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The cheapest times to fly from MLB to PHL are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • May 21st to June 10th
  • August 13th to October 7th (except the week of August 27th)

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 MLB to PHL is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1441 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $221 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.

 

When to Fly to Philadelphia

Flying from Melbourne, FL (MLB) to Philadelphia, PA (PHL) will usually cost between $230 to $405 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $229. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $755. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $526 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $252 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MLB to PHL flight.

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

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MLB to PHL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MLB to PHL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Melbourne. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $41 (13%) 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 $278. Return trip prices are from the PHL to MLB flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MLB to PHL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 33 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 MLB to PHL while comparing.

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

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 2.58% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See MLB to DCA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Philadelphia International Airport to Melbourne International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 869 miles or 1399 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MLB to PHL flight is about 2 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Melbourne, FL and Philadelphia, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 46 available flights from MLB to PHL.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code MLB
Origination airport name Melbourne International Airport
City Melbourne, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28.1
Longitude -80.6

Return Airport

Destination code PHL
Destination airport name Philadelphia International Airport
City Philadelphia, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 39.9
Longitude -75.2

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from MLB to PHL tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 0% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 75% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PHL heading for MLB about 7 minutes early. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Philadelphia, PA is about 8 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Republic: 7 minutes early
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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