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See Philadelphia in a PHLASH


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


Dates & Hours:

  • PHLASH runs from May–December
  • Weekend service only September 5–December 28
  • PHLASH service will also be available on Monday, October 13 (Columbus Day)
  • Free to all students participating in Campus Philly CollegeFest. (Note: A College Fest wristband will be required to board.)


The PHLASH is the quick, easy and inexpensive connection to key Philadelphia historic attractions and cultural institutions. The PHLASH bus is one the best ways to get around to more than 20 key locations in Center City and is just $2 each time you board! So hop-on and hop-off to see Philadelphia in a PHLASH!

Passes can be purchased in advance at all Visitor Center locations. Exact change is needed for passes purchased on-board the PHLASH bus.

Purchase PHLASH passes online, in advance at the Independence Visitor Center. Use the buttons below to purchase single ride or all-day passes.

Buy Single Ride Pass

Buy All-Day Pass


Insider Tip

Single tickets ($2 per person) and all-day passes ($5 per person) can be purchased aboard the PHLASH with exact change only. PHLASH tickets and passes can be purchased at all Visitor Center locations and participating hotels.


Catch the PHLASH bus between Penn’s Landing and the Please Touch Museum. Stops are as follows:

  1. Penn’s Landing (Chestnut Street Overpass)
  2. 3rd & Market Streets
  3. 6th & Market Streets
  4. 12th & Market Streets
  5. 16th Street & John F. Kennedy Blvd.
  6. Sister Cities Park, 18th Street & the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
  7. 20th Street & the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
  8. 22nd Street & Fairmount Avenue
  9. Fairmount & Pennsylvania Avenues – Use this stop to transfer for PHLASH to Philadelphia Zoo and Please Touch Museum, service every 15 minutes
  10. 26th Street & the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
  11. 34th Street & Girard Avenue
  12. Memorial Hall, 4231 Avenue of the Republic
  13. 34th Street
  14. Eakins Oval
  15. 20th Street & the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
  16. Logan Square, 18th Street & the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
  17. 16th Street & the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
  18. 12th & Market Streets
  19. 6th & Market Streets
  20. 2nd & Market Streets

Download the PHLASH route map

Find PHLASH On-The-Go

Find the closest PHLASH bus to your location when you’re on-the-go at View the PHLASH Route Map on your mobile phone to get real-time updates on the location of each PHLASH bus and get an approximate time to their next stop.

view real-time Phlash Map

Park & Ride Discounts

Park, ride, and save with discounted parking rates* at the following Philadelphia Parking Authority garages when you show your PHLASH Pass:

  • AutoPark: 2nd & Sansom Streets – $7.00
  • AutoPark: 5th & Market Streets – $10.00
  • AutoPark: 8th & Filbert Streets – $8.00
  • AutoPark: 10th & Ludlow Streets – $7.00
  • AutoPark: 10th & Filbert Streets – $6.00

*Please Note: You must enter the parking garage after 9 a.m. and depart by 7 p.m. to receive the discounted parking rate.


All PHLASH vehicles are wheelchair accessible.

For visitor information, contact a Visitor Center representative at (800) 537-7676. For PHLASH customer service, call (484) 881-3574.


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