Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington (PHL - ILM)

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The best prices from Philadelphia to Wilmington are usually found in October or August, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

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 2021: compare Philadelphia to Wilmington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Wilmington.
PHL - ILM
Price
$264 - $353

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$264

From Philadelphia to Wilmington

One-way from

$189

One-way flight from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to Wilmington?

Leaving on a Friday 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 33% on the overall cost on flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Wilmington from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 37%.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Philadelphia to Wilmington 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 26% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington in August, September 2021

The best prices found for PHL to ILM flights for August, September
25 Aug - 1 Sep
$133pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
25 Aug - 1 Sep
$142pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
25 Aug - 1 Sep
$151pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Delta
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
Delta
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Philadelphia to Wilmington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wilmington from Philadelphia found for this year
25 Aug - 1 Sep
$133pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
13 Oct - 20 Oct
$141pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
25 Aug - 1 Sep
$142pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia

Non-stop flights to Wilmington from Philadelphia

Save time with Philadelphia to Wilmington direct flight deals
25 Aug - 1 Sep
$133pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
17 Aug - 31 Aug
$153pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
26 Aug - 30 Aug
$173pp
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
13 Aug - 16 Aug
$454pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
13 Aug - 16 Aug
$462pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
13 Aug - 15 Aug
$469pp
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 Wilmington from Philadelphia

The cheapest one-way flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington
2:30 am - 9:32 am
Delta
1 Stop
7h 02m
PHL - ILM
Delta
$189
Delta
2:30 am - 7:28 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
16h 58m
PHL - ILM
United Airlines
$323
United
4:26 am - 9:54 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 28m
PHL - ILM
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Philadelphia to Wilmington

Are flight prices decreasing from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia 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 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 Major Airline. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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 3 daily flights to Wilmington from 4 different airlines. 1h 34m is how long a flight from Philadelphia to Wilmington New Hanover County will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $133, but on average you can expect to pay $191.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Philadelphia to Wilmington is less than $308.

Are there last-minute flights available from Philadelphia to Wilmington for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington within the next 7 days for less than $500.

What days are nonstop flights available from Philadelphia to Wilmington?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Tuesday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 338 users have taken a look at flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington New Hanover County.

Does it rain more in Philadelphia or Wilmington?

The rainfall in Philadelphia is generally less than the rainfall in Wilmington. This will continue over the next 13 days.

Is Philadelphia weather warmer or cooler than Wilmington?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 88 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Wilmington is generally colder than in Philadelphia. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Philadelphia to Wilmington?

Airlines like American Airlines and Delta fly from Philadelphia to Wilmington in about 1h 35m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 3h 33m. 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?

Flying on American Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Wilmington, with prices starting at $133. Another option worth looking into is Delta, starting at $151 round trip. American Airlines is 54% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is American Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $131. However, be on the lookout for offers from Delta and United Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Philadelphia to Wilmington for a low price.

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 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.

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 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.

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Alternative routes for Philadelphia to Wilmington

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Destination information for Wilmington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Philadelphia to Wilmington.
Flight duration
1h 36m

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Airports servicing Wilmington

Hourly flight availability from Philadelphia to Wilmington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Philadelphia towards Wilmington.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 53% of PHL to ILM departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 23% of PHL to ILM departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 23% 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
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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