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The cheapest times to fly from LHR to PHL are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • May 14th to July 1st
  • October 22nd to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from LHR to PHL is late January. Prices can be as high as $864 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $374 for Tuesday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to Philadelphia

Flying from London (LHR) to Philadelphia, PA (PHL) will usually cost between $401 to $769 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $406. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $801. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $395 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $456 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LHR to PHL flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LHR to PHL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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LHR to PHL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LHR to PHL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $64 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $476. Return trip prices are from the PHL to LHR flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LHR to PHL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 21 minutes may be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from LHR to PHL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 14.60% less expensive than PHL
  • Nonstop flights available

See LHR to JFK flights

Destination alternative #2: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 13.72% less expensive than PHL
  • Nonstop flights available

See LHR to EWR flights

Destination alternative #3: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 13.61% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See LHR to LGA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LHR to PHL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, Frontier, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Philadelphia International Airport to London Heathrow Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3535 miles or 5689 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LHR to PHL?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LHR to PHL flight is about 7 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Philadelphia, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from LHR to PHL.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeLHR
Origination airport nameLondon Heathrow Airport
CityLondon
Countrythe United Kingdom
Latitude51.5
Longitude-0.5

Return Airport

Destination codePHL
Destination airport namePhiladelphia International Airport
CityPhiladelphia, PA
Countrythe United States
Latitude39.9
Longitude-75.2

 

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