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An appetite as big as its heart

With the Battlefields, Independence Hall and Liberty Bell, America’s ‘birthplace’ offers an array of historic attractions. It’s big on food - and friendliness. So after a hike or bike around Fairmount Park, indulgent cheesesteaks and South Street’s lively bars beckon.

Essential information for Philadelphia

Local time

Language

USA flag
American English

Currency

US Dollar $
Official currency of the United States

Flight information

8h 10m
Philadelphia
Direct flight

Flight Schedule

  • Fly daily to Philadelphia with Delta Air Lines or United.

Do I need a VISA?

Yes. You'll need to obtain approval no less than 72 hours prior to travel to the US via the ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) scheme.

Find out more about Travel Visas here »

Getting around

The best way to see Philadelphia and the sights it has to offer is on an historic trolley tour. You’ll be amazed as you hear about the history behind a city that founded a nation, cheered on Rocky and invented the soft pretzel. The flexible tours give you the freedom to get off at any one of the stops located close the main landmarks of the city.