The cheapest times to fly from PHL to PWM are

  • August 13th to February 18th (except the week of November 26th)

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 PWM is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1209 for Thursday flights during early August, or as low as $172 for Wednesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Portland

Flying from Philadelphia, PA (PHL) to Portland, ME (PWM) will usually cost between $224 to $426 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $277. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $507. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $230 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 PWM flight.

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

PHL to PWM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHL to PWM 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 $0.6, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Portland, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Philadelphia. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $74 (20%) 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 $305. Return trip prices are from the PWM 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 PWM can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 38 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 PWM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, MA

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from PWM
  • Usually 61.19% less expensive than PWM
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHL to BOS flights

Destination alternative #2: Worcester Regional Airport (ORH) in Worcester, MA

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from PWM
  • Usually 51.98% less expensive than PWM
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHL to ORH flights

Destination alternative #3: Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT) in Manchester, NH

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from PWM
  • Usually 24.36% less expensive than PWM
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHL to MHT flights

Destination alternative #4: Theodore Francis Green State Airport (PVD) in Providence, RI

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from PWM
  • Usually 36.54% less expensive than PWM
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHL to PVD flights

Destination alternative #5: Lebanon Municipal Airport (LEB) in Lebanon-Hanover, NH

  • 100 miles (161 km) away from PWM
  • Usually 8.92% less expensive than PWM
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHL to LEB flights

Destination alternative #6: Augusta State Airport (AUG) in Augusta/Waterville, ME

  • 53 miles (85 km) away from PWM
  • Usually 0.85% less expensive than PWM
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHL to AUG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Cape Air, Delta, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Portland International Jetport Airport to Philadelphia International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 364 miles or 586 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHL to PWM flight is about 1 hour 38 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from PHL to PWM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePHL
Origination airport namePhiladelphia International Airport
CityPhiladelphia, PA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codePWM
Destination airport namePortland International Jetport Airport
CityPortland, ME
Countrythe United States


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from PHL to PWM tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 32% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 15% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PWM heading for PHL about 14 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Portland, ME is about 11 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 9 minutes late
  • Republic: 15 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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