British Airways flights to Philadelphia land at Philadelphia International Airport, 6.8 miles southwest of downtown Philadelphia. After flights land in Philadelphia, take the train into the heart of one of the most historical cities in America. Stretch your legs strolling Philadelphia's Old City, then fill up on authentic Italian cooking in South Philadelphia.
After your flights to Philadelphia, hop on the efficient SEPTA train to reach downtown Philadelphia's Suburban or Market East stations in around 30 minutes. Or travel in a shared van after flights have arrived for door-to-door transportation in 30-45 minutes head to Zone 7 of Philadelphia airport to arrange a pick-up. You can also follow your flight to Philadelphia with a taxi, available from Zone 5, or a hire car from Zone 2. If you travel by road into Philadelphia's city centre you'll probably need to allow 20-45 minutes, depending on traffic.
Prepare to explore one of America's most historic cities as soon as your Philadelphia flights have landed. Stroll the 18th-century streets of Philadelphia's Old City and tour Philadelphia's Georgian Christ Church, where some of America's Founding Fathers regularly attended worship. Browse the galleries of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, then try a typical Philadelphia cheese steak sandwich. Before return flights home from Philadelphia, stock up on Americana such as replica Liberty Bells and Declarations of Independence. Buy trendy clothing and jewellery from Philadelphia's Northern Liberties' boutiques or Italian biscuits for the flight home from South Philadelphia.