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The largest city in Pennsylvania, Philadelphia is known for its rich history. The Declaration of Independence and US Constitution were signed here, making it the birthplace of the United States of America. It’s home to an easily walkable city centre, so you can visit the Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell or admire the glossy financial centre on foot, while enjoying a famous Philly cheesesteak.

Fly to Philadelphia with British Airways and explore the city’s lively neighbourhoods. Spend hours ticking off everything from history to art in the museums and galleries, or catch a baseball game at Citizens Bank Park. Philadelphia is also the perfect base for those wanting to explore Pennsylvania’s Civil War sites, as you can take day trips to nearby Harrisburg and Gettysburg. Book your flight to Philadelphia today and you can also visit Hershey, the home of Hershey’s Chocolate – don’t miss Hersheypark, a theme park for the whole family to enjoy.

Philadelphia flight FAQs

How long is a flight to Philadelphia?

A flight from London to Philadelphia International Airport takes about eight hours.

What's the cheapest month to fly to Philadelphia?

Use our low fare finder to find the cheapest flight options, as prices can change throughout the year. Spring and summer are the most popular times to visit Philadelphia, with cherry blossoms appearing across the city as winter fades. It’s often cheaper to visit in the autumn or winter if you want to save on the cost of your flights.

Is Philadelphia cheap to visit?

Philadelphia’s abundance of affordable museums, free attractions and great restaurants mean that it can be visited on any budget. You can pick up cheap local eats – try something from one of the many food trucks across the city, or enjoy a bite from the Italian Market.

Is it easy to get around Philadelphia?

Philadelphia’s city centre is easy to get to from the airport. It takes just 30 minutes via taxi, train or bus. At the airport you can purchase a travel pass so you can hop on and off the local public transport as much as you need. Lots of Philadelphia’s main sights are located within a mile of its City Hall if you’d prefer to get your steps in.

You can also hire a car with British Airways if you want to get out of the city and see more of what Pennsylvania has to offer. You’ll receive great benefits, with all mandatory charges included and 24-hour customer support, plus you’ll collect Avios points on every rental.

Why visit Philadelphia?

Philadelphia is home to the US’ oldest art museum and art school – the Pennsylvanian Academy of the Fine Arts. There’s also a line-up of skyscrapers, cobbled streets and street food stalls to explore. So, whatever you’re into, there’s plenty to keep you busy on your city break to Philly.

Why fly British Airways to Philadelphia?

Discover outstanding service from the moment you book. Fly with just hand baggage and you can carry two bags in the cabin free of charge. Choose our checked baggage option and you can travel with hand baggage and a 23kg bag checked into the hold, plus enjoy free seat selection 24 hours before you fly. On board you’ll find HEPA-filtered air, quality on-board catering, and a warm, uniquely British welcome.

Simply relax and let us take care of you, every step of the way.

Philadelphia Travel Essentials

Flight time

8 hours

Time zone

GMT -4


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