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Philadelphia PHLASH
Downtown Bus Loop

See Philadelphia in a PHLASH

PHLASH

The PHLASH is the quick, easy and inexpensive connection to key Philadelphia historic attractions and cultural institutions. Credit: J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia

Description

Dates & Hours:

  • May 1 – September 5, 2016: Daily service
  • September 9 – November 20, 2016: Friday, Saturday and Sunday service
  • November 25 – December 31, 2016: Daily service
  • PHLASH operates every 15 minutes from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Why Use PHLASH?

To purchase an all-day pass, please click the button below.

buy all-day pass

View Full Route Map

Click the image below to view the full PHLASH route map.

Download Route Map & Schedule

PHLASH Route Stops and Nearby Attractions

Ride the PHLASH to 22 stops, located from the Delaware River Waterfront to Fairmount Park. Use the list below to determine which stop is closest to your destination.

Stop 1: Chestnut St. Overpass (Penn’s Landing)

  • Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest
  • Spruce St. Harbor Park
  • Independence Seaport Museum
  • RiverLink Ferry

Stop 2: 3rd & Market Streets

  • Benjamin Franklin Museum
  • AutoPark at 2nd & Sansom Streets
  • Betsy Ross House
  • Christ Church & Burial Ground

Stop 3: 6th & Market Streets

  • Independence Visitor Center
  • AutoPark at Independence Mall
  • Independence Hall & the Liberty Bell
  • National Museum of American Jewish History
  • National Constitution Center

Stop 4: 12th & Market Streets

  • City Hall Visitor Center
  • AutoPark at 8th & Filbert Streets
  • AutoPark at 10th and Filbert Streets
  • Pennsylvania Convention Center
  • Reading Terminal Market

Stop 5: 16th St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.

  • Dilworth Park
  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
  • Café Cret
  • Lenfest Plaza

Stop 6: 18th St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.

  • Sister Cities Park Visitor Center
  • Children’s Discovery Garden
  • The Academy of Natural Sciences
  • Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul

Stop 7: 20th St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.

  • The Barnes Foundation
  • The Franklin Institute
  • Free Library of Philadelphia
  • Mütter Museum

Stop 8: 22nd St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.

  • The Rodin Museum

Stop 9: 22nd St. & Fairmount Ave.

  • Eastern State Penitentiary

Stop 10: Fairmount & Pennsylvania Avenues

  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Perelman Building

Stop 11: Philadelphia Museum of Art (Art Museum Dr.) (Transfer here for the Please Touch Museum and Zoo Loop)

  • Philadelphia Museum of Art (West Entrance)
  • Fairmount Water Works
  • Boathouse Row

Stop 12: 34th St. & Girard Ave.

  • Philadelphia Zoo

Stop 13: Avenue of the Republic

  • Please Touch Museum
  • Shofuso Japanese House and Garden

Stop 14: 34th St. & Girard Ave.

  • Philadelphia Zoo

Stop 15: Eakins Oval

  • Philadelphia Museum of Art (East Entrance)
  • “Rocky Steps” and statue
  • The Oval

Stop 16: 20th St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.

  • The Franklin Institute
  • The Barnes Foundation
  • Free Library of Philadelphia
  • Mütter Museum

Stop 17: 20th St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.

  • Sister Cities Park Visitor Center
  • Children’s Discovery Garden
  • The Academy of Natural Sciences
  • Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul

Stop 18: 17th St. & John F. Kennedy Blvd.

  • The Comcast Center
  • Stop 19: 16th & Market Streets
  • One Liberty Observation Deck
  • The Shops at Liberty Place
  • Dilworth Park
  • Rittenhouse Square

Stop 19: 16th & Market Streets

  • One Liberty Observation Deck
  • The Shops at Liberty Place
  • Dilworth Park
  • Rittenhouse Square

Stop 20: 12th and Market Streets

  • City Hall Visitor Center
  • AutoPark at 10th & Ludlow Streets
  • Pennsylvania Convention Center
  • Reading Terminal Market

Stop 21: 6th and Market Streets

  • Independence Visitor Center
  • AutoPark at Independence Mall
  • Independence Hall & the Liberty Bell
  • National Museum of American Jewish History
  • National Constitution Center

Stop 22: 2nd and Market Streets

  • AutoPark at 2nd & Sansom Streets
  • Benjamin Franklin Museum
  • Christ Church & Burial Ground

Visitor Center Locations

Need assistance or information during your visit to Philadelphia? Head to the nearest visitor center for attraction information, guides and purchase passes for the PHLASH. Visitor centers are located at:

  • Stops 3 and 21: Independence Visitor Center, 6th & Market Streets
  • Stops 6 and 17: Sister Cities Park Visitor Center, 18th Street & Benjamin Franklin Parkway
  • Stop 5: Fairmount Park Welcome Center, 16th Street & John F. Kennedy Blvd. This location is temporarily closed for renovations, reopening Summer 2017.
  • Stops 4 and 20: City Hall Visitor Center, City Hall, Broad & Market Streets, Room 121

Park & Ride

Present a PHLASH Pass to the garage management office and receive a discounted daily parking rate at five area PPA parking garages. View participating garages and rates* below. (Note: You must enter the parking garage after 9 a.m. and depart by 7 p.m. Rates are subject to change. Please check with garage upon arrival)

  • Stop 2 and 22: AutoPark at 2nd & Sansom Streets: $7.00
  • Stops 3 and 21: AutoPark at Independence Mall, 5th & Market Streets: $10.00
  • Stop 4: AutoPark at 8th & Filbert Street, 801 Filbert Street: $8.00
  • Stop 20: AutoPark at Jefferson, 10th & Ludlow Streets: $7.00
  • Stop 4: AutoPark at The Gallery, 10th & Filbert Streets: $6.00

Find PHLASH On-The-Go

PHLASH“s mobile site allows users to see when the next PHLASH vehicle is coming in real-time through a location-based map.

Click the button below to access the mobile site.

phlash on-the-go

Accessibility

All PHLASH vehicles are wheelchair accessible.

Rate Your Ride

Rate your ride! We want to know: How was your experience on Philly PHLASH?

Click the button below to complete a short survey about your experience!

rate your phlash ride

More Information

For visitor information, contact a Visitor Services representative at (800) 537-7676 or visit PHLvisitorcenter.com. For PHLASH customer services, operated by Krapf’s Coaches, call (484) 881-3574.

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