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Overview: Philadelphia to London flight

distanceDistance3533 miles (5699 km)
changesDirect flightYes

Flights from Philadelphia to London cover the 3533 miles (5699 km) long route with our travel partners like. There are direct flight services available.

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.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by plane from Philadelphia, USA to London, United Kingdom?

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

Is international entry into London from Philadelphia restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 1/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight between Philadelphia and London closer to your date of departure here

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to USA from London, United Kingdom?

Return travel from United Kingdom to USA is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival

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 1/26/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to Philadelphia from London.

How far is Philadelphia to London by plane?

The Philadelphia to London flight distance is approximately 3533 miles (5699 km).

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