Cheap flights to Wilmington, DE

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Flights to Wilmington, DE in 2024

Find the latest flights to Wilmington in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 3,192,047 searches and data was last updated on abril 18, 2024.

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Average price of flights to Wilmington by month

Plan your trip to Wilmington by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight to Wilmington is currently $0 while a round-trip flight costs $0. Price data was last updated on April 14, 2024.

Temperature and rainfall in Wilmington by month

Plan your trip to Wilmington by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.



33.8 - 78.8 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Wilmington, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, July is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 78.8 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 33.8 F).

When is the best time to book a flight to Wilmington?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight to Wilmington. Price data was last updated on January 28, 2024.
Booking 41 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Wilmington. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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Travelers headed to Wilmington, Delaware, will find that multiple airlines serve the Wilmington Airport (ILG). American Airlines, Delta, Avelo, Sun Country Airlines, and United all provide flight options, offering a flexible range of departure and arrival dates as well as varying amenities and rewards programs.

Those flying into the Wilmington area may want to consider traveling through the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) as an alternative to the Wilmington Airport (ILG). Though it's a 30-mile drive away from Wilmington's downtown area, it may offer a more convenient alternative to the smaller yet more local Wilmington Airport (ILG). Being a major transportation hub, the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) provides a wider range of flight options, airlines, and routes than a regional airport. This, in turn, can account for greater flexibility when booking flight times and specific airlines and greater connectivity to more distant locations. Note that international travelers will need to travel through the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) or another major hub, as Wilmington Airport (ILG) only serves 15 domestic destinations at this time.

Wilmington offers a variety of transportation options for visitors to navigate the city conveniently. The downtown area is pedestrian-friendly, allowing exploration of attractions on foot. DART First State Public Transit operates buses covering different routes, providing an affordable means of travel within the city and nearby areas. Ride-sharing services, traditional taxis, and bike rentals offer additional flexibility. Car rental agencies are available for those who prefer driving, and the city's proximity to the Christina River even allows for unique experiences with river taxis during certain seasons. Wilmington's well-connected rail services, including Amtrak and SEPTA, provide efficient regional travel options. Whether by foot, bike, public transit, or private vehicle, visitors can easily access the diverse offerings of Wilmington.

  • What should I pack for a flight to Wilmington?

    Due to Wilmington’s seasonal weather variations, it's advisable to bring a mix of lightweight, breathable fabrics for warmer months and warmer layers for cooler seasons. In spring and summer, pack comfortable shorts, skirts, t-shirts, and lightweight dresses. Don't forget to include a light sweater or jacket for cooler evenings. For fall and winter visits, bring warmer layers like sweaters, long-sleeved shirts, and pants, along with a heavier coat, gloves, and a scarf for extra warmth. Sturdy, comfortable walking shoes are essential for exploring the city, especially if planning to visit parks or take scenic walks along the riverfront. You may also wish to consider packing dressier attire year-round for dining out or attending special events.

  • What are some things to do in Wilmington?

    The Delaware Art Museum showcases an impressive collection of American and European art, providing a cultural experience for art lovers and history fans alike. For nature enthusiasts, the Brandywine Park and Zoo offers a picturesque setting for leisurely walks and a chance to see a variety of local wildlife. The Nemours Estate, a mansion set on carefully landscaped gardens, delivers a glimpse into the life and luxury of the early 20th century. The Delaware Children's Museum provides interactive exhibits for families with kids of all ages. The Riverfront area is comprised of a mix of restaurants, shops, and scenic walks that cater to a wide range of interests and preferences.

  • Can I take public transit from the Wilmington Airport to Wilmington?

    Wilmington Airport (ILG), also known as New Castle Airport, provides several transportation options for travelers. DART bus routes 13 and 25 serve the airport and are the most affordable transportation option. Rental car agencies like Avis, Budget, and Enterprise operate on-site, and taxi services are readily available just outside of the terminal, providing a hassle-free option for direct transportation to your next destination. For those seeking a more personalized experience, private car services and airport shuttles can be arranged in advance.

  • What does ILG mean?

    Great question - ILG just means Greater Wilmington Airport. Now you’ll know what this unique code and ones like it mean when you look for flights!

  • What airport do you fly into for flights to Wilmington?

    Booking a flight to Greater Wilmington (ILG) is your only option if you intend on flying to Wilmington. It is only a 5.6 mi journey from Greater Wilmington to Wilmington’s city center.

  • Can I find cheaper flights to Wilmington if I am willing to have layovers?

    Yes, flights with layovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to Wilmington on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the best airline to fly to Wilmington?

    Based on reviews from Cheapflights users, JetBlue is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to Wilmington.

  • What is the cheapest airport to fly to in Wilmington?

    Greater Wilmington Airport is currently the cheapest airport to fly to in Wilmington. One-way flights to Greater Wilmington Airport typically cost $39, while round-trip flights cost around $56.

  • How much is a round-trip flight to Wilmington?

    A round-trip flight to Wilmington will typically cost around $78, however they can be found for as little as $56.

  • Does Greater Wilmington Airport have rental cars?

    Yes. Those touching down at Greater Wilmington Airport can take advantage of the rental car services offered upon their arrival.

  • Are there hotels close to Greater Wilmington Airport?

    Yes. Greater Wilmington Airport has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. Skyways Hotel New Castle, De is the closest property to Greater Wilmington Airport (0.0 mi away from Greater Wilmington Airport).

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