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The cheapest times to fly from PHL to DSA are

  • early to mid October

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 DSA is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $3214 for Wednesday flights during mid October, or as low as $3163 for Monday flights around early to mid October.

 

When to Fly to Doncaster

Flying from Philadelphia, PA (PHL) to Finningley (DSA) will usually cost between $3163 to $3214 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $3163. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid October, with an average price of $3214. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $51 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3214 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHL to DSA flight.

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

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PHL to DSA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHL to DSA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Philadelphia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.58, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DSA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into PHL. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Doncaster, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Philadelphia. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $94 (3%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $3163. Return trip prices are from the DSA to PHL 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 PHL to DSA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 14 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 PHL to DSA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Manchester Airport (MAN) in Manchester

  • 53 miles (85 km) away from DSA
  • Usually 82.11% less expensive than DSA
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHL to MAN flights

Destination alternative #2: London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from DSA
  • Usually 81.33% less expensive than DSA
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHL to LHR flights

Destination alternative #3: Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) in Leeds/Bradford

  • 38 miles (61 km) away from DSA
  • Usually 79.39% less expensive than DSA
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHL to LBA flights

Destination alternative #4: London City Airport (LCY) in London

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from DSA
  • Usually 80.94% less expensive than DSA
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHL to LCY flights

Destination alternative #5: Birmingham Airport (BHX) in Birmingham

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from DSA
  • Usually 78.55% less expensive than DSA
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHL to BHX flights

Destination alternative #6: Newcastle Airport (NCL) in Newcastle

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from DSA
  • Usually 74.49% less expensive than DSA
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHL to NCL flights

 

Flight Hacking PHL to DSA

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 PHL to DSA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dublin (PHL > DUB > DSA)

  • Price for both tickets: $554
  • Average savings: $2661 (82.78%)

See PHL to DUB flights

Hack #2: Amsterdam (PHL > AMS > DSA)

  • Price for both tickets: $723
  • Average savings: $2491 (77.5%)

See PHL to AMS flights

Hack #3: Paris (PHL > CDG > DSA)

  • Price for both tickets: $769
  • Average savings: $2445 (76.07%)

See PHL to CDG flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Finnair, JetBlue, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Doncaster Sheffield Airport to Philadelphia International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3472 miles or 5588 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHL to DSA flight is about 7 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Philadelphia, PA and Finningley?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 2 available flights from PHL to DSA.

 

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 DSA
Destination airport name Doncaster Sheffield Airport
City Finningley
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 53.5
Longitude -1

 

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