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CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Atlanta TO Philadelphia

Atlanta (ATL) to Philadelphia (PHL)

Typically, flights to Philadelphia from Atlanta are cheaper when flying from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Philadelphia, which has an average price of $122

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO PHILADELPHIA FROM ATLANTAAugust49% cheaperFlying from Atlanta to Philadelphia costs on average just $63 in August
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO PHILADELPHIA FROM ATLANTANovember64% more expensiveIt costs about $201 for flights to Philadelphia from Atlanta in November
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO PHILADELPHIA FROM ATLANTADecember115% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Philadelphia from Atlanta in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Philadelphia?

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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 absolute cheapest flight to Philadelphia?

The best deal found on momondo in the last two weeks was a flight to Philadelphia from Albany, New York for $30. This is 95% cheaper than most flight deals to Philadelphia. To find the cheapest price to Philadelphia from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Philadelphia?

The cheapest month to fly to Philadelphia from United States is in January. Flight prices, which tend to average around $119, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. The month of February is another great option to travel to Philadelphia, with average flight prices from United States averaging around $200.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Philadelphia?

Most flyers found that booking tickets 52 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Philadelphia. During this timeframe, flight prices are around $256. However, flight prices might be lower outside of this timeframe. For example, people recently found flights to Philadelphia from United States for as low as $64 on momondo.

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

The cheapest day to depart from United States to Philadelphia is on a Wednesday. Travelers who choose to depart for Philadelphia on a Wednesday will often find tickets for as low as $245. On the other hand, Sunday is the most expensive day to depart from United States because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travelers. As a result, prices tend to be around $346.

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

According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Philadelphia is in the evening. momondo users have found flights departing from United States to Philadelphia in the evening for as low as $91. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Philadelphia is in the afternoon when prices are around $286.

Is there a good place to hike near Philadelphia?

Hikers looking for a more family-friendly day in the great outdoors would be best suited to plan their flight to Philadelphia for October, when they can visit Benjamin Franklin Parkway and enjoy all that the park has to offer.

When is it best to fly to Philadelphia to go sightseeing?

Most momondo users would consider April, May, and September to be the best times to fly to Philadelphia to see sights like University of Pennsylvania, Historic City Hall, and Citizens Bank Park. Typically, the weather in Philadelphia is under 70 degrees fahrenheit but still warm and the chance of rain is only moderate.

Is there an alternative airport near Philadelphia?

Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Philadelphia is possible. If you are planning a flight to Philadelphia, consider booking flights to Atlantic City Airport (46 mi from Philadelphia city center), Newark Airport (73 mi from Philadelphia city center), New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport (86 mi from Philadelphia city center), New York LaGuardia Airport (88 mi from Philadelphia city center) or New Windsor Stewart Airport (120 mi from Philadelphia city center).

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Philadelphia?

You can find deals at New York LaGuardia Airport for $460pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.


What are the current travel restrictions for Philadelphia?

Currently, United States travel restrictions include travel to Philadelphia.

Entry restrictions

The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, Most European Countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City), the UK, Ireland, Brazil and South Africa in the past 14 days. With the exception of certain travelers which includes certain family members of US citizens or permanent residents including; spouses, children (under the age of 21), parents (provided that his/her US citizen or permanent resident child is unmarried and under the age of 21), and siblings (provided that both the sibling and the US citizen or permanent resident are unmarried and under the age of 21); There is also an exception for travelers with the following visas: A-1, A-2, C-1, C-1/D, C-2, C-3, CR-1, CR-2, D, E-1 (as an employee of TECRO or TECO or the employee's immediate family members), G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, IR-1, IR-4, IH-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 visa; Members of the US Armed Forces, spouses, and children of members of the US Armed Forces; Travelers with invitation of the USA government for a purpose related to the containment/mitigation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19); Travelers with documents issued by the US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection, or US Department of State indicating that the traveler is exempt from the restriction; B1 crew crewmembers that are engaged in lightering, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) activity, wind farm activity, private air/sea crew and other similar crewmember activities; Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the UK or Schengen Area in the past 14 days.

Entry requirements

All travelers, 2 years of age or older (including US citizens and transit passenger) must present a negative COVID-19 viral or antigen test result issued 72 hours prior to departure or have a proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding the plane. Travelers must complete a disclosure and attestation form before departure. Exemptions or waiver to the testing requirements may be granted by the CDC on an extremely limited basis when emergency travel (like an emergency medical evacuation) must occur to preserve someone’s life, health against a serious danger, or physical safety and testing cannot be completed before travel. US citizens and permanent residents arriving from the UK must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure. Travelers arriving in New York State must complete the Traveler Health Form. Travelers arriving in Massachusetts must complete the Massachusetts Health Form.

Quarantine requirements

Travelers are advised to get tested 3-5 days after travel and stay home and self-quarantine for 7 days after travel. Even if they test negative, they must still stay home and self-quarantine for the full 7 days. If the test is positive, isolate to protect others from getting infected.​​ Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​

All other info

Travelers are subject to COVID-19 measures set by the state/territory of their final destination. For more information go to CDC website.

If you are planning to travel to Philadelphia at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Philadelphia flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Philadelphia found recently by users on momondo
Multiple Airlines
Jun 30
ATL10:26 amAtlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
1h 57m
PHL12:23 pmPhiladelphia
Jul 4
PHL4:21 amPhiladelphia
2h 07m
ATL6:28 amAtlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
Jul 1
ATL12:57 pmAtlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
2h 12m
PHL3:09 pmPhiladelphia
Jul 4
PHL4:21 amPhiladelphia
2h 07m
ATL6:28 amAtlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
Jul 31
ATL2:00 amAtlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
1h 56m
PHL3:56 amPhiladelphia
Aug 3
PHL4:00 amPhiladelphia
2h 23m
ATL6:23 amAtlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
Jul 23
ATL7:38 amAtlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
2h 08m
PHL9:46 amPhiladelphia
Jul 25
PHL3:00 amPhiladelphia
2h 12m
ATL5:12 amAtlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Multiple Airlines
Sep 4
ATL7:23 amAtlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
2h 08m
PHL9:31 amPhiladelphia
Sep 8
PHL12:45 pmPhiladelphia
2h 19m
ATL3:04 pmAtlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
Aug 6
ATL7:38 amAtlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
2h 08m
PHL9:46 amPhiladelphia
Aug 9
PHL5:15 amPhiladelphia
2h 20m
ATL7:35 amAtlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Philadelphia

If you're looking for one-way flights to Philadelphia, view some of our deals below provided by Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines
Jun 23
ATL10:26 amAtlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
1h 57m
PHL12:23 pmPhiladelphia
Spirit Airlines
Jun 24
ATL10:26 amAtlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
1h 57m
PHL12:23 pmPhiladelphia
Spirit Airlines
Jun 30
ATL10:26 amAtlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
1h 57m
PHL12:23 pmPhiladelphia

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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Atlanta to Philadelphia Flights
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Ontario to Philadelphia Flights
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Seattle to Philadelphia Flights
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$185
Phoenix to Philadelphia Flights
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$200
San Francisco to Philadelphia Flights
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5h 16m
Cheapest price
$242
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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.


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.


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