Cheap flights from Wilmington to Philadelphia (ILM - PHL)

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The best prices from Wilmington New Hanover County to Philadelphia are usually found in September or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Wilmington (ILM) to Philadelphia (PHL)

All the information you need to plan the best ILM to PHL flight in 2021: compare Wilmington to Philadelphia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Philadelphia.
ILM - PHL
Price
$181 - $361
PHL
Temperature
33.8 - 78.8 °F
PHL
Precipitation
2.7 - 4.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop

Average price

$275

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

$181

From Wilmington New Hanover County to Philadelphia

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 Philadelphia?

Travelers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 45% 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 Philadelphia?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 52% on flights from Wilmington to Philadelphia compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $342. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $376.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Wilmington to Philadelphia?

Flights from Wilmington to Philadelphia lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Wilmington to Philadelphia in September, with the cheapest ticket starting at $119.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Wilmington to Philadelphia (ILM - PHL)?

It’s optimal to fly from Wilmington to Philadelphia in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 2% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Wilmington to Philadelphia in October, November 2021

The best prices found for ILM to PHL flights for October, November
16 Nov - 17 Nov
$155pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
16 Nov - 17 Nov
$163pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$165pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County

Wilmington New Hanover County to Philadelphia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Philadelphia from Wilmington found for this year
16 Nov - 17 Nov
$155pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
16 Nov - 17 Nov
$163pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$165pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County

Non-stop flights to Philadelphia from Wilmington

Save time with Wilmington to Philadelphia direct flight deals
16 Nov - 17 Nov
$155pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
11 Feb - 13 Feb
$157pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$165pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County

Last minute flights from Wilmington to Philadelphia

Late deals on round-trip flights to Philadelphia from Wilmington, departing today and this week
24 Oct - 25 Oct
$330pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
23 Oct - 24 Oct
$355pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
23 Oct - 24 Oct
$358pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County

One-way flights to Philadelphia from Wilmington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wilmington to Philadelphia
12:45 pm - 7:38 pm
Delta
1 Stop
6h 53m
ILM - PHL
Delta
$299
Delta
5:40 am - 4:09 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
10h 29m
ILM - PHL
American Airlines
6:25 am - 5:28 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
11h 03m
ILM - PHL
United Airlines
$512
United

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Flight FAQs

From Wilmington to Philadelphia

What airports do I use to fly from Wilmington to Philadelphia?

If you book a flight from Wilmington to Philadelphia, you will be flying from New Hanover County to Philadelphia. Flights to Philadelphia (PHL) from Wilmington New Hanover County (ILM) take 1h 30m for a nonstop flight. There are 2 flights from New Hanover County to Philadelphia per day from 2 airlines.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Wilmington New Hanover County to Philadelphia that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wilmington to Philadelphia for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $155, but on average you can expect to pay $176.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Wilmington to Philadelphia under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Wilmington to Philadelphia is less than $269.

Are there last-minute flights available from Wilmington to Philadelphia for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Wilmington to Philadelphia within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are nonstop flights available from Wilmington to Philadelphia?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Wilmington to Philadelphia on average per day?

On average 4 flights depart from Wilmington to Philadelphia per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Wilmington to Philadelphia?

Departing from Wilmington to Philadelphia will take you 1h 30m. There are 416 mi between Wilmington and Philadelphia. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Wilmington to Philadelphia round-trip?

Currently priced at $155, American Airlines will fly you from Wilmington to Philadelphia and back. In addition to American Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. You may be able to fly from Wilmington to Philadelphia for 41% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

For one-way options, check prices for American Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $152. Users have also found prices from $249 and $299 on United Airlines and Delta, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Wilmington to Philadelphia?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $74. While the most popular route (Wilmington New Hanover County - Philadelphia) can be booked for $173 on average our data indicates $436 when flying from Wilmington to Philadelphia

What are the most reliable airlines from Wilmington to Philadelphia?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Wilmington to Philadelphia are Piedmont Airlines (92%), American Airlines (91%) and Qatar Airways (88%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Philadelphia, PA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Philadelphia from Wilmington?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia.

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 Philadelphia.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Wilmington from Philadelphia?

Returning to Wilmington New Hanover County from Philadelphia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia are not required to quarantine after entering Wilmington New Hanover County.

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Alternative routes for Wilmington to Philadelphia

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Destination information for Philadelphia

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Wilmington to Philadelphia.
Flight duration from ILM to PHL
1h 35m
Average temperature for October in Philadelphia
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Philadelphia
3.4 ″

Airports servicing Wilmington

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Hourly flight availability from Wilmington to Philadelphia

See what time of day planes typically take off from Wilmington towards Philadelphia.
Morning 6 AM to noon 71% of ILM to PHL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 28% of ILM to PHL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of ILM to PHL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of ILM to PHL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Wilmington to Philadelphia
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Wilmington to Philadelphia.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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