The cheapest times to fly from SLK to PHL are

  • August 13th to March 4th (except the weeks of August 20th, November 19th, November 26th, and February 12th)

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 SLK to PHL is early December. Prices can be as high as $659 for Sunday flights during mid April, or as low as $359 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Philadelphia

Flying from Saranac Lake/Lake Placid, NY (SLK) to Philadelphia, PA (PHL) will usually cost between $364 to $544 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $374. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid April, with an average price of $540. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $166 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $417 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLK to PHL flight.

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

SLK to PHL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLK to PHL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Saranac Lake. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.82, which is above average.


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 $57 (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 $404. Return trip prices are from the PHL to SLK 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 SLK to PHL 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 33 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SLK to PHL

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 SLK to PHL — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $410
  • Average savings: $7 (1.56%)

See SLK to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Cape Air, Delta, JetBlue, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Philadelphia International Airport to Adirondack Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 316 miles or 509 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLK to PHL flight is about 1 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Saranac Lake/Lake Placid, NY and Philadelphia, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from SLK to PHL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSLK
Origination airport nameAdirondack Regional Airport
CitySaranac Lake/Lake Placid, NY
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

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


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