The cheapest times to fly from YUL to PHL are

  • March 12th to April 1st
  • August 27th to February 11th (except the week of October 8th)

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 YUL to PHL is late September. Prices can be as high as $514 for Sunday flights during mid May, or as low as $282 for Wednesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Philadelphia

Flying from Montreal (YUL) to Philadelphia, PA (PHL) will usually cost between $285 to $402 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $283. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $415. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $132 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $306 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YUL to PHL flight.

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

YUL to PHL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YUL to PHL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Montreal. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.48, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PHL, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into YUL. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Philadelphia, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Montreal. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $25 (7%) 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 PHL to YUL 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 YUL 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 41 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 YUL to PHL while comparing.

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

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 29.08% less expensive than PHL
  • Nonstop flights available

See YUL to LGA flights

Destination alternative #2: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 19.61% less expensive than PHL
  • Nonstop flights available

See YUL to EWR flights

Destination alternative #3: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 17.32% less expensive than PHL
  • Nonstop flights available

See YUL to JFK flights

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

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 1.47% less expensive than PHL
  • Nonstop flights available

See YUL to IAD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Delta, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Philadelphia International Airport to Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 394 miles or 634 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YUL to PHL flight is about 1 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Montreal and Philadelphia, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 56 available flights from YUL to PHL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code YUL
Origination airport name Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport
City Montreal
Country Canada
Latitude 45.5
Longitude -73.7

Return Airport

Destination code PHL
Destination airport name Philadelphia International Airport
City Philadelphia, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 39.9
Longitude -75.2


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