The cheapest times to fly from PWM to PHL are

  • May 21st to June 17th
  • August 20th to February 11th (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 PWM to PHL is mid November. Prices can be as high as $706 for Sunday flights during mid April, or as low as $177 for Wednesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Philadelphia

Flying from Portland, ME (PWM) to Philadelphia, PA (PHL) 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 $280. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid April, with an average price of $441. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $161 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 PWM to PHL flight.

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

PWM to PHL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PWM to PHL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Portland. 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. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Philadelphia, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Portland. 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 $301. Return trip prices are from the PHL to PWM 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 PWM to PHL 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 PWM to PHL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 46.74% less expensive than PHL
  • Nonstop flights available

See PWM to LGA flights

Destination alternative #2: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 46.18% less expensive than PHL
  • Nonstop flights available

See PWM to JFK flights

Destination alternative #3: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 29.46% less expensive than PHL
  • Nonstop flights available

See PWM to EWR flights

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

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 30.59% less expensive than PHL
  • Nonstop flights available

See PWM to DCA flights

Destination alternative #5: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 14.31% less expensive than PHL
  • Nonstop flights available

See PWM to BWI flights

Destination alternative #6: Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) in Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA

  • 55 miles (89 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 7.51% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See PWM to ABE flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PWM to PHL? 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 Philadelphia International Airport to Portland International Jetport Airport?

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

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

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 64 available flights from PWM to PHL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

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


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from PWM to PHL tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 17% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 24% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PHL heading for PWM about 7 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Philadelphia, PA is about on time. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 3 minutes early
  • Republic: 10 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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