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Journey Summary

Philadelphia to London Flight Information

Avg. Flight Duration
11 hours 24 minutes
Flight Price: $812
Flights Depart from:Philadelphia
Flights arrive in:London
Distance:5700 km
Airlines:United, American Airlines

Flights from Philadelphia to London: Journey Details

There are eleven code-share Philadelphia to London flights every day. Philadelphia to London flights depart from around 6:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. Direct Philadelphia to London flights are operated by British Airways, Iberia, Finnair, Virgin Atlantic and Delta Airlines, with a total journey time of about 10 hours, and approximately 7 hours in the air. Other airlines, including Air France, Air Berlin, KLM and United have connecting Philadelphia to London flights, with a total journey time of around 14 hours.

Flights from Philadelphia

Philadelphia to London flights depart from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), a large airport with several terminals, located just a short drive from the city. SEPTA trains, buses and taxis link the airport to central Philadelphia, while international and local car rental services are found within the terminals. Journey time into the city of Philadelphia is just twenty minutes. Philadelphia has a good transport system of buses and trolleybuses, as well as regional and local trains, all operated by SEPTA. There are also several above-ground and elevated subway train lines, some of which are high-speed. There is also a 'Night Owl' bus service.

Flying into London

Philadelphia to London flights land at Heathrow Airport (LHR). The airport, located 27 km from the city centre, has good transport links to London and the rest of the country by road, rail and bus. The Heathrow Express departs every fifteen minutes, taking approximately 30 minutes to reach London Paddington. Car rental offices and car parks are located across the airport and in the surrounding areas. Local and inter-city buses depart from the central bus station. Buses run to nearby mainline train stations, linking the airport to London Waterloo and London Paddington. London itself has a vast transport network, with overground and underground trains, as well as buses, operated by Transport for London.

Travel Tips

Flights from Philadelphia to London
Take a flight to London easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Philadelphia to London.
What are the travel restrictions for London, United Kingdom if I'm coming from Philadelphia, USA by plane?

Travel between Philadelphia, USA and London, United Kingdom by plane is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom from USA?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United States

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Philadelphia?

Conditions of entry:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 6/14/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight from Philadelphia to London as this information can change.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from London, United Kingdom to Philadelphia, USA?

Return travel from United Kingdom to USA is: Restricted.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Philadelphia from London?

Entry into USA is allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in USA from London?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • 10 day mandatory self quarantine, or COVID-19 testing on arrival with a minimum of 7 day self quarantine which ends following a second negative test
  • Test performed on day 3 of quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Philadelphia, USA?

The government of USA has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

Last checked on 6/16/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to Philadelphia from London.

How far is London from Philadelphia by plane?
The flight distance from Philadelphia to London is around 3533 miles (5699 km).
When is the earliest flight from Philadelphia to London? When is the last flight from Philadelphia to London?
The earliest flight departing from Philadelphia to London leaves at 5: 56 PM. The last flight departing from Philadelphia to London leaves at 5: 56 PM. You can find the latest Philadelphia to London flight schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Philadelphia 30th Street Station

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