Philadelphia International Airport
- Official Web site
- (215) 937-6937
- Airport security guidelines
- Check-in: Arrive at least one hour before departure for a domestic flight and two hours early for an international flight.
The airport is seven miles from downtown Philadelphia, also known as Center City.
Passenger pick-up: Drivers can wait for arriving passengers in the PennDOT "Park & Ride" lot on Bartram Avenue adjacent to the Southbound I-95 exit ramp for Cargo City. Get directions.
Cheapest: Economy parking is $9 per day. The remote lot is beyond Terminal F and has shuttle bus service around the clock.
Most convenient: Short-term parking on the ground level at baggage claim is $5 for the first hour and $38 a day. Other garage parking near the terminals is $17 daily.
Get more parking info: Check the airport Web site, call (215) 683-9840, or tune to 1630 AM within five miles of the airport.
Security: The airport will restrict parking within 300 feet of the terminals when the U.S. government deems the national security risk "severe" or "high." Check the current risk level.
Rail: The SEPTA commuter rail system connects the airport with five city and suburban stops. The one-way fare downtown is $6 in advance and $7 on board, and $2.
Cab: The flat fee for a cab ride to Center City is $25. Other destinations run $3.80 to start and $2.10 per mile. Find cabs at Zone 5.
Shuttle/limo: 215-937-6958. Limos are at Zone 6; shuttles at Zone 7.
More ground transportation options are available on the official airport site.
Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz and National serve the airport. Go to Zone 2 outside the baggage claim area to pick up a vehicle.
GETTING AROUND THE AIRPORT
ATMs: There are 15 ATM locations throughout the airport.
Lost and found: 215-937-6888. Located at Communications Center, Departures Roadway between Terminals C and D.
Mail facilities: Self-service postal centers are in the A-B walkway near Terminal A-East and on the C-D walkway near Terminal D. The UPS Store is on the passenger walkway between terminals A and B.
Wireless Internet: Available from more than 40 access points throughout the secure portions of the terminal. A 24-hour session costs $7.95.
Children: The interactive Aviation Play Station, designed for children ages 1-7, is near Gate D-10.
Traveler information: Airport Information Counters are in each terminal, open 24 hours a day in terminals B and C and 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. in all other terminals.
Or Call 301-540-2021
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