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Fares from $91 One Way, $120 Round Trip from Wilmington to Philadelphia

Prices starting at $120 for return flights and $91 for one-way flights to Philadelphia were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Finding Flights from Wilmington to Philadelphia

Wilmington International Airport

If you're looking for cheap flights from Wilmington, the Orbitz.com website can help you find a flight that fits your budget. The Wilmington International Airport is located at 1740 Airport Boulevard, approximately 4 miles from downtown Wilmington. Three airlines service the airport: Allegiant, Delta and US Airways. The Orbitz.com website searches flights available from all the airlines and displays the options together, making it easy for you to find and book a cheap flight.

Parking and Transportation

If you need to leave your car at the airport while you travel, the airport has numerous parking options. The long-term parking lot and the credit card lot are the cheapest options. Both lots charge $9 per day. The airport also has a short-term lot that charges $15 for every 24 hours. The premium credit card lot charges $10 per day. You can also take a cab to the airport. Cab fares vary among cab companies. Dragon Limocab charges a flat rate of $15 from downtown Wilmington to the airport; however, Angel's Taxi LLC charges a $3 pickup fee and $2.10 per mile. If you need a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, you can reserve a rental car using the Orbitz.com website.

Dining at the Airport

The airport has two dining options: Tailwind Deli & Bar and the Gate Area Restaurant & Lounge. Both restaurants feature grab-and-go selections. However, if you want a hot meal, choose the Gate Area Restaurant & Bar. If you use the Orbitz.com website to find cheap flights from Wilmington, you won't have to worry about anything. All of your travel plans are taken care of, so you'll have time to eat before your flight.

Philadelphia Airport Information

The Philadelphia International Airport, the primary airport serving the greater Philadelphia area, is located roughly 7 miles southwest of the city, with easy access via I-95, I-76 or Route 291. Travelers who book their flights to Philadelphia through Orbitz.com will have their pick of any of the major air passenger carriers that service the airport.

Ground Transportation in Philadelphia

Public transportation is available from the airport to the downtown area via SEPTA bus or rail service. Although share-a-ride, shuttle, private car and limousine services are available, many visitors to Philadelphia take a taxi into the city. If you take a taxi from the airport to downtown Philadelphia, you will be charged a flat rate of $28.50. For other destinations, expect to pay a fee of $2.70 plus $2.30 per mile. Book your air tickets through Orbitz.com, and you may be able to bundle in a bargain rate on a rental car or find a Philadelphia hotel that offers free shuttle service to and from the airport.

Philadelphia Weather Information

Philadelphia is subject to cold winters, with temperatures in the mid-20s to low 40s. Summers are hot and humid, with temperatures that can soar into the 90s. Expect snow accumulation in the winter months, and be sure to bring your parka and a warm, comfortable pair of boots.

What to Do in Philadelphia

Philadelphia may be a bit of a college town, but it is also a mecca for history buffs. You'll want to be sure to visit Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the Betsy Ross House and Franklin Square. Enjoy your trip to Philadelphia, and remember to use Orbitz.com when you are ready to book flights to Philadelphia for your return visit.

Flights from Wilmington to Philadelphia - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Wilmington to Philadelphia?

Yes, American Airlines flies straight from Wilmington to Philadelphia, so you'll be hitting the tarmac and starting your unforgettable adventure in next to no time.

What is the shortest flight from Wilmington to Philadelphia?

It can be as a short and sweet as 1 hour and 25 minutes. If you strongly believe your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' instead of flying, you'll enjoy the ride from Wilmington, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.) to Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.).

What airlines fly from Wilmington (and vicinity) to Philadelphia (and vicinity) most frequently?

If you're searching for the airline with the most flights from Wilmington, NC Airport (ILM-Wilmington Intl.) to Philadelphia, PA Airport (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), lock in your ticket with American Airlines. This carrier offers 68 monthly flights along this route.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Philadelphia?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Philadelphia have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Philadelphia with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Philadelphia without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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