Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington (PHL - ILM)

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The best prices from Philadelphia to Wilmington New Hanover County are usually found in September or August, booked 53 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Sunday

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

All the information you need to plan the best PHL to ILM flight in 2022: compare Philadelphia to Wilmington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Wilmington.
PHL - ILM
Price
$272 - $449
ILM
Temperature
46.4 - 80.6 °F
ILM
Rainfall
2.8 - 7.8 inches

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Average price

$283

Average for round-trip flights in August 2022

Round-trip from

$272

From Philadelphia to Wilmington New Hanover County

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Philadelphia to Wilmington (PHL - ILM)?

When flying from Philadelphia 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 34% versus a flight at noon.

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

Our data shows that September tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Wilmington from Philadelphia. Users have commonly found prices around $352 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $189. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

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

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 37% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Philadelphia to Wilmington, book at least 53 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 96% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $472 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $662.

Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington in August, September 2022

The best prices found for PHL to ILM flights for August, September
3 Sep - 6 Sep
$345pp
PHL
Philadelphia
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
30 Sep - 3 Oct
$349pp
PHL
Philadelphia
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
26 Aug - 30 Aug
$394pp
PHL
Philadelphia
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Philadelphia to Wilmington 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wilmington from Philadelphia found for this year
10 Oct - 17 Nov
$344pp
PHL
Philadelphia
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
3 Sep - 6 Sep
$345pp
PHL
Philadelphia
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
4 Oct - 11 Oct
$349pp
PHL
Philadelphia
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Cheap United Airlines flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington

10 Oct - 17 Nov
$344pp
PHL
Philadelphia
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
3 Sep - 6 Sep
$345pp
PHL
Philadelphia
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
4 Oct - 11 Oct
$349pp
PHL
Philadelphia
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Cheap American Airlines flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington

30 Aug - 30 Aug
$400pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
30 Aug - 30 Aug
$402pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
11 Oct - 11 Oct
$403pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Non-stop flights to Wilmington from Philadelphia

Save time with Philadelphia to Wilmington direct flight deals
30 Aug - 30 Aug
$400pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
4 Oct - 10 Oct
$430pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
9 Sep - 21 Sep
$432pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia

Last minute flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Wilmington from Philadelphia, departing today and this week
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$520pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$527pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
17 Aug - 23 Aug
$535pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

One-way flights to New Hanover County from Philadelphia

The cheapest one-way flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington
9:34 am - 6:18 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
8h 44m
PHL - ILM
Multiple Airlines
$598
United
4:13 am - 6:12 pm
United Airlines
3 Stops
13h 59m
PHL - ILM
United Airlines
$842
United
10:30 am - 10:04 am
American Airlines
3 Stops
23h 34m
PHL - ILM
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Philadelphia to Wilmington

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

Wilmington New Hanover County is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Wilmington from Philadelphia. Booking flights from Philadelphia (PHL) to New Hanover County (ILM) should be relatively easy as there are 2 daily flights to Wilmington from 5 different airlines. 1h 40m is how long a flight from Philadelphia to Wilmington New Hanover County will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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

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

Can I find flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $344, but on average you can expect to pay $395.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Philadelphia to Wilmington is less than $518.

Are there last-minute flights available from Philadelphia to Wilmington for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington within the next 7 days for less than $600.

What days are nonstop flights available from Philadelphia to Wilmington?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Tuesday.

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

1 flight departure from Philadelphia to Wilmington per day on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Philadelphia to Wilmington?

United Airlines and American Airlines can get you from Philadelphia to Wilmington in just under 1h 56m. Your travel time can differ by up to 21h 49m. Philadelphia and Wilmington are separated by a distance of 416 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Currently priced at $344, United Airlines will fly you from Philadelphia to Wilmington and back. In addition to United Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on American Airlines for as low as $400. United Airlines is currently priced 2% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $254 on United Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include American Airlines from $297 and Delta from $334 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Philadelphia to Wilmington?

Amtrak, Undisclosed Carrier and American Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Philadelphia to Wilmington.

What are the cheapest flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington?

On average you can expect to pay $575 for a flight from Philadelphia to Wilmington. The cheapest flight overall is $211 while the most popular route, (Philadelphia - Wilmington New Hanover County) is currently priced at $400.

What are the most reliable airlines from Philadelphia to Wilmington?

Before booking your flight to Wilmington from Philadelphia, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: American Airlines (80%), Piedmont Airlines (80%), British Airways( 77%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Wilmington, NC

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Philadelphia are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Wilmington New Hanover County.

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

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

Returning to Philadelphia from Wilmington New Hanover County

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Wilmington New Hanover County are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Philadelphia.

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

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Alternative routes for Philadelphia to Wilmington

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

Hourly flight availability from Philadelphia to Wilmington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Philadelphia towards Wilmington.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 71% of PHL to ILM departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 20% of PHL to ILM departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 8% of PHL to ILM departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of PHL to ILM departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Philadelphia to Wilmington
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Philadelphia to Wilmington.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights