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Airports in Philadelphia

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)

Overview

Philadelphia International Airport has two international terminals and five domestic ones. The terminals house over 160 restaurants and shops and the airport is one of the busiest airports in the world and the main gateway to one of America's most culturally rich and diverse cities - Philly, or Philadelphia.

The immigration counters at Philly 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.

Location

The airport is located seven miles (11km) from downtown Philadelphia.

Getting to the city

Public transport is operated by SEPTA, which provides a high-speed rail service between the airport terminals and central Philadelphia, which is the fastest connection to the city centre. Fares are $6.50 one way. Philadelphia Trains depart regularly between 5am and midnight every day, and the journey takes about 25 minutes. SEPTA Bus Routes 37, 108 and 115 also run to downtown Philadelphia. Taxis, shuttles and rental cars are also available.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 215 937 6937.

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

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