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Cheap Flights to Wilmington

Popular in June High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise
Cheapest in November Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average price £544 Average for round-trip flights in August 2020
Round-trip from £313 From London to Wilmington
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Are there currently restrictions on travel to Wilmington related to COVID-19?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Wilmington along with the rest of United States. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in Austria, Belgium, China, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, or the United Kingdom (excluding overseas territories outside of Europe), in the past 14 days. Starting on May 28, foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in Brazil in the last 14 days will also be restricted from entering the United States. US citizens and permanent residents who have passed through or have been in any of the above countries in the past 14 days may still enter the United States, but must arrive at one of the following airports: Atlanta (ATL), Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Dallas, (DFW), Detroit (DTW), Honolulu (HNL), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), New York (JFK or EWR), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA), and Washington (IAD). Family members of US citizens and permanent residents, and certain other limited categories of visa holders (such as UN staff and diplomats) may also enter. Travelers who are allowed to enter the United States but have passed through or have been in any of the countries named above must quarantine for 14 days once they reach their final destination.. If you are looking to book a trip to Wilmington and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about travelling during COVID-19.

Cheapest prices for Wilmington flights by month

January
£351
February
£337
March
£373
April
£411
May
£453
June
£459
July
£570
August
£447
September
£376
October
£379
November
£346
December
£405
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Wilmington is currently February; with July being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Wilmington?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
LON - PHL
Price
£337 - £683
PHL
Temperature
7 - 31 °C
PHL
Rainfall
60 - 114 mm

Wilmington experiences cold winters and hot, humid summers. The summer season is the best time to book flights to Wilmington, due to the high temperatures between June and September. The winter season between November and February can be extremely cold, with temperatures dropping below freezing and snowfall being very common.

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

Booking 60 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.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Wilmington?

At the moment, Tuesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Wilmington. Sunday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Wilmington?

Wilmington flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight at midday. Booking a flight in the evening will likely mean higher prices.

Wilmington overview

Situated on the Delaware River just south east of Philadelphia on America’s East Coast, Wilmington is a cosmopolitan city with a historic past. As the largest city in the state of Delaware, Wilmington comprises many historic neighbourhoods, each of which have their own distinctive character, such as Little Italy and Quaker Hill. The city was settled by a Native American Indian tribe called the Lenape in 1609. Following its colonisation by the British from 1664, the city has continued to grow in size and prosperity into the large, modern city it is today. Wilmington offers many opportunities to enjoy a variety of arts, events and entertainment. There are many ethnic festivals held throughout the spring and summer seasons, including IndiaFest and the Italian Festival , and a number of music festivals, such as the Clifford Brown Jazz Festival and the Riverfront Blues Festival. The Riverfront in the city centre area is a particular hotspot for live entertainment and nightlife and also offers a variety of attractions, such as the Delaware Children’s Museum, an interactive museum suitable for the whole family, the Delaware Theatre Company and the Delaware Centre for the Contemporary Arts. The city’s close proximity to the coast offers easy access to beautiful sandy beaches, such as Bethany Beach and Dewey Beach to the south. Alternatively, you can explore Delaware’s Colonial heritage by visiting the historic locations of the First State National Monument, such as New Castle Court House.

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Getting around Wilmington

The best way to get around the city and the surrounding attractions in the state of Delaware is to drive your own car. The main highway into the city is the 1-95, which connects to Baltimore and Washington D.C. to the south and Philadelphia, New York City and Boston in the north. You can also travel around the central area on the city’s network of buses. Wilmington’s train station also provides convenient connections to other major cities, including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington D.C. The station is located on South French Street.

Getting from the Airport to the City

The closest airport to the city is Wilmington/Philadelphia Regional Airport (ILG), also known as New Castle Airport. It is located 6.2 miles (10 km) southwest of the city centre. Two major car rental companies are situated at the airport, if you want to hire your own car. You can also book an airport shuttle or a taxi with a local company to pick you up at the airport.

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