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Getting to Philadelphia

Philadelphia International Airport

Located eight miles from Center City, the Philadelphia International Airport is served by all major domestic carriers, with flights to more than 100 cities in the United States. There are more than 1,000 arrivals and departures daily. The International Terminal is an East Coast gateway for flights to and from Europe, Canada and the Caribbean, with connections to Asia. For more information, contact the Philadelphia International Airport at 215-937-6800 or www.phl.org.

Amtrak Station

Amtrak provides extensive service to Philadelphia's 30th Street Station (30th and Market streets). For schedules and fares, contact Amtrak at 800-USA-RAIL or www.amtrak.com.

Greyhound

Greyhound provides transcontinental bus service through Philadelphia at its terminal at 10th and Filbert streets. For more information go to www.greyhound.com.

Avis Car Rental

Avis car rental is offering a discount to all AAPT Summer Meeting attendees. Please call Avis directly at 800-331-1600 and use the Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number J945158 or go directly to their website. The discount is effective 7 days before and 7 days after the conference.
 

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