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Questions regarding visits and travel around the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Walking in Philadelphia, PA [closed]

My spouse and I will be visiting Philadelphia soon. Are the neighborhoods between the Amtrak Station (30th Street), The Sofitel (South 17th Street), and the various museums such as the Barnes ...
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Best time to take Megabus to NYC from Philadelphia

I'd like to take the Megabus to NYC from Philadelphia. Concerning traffic... there will always be comparable high traffic in the metro area. However, I thought, the peak hours to drive into Manhattan ...
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Traveling from Newark Airport(EWR) to Philadelphia after midnight

I'm arriving at Newark Airport(EWR) around 11:30 pm. I need to travel onwards to Philadelphia. I checked the travel options (Amtrak, NJ transit) and the first train seems to be an Amtrak from New York ...
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How do I figure out which platform a SEPTA regional rail arrives at for a particular station?

I am beyond frustrated at this point. We even called SEPTA's support number, and the person outright lied and said that they have no information about which platform a train will arrive at. (This is a ...
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Weekend parking at PATCO stations

Nowhere on the PATCO website or elsewhere (TripAdvisor, etc.) can I seem to find information about parking at PATCO Speedline stations on weekends. Are the lots open? Is there a fee? The only ...
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National Zoo vs The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore vs Philadelphia Zoo [closed]

I have a chance later this year to visit one of the following zoos: National Zoological Park in DC The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore Philadelphia Zoo Only considering the quality of the zoo (not ...
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How does one purchase and use public transit in Philadelphia for a short stay?

Philadelphia's public transit system has multiple forms of payment (tokens, passes, contactless cards, and tickets), which is very confusing. Where can one purchase the different forms of payment, ...
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Book Now or Wait [closed]

I am travelling from Bologna to Philadelphia on Feb. 28 and then back to Bologna from New York on May 4. Currently, the price is 458 Euro for British Airways. However, many online forums say that ...
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Bologna to Philadelphia - American Airlines and British Airways [closed]

I am planning to travel from Bologna to Philadelphia. The options available are American Airlines and British Airways. I never fly with either of these two. I have heard that American Airlines has the ...
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Planning to travel from Europe to Philadelphia in January; alternatives to vehicle rental?

What alternatives do I have to travel from the PHL airport to the University of Pennsylvania campus that would avoid timing problems due to human or technical issues, on the right schedule (plan to ...
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Do I need to check out and check in my baggage again in transit airport?

I am flying from Doha to Philadelphia by Qatar Airway. While in Philadelphia, I need to change flight to US Airway. But I only have 1 hour and a half before my next flight to Birmingham. Do I have ...
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Do I need to check out and check in again in transit airport?

I am flying from Atlanta to Dhaka. I bought the ticket from Qatar airways. My flight is : Atlanta --- Philadelphia (operated by US airways) Philadelphia --- Doha (Qatar airways) Doha --- Dhaka (...
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Requirements and process for Schengen visa at Italian embassy in Philadelphia

I am applying for a Schengen visa at the Italian consulate in Philadelphia. I will be travelling in Italy and France and will be there for a week. I have done everything on the checklist but just ...
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Travel by train / bus from Newark Airport to Philadelphia Center City

I would be landing in Newark Airport with an international flight on Friday at 8.00 AM, and am planning to get to Philadelphia Center City immediately after to attend a conference (hotel not yet ...
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Philadelphia to Newark Airport without AirTrain

Beginning May 1, the AirTrain monorail to Newark Liberty Airport will be closed for repairs. How can I get from Philadelphia to Newark Airport in this situation?
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Traveling from Newark to Philadelphia, train or bus

I would be landing in Newark Airport with an international flight on Thursday at 16:40 PM, planning to get to UPenn immediately after. I will have suitcase with me and a small backpack. I wanted to ...
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Philadelphia to Cape May - Route 55 or Atlantic City Expressway [closed]

I'm going from Philadelphia to Cape May. It seems like the Atlantic City Expressway, then the Garden State Parkway is the way to go. I noticed Route 55 to 47/347 also leads to Cape May, with quicker ...