The cheapest times to fly from AVP to PHL are

  • December 3rd to November 11th (except the weeks of May 7th, July 23rd, and July 30th)

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 AVP to PHL is early November. Prices can be as high as $1186 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $329 for Sunday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Philadelphia

Flying from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA (AVP) to Philadelphia, PA (PHL) will usually cost between $353 to $363 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $350. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $506. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $157 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $363 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AVP to PHL flight.

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

AVP to PHL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AVP to PHL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Wilkes-Barre. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $2.17, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Philadelphia, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Wilkes-Barre. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $11 (3%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $355. Return trip prices are from the PHL to AVP 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 AVP to PHL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 10 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from AVP to PHL while comparing.

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

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 19.01% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See AVP to DCA flights

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

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 13.91% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See AVP to BWI flights

Destination alternative #3: Stewart International Airport (SWF) in Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 13.50% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See AVP to SWF flights

Destination alternative #4: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, DC

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 6.20% less expensive than PHL
  • Nonstop flights available

See AVP to IAD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from AVP to PHL? 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 Philadelphia International Airport to Wilkes Barre Scranton International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 104 miles or 167 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AVP to PHL flight is about 1 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA and Philadelphia, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 48 available flights from AVP to PHL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code AVP
Origination airport name Wilkes Barre Scranton International Airport
City Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 41.3
Longitude -75.7

Return Airport

Destination code PHL
Destination airport name Philadelphia International Airport
City Philadelphia, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 39.9
Longitude -75.2


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