Getting from Philadelphia Airport to Temple University
Philadelphia International Airport (www.phl.org) is located 7 mi/11 km from Center City – 15-20 minutes away by taxi.
Shuttles - Several van shuttle services operate between the airport and Philadelphia and can be found at the Ground Transportation Desk in the luggage claim area. The best priced service is Lady Liberty, (215) 724-8888, which charges about $10 per person and operates 24 hours a day. To reserve a seat on one of the vans, go to the Ground Transportation Desk in the luggage claim area. You can also fax your reservation to Lady Liberty (215) 724-7777.
Taxis - Taxis from the airport to Temple University campus charge a flat rate of $28.50, not including tip (suggested tip: 15%). To get a taxi go to the Taxi Dispatcher located outside each luggage claim area.
Airport Train - The SEPTA (www.septa.org) or, by phone: (215) 580-7800) Airport Line (R-1) connects 30th Street Train Station with the five airport terminals. It operates daily every half hour from 5:30 am to midnight and costs $5.50. Tickets can be purchased from machines at the airport. Those without a ticket before getting on the train are charged $2 extra. The trip is approximately 20 minutes to the 30th Street Station. You can take a taxi from 30th Street Station to Temple University. The taxi fare is approximately $10.
Please visit http://www.phl.org/ground_transportation.html for further information.