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 Thursday or Sunday and return on a Wednesday

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 2022: 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
Rainfall
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

$269

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

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 Wednesday departure is the best way to save up to 16% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Wilmington to Philadelphia at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 48% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

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.

Wilmington New Hanover County to Philadelphia 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Philadelphia from Wilmington found for this year
28 Jun - 28 Jun
$221pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
28 Jun - 28 Jun
$228pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
1 Jun - 2 Jun
$307pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 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
28 Jun - 28 Jun
$394pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
18 Jun - 22 Jun
$400pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
14 Jun - 22 Jun
$430pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County

One-way flights to Philadelphia from Wilmington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wilmington to Philadelphia
7:22 am - 12:33 pm
Delta
1 Stop
5h 11m
ILM - PHL
Delta
$414
Delta
2:30 am - 6:10 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
15h 40m
ILM - PHL
Multiple Airlines
$623
United
1:34 am - 8:39 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
7h 05m
ILM - PHL
American Airlines

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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 6 flights from New Hanover County to Philadelphia per day from 1 airline.

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

One of the carriers operating flights from Wilmington New Hanover County to Philadelphia that may be offering flexible change policies is American Airlines. 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 $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wilmington to Philadelphia for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $221, but on average you can expect to pay $395.

Are there nonstop flights from Wilmington to Philadelphia for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Wilmington to Philadelphia under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Wilmington to Philadelphia is less than $478.

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

Currently priced at $221, 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. Check Cheapflights for deals on Delta for as low as $448. You may be able to fly from Wilmington to Philadelphia for 16% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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 $325. Users have also found prices from $334 and $359 on United Airlines and Delta, respectively.

What are the most reliable airlines from Wilmington to Philadelphia?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Wilmington to Philadelphia are British Airways (80%), American Airlines (79%) and Piedmont Airlines (79%).

What are the cheapest flights from Wilmington to Philadelphia?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $131. While the most popular route (Wilmington New Hanover County - Philadelphia) can be booked for $307 on average our data indicates $384 when flying from Wilmington to Philadelphia.

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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) 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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) 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 41m
Average temperature for May in Philadelphia
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Philadelphia
3.6 ″

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 57% of ILM to PHL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 42% 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
7 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
7 daily flights
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