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The cheapest times to fly from SCE to MDT are

  • December 3rd to November 11th (except the weeks of January 1st, March 5th, May 7th, May 21st, July 23rd, July 30th, October 8th, and October 15th)

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 SCE to MDT is late December. Prices can be as high as $779 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $668 for Thursday flights around late December.

 

When to Fly to Harrisburg

Flying from State College, PA (SCE) to Harrisburg, PA (MDT) will usually cost between $695 to $727 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late December with an average ticket price of $688. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $741. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $53 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $702 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCE to MDT flight.

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

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SCE to MDT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCE to MDT flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from State College. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $6, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MDT, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SCE. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Harrisburg, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to State College. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $8 (1%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $695. Return trip prices are from the MDT to SCE 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 SCE to MDT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 7 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 SCE to MDT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from MDT
  • Usually 60.87% less expensive than MDT
  • 1-layover flights available

See SCE to DCA flights

Destination alternative #2: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 70 miles (113 km) away from MDT
  • Usually 57.38% less expensive than MDT
  • 1-layover flights available

See SCE to BWI flights

Destination alternative #3: Salisbury-Ocean City/Wicomico Regional Airport (SBY) in Salisbury, MD

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from MDT
  • Usually 59.02% less expensive than MDT
  • 1-layover flights available

See SCE to SBY flights

Destination alternative #4: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, DC

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from MDT
  • Usually 51.46% less expensive than MDT
  • Nonstop flights available

See SCE to IAD flights

Destination alternative #5: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 141 miles (227 km) away from MDT
  • Usually 51.18% less expensive than MDT
  • 1-layover flights available

See SCE to EWR flights

Destination alternative #6: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, PA

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from MDT
  • Usually 48.25% less expensive than MDT
  • Nonstop flights available

See SCE to PHL flights

 

Flight Hacking SCE to MDT

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 SCE to MDT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Grand Rapids, MI (SCE > GRR > MDT)

  • Price for both tickets: $457
  • Average savings: $245 (34.93%)

See SCE to GRR flights

Hack #2: Columbus, OH (SCE > CMH > MDT)

  • Price for both tickets: $475
  • Average savings: $227 (32.36%)

See SCE to CMH flights

Hack #3: Wilmington, NC (SCE > ILM > MDT)

  • Price for both tickets: $479
  • Average savings: $223 (31.72%)

See SCE to ILM flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SCE to MDT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Harrisburg International Airport to University Park Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 73 miles or 117 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SCE to MDT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCE to MDT flight is about 1 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between State College, PA and Harrisburg, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from SCE to MDT.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code SCE
Origination airport name University Park Airport
City State College, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 40.9
Longitude -77.8

Return Airport

Destination code MDT
Destination airport name Harrisburg International Airport
City Harrisburg, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 40.2
Longitude -76.8

 

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