mdt-to-avp

 

The cheapest times to fly from MDT to AVP are

  • October 15th to August 5th (except the weeks of November 19th, December 17th, April 9th, May 14th, and June 25th)

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 MDT to AVP is late December. Prices can be as high as $638 for Thursday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $410 for Wednesday flights around late December.

 

When to Fly to Wilkes-Barre

Flying from Harrisburg, PA (MDT) to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA (AVP) will usually cost between $410 to $483 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late December with an average ticket price of $410. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $443. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $33 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $483 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MDT to AVP flight.

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

Key
MDT to AVP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MDT to AVP flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Harrisburg. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $3.14, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Wilkes-Barre, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Harrisburg. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $10 (2%) 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 $410. Return trip prices are from the AVP to MDT flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Key
Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Key
Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MDT to AVP 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 9 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 MDT to AVP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP) in Islip, NY

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from AVP
  • Usually 38.10% less expensive than AVP
  • 1-layover flights available

See MDT to ISP flights

Destination alternative #2: Stewart International Airport (SWF) in Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY

  • 85 miles (137 km) away from AVP
  • Usually 36.96% less expensive than AVP
  • 1-layover flights available

See MDT to SWF flights

Destination alternative #3: Tweed New Haven Airport (HVN) in New Haven, CT

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from AVP
  • Usually 38.10% less expensive than AVP
  • 1-layover flights available

See MDT to HVN flights

Destination alternative #4: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from AVP
  • Usually 36.65% less expensive than AVP
  • 1-layover flights available

See MDT to LGA flights

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

  • 88 miles (142 km) away from AVP
  • Usually 34.16% less expensive than AVP
  • 1-layover flights available

See MDT to ITH flights

Destination alternative #6: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from AVP
  • Usually 32.19% less expensive than AVP
  • 1-layover flights available

See MDT to EWR flights

 

Flight Hacking MDT to AVP

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from MDT to AVP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Raleigh/Durham, NC (MDT > RDU > AVP)

  • Price for both tickets: $447
  • Average savings: $36 (7.45%)

See MDT to RDU flights

Hack #2: Greensboro/High Point, NC (MDT > GSO > AVP)

  • Price for both tickets: $449
  • Average savings: $34 (7.04%)

See MDT to GSO flights

Hack #3: Cleveland, OH (MDT > CLE > AVP)

  • Price for both tickets: $467
  • Average savings: $17 (3.42%)

See MDT to CLE flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MDT to AVP? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Wilkes Barre Scranton International Airport to Harrisburg International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 96 miles or 154 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MDT to AVP?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MDT to AVP flight is about 1 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Harrisburg, PA and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from MDT to AVP.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeMDT
Origination airport nameHarrisburg International Airport
CityHarrisburg, PA
Countrythe United States
Latitude40.2
Longitude-76.8

Return Airport

Destination codeAVP
Destination airport nameWilkes Barre Scranton International Airport
CityScranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA
Countrythe United States
Latitude41.3
Longitude-75.7

 

Other Resources

Please note that while we’ve worked hard to analyzed tens of millions of flights to get you this data, we do not calculate current live prices or guarantee pricing. Please see our partners using the links above for current offers.