bmi-to-abe

 

The cheapest times to fly from BMI to ABE are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to September 30th
  • October 22nd to November 18th (except the week of November 5th)

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 BMI to ABE is mid August. Prices can be as high as $747 for Saturday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $290 for Wednesday flights around mid August.

 

When to Fly to Allentown

Flying from Bloomington/Normal, IL (BMI) to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA (ABE) will usually cost between $292 to $533 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $310. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $553. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $243 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $367 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BMI to ABE flight.

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

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BMI to ABE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BMI to ABE flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Bloomington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.32, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $135 (31%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $304. Return trip prices are from the ABE to BMI flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BMI to ABE 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 15 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 BMI to ABE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from ABE
  • Usually 23.60% less expensive than ABE
  • 1-layover flights available

See BMI to LGA flights

Destination alternative #2: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 67 miles (108 km) away from ABE
  • Usually 13.23% less expensive than ABE
  • 1-layover flights available

See BMI to EWR flights

Destination alternative #3: Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) in Harrisburg, PA

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from ABE
  • Usually 5.05% less expensive than ABE
  • 1-layover flights available

See BMI to MDT flights

Destination alternative #4: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 121 miles (195 km) away from ABE
  • Usually 6.41% less expensive than ABE
  • 1-layover flights available

See BMI to BWI flights

Destination alternative #5: Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport (ITH) in Ithaca/Cortland, NY

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from ABE
  • Usually 5.05% less expensive than ABE
  • 2-layover flights available

See BMI to ITH flights

Destination alternative #6: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from ABE
  • Usually 4.37% less expensive than ABE
  • 1-layover flights available

See BMI to JFK flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BMI to ABE? 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 Lehigh Valley International Airport to Central Illinois Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 707 miles or 1138 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BMI to ABE?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BMI to ABE flight is about 2 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Bloomington/Normal, IL and Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from BMI to ABE.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code BMI
Origination airport name Central Illinois Regional Airport
City Bloomington/Normal, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 40.5
Longitude -88.9

Return Airport

Destination code ABE
Destination airport name Lehigh Valley International Airport
City Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 40.7
Longitude -75.4

 

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