Travel to Pennsylvania

Flying to Pennsylvania

Flight times:

From London to Philadelphia is 8 hours, and to Pittsburgh is 11 hours (connecting flights).

Airport guides

Airport Code: PHL. Location: Philadelphia International Airport is located 11km (7 miles) southwest of central Philadelphia. Money: Numerous ATMs are available throughout Philadelphia International Airport. Bureau de change kiosks... Read more

Airport Code: PIT. Location: Pittsburgh International Airport is situated 22km (14 miles) west of Pittsburgh. Money: ATMs and bureaux de change can be found in both terminals. Read more

Travel by rail

Pennsylvania has dozens of passenger railroads ( in addition to mainline Amtrak (tel: +1 800 872 7245, in the USA only; services. Philadelphia is home to one of Amtrak's busiest stations, at 30th Street, which is served by the 'Acela Express' service linking Washington, DC (journey time - 1 hour 50 minutes) with New York City (journey time - 1 hour 20 minutes) and Boston (journey time - 5 hours 35 minutes). Free transfers to the urban transportation system, run by SEPTA, are available to Amtrak passengers (request upon ticket purchase). Pittsburgh has daily Amtrak services to Chicago, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, DC.

Getting to Pennsylvania by boat

Pennsylvania has three of the country's busiest ports within its borders. Philadelphia ( is the largest freshwater port in the world. Erie ( is one of the major Great Lakes ports and Pittsburgh ( is one of the nation's largest inland ports, providing access to the extensive 1,400km (900-mile) USA inland waterway system.

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