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The cheapest times to fly from PHL to SDF are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • August 6th to December 16th (except the weeks of November 19th and 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 SDF is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $740 for Sunday flights during late April, or as low as $259 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.

 

When to Fly to Louisville

Flying from Philadelphia, PA (PHL) to Louisville, KY (SDF) will usually cost between $264 to $402 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $262. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late April, with an average price of $400. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $138 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $328 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHL to SDF flight.

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

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PHL to SDF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHL to SDF 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 $0.35, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $43 (12%) 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 $308. Return trip prices are from the SDF 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 SDF can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 1 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 SDF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) in Cincinnati, OH

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from SDF
  • Usually 41.98% less expensive than SDF
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHL to CVG flights

Destination alternative #2: Blue Grass Airport (LEX) in Lexington, KY

  • 62 miles (100 km) away from SDF
  • Usually 7.63% less expensive than SDF
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHL to LEX flights

Destination alternative #3: James M Cox/Dayton International Airport (DAY) in Dayton, OH

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from SDF
  • Usually 1.53% less expensive than SDF
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHL to DAY flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport to Philadelphia International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 575 miles or 925 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHL to SDF flight is about 2 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Philadelphia, PA and Louisville, KY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from PHL to SDF.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codePHL
Origination airport namePhiladelphia International Airport
CityPhiladelphia, PA
Countrythe United States
Latitude39.9
Longitude-75.2

Return Airport

Destination codeSDF
Destination airport nameLouisville International-Standiford Field Airport
CityLouisville, KY
Countrythe United States
Latitude38.2
Longitude-85.7

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from PHL to SDF tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 24% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 43% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SDF heading for PHL about 12 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Louisville, KY is about 11 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Republic: 12 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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