The cheapest times to fly from PHL to PHF are

  • December 3rd to November 18th (except the week of April 30th)

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 PHF is early September. Prices can be as high as $423 for Sunday flights during early May, or as low as $279 for Wednesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Newport News

Flying from Philadelphia, PA (PHL) to Newport News/Williamsburg, VA (PHF) will usually cost between $311 to $363 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $302. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $376. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $74 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 PHF flight.

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

PHL to PHF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHL to PHF 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 $1.09, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PHF, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into PHL. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Newport News, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Philadelphia. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $13 (4%) 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 $343. Return trip prices are from the PHF 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 PHF can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 21 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 PHF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Pitt Greenville Airport (PGV) in Greenville, NC

  • 115 miles (185 km) away from PHF
  • Usually 33.85% less expensive than PHF
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHL to PGV flights

Destination alternative #2: Coastal Carolina Regional Airport (EWN) in New Bern/Morehead/Beaufort, NC

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from PHF
  • Usually 27.76% less expensive than PHF
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHL to EWN flights

Destination alternative #3: Norfolk International Airport (ORF) in Norfolk, VA

  • 23 miles (37 km) away from PHF
  • Usually 5.67% less expensive than PHF
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHL to ORF flights

Destination alternative #4: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from PHF
  • Usually 8.22% less expensive than PHF
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHL to DCA flights

Destination alternative #5: Richmond International Airport (RIC) in Richmond, VA

  • 52 miles (84 km) away from PHF
  • Usually 3.54% less expensive than PHF
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHL to RIC flights

Destination alternative #6: Salisbury-Ocean City/Wicomico Regional Airport (SBY) in Salisbury, MD

  • 99 miles (159 km) away from PHF
  • Usually 1.42% less expensive than PHF
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHL to SBY flights


Flight Hacking PHL to PHF

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 PHF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (PHL > BOS > PHF)

  • Price for both tickets: $340
  • Average savings: $13 (3.68%)

See PHL to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: American, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport to Philadelphia International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 201 miles or 323 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHL to PHF flight is about 1 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Philadelphia, PA and Newport News/Williamsburg, VA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from PHL to PHF.


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 PHF
Destination airport name Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport
City Newport News/Williamsburg, VA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.1
Longitude -76.5


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from PHL to PHF tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 43% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 5% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PHF heading for PHL about 29 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Newport News/Williamsburg, VA is about 29 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • PSA: 29 minutes late


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