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Philly PHLASH

Philadelphia, PA
+1 484-881-3574
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A MUST for visitors

This is the perfect way to get around the city and see all the sites. The drivers are very friendly... read more

Reviewed yesterday
April J
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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Great way to get around Philly

We caught the PHLASH on a very warm day after visiting the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Great... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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SW Florida
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The Philly PHLASH® Downtown Loop is a seasonal transit program managed by the Independence Visitor Center Corporation. 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 good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“per ride” (10 reviews)
“ride free” (10 reviews)
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Philadelphia, PA
City Center East
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+1 484-881-3574
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the perfect way to get around the city and see all the sites. The drivers are very friendly and willing to answer any questions we confused tourists may have. Clean, comfortable seats and we felt very safe.

Thank April J
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Reviewed yesterday

We caught the PHLASH on a very warm day after visiting the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Great decision! We had requested an UBER since we needed to get to the other end of town and walking any longer was out of the question. We canceled...More

Thank TravelGal22SWFlorida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

5 dollars for a day long ticket! Excellent bus service every 15 mins and stop by our hotel. Very easy to use and driver kept us informed of each stop.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This isn’t a quick and inexpensive way to see the historic sites around downtown Philadelphia. The Phlash runs a loop around the city every 5 minutes with roughly 17 stops at or near historic sites. The cost for an all day pass is only $5.00....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After arriving in Philadelphia, I found that for the limited number of bus rides that we would take during our visit, for $5/day of unlimited rides, the Philly Phlash bus met our needs. Traveling in an East/West direction, the bus goes from Penn's Landing to...More

Thank Lester L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I hate public transit but this is SOOO much different! Buy the all day pass if you are just hopping around to the sights but don't want to do a bunch of walking. Easy, cool, safe. This was our first trip to Philly and the...More

Thank okietravelmom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fast, efficient and cheap way to get to the sights you want! The loop even gives you a chance to relax and cool off before your next adventure.

Thank Lisa E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I cannot get over what amazing value this is, especially compared to the prices of other Hop On/Off services in Philly (and other cities). $5 does you for the whole day; the bus goes around all the interesting sites in Philly, and the bus drivers...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used the Phlash for my three day visit to Philly recently. For $5 a day, it takes you all over the city and you can get on and off wherever you wish to. You do end up waiting a bit, bit it was totally...More

Thank Schweeda
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Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

You know you’re not in the UK when you can catch a clean, comfortable bus for $5 for an entire day’s hop on/off loop around all the sites any tourist would want to visit between May and September. Rocky Steps? Museum of Art? Liberty Bell?...More

2  Thank Anne N
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March 1, 2018|
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Response from SalvatoreCandiano | Reviewed this property |
I think not : Philly PHLASH: 2018 Service Schedule March 29 - April 29: Weekend Service (Friday - Sunday) May 1 - September 3: Daily Service September 7 - November 18: Weekend Service (Friday - Sunday) November 23... More
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wellwell
November 21, 2017|
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Response from IVCC | Property representative |
PHLASH map routes are available online, at the Independence Visitor Center, City Hall Visitor Center, and many local hotels, in Where magazine.
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huskeynugget
January 29, 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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