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Airports in Philadelphia

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)


Philadelphia International Airport has seven terminals, housing a big selection of restaurants and shops. The airport is one of the busiest in the world and the main gateway to Philadelphia, one of America's most culturally rich and diverse cities.

The immigration counters at Philadelphia Airport are often understaffed, so if you're travelling at peak periods then allow yourself enough time for queues and delays. Once you've dealt with the queues, the airport has a range of services on offer, including shoeshine facilities and a great art programme.


The airport is located eight miles (13km) from downtown Philadelphia.

Getting to the city

SEPTA operates public transport, providing a high-speed rail service between the airport terminals and central Philadelphia, which is the fastest connection to the city centre.

Trains depart every 30 minutes between 4.52am and 11.52pm every day, and the journey takes about 25 minutes. SEPTA Bus Routes 37, 108, and 115 also run to downtown Philadelphia. Taxis, shuttles, rental cars, and ride-hailing app services are also available.


GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).


Tel: (215) 937 6937

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Philadelphia International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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