Travel Responsibly: As the region recovers from COVID-19, safety guidelines have evolved at attractions, restaurants, shops and hotels. Advance tickets or reservations remain recommended or necessary at many spots. Your best bet: Check online or call ahead.
Large, detailed map of the downtown area (Source: Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau). Click the download button below.
A map of PHLASH’s 22 stops, located from the Delaware River Waterfront to Fairmount Park. Click the download button below.
Download the PHLASH map
A clickable map of SEPTA’s Regional Rail, Subway and Trolley routes
A map of Center City Philadelphia’s SEPTA routes with attractions highlighted. Click the download button below.
A detailed map of the “Historic” section of downtown Philadelphia. Click the download button below.
Explore the neighborhoods and towns in and around Philadelphia
Getting to Philadelphia is easy! You could be savoring a Philly cheesesteak at the iconic Reading Terminal Market by driving less than two hours from New York City. Or running up the Philadelphia Museum of Art steps à la Rocky in less than three hours from Washington, D.C. Or discovering the City of Brotherly Love’s rich history by exiting just two minutes off I-95. Amtrak trains run often along the Northeast Corridor and the Philadelphia International Airport is served by more than 20 major airlines.
A convenient destination from just about anywhere on the East Coast, Philadelphia is accessible from the south via I-95 North; from the north via the New Jersey Turnpike or I-95 South; from the west via the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-276) and the Schuylkill Expressway (I-76 East); and from the east via the Atlantic City Expressway and Route 42 North.
Cross over the Delaware River from neighboring New Jersey on one of several bridges, including the Benjamin Franklin, Walt Whitman, Commodore Barry and Betsy Ross.
Map apps like Waze, Google Maps and MapQuest can be used for detailed, address-to-address directions.
Want to know how much you’ll spend on gas? Check out AAA’s Gas Cost Calculator.
For more detailed information on getting to Philly by car, including important parking information, as well as plane, train and bus info, click the button below.