Philadelphia Transportation

  • Septa Rail at 30th Street Station
    Septa Rail at 30th Street Station
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  • Subway entrance is across 30th Street
    Subway entrance is across 30th Street
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  • Exit here for Market Frankford Line
    Exit here for Market Frankford Line
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  • 1. 30th Street Station

    In my previous review of 30th Street Station, I noted how to get from the main concourse to the Market-Frankford Subway Line, and to the Mega & the Bolt Bus Line. In this review I'll discuss parking...

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  • 2. Philadelphia International Airport

    Philly Airport (PHL) is not ALL bad, but it is known to be frustrating. Here's what you need to know: If you are just passing through - allow for a roomy layover. Philly is notorious for delays,...

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  • 3. SEPTA

    You can catch a bus any where in this city. For schedual information call the numbers below or visit the web site. Septa rules this town. As always be careful of strangers here! This is a great way to...

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  • 4. Driving to Philly

    The parking here sucks....if you can even find any. And the parking garages rape you on charges. The parking authority keeps really close track of your vehicle also,it's their job. The streets are...

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  • 5. Cabs of Philly

    If you are looking to travel in style for your business meeting or travel between your hotel and Philadelphia airport PHL Limousine is the way to go. They have nice vehicles with WiFi so could do some...

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  • 6. Carriage rides

    The historic district of Philadelphia is seen at its best from horse and carriage--after all, this is how our founding fathers saw it! As we walked towards Arch Street, we saw a number of carriages...

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  • 7. Phlash

    With only a day to visit town, we used this resurce quiet often and with satisfaction. It covers the touristy area, runs four times an hour, and cost $2 by trip. It stops close to the main attractions...

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  • 8. Walking

    In Philadelphia the big thing for the tourists seems to be taking the 'duck' tour. You know, the novelty open buses which can go into water. If you're interested in them they cost about $20 or so. But...

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  • 9. The Big Bus Company

    BOLT BUS is a spin off from its parent company Grey Hound Bus. Prices fluctuate but its from $1 to about $15 to Philidelphia one way. Supposedly the earlier you reserve, the cheaper it is. No...

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  • 10. River Link Ferry

    The best way to travel between Philadelphia and Camden is by ferry boat. Not only does it save you from sitting in traffic, but it also affords some great views of Philadelphia and Camden. It goes...

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  • 11. Philadelphia Map

    Sitting in a two-mile long traffic jam on the interstate is no fun. The website below shows any major problems on the major highways in the Philly area. Just access the website and run the cursor over...

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  • 12. The Ducks

    Philly's fun attraction is the land and water sightseeing tour all-in-one. We saw the DUCKS amphibian car/boat at Penn's Landing part-way through its tour. Ride the DUCKS tour for 80 minutes of...

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  • 13. Trolley

    Tour historic Philadelphia on the Victorian Trolley departing from 5th and Market daily. A 90 minute city tour takes you to 20 of Philadelphia's most popular sights. Tickets can be purchased at the...

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  • 14. NJ Transit to Atlantic City

    If you're looking to get to/from Philadelphia to/from Atlantic City, then NJ Transit may be one of your best options.The train takes approximately...

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  • 15. Leave the driving to Gus

    Cities of the American northeast – Boston, Philadelphia, and New York – might not be the world’s cheapest, but you can save a bundle by taking advantage of the...

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  • 16. Boltbus and Megabus

    Since I don't drive, I'm all about public transportation. A trip to Philly used to mean 4 trains and $35. Then, my best friend told me about the Boltbus and...

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  • 17. We took the Train in from Westmont NJ

    We opted to park our car at the WESTMONT Train station in Cherry Hill area of NJ. It was only about a five minute drive from our hotel. We paid $2.15 each for...

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  • 18. hop on hop off bus

    Like in most of touristic cities in the world there is also a hop on hop off bus(pic 1) here in Philadelphia too. I guess it’s good to tour the city if you are...

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  • 19. how to move around

    walkingOur hotel was located in downtown because most of the sites are in walking distance in Philadelphia. Actually you can see most of the main sites in some...

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  • 20. How to go there

    BusWe arrived in Philadelphia by bus from New York. The trip was 2 Hours long and we payed only $1! Megabus is an amazing low cost company that has some great...

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  • 21. The Port of Philadelphia

    The Port of Philadelphia is located on the Delaware River, with very easy access to three major railroads and I-95 and I-76. The port handles large quantities...

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  • 22. Driving and parking in Philly

    Philly is not a bad city to drive in, the grid pattern of streets is easy to figure out, and the rivers and City Hall provide good navigational landmarks....

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  • 23. Parking on a meter

    If you are going to be in the city for a couple of days and are planning to rent a car to get around, you can buy a parking meter smart card. It comes in $50,...

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  • 24. Cheap but Unreliable: New Century China Town Bus

    If you want to travel cheap between Philadelphia and New York or D.C. The New Century China Town Bus line is an option. The only problem is that its extremely...

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  • 25. Getting There

    By Air : Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is located about 7 miles from downtown Philadelphia. There is a rail service to the Airport is available on...

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