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Airport: 

Philadelphia International Airport
8500 Essington Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
(215) 937-6800
  
Driving directions to Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia from Airport:  Head east 1.0 miles, take the ramp to PA-291E, 0.7 miles, then take exit 13 to merge onto PA-291E toward I-76 W/Valley Forge, 2.5 miles, then turn left onto S 26th Street about 1.0 miles, then take the ramp onto I-76 W about 2.7 miles.  Take exit 345 toward 30th Street about 0.1 miles and continue straight onto Schuykill Avenue W about 0.1 miles.  Turn right on Market Street at 0.9 miles, turn right onto N 15th Street, 112 feet and slight left onto S. Penn Square about 479 feet and slight right onto Avenue of the Arts and you’re at the hotel.

Taxis:  The Philadelphia Parking Authority currently regulates taxi fares in Philadelphia.
Tariff fare rates must be posted in all Philadelphia taxicabs.  Rates for service in the City of Philadelphia are as follows:
  -  First 1/7 mile (flag drop) or fraction thereof: $2.70 
  -  Each additional 1/7 mile or fraction thereof: $.30 
  -  Each 54 seconds of wait time or fraction thereof: $.30 
   - Airport flat rate (to and from Center City Zone): $26.25

For areas outside Center City, the P.P.A. has authorized the taxi drivers to add $1.50 per trip egress fee as an additional charge to the fare and is payable at destination.

Center City Zone is defined between the Schuylkill and Delaware Rivers as falling between South Street on the south and Fairmount Avenue on the north. West of the Schuylkill River to 38th Street between JFK Boulevard around 30th Street Station (2900 Arch Street) to it’s intersection with 32nd and Market Street and along a line west on Market to it’s intersection with 38th Street, south on 38th Street to it’s intersection with Spruce Street, east on Spruce Street to it’s intersection with South Street.
-  The minimum fare including the egress fee for any trip starting at the airport: $10.00
* Tips and tolls are not included in the fare
** Fares are per cab not per person

Rental Cars
Information phones are available at all baggage claim areas for each of the on-airport car rental agencies. Vehicles equipped with hand controls are available at all of these agencies. Please be advised that as much as 72 hours advance notice is required by some agencies if you require special arrangements. All such requests must be made at the time the vehicle is reserved.

ALAMO
Reservations: 800-327-9633; TDD: 800-522-9292
Internet Address: http://www.goalamo.com/
To pick-up your vehicle from the Airport, please proceed to Zone 2 outside the baggage claim area.

AVIS
Reservations: 800-331-1212; TDD: 800-331-2323
Internet Address:http://www.avis.com/
To pick-up your vehicle from the Airport, please proceed to Zone 2 outside the baggage claim area.

BUDGET
Reservations: 800-527-0700; TDD: 800-826-5510
Internet Address: http://www.budget.com/
To pick-up your vehicle from the Airport, please proceed to Zone 2 outside the baggage claim area.

DOLLAR
Reservations: 800-800-4000; TDD: 800-826-5510
Internet Address: http://www.dollar.com/
To pick-up your vehicle from the Airport, please proceed to Zone 2 outside the baggage claim area.

ENTERPRISE
Reservations: 800-RENT A CAR; TDD: 866-534-9270
Internet Address: http://www.enterprise.com/

To pick-up your vehicle from the Airport, please proceed to Zone 2 outside the baggage claim area

HERTZ
Reservations: 800-654-3131; TDD: 800-328-6323
Internet Address:http://www.hertz.com/
To pick-up your vehicle from the Airport, please proceed to Zone 2 outside the baggage claim area.

NATIONAL
Reservations: 800-227-7368; TDD: 800-328-6323
Internet Address: http://www.nationalcar.com/

To pick-up your vehicle from the Airport, please proceed to Zone 2 outside the baggage claim area.
For Parking:  The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia offers valet parking. There are several lots in the Center City area.
For Buses:  Please contact concierge for details

Trains:  30th Street Station, one of America's finest transportation hubs and a historical landmark in Philadelphia, plays host to 25,000 commuters daily. Conveniently located in the heart of Philadelphia, the station offers a variety of transportation means to get you where you need to go. We offer all local and regional rail lines - Amtrak ,SEPTA and NJ Transit , and ground transportation.
For questions regarding parking at 30th Street Station, please call The Central Parking System at (215) 386-2393.
For 24 hour Amtrak Customer Service please dial, (215) 349-2270 or (215) 349-2153

 

 
 

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