Visa & Customs Information
Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)
Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is the only major airport with Thirty airlines offer more than 600 daily departures to 124 cities, including 38 international destinations. It’s a 25-minute ride by SEPTA or a 10-minute ride in a taxi from Philadelphia International Airport to Center City. SEPTA’s Airport Line leaves in 30-minute intervals, and a one-way fare is $7. The taxi ride costs a flat rate of $28.50. Click here or call the Airport Ground Transportation Hotline at 215-937-6958 for information on other ground transportation options.
Philadelphia 30th Street Train Station (Amtrak/ NJ Transit/Buses)
Via Amtrak’s Acela Express line (operating from 30th Street Station), Philadelphia is 1 hour and 20 minutes from New York City and 1 hour and 45 minutes from Washington, D.C. Megabus and Boltbus also offer low-cost express bus routes throughout the Northeast Corridor.
A project is underway to renovate the 30th Street side of the Philadelphia station (West Plaza) and parking deck, which will affect access to the station – please visit Amtrak’s website to learn more. Please also view Amtrak Police’s pocket card for reporting suspicious behavior while traveling.
There are 8 driving routes into and more than 40 parking lots and garages in Center City. Pay with cash or credit or purchase a reloadable Smart Card. For a printable map of downtown parking, visit philapark.org.