Transportation

Transportation

Driving
About 40% of the population of the US is within a one days drive from Philadelphia.  Need directions?  Ask Google.

Airlines
The Academy of Natural Sciences is only 12 miles from the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).

With over 130 daily non-stop destinations, including 38 international destinations in 20 countries, it is the a key airport in the northeastern US.  Major airlines include American/US Airways, Air Canada Express, Delta, Southwest, Frontier, United, British Airways, Lufthansa, and Qatar.

There are several choices for travel from PHL to Center City Philadelphia

Taxi
There is a $28.50 flat rate fee from the PHL to Center City Philadelphia, plus $1 per person additional after the first passenger with a $3 maximum.

Train – SEPTA
There are SEPTA terminals at each PHL terminal.  The flat rate fee from PHL is $8.00.  The “Suburban Station” stop is the closest to The Academy of Natural Sciences and the hotels.

Shuttles
Shuttles are arranged after landing with baggage in hand at the “Ground Transportation Information desk” located in each terminal near baggage claim.

The below listed carriers serve center city.  Please contact them for current rates.Airport One Direct, (215) 677-3544
American Limo, (484) 368-7041
Atlantic Sedan Service, (610) 659-8513
Lady Liberty, (215) 724-8888
Tropiano, (800)-559-2040

Rental Cars
Most major car rental providers are at the airport.