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Origin Airport IATA CodeCHI
Destination Airport IATA CodeILG
Number Of Flight Options1
Average Flight Time3 hours 3 mins

Helpful Chicago to Philadelphia (CHI - ILG) Flight Information

Traveling From Chicago
Origin Airport IATA Code CHI
Traveling To Philadelphia
Destination Airport IATA Code ILG
Number of Airlines Serving 11
Available Airlines
Distance 1088 km
Direct Flight Time 1 57
Flight Price

FAQs about flights from Chicago to Philadelphia

Is it possible to fly from Chicago to Philadelphia right now?

Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor provides vital info about travelling from Chicago to Philadelphia in these unusual times. Here, you'll find everything from health guidelines to flying restrictions, as well as a wealth of other important information you should know about before you book a flight.

Is there a direct flight between Chicago and Philadelphia?

Can't wait to start exploring Philadelphia? There are a number of airlines offering direct flights between O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) and Philadelphia Airport. American Airlines might be just up your alley but if not, United Airlines is another popular choice.

How long is a direct flight from Chicago to Philadelphia?

Expect to be in your seat for a minimum of 1 hour and 59 minutes when jetsetting from Chicago to Philadelphia. But this trip of 684 miles usually averages 2 hours and 9 minutes. One way or the other, you won't have to stop anywhere, so you'll have extra time to enjoy your getaway.

Can I cancel my flight booking to Philadelphia due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Philadelphia booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for Chicago to Philadelphia flights?

Compare the different ways to fly from Chicago to Philadelphia and pick up the perfect airfare. The most frequently flown routes are:

  • Midway Intl. Airport (MDW) to PHL - 76 flights per week
  • Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Philadelphia, PA Airport (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.) - 65 flights per week
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Chicago to Philadelphia?

To get your break off to the best start, look up Delta. While there are a number of well-known airlines offering flights between Chicago and Philadelphia, this carrier is the top pick for many travellers. But if you want to rest easy knowing that you've gotten value for your hard-earned cash, consider other options. American Airlines is another great option and has 191 flights per month.

How many flights are there from Chicago to Philadelphia?

With approximately 11 flights running between Chicago and Philadelphia every day, it's never too late to organise a holiday to Philadelphia.

Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?

Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing American Airlines, Frontier Airlines or Delta. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Flight Fridays. We found that tickets booked on a Friday resulted in the best deal on average in 2020. However, Wednesdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2020.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2020, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from Chicago to Philadelphia, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between Chicago to Philadelphia is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Chicago to Philadelphia  

Every day between Chicago and Philadelphia, 34 flights from 11 airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with American Airlines, Qatar Airways, JAL, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Royal Jordanian, ANA, Malaysia Airlines, SWISS, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 1hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 1088 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Chicago to Philadelphia — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

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We want the experience of booking your flight from Chicago to Philadelphia to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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Club Quarters Hotel in Philadelphia

Club Quarters Hotel in Philadelphia

4 out of 5
1628 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA
The price is £104 per night from 2 Aug to 2 Aug
Located in Center City, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Walnut Street, Rittenhouse Square and City Hall. Reading Terminal Market and Pennsylvania Convention ...
Club Quarters Hotel in Philadelphia
Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square

Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square

4 out of 5
1800 Market St, Philadelphia, PA
The price is £148 per night from 2 Aug to 2 Aug
Located in Center City, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Walnut Street, Rittenhouse Square and Mutter Museum. Reading Terminal Market and Pennsylvania ...
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
"Schönes Hotel im Herzen von Philly. Das Restaurant bietet eine sehr gute Auswahl an verschiedenen Speisen, insbesondere sind die Steaks sehr zu empfehlen."

Reviewed on 6 Aug 2019

Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square
Sofitel Philadelphia at Rittenhouse Square

Sofitel Philadelphia at Rittenhouse Square

4.5 out of 5
120 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA
The price is £142 per night from 3 Aug to 3 Aug
Located in Center City, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Walnut Street, Rittenhouse Square, and Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Reading ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
"Very comfortable rooms- spacious, great large screen tv, good decor and really comfortable bed. Great location- you can walk to most attractions in centre city from here, with great bar/restaurant options in immediate area. Also good gym facility. Number of complimentary small items included - good ..."

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

Sofitel Philadelphia at Rittenhouse Square

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Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing

Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing

4 out of 5
201 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA
The price is £136 per night from 29 Aug to 29 Aug
Located in Society Hill, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Independence Seaport Museum, Independence Hall and Liberty Bell Center. Pennsylvania Hospital ...
Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing
DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City

DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City

3.5 out of 5
237 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA
The price is £127 per night from 29 Aug to 29 Aug
Located in Center City, this hotel is steps away from Academy of Music, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and Walnut Street. Jefferson University Hospital ...
3.7/5Good! (3 reviews)
"good location and in the middle of downtown.... unfortunately no free internet in the room just in the lobby! and very minimize amenities!"

Reviewed on 2 Dec 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City
Loews Philadelphia Hotel

Loews Philadelphia Hotel

4 out of 5
1200 Market St, Philadelphia, PA
The price is £137 per night from 8 Aug to 8 Aug
Located in Center City, this spa hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Reading Terminal Market, Pennsylvania Convention Center and City Hall. Jefferson University ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)
"We were upgraded on arrival The room was a little tired and needed a deep clean"

Reviewed on 7 Mar 2019

Loews Philadelphia Hotel
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