Philadelphia, the first capital of the United States, has seen some of the most important historic events in the country. Packed with historic sites and cultural institutions, the city lures many visitors eager to take in the Philly flair.
Make the most of your stay in Pennsylvania with a car hire from Philadelphia Airport. Thanks to Auto Europe's great car rental deals in the USA you are now able to save on your travels and choose from an array of vehicles from trusted rental companies.
Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)
Official name: Philadelphia International Airport.
Airlines operating at the airport: The airport is a major international hub for American Airlines. The Airport has local flights in the USA as well as international flights to North and Latin America and Europe. Flights to the UK (London-Heathrow) are operated by American Airlines, British Airways, and Delta Air Lines.
Philadelphia Airport consists of seven terminals named A to F, with terminal A being divided into A West and A East. The airport has 124 gates.
Once you collect your luggage, hop on one of the car rental shuttles available at all terminals in zone 2. When you arrive at your rental desk, please present your valid driving license, required ID documents listed on your voucher, credit card in the name of the main driver and your car hire voucher. Make sure you understand your fuel policy and return the vehicle accordingly. Ask the supplier's staff where to return the vehicle after the rental.
Car hire desks operating hours
|Alamo||Monday to Sunday open all day|
|Avis||Monday to Sunday open all day|
|Budget||Monday to Sunday open all day|
|Dollar||Monday to Sunday open all day|
|Hertz||Monday to Sunday open all day|
|National||Monday to Sunday open all day|
|Thrifty||Monday to Sunday 5am-12:30am|
As a major international air base, Philadelphia Airport has a broad spectrum of passenger facilities and shopping and dining options. There are various shops, bars and restaurants, tourist and financial services available throughout all terminals as well as art displays in different parts of the airport.
Thanks to a car hire from Philadelphia Airport you will be able to reach the city in twenty minutes with light traffic. Take the I-95 to arrive in Philadelphia centre. Check out local driving regulations in our driving information guide.
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, SEPTA, operates train services to Philadelphia Airport. Airport Line trains stop at Terminal A East, B, C/D, and E/F. SEPTA also operates three bus lines to the city centre, route 37, 108 and 115. Buses stop in Zone 1 in the Arrivals Road.
The airport houses paid short and long stay parking facilities. Parking in the city centre may be challenging as unoccupied parking bays may be difficult to find. To pay for the on-street parking use parking meters, which only accept quarters and dollar coins, or kiosks where you can pay with bills and credit cards. Public secured garages and park & ride facilities are also available.