The cheapest times to fly from ABR to PHL are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)
  • December 3rd to March 4th (except the weeks of December 17th and December 24th)

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 ABR to PHL is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $660 for Sunday flights during early to mid April, or as low as $314 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Philadelphia

Flying from Aberdeen, SD (ABR) to Philadelphia, PA (PHL) will usually cost between $341 to $566 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $364. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid April, with an average price of $515. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $151 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $448 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ABR to PHL flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ABR to PHL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ABR to PHL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ABR to PHL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Aberdeen. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PHL, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ABR. 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 $134 (27%) 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 $369. Return trip prices are from the PHL to ABR flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ABR to PHL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 12 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 ABR to PHL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 13.84% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See ABR to DCA flights

Destination alternative #2: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 12.95% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See ABR to BWI flights

Destination alternative #3: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 4.58% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See ABR to LGA flights

Destination alternative #4: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 0.22% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See ABR to EWR flights

Destination alternative #5: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, DC

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 2.23% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See ABR to IAD flights


Flight Hacking ABR to PHL

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 ABR to PHL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Minneapolis, MN (ABR > MSP > PHL)

  • Price for both tickets: $434
  • Average savings: $14 (3.13%)

See ABR to MSP flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ABR to PHL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Philadelphia International Airport to Aberdeen Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1234 miles or 1986 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ABR to PHL?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ABR to PHL flight is about 3 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Aberdeen, SD and Philadelphia, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from ABR to PHL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeABR
Origination airport nameAberdeen Regional Airport
CityAberdeen, SD
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codePHL
Destination airport namePhiladelphia International Airport
CityPhiladelphia, PA
Countrythe United States


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