The cheapest times to fly from JFK to ILM are
- April 16th to May 6th
- August 27th to March 4th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, December 17th, and February 12th)
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 JFK to ILM is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $597 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $155 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.
When to Fly to Wilmington
Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Wilmington, NC (ILM) will usually cost between $176 to $456 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $170. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $407. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $237 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $262 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to ILM flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the JFK to ILM route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the JFK to ILM flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $141 (39%) 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 $217. Return trip prices are from the ILM to JFK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from JFK to ILM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 52 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 JFK to ILM while comparing.
- 122 miles (196 km) away from ILM
- Usually 31.68% less expensive than ILM
- Nonstop flights available
- 99 miles (159 km) away from ILM
- Usually 5.34% less expensive than ILM
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from JFK to ILM? 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 Wilmington International Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 495 miles or 797 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from JFK to ILM?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to ILM flight is about 1 hour 52 minutes.
How many flights go between New York, NY and Wilmington, NC?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 74 available flights from JFK to ILM.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||John F. Kennedy International Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Wilmington International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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