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The cheapest times to fly from PHL to EMA are

  • July 16th to November 4th (except the weeks of August 27th and October 15th)
  • November 26th 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 EMA is mid July. Prices can be as high as $5097 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $2805 for Wednesday flights around mid July.

 

When to Fly to Nottingham

Flying from Philadelphia, PA (PHL) to Derby (EMA) will usually cost between $2876 to $4442 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid July with an average ticket price of $3084. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $4310. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1226 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $4027 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHL to EMA flight.

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

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PHL to EMA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHL to EMA 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 $0.72, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to EMA, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into PHL. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Nottingham, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Philadelphia. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $307 (5%) 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 $3764. Return trip prices are from the EMA 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 EMA can generally find a 2-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 EMA while comparing.

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

  • 53 miles (85 km) away from EMA
  • Usually 85.72% less expensive than EMA
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHL to MAN flights

Destination alternative #2: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London

  • 126 miles (203 km) away from EMA
  • Usually 87.12% less expensive than EMA
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHL to LGW flights

Destination alternative #3: London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from EMA
  • Usually 85.10% less expensive than EMA
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHL to LHR flights

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

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from EMA
  • Usually 84.79% less expensive than EMA
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHL to LCY flights

Destination alternative #5: Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) in Leeds/Bradford

  • 73 miles (117 km) away from EMA
  • Usually 83.55% less expensive than EMA
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHL to LBA flights

Destination alternative #6: Birmingham Airport (BHX) in Birmingham

  • 31 miles (50 km) away from EMA
  • Usually 82.88% less expensive than EMA
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHL to BHX flights

 

Flight Hacking PHL to EMA

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 EMA — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $563
  • Average savings: $3464 (86.02%)

See PHL to DUB flights

Hack #2: Shannon (PHL > SNN > EMA)

  • Price for both tickets: $680
  • Average savings: $3347 (83.11%)

See PHL to SNN flights

Hack #3: Edinburgh (PHL > EDI > EMA)

  • Price for both tickets: $683
  • Average savings: $3344 (83.05%)

See PHL to EDI flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Loganair, Lufthansa, SAS, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from East Midlands 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 EMA?

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

How many flights go between Philadelphia, PA and Derby?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from PHL to EMA.

 

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 EMA
Destination airport name East Midlands Airport
City Derby
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 52.8
Longitude -1.3

 

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