See Philly In A PHLASH This Holiday Season

Oh What Fun it is to Ride…Philly PHLASH Downtown Bus Loop resumes daily service, November 27 - January 3 with stops at the city's must-see holiday attractions

Nov 12, 2015, 14:30 ET from Independence Visitor Center Corporation

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

TWEET! Oh, what fun it is to ride #PhillyPHLASH! Daily service resumes Nov. 27, with stops at must-see holiday attractions:

To kick off the holiday season, the Philly PHLASH Downtown Bus Loop resumes daily operations starting November 27 through January 3, running every 15 minutes to 22 stops between Penn's Landing and the Please Touch Museum from 10 a.m.6 p.m. PHLASH service for the 2015 season ends on January 3, 2016 and will resume in early-Spring of 2016.

PHLASH will make stops near exciting collection of must-see holiday attractions:

  • Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest at Penn's Landing
  • Franklin Square Holiday Festival & Electrical Spectacle
  • City Hall and the Rothman Institute Ice Rink in Dilworth Park
  • Fairmount Park Welcome Center and Christmas Village in LOVE Park
  • Philadelphia Gingerbread House Display and Center City's Largest Christmas Tree at The Shops at Liberty Place
  • Dickens' Village and Christmas Light Show inside Macy's
  • Comcast Holiday Spectacular
    And more!

Click here to download the ROUTE MAP.

Holiday attractions are marked with a snowflake.

Additionally, PHLASH always services the following key attractions:

  • National Museum of American Jewish History
  • National Constitution Center
  • Reading Terminal Market
  • Eastern State Penitentiary
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Rodin Museum
  • The Barnes Foundation
  • The Franklin Institute
  • Please Touch Museum
  • Philadelphia Zoo

Only $5 for an all-day pass or just $2 per ride: PHLASH provides inexpensive, reliable, and easy traveling for visitors and locals alike. Children 4 and under, seniors and SEPTA Pass Holders ride FREE. PHLASH tickets are available on the buses with exact change only, at select hotels and sales locations, and visitor center locations including:

Independence Visitor Center (6th & Market Streets) 
Fairmount Park Welcome Center (16th Street & John F. Kennedy Blvd., Love Park
City Hall Visitor Center (City Hall, Room 121)

Get a parking discount at select garages when you show your PHLASH Pass: Drivers to and through the city can park at five (5) Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) Autopark garages all day for one low price. Drive into town, park within a couple blocks of a PHLASH stop, take the PHLASH to your favorite downtown shopping district, shop 'til you drop, take a quick ride back to your car, load up and head out!


*Discount Parking Rate

1.    Autopark @ 2nd & Sansom Streets


2.    Autopark @ Independence Mall, 5th & Market Streets


3.    Autopark @ 8th & Filbert Streets, 801 Filbert Street


4.    Autopark @ Jefferson, 10th & Ludlow Streets


5.    Autopark @ Gallery, 10th & Filbert Streets


*Rates are subject to change

**All patrons with a PHLASH ticket must go to the parking facility's management office to receive discounted parking rate. You must enter the parking garage after 9 a.m. and depart by 7 p.m.


Find PHLASH on-the-go and get live updates: Visit on your mobile device for the nearest stop and real-time arrival times.

Operation of the PHLASH would not be possible without the generous assistance and support of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, the City of Philadelphia, and SEPTA. Additionally, PHLASH continues to be in service due to the contributions of partners throughout the city including the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation, Eastern State Penitentiary, Franklin Institute, National Constitution Center, National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia Zoo, Please Touch Museum, The Shops at Liberty Place, Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau and Visit Philadelphia®.

SOURCE Independence Visitor Center Corporation