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Flights to Wilmington in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 22% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price£373Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip from£401From London to Greater Wilmington

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Greater Wilmington from United Kingdom right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Greater Wilmington

Most visitors from United Kingdom need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Greater Wilmington.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Greater Wilmington.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom are not required to quarantine after entering Greater Wilmington.

Can I fly back to United Kingdom from Greater Wilmington?

Returning to United Kingdom from Greater Wilmington

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Greater Wilmington are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering United Kingdom.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Greater Wilmington are not required to quarantine after entering United Kingdom.

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When is the best time to fly to Greater Wilmington Airport?

Average Philadelphia flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month.
LON - PHL
Price
£466 - £714
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?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Wilmington, you should look to book at least 54 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Wilmington?

The cheapest flights to Wilmington are usually found when departing on a Tuesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Sunday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Wilmington?

Flights in the afternoon are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Wilmington. Flights in the morning are usually the most expensive.

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.

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.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Wilmington?

For a flight to Wilmington, you will be flying into Greater Wilmington. Greater Wilmington (ILG) is just 5.6 mi from the centre of the city.

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