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Philly PHLASH

Philadelphia, PA
+1 484-881-3574
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nice air conditioned ride on a very hot day

rode the Phlash bus twice this summer rather than walk to several attractions during this hot... read more

Reviewed yesterday
316lene13
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Good plan; needs more capacity.

What a great municipal idea to provide a start at some rudimentary transportation to spur tourism... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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.
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Philadelphia, PA
City Center East
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Reviewed yesterday

rode the Phlash bus twice this summer rather than walk to several attractions during this hot summer days. Very clean bus and drivers were very friendly. Stop are announced nice and loud with the attractions that are near the stops. Price is very reasonable.

Thank 316lene13
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a great municipal idea to provide a start at some rudimentary transportation to spur tourism. A wide swath of visitors get low cost transportation along the major axis from the historic district through some shopping and museum areas. Only problem is it does not...More

Thank Jeff M
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Hotel suggested we buy the $5 all day pass and glad we did. IT's a hop on-hop off bus that does a large loop around the city from the Rocky steps to Penns landing. All the historical sites are covered that you can get to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the price was great and concept great, we waited for a no-show bus more than once for 30-60 minutes. If there is an accident, the buses are rerouted without notice to waiting passengers. It would be better if some type of system was installed...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Forget the tour buses. You can get to all the major tourist sites in Philly by riding the Phlash. For just $5, you can ride all day! There is no narratives, but the drivers are friendly and the buses run every 15 minutes.

Thank James K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

PHLASH travels a wide circle to hit many of the must-see spots in Philadelphia, even out-of-the-way places like the Eastern State Penitentiary. It's hop off, hop on, $5 for a day pass, although our Hilton hotel gave us vouchers for free passes.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Phlash is very resonably priced. ($5/day or 2 days for $7) It goes everywhere you want to be and is very dependable. We rarely waited 10 minutes to be picked up.This is also cheaper than the city public transportation. Combine a walking tour with...More

Thank Diane P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Exceptionally clean buses -- friendly drivers. Stops at 18 major tourist destination in the downtown Philly area -- from the harbor to the museums. And for $5 all day, all you care to ride!!!! Every major city should have this service -- way to go...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We only had two days in the city and we are so glad we found out about this bus. The service was every 15 minutes and was only $5 each for an all day pass or $2 each for a single trip. This was a...More

Thank Joshua H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There isn't a narrative on this bus, so don't expect a history of the place. But it does make the loop and stops at a lot of the attractions. We used it to get to the places that we wanted to go. We highly recommend...More

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Sharon A
July 26, 2018|
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Response from Lester L | Reviewed this property |
If this is the Sheraton on the West side of the Schuylkill River by Drexel University, there is no Philly Phlash stop close by. The nearest stops would be at the Philadelphia Museum of Art or Logan Square in front of the Ben... More
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017Sam017
July 16, 2018|
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Response from apacheap | Reviewed this property |
that may be correct but the driver rarely asks for ID- I never showed mine once.
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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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