Flights from London to Philadelphia

London to Philadelphia

  • £386 was the cheapest return price from London to Philadelphia last month
  • Philadelphia is served by 2 airports. These are Philadelphia International, Philadelphia Trenton-Mercer.
  • London to Philadelphia is 3,537 miles
  • The average flight time from London to Philadelphia is 7h 45min
  • The most popular airline flying from London to Philadelphia last month was American Airlines
  • 3 airlines fly direct from London to Philadelphia
  • There are 28 flights a week from London to Philadelphia

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This information is correct as of March 2016

Airlines that fly from London to Philadelphia

British Airways, Delta and American Airlines operate direct flights from London to Philadelphia, flights depart from London Heathrow Airport.

Terminal Information

London Heathrow Airport

There are four terminals London Heathrow Airport, American Airlines flights depart from Terminal 3, Delta flights depart from Terminal 4 and British Airways flights depart from Terminal 5. You can check-in online up to two hours before your flight, or check-in at the airport.

Each terminal at Heathrow Airport has a wide range of shops, restaurants and cafes to enjoy before the flight. These include World Duty Free, Boots, WHSmith, Boss, Harrods, Ted Baker, Jo Malone, Chanel, Kurt Geiger, Eat, La Salle, Rhubarb, Strada, Caviar House & Prunier Seafood Bar and Comptoir Libanais. Each terminal has airline and premium lounges, offering complimentary snacks, drinks and a quiet lounge.

Unlimited Wi-Fi access is available for passengers throughout the airport. You will also find mobile and laptop charging points in the terminals.  

Philadelphia International Airport

Philadelphia International Airport has 7 terminals, British Airways and American Airlines flights arrive into Terminal A and Delta flights arrive into Terminal D.

Philadelphia Airport is 9 miles away from downtown Philadelphia, and there are plenty of onward travel options available to get you to your final destination. These include buses, trains, taxis and car rental. Car rental desks for a variety of car hire companies can be found in each terminal, these are found after the baggage claim area.

The SEPTA train has stops at Terminal A and D; it is the quickest way to reach Philadelphia. Trains depart every 30 minutes and have a journey time of 25 minutes. There are a number of bus services departing from outside of the terminals, routes 32, 108 and 115 run to destinations in downtown Philadelphia.

Taxis are available from outside of the airport, taxis into Central Philadelphia have a fixed fare in operation. This is $28.50.

What to expect in Philadelphia

Philadelphia has played an important role in the history of the USA, this can be explored through museums and attractions throughout the city, alongside new cultural venues, festivals and events.

The climate in Philadelphia is typical of the east of the USA, it offers more distinct seasons compared to London, summers are hot and humid with high temperatures over 30oc, and winters are cold with frequent snowfall and below freezing temperatures.

The cost of living in Philadelphia is lower than London, a three course meal for two will cost around $62.50, around 10% cheaper and a one-way trip on public transport is $2.25.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is 5 hours behind London, UK.

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