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

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The best prices from New York to Wilmington are usually found in January or August, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Saturday

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

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to ILM flight in 2021: compare New York to Wilmington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Wilmington.
NYC - ILM
Price
$207 - $332

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$207

From New York to Wilmington

One-way from

$137

One-way flight from New York to Wilmington

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 New York to Wilmington?

Leaving on a Sunday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 35% on the overall cost on flights from New York to Wilmington.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Wilmington?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Wilmington from New York average $381. You can even find prices in August for less than $381, as users have found deals to Wilmington from as low as $214. The month of April appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Wilmington from New York. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 37%.

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

When flying from New York to Wilmington, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 8% versus a flight in the afternoon.

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

The best prices found for NYC to ILM flights for August, September
14 Sep - 28 Sep
$132pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
14 Sep - 28 Sep
$133pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
4 Sep - 12 Sep
$133pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

New York to Wilmington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wilmington from New York found for this year
14 Sep - 28 Sep
$132pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
4 Sep - 12 Sep
$133pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
14 Sep - 28 Sep
$133pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia

Non-stop flights to Wilmington from New York

Save time with New York to Wilmington direct flight deals
4 Nov - 6 Nov
$145pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
14 Sep - 21 Sep
$158pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
14 Sep - 28 Sep
$166pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia

Last minute flights from New York to Wilmington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Wilmington from New York, departing today and this week
12 Aug - 17 Aug
$223pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
11 Aug - 17 Aug
$255pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
11 Aug - 17 Aug
$256pp
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Wilmington from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Wilmington
4:30 am - 11:21 am
Major Airline
1 Stop
6h 51m
JFK - ILM
Major Airline
$137
StudentUniverse
2:00 am - 6:43 am
Delta
1 Stop
4h 43m
EWR - ILM
Delta
$149
Delta
5:15 pm - 8:41 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
15h 26m
EWR - ILM
United Airlines
$152
United

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">New York</span> to <span class="emphasized">Wilmington</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From New York to Wilmington

Are flight prices decreasing from New York to Wilmington 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 New York and Wilmington 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.

Which airlines flying from New York to Wilmington New Hanover County 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 New York to Wilmington New Hanover County have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Most people fly into Wilmington New Hanover County (ILM) if they book a flight to Wilmington from New York. On average, New Hanover County has 3 inbound flights from New York per day from 3 airlines. Wilmington New Hanover County is conveniently located just 4.3 mi from Wilmington’s city center.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Wilmington for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $132, but on average you can expect to pay $142.

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

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

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

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

Is New York weather warmer or cooler than Wilmington?

Temperatures around the 86 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Wilmington is the same as in New York. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from New York to Wilmington?

For as low as $133, American Airlines can have you in Wilmington from New York in 1h 52m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Currently priced at $132, American Airlines will fly you from New York to Wilmington and back. In addition to American Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Delta and United Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $143 and $155, respectively. These flights start at 50% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for American Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $76. Users have also found prices from $78 and $108 on American Airlines and United Airlines, respectively.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Wilmington, NC

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Wilmington New Hanover County within the United States

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

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.

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

Returning to New York from Wilmington New Hanover County

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.

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Alternative routes for New York to Wilmington

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

Destination information for Wilmington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New York to Wilmington.

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Airports servicing Wilmington

Top 3 airlines flying from New York to Wilmington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York to Wilmington 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
$87 $299 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$82 $332 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$135 $337 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from New York to Wilmington

See what time of day planes typically take off from New York towards Wilmington.
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Weekly flight availability
from New York to Wilmington
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New York to Wilmington.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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