A cheap flight to Philadelphia from the UK can take anywhere between 8 hours, for a direct flight, to 15 hours with stopovers. For example, you can catch a direct flight from London Heathrow, or a cheap flight from East Midlands which will have one or two stopovers. Stopovers generally occur in New York, North Carolina, Georgia, and Michigan. The airlines which host these cheap flights include British Airways and U.S Airways for direct flights, and Virgin Atlantic, Lufthansa, KLM, AirFrance, United, American Airlines, and Delta for stopover options. Flights depart from most major UK airports including Manchester, Birmingham, and all London airports. All can be easily reached by trains, buses, or taxi. Flights arriving will generally use Philadelphia International Airport which is located about 7 miles from downtown Philadelphia. It can be easily accessed by public transportation and the airport itself hosts a bus service called SEPTA along with regional train services, shuttle buses, and taxis. There are also many wheelchair accessible areas and help for the handicapped in getting around. The airport also offers free wifi access that anyone can use.
The city of Philly is the largest in the state of Pennsylvania and has been nicknames the City of Brotherly Love. It's history goes back to the 1600s when it was founded by William Penn and was one of the busiest ports used in British America. It was the home of the Founding Fathers and the birthplace of the Declaration of Independence. The city is well known for its culture and arts, and offers everything from historical architecture to modern artistry. Known for its gorgeous parks and the famous Philly Cheese steak, the city offers fun and excitement for all ages.