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How To Get to Philadelphia International Airport


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Philadelphia International Airport is one of the busiest in the nation. It is a major hub for U.S. Air. Getting to the airport is easy from almost anywhere in the area.
Difficulty: Easy
Time Required: 10 minutes to 1 hour

Here's How:

  1. Driving from Center City take I-95 South to the Philadelphia International Airport exit or take the Schuylkill Expressway (I-76) East and follow signs to the airport.
  2. Driving from the PA Turnpike, exit at the mid-county exit (Rt. 476) and take 476 South to I-95. Take I-95 to the Philadelphia International Airport exit.
  3. Driving from New Jersey take exit 3 and follow the signs to the Walt Whitman Bridge. After the toll plaza stay in the far right lane and take I-95 South to the Philadelphia Airport exit.
  4. Driving from Delaware take I-95 North to the Philadelphia International Airport Exit.
  5. Short term parking is available in Terminals A, B, C, D and E. Long term garage parking is available in terminals A, B, C and D. A remote exterior lot is located past Terminal E. Shuttle buses are available 24 hrs. a day.
  6. There are many private park and ride facilities available along I-95 where you can park and be taken to the airport via van.
  7. By train, the R1 High Speed Rail Line can be boarded at Eastwick Station, University City, 30th Street Station, Penn Center Suburban Station, and Market East/The Gallery. It costs $5.00 one-way to Center City.
  8. SEPTA's ParaTransit Division (Zone1 $ 2.25 base fare) and Bus Routes 37 and 108 (Zone 1 $1.60 one-way plus $.40 for each transfer) also stop at the airport.
  9. You can also take a cab, limousine or many other forms of private transit to the airport. Most hotels in the area offer shuttle service to and from the airport.


  1. If you drive and park at a remote lot you should add an extra 30 minutes to an hour to your trip.
  2. Remote private lots are much less expensive and also more secure than parking in the airport garages.
  3. Take advantage of the free shuttles to and from the airport.

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