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Philly Phlash

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Neighborhood: City Center East
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Address: Philadelphia, PA
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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. So hop-on and hop-off to see Philadelphia in a PHLASH!

PHLASH is a seasonal transit program. It runs daily from May - Labor Day, and from Black Friday - New Year's Eve. In Spring and Fall, it runs Friday, Saturday, Sunday service.

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So convenient

The Phlash runs through on a popular tourist route making it easy to walk to many interesting places from here. It's better to buy the day pass and hop on and off all day.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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El Paso, Texas
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El Paso, Texas
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Phlash runs through on a popular tourist route making it easy to walk to many interesting places from here. It's better to buy the day pass and hop on and off all day.

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Hazlet New Jersey USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bus travels in a loop around the center city with stops at many important locations. Only $5.00 for an all day pass.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I bought my ticket at the Liberty bell center and got a really good deal as it included admission to the One Liberty observation deck. The Phlash buses were very frequent, usually 15mins or less and arrived promptly. The drop offs were very close to the tourist spots visited thus you can cover a lot of places in a short... More 

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

- We purchased 2 adult day passes for $5 each which is a good price for transportation around the city. We toured the Eastern State Penitentiary and right at the corner of the jail and parking lot is the #9 stop which we boarded and took to the Museum of Art (Rocky Steps/Rocky Statue) a short ride away. The A/C... More 

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

Used the Phlash for two days, goes to all the sites, drivers friendly and professional. Day pass is good value. The only problem we had was waiting for the bus outside Loews going back towards Pennsport, waited for ages in the heat but the entire city centre was at a standstill so not really down the operators. Coming back from... More 

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Long Island, N.Y.
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

Just recently decided to try the Phlash bus with my family. Being that SEPTA transit is at best ($1.80 per token / ride), we were spending a fair amount of transit money during our stay in Philly. At $5 per person for an all day pass on Phlash to get you to all the main attractions, you couldn't go wrong...... More 

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IVCC, Manager at Philly Phlash, responded to this review

Hi, @GaryO. We are sorry to hear about your recent experience. We would like to address your concerns and offer you a refund. Please email more details about your experience, including the exact date you used our service, to PHLASH@phlvisitorcenter.com. Thank you. More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

As soon as I walked up behind my husband who boarded directly in front of me less than 10 min ago today, the driver shut the door in my face. Reopened the door viewed my day pass and before I could walk two steps took off and I fell forward. Thank God my husband and adult daughter was in front... More 

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IVCC, Manager at Philly Phlash, responded to this review

Hi, @LisaW. We are sorry to hear about your recent experience. We would like to address your concerns and offer you a refund. Please email more details about your experience, including the exact date you used our service, to PHLASH@phlvisitorcenter.com. Thank you. More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016

No doubt, this was the best way to get around Philly and see all the historical sites. Hop on and off all day long. Seniors and children free I think. We had a blast riding the bus, and catching a glimpse of several historical sites.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

easy way to traverse the city and enjoy your time in downtown and uptown philadelphia pa it is fun on philly phlash

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

pay the $5 for a day pass as opposed to the $2 each ride option. This is a very good value and great city center access. The drivers were all willing to give any info I asked for and always told me what stop was for my attraction. GREAT VALUE

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