What is Phlash?

Quick + Easy + Inexpensive = Phlash

Phlash Bus Philadelphia

12th & Market Streets, PHLASH makes 27 Stops throughout Center City Philadelphia, PA 19102



May 1 – October 31, 2011

The Phlash is a quick and easy connection between the city’s historic attractions and cultural institutions. It is one of the best ways to get around to more than 25 key locations in Center City and is just $2 each time you board! So hop-on and hop-off the purple trolley and see Philadelphia in a Phlash!

Why Use Phlash?

  • It’s quick with daily service every 12 minutes (10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.) from May 1 through October 31, 2010.
  • It’s easy with 27 stops in Center City Philadelphia including stop near the African American Museum, Franklin Square, the Philadelphia Zoo and the Please Touch Museum.
  • It’s inexpensive at only $2 per person per ride. An individual all-day Phlash pass is just $5, and an all-day family Phlash pass (two adults and two children ages 6-17) is just $10. Children under 5 and seniors are always free.


Click on my “Phlash Route Map” for that information.


  • $2 dollars each time you board (children under 6 and seniors, 65 and over, ride FREE!*
  • Passes: $5 all-day individual pass or $10 all-day family pass (2 adults and 2 children, 6-17 years old)
  • Tickets can be purchased at the Independence Visitor Center, located at 6th and Market Streets, or when getting on the trolley
  • Get on or off at 27 key locations throughout Center City Philadelphia including the Independence Visitor Center, Penn’s Landing and the Philadelphia Museum of Art and newly added stops at Franklin Square, African American Museum, Philadelphia Zoo and Please Touch Museum.
  • Service approximately every 12 minutes ?Runs daily through October 31, 2011, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Direct connections to all SEPTA and PATCO rail lines
    * Park ‘N’ Ride: Save time and money. Park once and ride Phlash all day long.


Distinctive purple PHLASH trolleys connect key Center City visitors locations in a loop between Penn’s Landing and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Intermediate stops are at:

  1. Penn’s Landing
  2. 3rd and Market Streets
  3. 6th and Market Streets
  4. 7th and Arch Streets
  5. 6th and Race Streets
  6. 8th and Market Streets
  7. 12th and Market Streets
  8. Juniper and Market Streets
  9. 16th Street and JFK Boulevard
  10. Benjamin Franklin Parkway at 16th Street
  11. Benjamin Franklin Parkway at 20th Street
  12. 22nd Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
  13. Fairmount and Pennsylvania Avenues
  14. 26th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
  15. 34th Street and Girard Avenue
  16. Memorial Hall, 4231 Avenue of the Republic
  17. 34th Street and Girard Avenue
  18. Eakins Oval
  19. 22nd & the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
  20. Logan Square, 20th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
  21. Logan Square, 18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
  22. 17th and Arch Streets
  23. 16th and Market Streets
  24. 12th and Market Streets
  25. 8th and Market Streets
  26. 6th and Market Streets
  27. 2nd and Market Streets


Save time and money. Park once and ride Phlash all day long. Here’s how:

  1. Ride the Phlash Downtown Loop all day for one low price.
  2. Present your Phlash pass to receive a discount on parking.
  3. Park in one of the conveniently located parking facilities listed below:
    • AutoPark at Independence Mall, 5th or 6th Streets between Market and Arch Streets
    • AutoPark at Old City, 2nd and Sansom Streets
    • AutoPark at The Gallery, 10th Street between Market and Filbert Streets
    • AutoPark at Jefferson, 10th and Ludlow Streets
    • E-Z Parks, Front and Chestnut Streets
    • E-Z Parks, 9th and Arch Streets
    • E-Z Parks, 9th and Race Streets
    • Parkway Corporation, 8th and Ludlow Streets
    • 1800 Market Street Garage, 18th and Market Streets
    • Central Parking System, 519 Bainbridge Street


SEPTA’s One-Day Convenience Pass lets you pack your day with travels. Take eight individual trips in a single day for one discounted price when riding on SEPTA buses, trolleys and subway-elevated lines.


Academy of Natural Sciences; Penn’s Landing Corporation; The Franklin Institute; Reading Terminal Market; Four Seasons Hotel; The Bourse Food Court & Specialty Shops; Independence Visitor Center; Wawa Welcome America! Festival; Old City District; Lights of Liberty; The Bellevue; Philadelphia Marriott Downtown; Philadelphia Museum of Art; The Shops at Liberty Place; RiverLink Ferry; Kimmel Center; The Gallery at Market East; Adventure Aquarium


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