The cheapest times to fly from EYW to ILM are
- January 8th to February 18th
- April 9th to July 29th
based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from EYW to ILM is late May. Prices can be as high as $1689 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $258 for Tuesday flights around late May.
When to Fly to Wilmington
Flying from Key West, FL (EYW) to Wilmington, NC (ILM) will usually cost between $284 to $693 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $338. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1689. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1351 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $423 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EYW to ILM flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the EYW to ILM route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the EYW to ILM flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Key West. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.37, which is a bit above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $188 (34%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $358. Return trip prices are from the ILM to EYW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from EYW to ILM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 16 minutes may not be realistic.
Alternative Nearby Airports
Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from EYW to ILM while comparing.
- 122 miles (196 km) away from ILM
- Usually 8.04% less expensive than ILM
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Hacking EYW to ILM
Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from EYW to ILM — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $397
- Average savings: $26 (6.15%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from EYW to ILM? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Wilmington International Airport to Key West International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 710 miles or 1143 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from EYW to ILM?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop EYW to ILM flight is about 2 hour 16 minutes.
How many flights go between Key West, FL and Wilmington, NC?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from EYW to ILM.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Key West International Airport|
|City||Key West, FL|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Wilmington International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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