The flight time from Phoenix to Philadelphia is 4 hours, 22 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves PHX Phoenix, AZ 1 minute early.
15 minutes taxiing out
3 hours, 58 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives PHL Philadelphia, PA 8 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Phoenix to Philadelphia is 4 hours, 22 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 58 minutes.

The flight distance from Phoenix to Philadelphia is 2075 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Philadelphia to Phoenix
5 hours, 11 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

4h 17m
4h 22m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



2075 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Phoenix from Philadelphia by plane?

The distance from Phoenix to Philadelphia by plane is 2075 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Phoenix to Philadelphia?

The flight time from Phoenix to Philadelphia is 4 hours, 22 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 58 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 4 hours, 17 minutes, and American the slowest taking 4 hours, 22 minutes.

What airlines fly from Phoenix to Philadelphia?

Southwest and American are the airlines with direct flights from Phoenix to Philadelphia.

Does Southwest fly from Phoenix to Philadelphia?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Philadelphia (PHL). On average, they have 6 flights per week on this route. This may vary seasonally, please check the chart above for more details.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Phoenix 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 15 minutes
In the Air 238 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Philadelphia 8 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Phoenix to Philadelphia, Southwest is 81% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 81% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 87% 12% 1%
Southwest 81% 17% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Phoenix and Philadelphia, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
In the Air
Taxiing In
Southwest 12 236 6 257
American 15 238 7 262

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
1pm 0.36
3pm 0.16
2pm 0.03
9pm 0
11am 0.18
4pm 0.63
7am 0.35
6am 0.65
5pm 0.27
10pm 0.64
11pm 0.87
6pm 0.01
9am 0.8
8am 0.23
12pm 0.53
0am 0.16
10am 1.59

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Phoenix to Philadelphia that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 217
February 198
March 226
April 212
May 241
June 222
July 234
August 235
September 239
October 248
November 237
December 244

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Phoenix to Philadelphia that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 7.69
Tuesday 7.73
Wednesday 7.56
Thursday 7.62
Friday 7.75
Saturday 7.37
Sunday 7.23

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
American 1
Southwest 0

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
In the Air
Taxi In
1pm 16 235 6 257
3pm 14 237 7 262
2pm 10 243 5 259
9pm 17 235 9 261
11am 16 233 5 256
4pm 13 240 7 261
7am 15 230 5 253
6am 16 243 7 265
5pm 13 232 6 251
10pm 13 238 6 259
11pm 12 238 6 259
6pm 15 230 6 248
9am 20 240 7 268
8am 21 245 6 272
12pm 16 245 8 270
0am 13 232 6 251
10am 15 237 6 262
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.