Flights to Philadelphia

Known as the birthplace of American democracy, Philly is home to an incredible array of treasures, including Independence Hall, The Franklin Institute and, of course, the famous Rocky Steps. Soak in the rich history, world-class art and so much more on a trip to Philadelphia.

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Cheap flights to Philadelphia from Edinburgh

Grab yourself a cheap flight to Philadelphia and discover how easy it is to travel to North America with Aer Lingus. Connect in Dublin where you can pre-clear U.S. immigration before boarding your flight - that means you can grab your bags and go when you land in Philadelphia! 

Why Visit Philadelphia?

As the birthplace of America, Philadelphia has endured centuries of peril, challenges and conquest, and remains one of the nation's top attractions. Historical buildings, sculptures and murals line streets that were once walked by the Founding Fathers of the United States. Weather varies throughout the seasons, vacillating between mild springs, hot summers, and chilly winters, but people can always be seen out and about in the City of Brotherly Love.

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Flights in brief

Connect in Dublin then fly direct to Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)

Average flight time: 7 hours 25 minutes

Frequency: Daily during summer schedule

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7 reasons to visit Philadelphia

History, culture and everything in between come together in Philadelphia. We recently visited the City of Brotherly Love. Check out our seven reasons why Philly should be on your list of places to visit...

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Useful facts on Philadelphia

International dialling code: +1 / 001

Area code: 215 & 267

Currency: US Dollar, $1 = 100 cents

Emergency numbers: 911

Population:  1,553,165

Philadelphia tourist information

Independence Visitor Center

Independence National Historical Park, 1 N Independence Mall W, Philadelphia

+1 800 537 7676

Daily 8.30am-6pm

Philadelphia International airport

All Aer Lingus flights to Philadelphia arrive at Philadelphia International airport (PHL), which is located approximately 7 miles from downtown Philadelphia

Rail service to PHL is available via SEPTA’s Airport Rail Line. The general transportation system is a network of public transit, taxicab, shuttle, and limousine services.

Airport Address: 

Philadelphia International Airport
8000 Essington Avenue,
PA 19153

Telehone: +1 215 937 6937


Public transport


Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, SEPTA, provides train service between Center City and the Airport on the Airport Regional Rail Line. Trains run every 30 minutes and operate from 4:52 am to 11:52 pm (Center City to Airport) and from 5:07 am to 12:30 am (Airport to Center City).

Stations on the Airport Regional Rail Line include Terminal E/F, Terminal C/D, Terminal B, Terminal A (East), Eastwick, University City, 30th Street, and three Center City stations along Market Street, including 30th Street, along with Suburban Station and Jefferson Station. All stations on the Airport Line are wheelchair accessible.



The following cab companies serve the Philadelphia area:

Homestead Taxi - +1 215 855 9006

Freedom Taxi - +1 215 222 9999

Philadelphia Taxicab Service - +1 215 535 6700

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