Getting there

Travel Information

Getting to Philadelphia is so easy! Get there by train, plane, bus or car!

  • Philadelphia is only 100 miles from New York City and 130 miles from Washington, D.C.
  • 40% of the US population is within one day’s drive of Philadelphia. The city is easily accessible by car via I-95, I-76 and the PA and NJ turnpikes.
  • Amtrak trains and Amtrak’s Acela Express operate through the 30th Street Station, the 3rd busiest Amtrak station in the United States.
  • Residents of the Northeast can also arrive in Philadelphia by Megabus, which offers affordable service from 13 cities, including Baltimore, Pittsburgh and Toronto, while Bolt Bus departs from Boston, NYC and Newark. Learn more!
  • 1500 flights arrive daily at Philadelphia’s newly renovated international airport.
Ground Transportation:

The airport is approximately 10 miles from the hotel. Using Philadelphia’s public transportation, SEPTA, will take approximately 25 minutes from the airport. Cabs are available and should be about a 10 minute ride. SEPTA’s airport line leaves in 30-minute intervals and one-way fare is $7. As of November 2013, taxi fares were a flat $28.50 from the airport to center city.

  • Click here for more information about ground transportation from the Philadelphia International Airport.
  • For information about getting around Philadelphia once you have arrived visit


From SEPTA Train Station on Market and 11th Streets in Center City to Hotel:
  • When getting off the train look for Convention Center and Marriott signs. You will walk through doors exiting the station that will lead you to an escalator.
  • Take the escalator up. Go towards your left then right to take 2nd escalator up. At the top of the escalator go left then straight towards the walkway to the hotel.
  • Go to your left after exiting the walkway. Then go right & take the escalator down to the lobby. Go to right to check in.
*If you are taking Amtrak, get off at the 30th Street station which is approximately 2 miles from the hotel.  The above directions do not apply.

From Hotel to Train Station:

  • Take the escalator up from the lobby and proceed to the left for the walkway to Heed House Tower & Convention Center. (Walkway is accessible from 3rd floor.)

  • Go straight through doors, down the escalator, left to Market East and then right for second escalator down.

  • Go left to Market East Station. Go through doors, then straight ahead to buy tickets.

  • The track for the Airport is Track 3 Section B.