Philadelphia International Airport
8000 Essington Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19153, USA
Telefon: (215) 937 6937.



The airport is located 11km (7 miles) from Philadelphia.


How to get there

From Philadelphia city centre, take Interstate 95 (I-95) south to the airport exit, or I-76 east following signs for the airport.

Information about parking possibilities at the Philadelphia International Airport


Access by public transport

A number of operators offer shuttle van services to and from the airport. Contact Ground Transportation Information (tel: (215) 937 6958) for details.

Taxis are available 24 hours from Zone 5 on the Commercial Transportation Roadway; there are also shuttle van/limousine services, available from Zone 7 on the same roadway. Information on ground transportation is available in the baggage reclaim areas (tel: (215) 937 6958).

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transport Authority (SEPTA) (tel: (215) 580 7800; operates the R1 high speed rail line running between each terminal and central Philadelphia. Journey time is around 35 minutes, and the fare is $7). SEPTA also provides transport to Amtrak's 30th Street Station and the Greyhound Bus Terminal.


Information desk

Airport Information counters are located in all terminals. General 24-hour information and language assistance is available from the Airport Communications Centre (tel: (215) 937 6937or TDD (215) 937 6755), by using any of the white telephones located throughout the airport or by speaking to a receptionist at the passenger assistance counter in the Terminal A baggage claim area.