The cheapest times to fly from FWA to PHL are

  • December 3rd to November 11th (except the weeks of December 10th, December 24th, March 26th, April 30th, May 7th, July 23rd, July 30th, September 10th, October 8th, and October 22nd)

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 FWA to PHL is mid December. Prices can be as high as $633 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $305 for Tuesday flights around mid December.


When to Fly to Philadelphia

Flying from Fort Wayne, IN (FWA) to Philadelphia, PA (PHL) will usually cost between $305 to $325 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid December with an average ticket price of $305. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $377. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $72 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $309 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FWA to PHL flight.

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

FWA to PHL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FWA to PHL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Fort Wayne. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.36, 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. 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 $9 (3%) 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 $306. Return trip prices are from the PHL to FWA 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 FWA 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 56 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 FWA to PHL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 16.21% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See FWA to BWI flights

Destination alternative #2: Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) in Harrisburg, PA

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 9.89% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See FWA to MDT flights

Destination alternative #3: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 4.38% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See FWA to DCA flights

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

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 2.27% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See FWA to IAD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FWA 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 Fort Wayne International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 529 miles or 851 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FWA to PHL flight is about 1 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between Fort Wayne, IN and Philadelphia, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 84 available flights from FWA to PHL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FWA
Origination airport name Fort Wayne International Airport
City Fort Wayne, IN
Country the United States
Latitude 41
Longitude -85.2

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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