Hotel and Travel
Hotel reservations* can still be made at select hotels by clicking here or by calling: 1-877-300-6147.
*These reservations will be made through a 3rd party travel agent, therefore, any questions regarding hotel policies or payments should be directed to the travel agent or the hotel directly.
If you need to make any changes or cancel an existing reservation please contact your assigned hotel directly starting on January 31, 2013
Hotel Telephone Numbers
Le Meridien 215-422-8200
Hilton Garden Inn 215-923-0100
The Pennsylvania Convention Center is eight miles from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), about a 15-20 minute drive. The ground transportation system at the airport includes an extensive network of public transit (SEPTA), taxicab, shuttle, and limousine services working to get you where you want to go in a safe, courteous, and efficient manner.
The Pennsylvania Convention Center is conveniently located a few minutes' drive off of I-95, making it an easy commute from multiple regions. Parking garages and surface lots surround the convention center. Parking rates vary from an average of $20 - $35 per day. Find more details about parking options at www.paconvention.com and click on "Directions and Parking."
Amtrak Rail Transportation
Amtrak operates trains from 30th Street Station with high-speed service along the Northeast Corridor and points north, east, west, and south. For schedules, fares, and other information, visit www.amtrak.com, or call (800) USA-RAIL.
Philadelphia International Airport
Twenty-eight airlines (including three low-fare carriers) operate nearly 600 daily, nonstop flights from 120 cities, including 60 daily and seasonal flights from 36 international destinations.
SEPTA Rail Line
SEPTA Rail Lines service the entire Philadelphia Region and fares start at $7.00 per person. The Gallery East Station is connected to the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The Regional High Speed Airport Line connects Philadelphia International Airport directly to downtown Philadelphia in just 20 minutes. (To get to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, disembark at the Market East Station.)
From Amtrak's 30th Street Station, take the SEPTA Regional Rail to the convention center. A regional rail train departs every few minutes. With your Amtrak ticket, the ride to Center City is free. Other SEPTA Regional Rail Lines can shuttle you throughout the region. Please visit http://www.septa.org/ or call (215) 580-7800.
All taxi rates are charged per trip, not per person. There is a $10 minimum charge for any taxi service leaving the airport. Access taxis at Zone 5 on the Commercial Transportation Roadway at the Philadelphia International Airport.