Philadelphia is easy to get to by plane, train, bus or automobile, so no matter where you are coming from, you won’t have a hard time finding us. • Many travelers fly directly into Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), conveniently located seven miles (11 km) away. • SEPTA (Philadelphia’s public transit system) takes you from the airport to Center City in 20 minutes by train, and SEPTA’s Airport Line leaves in 30-minute intervals, with a one-way fare of approximately 8 USD. septa.org • Rather take a taxi? It’s only a 20-minute ride to Center City, and costs about 28.50 USD, plus gratuity. • You can also take an Amtrak train, rent a car or shuttle from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) or John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)—both are two hours or less by car.
For more information on other ground transportation options, visit phl.org Not only are we perfectly situated on the East Coast, we are also one of the world’s most walkable cities. In fact, there are hotels and restaurants at every price point in the heart of Center City, plus a top-rated public transit system and plenty of taxis to take you around. Thanks to founder William Penn’s smart and simple grid street design, our downtown is easy to navigate. The Schuylkill and Delaware Rivers border Center City’s 25 blocks on the east and west. Keep in mind that streets running east-west (south of Market Street) are named after trees, while north-south streets are numbered.