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Flights to Philadelphia

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Last minute flights to Philadelphia

Departure Tue, 07 Jan Return Sat, 11 Jan
LHR London
PHL Philadelphia
return from £353
Departure Wed, 18 Dec Return Sat, 28 Dec
DUB Dublin
PHL Philadelphia
return from £294
Departure Wed, 25 Dec Return Tue, 31 Dec
MAN Manchester
PHL Philadelphia
return from £494
Departure Wed, 08 Jan Return Thu, 09 Jan
YOW Ottawa
PHL Philadelphia
return from £341
Popular flight routes to Philadelphia
London - Philadelphia
return from £313
Dublin - Philadelphia
return from £297
Manchester - Philadelphia
return from £404
Lagos - Philadelphia
return from £933
Birmingham - Philadelphia
return from £391
Tampa - Philadelphia
return from £134

Trips to Philadelphia

Philadelphia travel

Better known as "Philly", Philadelphia is the fifth most populous city of the US and is bequeathed America's World Heritage City. If you're thinking of taking a trip to Philadelphia, you won't regret it. Not only does the city have an extraordinarily easy layout and efficient transport system for navigation, it is also brimming with beautiful sights and an explosion of revolutionary history that is sure to hit you when you get there. Philadelphia's world-famous cheesesteaks, its twin rivers, its green heart Fairmount Square Park, and the fact that it is always buzzing with some activity or the other will make your trip worth ten to any other city of the US. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Philadelphia!

Things to do and places to see in Philadelphia

If you know anything about Philadelphia, you'll know that the city certainly is not synonymous with boredom. If you're a foodie, Philly's hoagies and cheesesteaks will blow you away. If you're a nature lover, the countless parks in the city will prove a safe haven, and if you're a history junkie, well then you will never want to leave Philadelphia. If art is your niche, Philadelphia's galleries, its magic garden and its beautiful landscape will woo you enough to make you want to stay.

When visiting Philadelphia, be sure to:

  • Experience the magic of Boathouse Row on Schuylkill River with its blazing lights and jolly atmosphere
  • Visit John's Roast Pork in South Philly and discover why it championed the famous Cheesesteak Project
  • Get blown away at Longwood Gardens with their countless horticultural displays and the blast of colours everywhere
  • Get drenched in Philadelphia's beauty on the River Delaware, take the 12-minute ferry tour!
  • Get lost in the foodie paradise also known as Reading Terminal Market
  • Get your science whiz on at the Franklin Institute
  • Gape with wonder at the architectural masterpiece that is the City Hall
  • Experience disbelief at Adventure Aquarium on Camden Waterfront with more than 8,500 animals literally surrounding you from all directions
  • Get a feel of founding America at Independence hall and see the great Liberty Bell
  • Taste the Philadelphia flavour at Benjamin Franklin Parkway, housing the many historical and art marvels of the city
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Philadelphia airports

Flights to Philadelphia come in at the Philadelphia International Airport which was used as the first air force training airfield during World War II. It is now a major airport of the US and the largest in the Delaware region.

  • Philadelphia International Airport

    Top airlines

    The top carrier at Philadelphia International Airport is American Airlines and Frontier Airlines is known to provide cheap flights to Philadelphia.

    Location

    Located just seven miles from Center City in Essington Avenue, Philadelphia International Airport is very easy to get to.

    Transport options

    A wide range of transportation options is available to and from Philadelphia International Airport. If you're driving, you can take the I-95 route from the south and the I-76 east from Center City to the airport. The Airport Regional Rail Line by SEPTA leaves from Center City every 30 minutes, taking a direct route to the airport, as do three SEPTA buses (Route 37 from South Philadelphia, and route 108 from 69th Street Transportation Center in Darby. Alternatively, taxis are available to and from Center City at a rate of around $28.50; Uber and Lyft services are available as well.

FAQ's about Philadelphia

🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Philadelphia?
The top month to book flights to Philadelphia is September, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Philadelphia flights is July. In third place: August. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Philadelphia, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Philadelphia?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Philadelphia is... August. The next best month to travel to Philadelphia is October. And let's not forget September, the third top choice for when to go to Philadelphia. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Philadelphia is January.
🕑 How long before a flight to Philadelphia should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Philadelphia, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Philadelphia departing from over 3 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Philadelphia at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
✈️ What is the name of Philadelphia’s airport?
Philadelphia is served by 5 airport[s]. Newark Liberty International Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 3 cities, such as London, Dublin and Manchester, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is Philadelphia’s airport from the city centre?
Philadelphia’s airport Newark Liberty International Airport is located 73 miles from the city centre.
💶 How much is the trip from the airport to Philadelphia’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 1.90 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Newark Liberty International Airport , for example, the average price for the ride to Philadelphia centre is around 2.25 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Philadelphia. Pick your preferred car type and get from Newark Liberty International Airport to Philadelphia city centre on your own terms.
🗺️ How to get from the airport to Philadelphia city centre?
There are many ways to get from Newark Liberty International Airport to central Philadelphia:
🚗 Driving:
If you go by car or decide to take a taxi, be aware of traffic. The average travel time from Newark Liberty International Airport to Philadelphia city centre when driving is 1 hour 21 mins, but it may vary depending on the time of the day.
By bus:
Another way to go to Philadelphia city center is by bus. On average, it is possible to get there in around 2 hours 23 mins.
By Light rail:
Commuting from Newark Liberty International Airport to central Philadelphia by Light rail takes around 2 hours 15 mins, depending on the time and the day of the week.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to Philadelphia?
If you are going to Philadelphia, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 11.42 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 41.87 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 5.71 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 3.81 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 5.33 GBP
  • - Coffee: 2.87 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 1.36 GBP
  • - Water: 0.89 GBP

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