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The cheapest times to fly from DBQ to PHL are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • March 26th to May 6th (except the week of April 9th)
  • July 9th to July 22nd
  • August 13th to September 30th (except the week of September 17th)

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 DBQ to PHL is early December. Prices can be as high as $779 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $328 for Wednesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Philadelphia

Flying from Dubuque, IA (DBQ) to Philadelphia, PA (PHL) will usually cost between $328 to $513 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $328. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $495. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $167 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $336 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DBQ to PHL flight.

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

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DBQ to PHL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DBQ to PHL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Dubuque. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PHL, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DBQ. 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 $80 (19%) 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 $333. Return trip prices are from the PHL to DBQ 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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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DBQ 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 2 hour 28 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 DBQ to PHL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) in Harrisburg, PA

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 1.94% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See DBQ to MDT flights

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

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 1.79% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See DBQ to BWI flights

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

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 1.49% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See DBQ to LGA flights

Destination alternative #4: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 1.19% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See DBQ to JFK flights

Destination alternative #5: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 0.75% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See DBQ to EWR flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 822 miles or 1323 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DBQ to PHL flight is about 2 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubuque, IA and Philadelphia, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from DBQ to PHL.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeDBQ
Origination airport nameDubuque Regional Airport
CityDubuque, IA
Countrythe United States
Latitude42.4
Longitude-90.7

Return Airport

Destination codePHL
Destination airport namePhiladelphia International Airport
CityPhiladelphia, PA
Countrythe United States
Latitude39.9
Longitude-75.2

 

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