The flight time from Tampa to Philadelphia is 2 hours, 25 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves TPA Tampa, FL 5 minutes early.
13 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 4 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives PHL Philadelphia, PA 11 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

American
87%
JetBlue
87%
Southwest
84%
Frontier
82%
Spirit
82%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Tampa to Philadelphia is 2 hours, 25 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 4 minutes.

The flight distance from Tampa to Philadelphia is 920 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Philadelphia to Tampa
2 hours, 35 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
2h 19m
JetBlue
2h 20m
American
2h 25m
Spirit
2h 27m
Frontier
2h 28m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m2h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

44

Distance

920 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun02468

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
27
Frontier
8
Southwest
7
Spirit
1
JetBlue
0

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Tampa from Philadelphia by plane?

The distance from Tampa to Philadelphia by plane is 920 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Tampa to Philadelphia?

The flight time from Tampa to Philadelphia is 2 hours, 25 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 4 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 2 hours, 19 minutes, and Frontier the slowest taking 2 hours, 28 minutes.

What airlines fly from Tampa to Philadelphia?

Spirit, JetBlue, American, Southwest, and Frontier are the airlines with direct flights from Tampa to Philadelphia.

Does Southwest fly from Tampa to Philadelphia?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Tampa (TPA) to Philadelphia (PHL). On average, they have 7 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 Tampa 5 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 13 minutes
In the Air 124 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Philadelphia 11 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 Tampa to Philadelphia, Frontier is 82% reliable, which means that Frontier flights are on time 82% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
JetBlue 87% 13% 0%
American 87% 8% 5%
Southwest 84% 9% 7%
Frontier 82% 13% 5%
Spirit 82% 18% 0%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Tampa 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
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Southwest 11 123 5 139
JetBlue 12 119 7 140
American 12 125 6 145
Spirit 12 125 9 147
Frontier 16 122 8 148

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
10am 0.32
3pm 0.17
8am 0.44
4pm 0.52
10pm 0.11
6am 0.07
2pm 0.92
5am 0.01
6pm 0.39
7am 0.93
9pm 0.05
12pm 0.43
8pm 0.08
7pm 0.1
1pm 0.1
11am 0.5
5pm 0.7
9am 0.21

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Tampa 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 271
February 259
March 293
April 191
May 79
June 91
July 105
August 201
September 120
October 168
November 252
December 305

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Tampa 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 7.19
Tuesday 5.15
Wednesday 5.87
Thursday 7.21
Friday 7.52
Saturday 5.1
Sunday 6.87

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
Frontier 0
Southwest 0
Spirit 0
JetBlue 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
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
10am 13 121 7 142
3pm 11 125 8 143
8am 13 121 6 141
4pm 13 123 6 144
10pm 10 118 5 134
6am 12 126 5 143
2pm 12 127 6 146
5am 15 119 4 139
6pm 15 120 7 144
7am 12 126 5 145
9pm 13 122 6 140
12pm 13 124 6 143
8pm 13 124 8 147
7pm 13 122 5 143
1pm 14 121 8 143
11am 15 124 7 146
5pm 14 126 7 148
9am 11 124 5 141
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.