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Philly Phlash

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Address: 600 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA
Phone Number: +1 484-881-3574
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Description: The PHLASH is the quick, easy and inexpensive connection to key...
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!
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Inexpensive and convenient way to get around Philadelphia

The "Phlash" bus is very convenient. For a $5 day pass (seniors are free but must show ID), you can hop on and off all day. It stops at many popular attractions. We found it a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Victor, New York, United States
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Victor, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The "Phlash" bus is very convenient. For a $5 day pass (seniors are free but must show ID), you can hop on and off all day. It stops at many popular attractions. We found it a great way to see a lot in one day. One word of caution: Philly drivers are crazy! One of our bus drivers had to... More 

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Havertown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Posted info on other review. Fantastic way to visit the attractions. Convenient from the Visitor's center, pay inside and board in front of the center. Stops at all major attractions.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

It is a great idea. I have used Phlash multiple times and each time was not without frustration. The schedule, every 15 mins, is a dream. I seem to have always waited more that 15 minutes for a Phlash and often just walked to the destination when the buses are too far away. (There is an app that shows bus... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

The customer service reps at the Independence Hall visitors center were very friendly and that's where the service stopped and the buses! After waiting outside the visitors center for over 30 minutes, we finally got a bus up to the Art Museum. After an hour or so walking around the museum we proceeded to the #11 stop. We had the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

If you want to see a lot of Philadelphia in a day or two, check out the Philly Phlash. It an easy and reasonable way to sightsee and visit many places across the city including the Philadelphia Musuem of Art, Barnes Collection, Rodin Museum, etc. for $5 for adults all day. We found this more pleasant and easy than cabbing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

this is the most affordable way to go sightseeing, its only $5 for adults $2 children senior are free, all day hop on and off. Buses are clean, air conditioned and reliable, they run every fifteen minutes

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We never waited more than 10 minutes for a bus. They were clean and air conditioned. You can buy both the single ride and the day passes from any bus driver (or from other places like the Independence Visitor Center). The only drawbacks are many of the drivers were difficult to understand when they announced stops, and service stops by... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

great value for money, we did the tour twice, first to see all the important places and the second to get off at the franklin institute. It doesn't get any better

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Vienna, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

the Philly Phlash is very cheap and a good way to explore the City. We got a day pass that cost $ 5 and we used it the whole day. The busses come frequently and they stop at all important Museums and landmarks

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

... left us stranded at Independence Hall. Called customer service, they claimed a replacement bus stopped proclaiming "Phlash" but this did not happen. Paid the full fare, but they did not play fair. Will avoid on future trips.

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Address: Address: 600 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA
Phone Number: +1 484-881-3574
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East

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