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The cheapest times to fly from LEX to PHL are

  • May 14th to October 7th (except the weeks of June 25th, July 2nd, July 23rd, July 30th, September 10th, and September 24th)
  • October 29th to November 11th
  • December 3rd to April 22nd (except the weeks of March 12th and March 26th)

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 LEX to PHL is early September. Prices can be as high as $628 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $298 for Friday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to Philadelphia

Flying from Lexington, KY (LEX) to Philadelphia, PA (PHL) will usually cost between $299 to $328 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $299. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $346. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $47 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $303 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LEX to PHL flight.

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

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LEX to PHL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LEX to PHL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Lexington. 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

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PHL, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LEX. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Philadelphia, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Lexington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $8 (3%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $300. Return trip prices are from the PHL to LEX 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 LEX 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 55 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 LEX to PHL while comparing.

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

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 36.20% less expensive than PHL
  • Nonstop flights available

See LEX to DCA flights

Destination alternative #2: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 30.25% less expensive than PHL
  • Nonstop flights available

See LEX to LGA flights

Destination alternative #3: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, DC

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 25.62% less expensive than PHL
  • Nonstop flights available

See LEX to IAD flights

Destination alternative #4: Westchester County Airport (HPN) in White Plains, NY

  • 115 miles (185 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 18.35% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See LEX to HPN flights

Destination alternative #5: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 18.18% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See LEX to JFK flights

Destination alternative #6: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 7.77% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See LEX to BWI flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Philadelphia International Airport to Blue Grass Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 519 miles or 835 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LEX to PHL flight is about 1 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Lexington, KY and Philadelphia, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 50 available flights from LEX to PHL.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeLEX
Origination airport nameBlue Grass Airport
CityLexington, KY
Countrythe United States
Latitude38
Longitude-84.6

Return Airport

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

 

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