The Philly PHLASH Downtown Loop™ is the most convenient and affordable way for visitors to get around Philadelphia.

Managed by the Independence Visitor Center, the PHLASH is a seasonal transit service that runs weekend-only service (Friday – Sunday) from March 23 – April 30; and September 8 – November 19. The PHLASH runs daily service from May 1 – September 4; and November 24 – December 31.

The PHLASH route provides access to 22 stops, located near must-see attractions. On service days, the PHLASH runs 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m,  providing service to each stop every 15 minutes. All PHLASH vehicles are temperature-controlled and wheelchair-accessible. 

The PHLASH is only $2 per ride or $5 per day. Children 4 and under, senior citizens, SEPTA Pass and Key holders always ride free! Purchase onboard with cash only and exact change, at at any Visitor Center location, or online. 


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Service Schedule

>>WHEN To Ride

The PHLASH provides service to each stop every 15 minutes from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. on the following days in 2017:

Philly PHLASH: 2017 Service Schedule
March 23 - April 30: Weekend Service (Friday - Sunday)
May 1 - September 4: Daily Service 
September 8 - November 19 Weekend Service (Friday - Sunday)
November 24 - December 31:  Daily Service 

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Waterfront Pass

>>WATERFRONT connector

New for Summer 2017, the PHLASH is participating in the Waterfront Pass program.

Now visitors can easily access and explore the Delaware River Waterfront from Philadelphia's Historic District for one low price, every Thursday - Sunday beginning June 1. 

Click here to learn more about the Waterfront Pass, available for sale exclusively at the Independence Visitor Center.


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Park & Ride

>>SAVE More 

Driving to Philadelphia? Leave the stress of city traffic to the professionals by parking your car for the day and riding the PHLASH around town! 

PHLASH's Park & Ride program offers a discounted rate at five Philadelphia Parking Authority facilities. To receive the Park & Ride discounted rate, patrons must enter the parking facility after 9:00 a.m. and depart by 7:00 p.m., and present their valid PHLASH pass at the parking facility's management office.

View participating Park & Ride locations and rates below: 

  • Stop 2, AutoPark at 2nd & Sansom Streets, 125 S. 2nd Street: $8.00
  • Stops 3 & 21, AutoPark at Independence Mall, 5th & Market Streets: $11.00
  • Stop 4, Parkade on 8th Street, 801 Filbert Street: $8.00
  • Stop 4, AutoPark at The Gallery, 10th & Filbert Streets: $8.00
  • Stop 20, AutoPark at Jefferson, 10th & Ludlow Streets: $8.00


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Mobile Site

>>PHLASH On-The-Go 

Access PHLASH's mobile site, on your smartphone or mobile device to purchase passes, see service alerts, view must-see attractions along the route, and read service Q&A.


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