Traveling to Philadelphia

Philadelphia is easily accessible by airplane, train, and car.

Philadelphia International Airport

You will be flying into the Philadelphia International Airport; the airport code is PHL. The airport is located about 15 minutes from downtown Philadelphia. The following options are available for traveling between downtown and the airport:

From here take the subway (blue line, aka Market-Frankford line) to 2nd and Market, 2 blocks from hotel.
Airport shuttlePick up the airport shuttle at the baggage claim. The cost is $10.00 each way.
TaxiThere is a $20.00 flat rate to Center City, Philadelphia from the airport.
Regional railThere is a $5.50 fee to take the SEPTA R1 line from the airport to downtown Philadelphia. Market East (approx. 1 mile west of the hotel) is the closest station to the hotel.
CarDriving directions to/from the airport are available here.

Amtrak 30th Street Station

You will be arriving at Amtrak's 30th street station. Amtrak schedules are available here. The station is located just west of downtown, 3 - 4 miles west of the hotel. The following options are available for traveling between 30th street station and the hotel:

TaxiAvailable outside the south door of 30th street station
SubwayCatch the subway (blue line, aka Market-Frankford line) from 30th Street Station to 2nd and Market, 2 blocks from hotel.
CarMapquest driving directions are available here (pdf).

Car

The two major expressways to Philadelphia are I-76 and I-95. Helpful sites include:

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation www.dot.state.pa.us
Pennsylvania Highways www.pahighways.com
Philadelphia Area Roads, Crossings, and Exits www.phillyroads.com

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