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PHLASH Downtown 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: By R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia

Description

Dates & Hours:

  • PHLASH runs from May-December
  • Daily service available May-September (Labor Day) with pickup every 15 minutes from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Weekend service only September (Labor Day)-December

Overview

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.

Why Use PHLASH?

  • It’s quick with service every 15 minutes (10 a.m. – 6 p.m.) from May through December. Note: Service available Friday, Saturday and Sunday from Labor Day through December.
  • It’s easy with 20 stops in Center City Philadelphia including stops near Sister Cities Park Café & Visitor Center, Barnes Foundation Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia Zoo and Please Touch Museum®.
  • It’s inexpensive at only $2 per person per ride ($5 for an all-day pass). Children 4 and under and seniors are always free.

Insider Tip

Single tickets for the PHLASH can be purchased aboard the bus or at the Independence Visitor Center (6th and Market Streets) at $2 each. All-Day Passes can be purchased at all Visitor Center locations for $5 each.

PHLASH Stops:

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

Accessibility

All PHLASH vehicles are wheelchair accessible.

For visitor information, contact a Visitor Center representative at (800) 537-7676. For PHLASH service problems, call (215) 389-8687.

Download the PHLASH route map

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