The cheapest times to fly from PHL to BGR are

  • January 1st to April 8th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 19th)
  • May 21st to June 24th
  • August 13th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 PHL to BGR is early November. Prices can be as high as $1200 for Thursday flights during late July, or as low as $208 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Bangor

Flying from Philadelphia, PA (PHL) to Bangor, ME (BGR) will usually cost between $243 to $497 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $289. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $565. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $276 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $353 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHL to BGR flight.

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

PHL to BGR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHL to BGR flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Philadelphia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.46, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BGR, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into PHL. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Bangor, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Philadelphia. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $59 (15%) 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 $322. Return trip prices are from the BGR to PHL 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 PHL to BGR can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 50 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 PHL to BGR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Augusta State Airport (AUG) in Augusta/Waterville, ME

  • 58 miles (93 km) away from BGR
  • Usually 0.85% less expensive than BGR
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHL to AUG flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PHL to BGR? 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 Bangor International Airport to Philadelphia International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 472 miles or 760 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHL to BGR flight is about 1 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Philadelphia, PA and Bangor, ME?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from PHL to BGR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code BGR
Destination airport name Bangor International Airport
City Bangor, ME
Country the United States
Latitude 44.8
Longitude -68.8


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from PHL to BGR tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 10% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 33% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave BGR heading for PHL about 8 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Bangor, ME is about 9 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Republic: 1 minutes early
  • PSA: 412 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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