Cheap flights from Wilmington to New York (ILM - NYC)

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The best prices from Wilmington New Hanover County to New York are usually found in January or February, booked 45 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Wilmington (ILM) to New York (NYC)

All the information you need to plan the best ILM to NYC flight in 2021: compare Wilmington to New York flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New York.
ILM - NYC
Price
$172 - $279
NYC
Temperature
42.8 - 86 °F
NYC
Precipitation
2.6 - 5.1 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$172

From Wilmington New Hanover County to New York

One-way from

$128

One-way flight from Wilmington New Hanover County to New York

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Wilmington to New York?

Travelers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 40% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Wilmington to New York?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 45 days in advance to save up to 65% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 45 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Wilmington to New York 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $308, or $399 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Wilmington to New York (ILM - NYC)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Wilmington to New York is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 17% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Wilmington to New York in September, October 2021

The best prices found for ILM to NYC flights for September, October
14 Oct - 17 Oct
$148pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
4 Oct - 6 Oct
$149pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
9 Oct - 11 Oct
$152pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County

Wilmington New Hanover County to New York 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from Wilmington found for this year
14 Oct - 17 Oct
$148pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
4 Oct - 6 Oct
$149pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
7 Dec - 13 Dec
$152pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County

Non-stop flights to New York from Wilmington

Save time with Wilmington to New York direct flight deals
7 Dec - 11 Dec
$155pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
5 Nov - 13 Nov
$175pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
15 Dec - 29 Dec
$177pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County

Last minute flights from Wilmington to New York

Late deals on round-trip flights to New York from Wilmington, departing today and this week
23 Sep - 25 Sep
$211pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
25 Sep - 29 Sep
$212pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
26 Sep - 2 Oct
$245pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County

One-way flights to New York from Wilmington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wilmington to New York
12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Delta
1 Stop
5h 30m
ILM - JFK
Delta
$128
Delta
6:43 am - 12:58 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
6h 15m
ILM - JFK
American Airlines
3:45 pm - 7:29 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
3h 44m
ILM - LGA
United Airlines
$139
United

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Flight FAQs

From Wilmington to New York

What airport do you fly from for flights from Wilmington to New York?

If you book a flight to New York from Wilmington, you will be flying from New Hanover County, which is the city’s only airport. Wilmington New Hanover County (ILM) is located 4.3 mi from the center of Wilmington. There is 1 flight from New Hanover County to New York per day from 4 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Wilmington New Hanover County to New York have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta flying from Wilmington New Hanover County to New York have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are flight prices decreasing from Wilmington to New York due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Wilmington and New York for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from Wilmington to New York for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wilmington to New York for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $148, but on average you can expect to pay $162.

Are there nonstop flights from Wilmington to New York for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Wilmington to New York under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Wilmington to New York is less than $230.

Are there last-minute flights available from Wilmington to New York for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Wilmington to New York within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Wilmington to New York round-trip?

According to our current data, American Airlines ($148), Delta ($151), and United Airlines ($173) offers the cheapest pricing from Wilmington to New York. American Airlines is currently priced 35% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Wilmington to New York one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $74 on American Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include United Airlines from $76 and Delta from $108 one-way.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New York, NY

Do I need a COVID test to fly to New York from Wilmington?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to New York within the United States

Most visitors from Wilmington New Hanover County need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter New York.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Wilmington New Hanover County must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to New York.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Wilmington New Hanover County are not required to quarantine after entering New York.

Do I need a test to fly back to Wilmington from New York?

Returning to Wilmington New Hanover County from New York

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Wilmington New Hanover County.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to quarantine after entering Wilmington New Hanover County.

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Alternative routes for Wilmington to New York

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Wilmington to New York.
Flight duration from ILM to New York
1h 52m
Average temperature for September in New York
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for September in New York
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Wilmington

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Top 3 airlines flying from Wilmington New Hanover County to New York

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Wilmington to New York choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
$80 $232 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$82 $291 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$106 $302 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Wilmington to New York

See what time of day planes typically take off from Wilmington towards New York.
Morning 6 AM to noon 57% of ILM to NYC departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 42% of ILM to NYC departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of ILM to NYC departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of ILM to NYC departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Wilmington to New York
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Wilmington to New York.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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