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Travel time from Philadelphia to Portsmouth (New Hampshire)


Philadelphia to Portsmouth (New Hampshire) airports and flights

How long does it really take to fly from Philadelphia to Portsmouth (New Hampshire)? Here's a sample itinerary for a commercial flight plan. If you want to know the total travel time to reach Portsmouth (New Hampshire), you need to include time at the airports. Eventually, you'll be able to customize this itinerary to select other nearby airports and choose your preferred airline.


Thursday, 2:38 pm:  start in Philadelphia
drive for about 22 minutes
most airlines recommend you get to the airport at least 90 minutes before your flight, so arrive by 3:55 pm at the latest

3:00 pm:  Philadelphia International (PHL)
if you need to check luggage, make sure you do it at least 30-60 minutes before departure, or in this case, by 4:25 pm

3:30 pm:  get your boarding pass and go through TSA security
allow enough time for long security lines during busy travel seasons or holidays, and prepare for the wait time

4:30 pm:  arrive at the gate
once you're ready to board, you can get something to eat in the airport or just relax near the gate

5:00 pm:  prepare for boarding
check your boarding pass for your group number or listen to the gate agent as they announce boarding, some airlines require you to be in the boarding area 10-15 minutes before departure or risk losing your seat

5:15 pm:  board Delta Air Lines Inc. flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

5:25 pm:  this is your scheduled departure time
but this flight is usually delayed by an average of 1 minute

5:26 pm:  so this is your actual departure time
it takes the plane an average of 20 minutes to taxi to the runway

5:46 pm:  wheels up! take-off from PHL
fly for about 2 hours in the air

7:33 pm:  Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International (ATL)
Atlanta, GA is the same time as Philadelphia, PA
land at the connecting airport
taxi on the runway for an average of 8 minutes to the gate

7:41 pm:  arrive at the connecting airport
make sure you schedule enough time for your layover
there may be a minimum connection time for your flight

8:31 pm:  get to your connection gate
with the average delay, you have about 50 minutes
if your incoming flight was delayed, you may need to run

8:46 pm:  board Delta Air Lines Inc. connecting flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

8:56 pm:  scheduled departure time for connecting flight
but this flight is usually delayed by an average of 7 minutes

9:03 pm:  actual departure time for connecting flight
it takes the plane an average of 18 minutes to taxi to the runway

9:21 pm:  wheels up again! take-off from
fly for about 2 hours in the air

11:22 pm (local time):  Portland International Jetport (PWM)
Portsmouth (New Hampshire) is the same time as Philadelphia
taxi on the runway for an average of 5 minutes to the gate

11:27 pm (local time):  arrive at the gate at PWM
deboard the plane, and claim any baggage
if you're renting a car, check if you need to take a shuttle to car rental agency, otherwise you can ride in a cab, limo, or Uber for about 2.5 hours to your destination

Friday, 1:45 am (local time):  arrive in Portsmouth (New Hampshire)

Total travel time: 11 hours

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Flying non-stop from Philadelphia to Portsmouth (New Hampshire)

How far is Portsmouth (New Hampshire) from Philadelphia? Here's the quick answer if you have a private jet and you can fly in the fastest possible straight line.

Flight distance: 314 miles or 505 km

Flight time: 55 minutes

Compare this to a whole day of commercial travel with the airports and waiting in line for security, which ends up taking a total of 11 hours, 7 minutes.

Flying private is roughly 8.7x faster, and saves you about 10 hours in your total travel time.

Because of the curvature of the Earth, the shortest distance is actually the "great circle" distance, or "as the crow flies" which is calculated using an iterative Vincenty formula.

This is a relatively short flight in a private plane, but you might be planning to book a commercial flight. In that case, your travel time would really need to include how many minutes to get to your local airport, wait for security, board and taxi on the runway, land at the other airport, and get to your destination. The flight itinerary at the top of the page takes into account all these factors to get a more accurate estimate of your actual flight time.


Portsmouth (New Hampshire) Airports
  1. Portsmouth International Airport at Pease
  2. Manchester-Boston Regional Airport
  3. Portland International Jetport


Best day of the week to fly to Portsmouth (New Hampshire)

Looking at flights on Delta Air Lines Inc. from PHL to ATL, and connecting flights on Delta Air Lines Inc. from ATL to PWM, here's a breakdown of the number of flights available each day:

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Based on these statistical results, we chose Thursday for the flight itinerary above.



Alternate flights from Philadelphia to Portsmouth (New Hampshire)

The most common route is PHL to ATL, then connecting to PWM, so that's what we used in the sample itinerary. However, you may want to explore travel alternatives, you could try one of these routes:

  1. PHL to ATL to PWM
    Philadelphia International to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International to Portland International Jetport
  2. PHL to ATL to MHT
    Philadelphia International to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International to Manchester-Boston Regional
  3. PHL to MCO to MHT
    Philadelphia International to Orlando International to Manchester-Boston Regional
  4. PHL to MCO to PWM
    Philadelphia International to Orlando International to Portland International Jetport
  5. PHL to ORD to PWM
    Philadelphia International to Chicago O'Hare International to Portland International Jetport
  6. PHL to ORD to MHT
    Philadelphia International to Chicago O'Hare International to Manchester-Boston Regional
  7. PHL to DTW to PWM
    Philadelphia International to Detroit Metro Wayne County to Portland International Jetport
  8. PHL to DTW to MHT
    Philadelphia International to Detroit Metro Wayne County to Manchester-Boston Regional
  9. PHL to CLT to PWM
    Philadelphia International to Charlotte Douglas International to Portland International Jetport
  10. PHL to TPA to MHT
    Philadelphia International to Tampa International to Manchester-Boston Regional
  11. PHL to MDW to MHT
    Philadelphia International to Chicago Midway International to Manchester-Boston Regional
  12. PHL to LGA to PWM
    Philadelphia International to LaGuardia to Portland International Jetport
  13. PHL to YYZ to PSM
    Philadelphia International to Lester B. Pearson International to Portsmouth International at Pease
  14. PHL to YUL to PSM
    Philadelphia International to Pierre Elliott Trudeau International to Portsmouth International at Pease
  15. PHL to YHZ to PSM
    Philadelphia International to Halifax Stanfield International to Portsmouth International at Pease
  16. PHL to AMS to PSM
    Philadelphia International to Schiphol to Portsmouth International at Pease
  17. PHL to YQB to PSM
    Philadelphia International to Quebec Jean Lesage International to Portsmouth International at Pease
  18. PHL to BCN to PSM
    Philadelphia International to Barcelona-El Prat to Portsmouth International at Pease
  19. PHL to YQX to PSM
    Philadelphia International to Gander International to Portsmouth International at Pease
  20. PHL to EDI to PSM
    Philadelphia International to Edinburgh Airport to Portsmouth International at Pease
  21. PHL to MXP to PSM
    Philadelphia International to Malpensa to Portsmouth International at Pease
  22. PHL to NCE to PSM
    Philadelphia International to Nice Cote d'Azur to Portsmouth International at Pease
  23. PHL to YXU to PSM
    Philadelphia International to London Airport to Portsmouth International at Pease
  24. PHL to YMX to PSM
    Philadelphia International to Montreal International (Mirabel) to Portsmouth International at Pease


Airlines that fly to Portsmouth (New Hampshire)

We picked Delta Air Lines Inc. for your main flight, and Delta Air Lines Inc. for your connecting flight, but there are other airlines that you should check if you're looking for the cheapest flight, or you need a different schedule. Check the websites of these airlines:

  1. Delta Air Lines Inc. (DL)
  2. American Airlines Inc. (AA)
  3. Southwest Airlines Co. (WN)
  4. Spirit Air Lines (NK)
  5. Frontier Airlines Inc. (F9)


Plan a trip to Portsmouth (New Hampshire)

Trippy has a ton of information that can help you plan your trip to Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Start by reading the Trippy page on where to stay in Portsmouth (New Hampshire). If you're looking for a place to stay, you might want to check out Studio East Motel. Click the button below to explore Portsmouth (New Hampshire) in detail.





What about the return flight?

The distance is the same either way if you're flying a straight line. But for a real trip, there can be plenty of differences so go ahead and check the reverse flight itinerary to fly from Portsmouth (New Hampshire) to Philadelphia, or go to the main page to calculate other flight times.

You can also compare the travel time if you were to drive instead. Get the full itinerary for a Philadelphia to Portsmouth (New Hampshire) road trip. Or if you're more interested in the distance, How far is it from Philadelphia to Portsmouth (New Hampshire)?

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At a Glance
without making any stops
flight distance is 314 miles
flight time of 55 minutes
119 Philadelphia travel answers
19 Portsmouth (New Hampshire) travel answers










   
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