1 Reply Latest reply on Jul 10, 2012 4:13 PM by Christopher McCarthy

    Travel to Philadelphia ACS Meeting

    Jeannette Brown

      For people living on the Northeast Corridor especially New York and New Jersey the best way to get to Philadelphia is via train.  There is a station on Septa that will take you to the convention center stop and you can enter the convention center from the train station.  Below is an article from Frommers Travel.

       

       

       

      New York City-Philadelphia, from $31 round-trip

       

       

      Boston and Washington are
      just a little bit too far from New York City to make good day trips. But Philadelphia? Perfect.



      There's a cheap way and a fast way to arrive in Philly by train. The cheap way
      is to take the hourly New Jersey Transit trains, with a change of train in
      Trenton; that takes about 2½ hours each way and costs $15.50 (or $31
      round-trip).



      The fast way is the also pretty much hourly Northeast Regional Amtrak trains.
      One-way trips only take 1 hour and 20 minutes but cost $35-$60 (or $70-$120
      round-trip).



      To get to the starting points from 30th Street Station, exit the train station
      and cross the street to the Blue Line subway, where a quick ride takes you to
      2nd Street station for the Old City area.



      Visitors from New York should know that high-class dining is a great value in
      this town: places like Morimoto, Buddakan, and Alma de Cuba are much less
      expensive (and less snooty) than their Manhattan equivalents. Outside the Old
      City area, the gigantic food-mall of the Reading Terminal Market, the historic Rittenhouse Square
      neighborhood, and the newly-hip Northern Liberties area are some favorites 

       

       

      Jeannette Brown