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Philly PHLASH

Philadelphia, PA
+1 484-881-3574
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Late buses

The $5 per day sounds like a good deal except that each time we tried to take a bus we waited 30... read more

Reviewed yesterday
dcato66
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Free tickets through our hotel

Our Hotel shared free tickets with us at checkin and it was a great way to get around town! The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
svanho3
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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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The Philly PHLASH Downtown Loop™ is a seasonal transit program managed by the Independence Visitor Center. The PHLASH is the most affordable and convenient way for visitors to get around Philadelphia, with 22 stops located near popular attractions, from the Delaware River Waterfront to Fairmount Park. The PHLASH provides weekend service (Friday – Sunday) from March 23 – April 30 and September 8 – November 19; and daily service from May 1 – September 4 and November 24 – December 31. The PHLASH operates from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., providing service to each stop every 15 minutes.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“day pass” (71 reviews)
“per ride” (5 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Philadelphia, PA
City Center East
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+1 484-881-3574
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The $5 per day sounds like a good deal except that each time we tried to take a bus we waited 30 minutes. It was a hot day so we ended up getting uber each time. The time until the next bus on their website...More

Thank dcato66
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our Hotel shared free tickets with us at checkin and it was a great way to get around town! The drivers did not interact at all but there was tourist information available on the bus and it was an easy way to get around to...More

Thank svanho3
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's most certainly worth taking the Philly PHLASH. The all day pass more than pays for itself, and the route certainly hits the popular attractions. I've taken it the last two times I've stayed in the city.

Thank NDChuck
Reviewed 6 days ago

For $5 per day you can hop on and off on Market Street. The drivers are super friendly and helpful. Best idea yet!

Thank IlianaVarona
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great way to get around for tourists! $5 all day (free for seniors) and gets you to almost all the most popular tourist sites. Only limitation is that busses stop at 6pm. Very convenient! Bus every 15 minutes.

Thank thisis99
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a FANTASTIC way to see the sights of Philadelphia. Just 5.00 for a whole day pass or 2.00/ride. It worked great aside from our stop at Eastern State Penitentiary. They were usually right on time or maybe 1-2 minutes late, but we waited...More

Thank tigerv68
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Philly seems to offer so many transit solutions. This is one of the best. $2 per ride or $5 for the whole day. The purple Phlash bus hits all the main tourist spots. Hop on the bus, hop off at the Rock Statue, hop on...More

Thank Carlo C
Reviewed 1 week ago

65 and older: Just show your "Red, white & blue" (Medicare) and go East to West or West to East on the bus. Stops at all of the most important historic sights and museums. Perfect way to get around the city.

Thank Andrea L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Phlash was super convenient.. not as "cool" as the upper deck tour buses, but for $5 a day for all of the same stops... WELL worth it!!! Would def recommend for anyone touring Philly.

Thank Kglea2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great way to get to the main sights and only $5 for the day, hop on and off wherever. runs every 15 minutes.

Thank elegy
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huskeynugget
29 January 2017|
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Response from IVCC | Property representative |
Thank you for your question! As a reminder, the Philly PHLASH resumes service for the season on March 23, 2017. The PHLASH "Park & Ride" Discount program is available at 5 area PPA parking garages. In order to take... More
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Jessica D
10 December 2016|
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Response from IVCC | Property representative |
Hi, Jessica, You may present your PHLASH e-ticket on your phone to the driver for redemption if you purchase it the day you will be using it.
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jmarion713
12 August 2016|
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Response from lms275 | Reviewed this property |
I would say about 45 minutes to an hour depending on how many people are getting on and off and the time of the day and week and is very prompt. When we was using it the four days in Philadelphia our family was visiting in... More
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