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Steeped in history, rich in art and architecture, and the birthplace of the Revolution, Philadelphia (Philly) is an exciting destination to explore. The city also boasts a vibrant nightlife, premier league sports teams, and a delectable culinary experience. Philly’s historic sites and heritage monuments attract domestic and international tourists as well as many school field trips, particularly in the summer months from June – August. Flights and hotels tend to be expensive at this time of the year. To experience shorter lines and reasonable rates for travel and accommodation, visit Philly in the spring months from March – May. Average temperatures range around 40 degrees Fahrenheit in March and rise up to 60 degrees Fahrenheit by May. September is another good month to visit and cash in on attractive airfares and hotel rates. However, the cheapest time to visit the city is in the low season from November – February. The average temperatures hover around 30 degrees Fahrenheit during this time.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Philadelphia?

From most locations, the cheapest flights to Philadelphia can be found during the month of January; however great deals can be found at other times.

When is the best time to book a flight to Philadelphia?

Most flyers found that booking flight tickets 25 days in advance of their planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Philadelphia.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Philadelphia?

In general, booking your departure to Philadelphia for a Saturday represents the best deal on airfare. Try to avoid a Sunday departure to stay away from the highest prices.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly to Philadelphia?

In general, when looking for the cheapest flight to Philadelphia, our data indicates that evening flights are the most cost-effective. afternoon flights tend to be the most expensive.


Philadelphia flight deals found on momondo

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Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines
28 Apr
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson airport
2h 02m
PHL
Philadelphia airport
Spirit Airlines
29 Apr
PHL
Philadelphia airport
2h 18m
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson airport
$53
Frontier
Frontier
18 Mar
MCO
Orlando airport
2h 35m
PHL
Philadelphia airport
Frontier
31 Mar
PHL
Philadelphia airport
2h 49m
MCO
Orlando airport
$57
Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines
11 Mar
FLL
Fort Lauderdale airport
2h 44m
PHL
Philadelphia airport
Spirit Airlines
16 Mar
PHL
Philadelphia airport
2h 46m
FLL
Fort Lauderdale airport
$59
Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines
01 Apr
MCO
Orlando airport
2h 29m
PHL
Philadelphia airport
Spirit Airlines
15 Apr
PHL
Philadelphia airport
2h 43m
MCO
Orlando airport
$63
Major Airline
Major Airline
28 Apr
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson airport
2h 14m
PHL
Philadelphia airport
Major Airline
02 May
PHL
Philadelphia airport
2h 18m
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson airport
$64
Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines
11 Mar
MCO
Orlando airport
2h 28m
PHL
Philadelphia airport
Spirit Airlines
15 Mar
PHL
Philadelphia airport
2h 45m
MCO
Orlando airport
$64
JetBlue
JetBlue
30 Apr
BOS
Boston Logan Intl airport
1h 42m
PHL
Philadelphia airport
JetBlue
05 May
PHL
Philadelphia airport
1h 22m
BOS
Boston Logan Intl airport
$102
JetBlue
JetBlue
03 Jun
BOS
Boston Logan Intl airport
1h 34m
PHL
Philadelphia airport
JetBlue
11 Jun
PHL
Philadelphia airport
1h 35m
BOS
Boston Logan Intl airport
$87
Frontier
Frontier
02 May
BOS
Boston Logan Intl airport
1h 45m
PHL
Philadelphia airport
Frontier
05 May
PHL
Philadelphia airport
1h 29m
BOS
Boston Logan Intl airport
$82
Delta
Delta
21 Jul
BOS
Boston Logan Intl airport
1h 39m
PHL
Philadelphia airport
Delta
22 Jul
PHL
Philadelphia airport
1h 46m
BOS
Boston Logan Intl airport
$102
Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines
28 Apr
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson airport
2h 02m
PHL
Philadelphia airport
Spirit Airlines
29 Apr
PHL
Philadelphia airport
2h 18m
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson airport
$53
American Airlines
American Airlines
23 Jul
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
2h 00m
PHL
Philadelphia airport
American Airlines
28 Jul
PHL
Philadelphia airport
2h 22m
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl airport
$97

Which airlines fly to Philadelphia?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Philadelphia

All major U.S. carriers offer direct domestic flights to Philadelphia. You can choose from American Airlines, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Alaska Airlines, jetBlue Airways, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and Virgin America.


How to get from the airport to Philadelphia city center?

Below you will find all the airports in Philadelphia along with the distance from the city center

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)

PHL is located approximately 13 miles south of Philadelphia’s downtown area (locally known as Center City). The airport connects to all areas of Philly through various modes of transportation.

Trains

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) operates trains from the airport to Center City as part of the Airport Regional Rail Line. Trains run every 30 minutes from approximately 5:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. The one-way fare is $6.75 USD up to Center City, and $9.25 USD to any other station beyond Center City. The ride to Center City takes approximately 25 minutes.

Buses

SEPTA operates bus routes #37, #108, and #115 from Zone 1 on Arrivals Road, outside of baggage claim. These routes travel to other parts of Philadelphia and do not pass through Center City. The single-ride transit fare is $2.50 USD and transfers are available on-board the buses for an additional $1.00 USD.

Taxis

Taxicabs are readily available at Zone 5 on the Commercial Transportation Roadway. Several taxi companies offer services from the airport to all areas of Philly. There is a $28.50 USD flat rate charge (including one-way fare and airport access fee) to travel to Center City Philadelphia. Every additional passenger is charged $1.00 USD on flat rate trips. For all other parts of the city, metered fares are applicable. Flag down is $2.70 USD and each additional mile is $2.30 USD. Minimum fare for any ride originating from the airport is $10.00 USD.

Sedan, limousine services and shared-ride vans

You can find sedan and limousine services from Zone 6 and shared-ride van services from Zone 7 on the Commercial Transportation Roadway. To reserve a ride to your destination, visit the Ground Transportation Information desk located in each baggage claim area.

Car rentals

You can reach the rental car companies through the Ground Transportation Information desks located in Baggage Claims A-East, B/C and D/E. It is also worth checking for deals on car rentals with momondo.


Popular routes to Philadelphia

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How to get around in Philadelphia?

Philly’s downtown area is quite compact, and several colorful “Walk! Philadelphia” signs encourage you to explore the city on foot. In the Center City area, streets are laid out in a simple grid-based pattern, and you are sure to find shops, cafés, museums and parks at every turn. If your feet get weary or if you have to cover longer distances, there are several other modes of transportation within the city.

Public Transportation

SEPTA operate buses, the subway and a trolley system, connecting the downtown area with other parts of Philly. Single ride fares start at $2.50 USD. The purple PHLASH buses that operate seasonally stop at most of the popular attractions. The fare is $2.00 USD per ride or $5.00 USD for an all-day pass.

Bikes

Biking is a popular way to get around in Philly. There are plenty of bike rental shops located all over the city. You can also explore the city’s official bike-share program called Indego. With a 1-day pass that costs $10.00 USD, you can enjoy unlimited 30-minute trips and access to bikes at any bike station within the city.

Taxis

Taxis are available throughout Philadelphia and you can hail one directly from the street. Ride-share options such as Uber also operate in the city.

Cars

If you don’t mind spending time looking for parking spaces, paying expensive parking charges, and navigating through busy traffic while dealing with several one-way streets, driving is another option to get around in Philadelphia.


What are the visa and passport requirements when flying to Philadelphia?

No visa is required for domestic travelers within the U.S. For foreign nationals, please check the U.S. Department of State website.


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Additional info and tips about visiting Philadelphia

Things to do and places of interest in Philadelphia

Apart from being home to the “most historic square mile” in the U.S., Philadelphia offers world-class museums, historic farmers’ markets, trend-setting music, and elegant architecture. There is so much to see and do in this city that you may have to pick and choose what to explore each time you visit Philly.

  • In the Independence National Historical Park, visit sites such as the Independence Hall, the iconic Liberty Bell, the Benjamin Franklin Museum, and Franklin Court.
  • Explore interactive museums such as Betsy Ross House, the Please Touch Museum, the Mütter Museum of medical oddities, and The Franklin Institute science museum.
  • Admire Oriental, Gothic, Egyptian, Renaissance, Ionic, Corinthian, and Norman architecture at a single site, the Masonic Temple.
  • Check out impressive works of art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
  • Enjoy a leisurely stroll or picnic lunch in the lush green expanse of Rittenhouse Square.
  • Watch a live performance of the Philadelphia Orchestra at the beautiful, accordion-shaped Kimmel Center for the performing arts.

Tips and tricks for visiting Philadelphia

Explore the city’s culinary offerings

Wander around the sprawling Italian Market and take in the aromas of a wide variety of cheeses, handmade pastas, and gourmet pastries. Sample delicious Amish donuts, and gorge on several Philly specialties at Reading Terminal Market. Enjoy mouth-watering Japanese fare served in the spaceship-shaped Morimoto. Try Cuban and Caribbean specialties at Alma de Cuba, a Havana-inspired restaurant. The traditional Philly cheese steak at Dalessandro’s or Pat’s King of Steaks is an absolute must-try.

Discover the world’s largest outdoor art gallery

Philly encourages local artists to use the city’s architecture for street art and boasts two Mural Mile routes, filled with vibrant murals and graffiti walls, north and south of Market Street. Opt for a guided Mural Mile Walking Tour to get interesting insights into the people, places, and themes of each mural.

*Flight prices to Philadelphia are based on prices for economy tickets found by momondo users during searches within the last 72 hours. These prices may no longer be available.