Quad City International Airport (MLI) in Moline, IL

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from SPI
  • Usually 7.68% less expensive than SPI
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHX to MLI flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PHX to SPI? 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 Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1310 miles or 2108 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHX to SPI flight is about 3 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Phoenix, AZ and Springfield, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from PHX to SPI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeSPI
Destination airport nameAbraham Lincoln Capital Airport
CitySpringfield, IL
Countrythe United States


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