Airports in Pennsylvania

Philadelphia International Airport

The airport is located eight miles (13km) from downtown Philadelphia.

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)

Overview

SEPTA operates public transport, providing a high-speed rail service between the airport terminals and central Philadelphia, which is the fastest connection to the city centre.

Trains depart every 30 minutes between 4.52am and 11.52pm every day, and the journey takes about 25 minutes. SEPTA Bus Routes 37, 108, and 115 also run to downtown Philadelphia. Taxis, shuttles, rental cars, and ride-hailing app services are also available.

Location

The airport is located eight miles (13km) from downtown Philadelphia.

Getting to the city

SEPTA operates public transport, providing a high-speed rail service between the airport terminals and central Philadelphia, which is the fastest connection to the city centre.

Trains depart every 30 minutes between 4.52am and 11.52pm every day, and the journey takes about 25 minutes. SEPTA Bus Routes 37, 108, and 115 also run to downtown Philadelphia. Taxis, shuttles, rental cars, and ride-hailing app services are also available.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Car rental

Car rental agencies represented at the airport include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, and National. Information is available for each of the car rental agencies from Ground Transportation Information desks located in all baggage claim areas.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available, day and night. They are metered but charge a flat rate for transport to the city centre. Taxis are found on the Commercial Transportation Roadway in Zone 5.

Transfer between terminals

Philadelphia International Airport consists of seven terminals (A East, A West, B, C, D, E, and F). Terminal F is the only building not directly connected to the others, but free shuttles connect it to Terminal A-East and Terminal C.

Facilities

Airport facilities are comprehensive, with banks, ATMs, and currency exchange facilities. Travellers can also choose from the numerous restaurants, cafes, and fast food outlets available. The airport features art exhibitions and multiple shops, including duty-free.

Parking

Short-term parking at Philadelphia International Airport costs $4 for half an hour and $2 per 30 minutes thereafter, up to a daily maximum of $44. Long-term parking has similar rates, but the daily rate is just $24. The Economy Lot costs $11 per day and is connected to the terminal via a free shuttle service.

www.phl.org

Pittsburgh International Airport

The airport is located about 18 miles (29km) west of central Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT)

Overview

Several taxi, shuttle bus and limousine companies service the airport, providing transport to the city and nearby centres. Uber and other similar mobile app based taxi services are also available. Public transportation is limited to the Port Authority Transit 28X Airport Flyer, which departs roughly every 30 minutes, connecting to downtown Pittsburgh.

Location

The airport is located about 18 miles (29km) west of central Pittsburgh.

Getting to the city

Several taxi, shuttle bus and limousine companies service the airport, providing transport to the city and nearby centres. Uber and other similar mobile app based taxi services are also available. Public transportation is limited to the Port Authority Transit 28X Airport Flyer, which departs roughly every 30 minutes, connecting to downtown Pittsburgh.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Car rental

Car hire companies represented at the airport include Alamo, Hertz, Enterprise, Avis, Budget, Dollar, National and Payless.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are readily available at the airport.

Transfer between terminals

The Landside and Airside terminals are linked by a moving walkway.

Facilities

There are a wide variety of shops, restaurants and bars in the two terminals. ATMs, currency exchange services, lounges and an information desk are also available. Disabled facilities are good.

Parking

Short-term parking is available just outside the terminal. It costs $2 for the first hour, and $4 per hour thereafter, up to $26 per day. Long-term parking at Pittsburgh International Airport costs $16 per day, and the extended-stay lots are just $8 per day.

www.pitairport.com

Lehigh Valley International Airport

The airport is located six miles (10km) from Allentown city centre.

Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE)

Overview

Taxis, public buses and shuttles are available at the airport to transport passengers to the city centre and car rental is also available.

Location

The airport is located six miles (10km) from Allentown city centre.

Getting to the city

Taxis, public buses and shuttles are available at the airport to transport passengers to the city centre and car rental is also available.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4, from mid-March to the first Sunday in November)

Car rental

Car rental companies represented the airport include Avis, Alamo, Budget, Enterprise, and Hertz, among others.

Airport Taxis

Several taxi companies service the airport.

Facilities

Facilities are quite limited at this airport, but travellers will find ATMs, facilities for the disabled, public telephones, luggage carts, and a conference room, as well as coffee shops, a pub, and a gift shop.

Parking

The airport offers both long-term and short-term parking options with 10 minutes free parking. Located adjacent to the terminal, short-term parking is convenient and costs $2 per hour. Long-term parking is located next to the terminal and costs $14 per day.

www.flylvia.com

University Park Airport

The airport is situated around seven miles (11km) from downtown State College.

University Park Airport (SCE)

Overview

There is no public transport to the airport, but taxis, shuttles, and rental cars are available.

Location

The airport is situated around seven miles (11km) from downtown State College.

Getting to the city

There is no public transport to the airport, but taxis, shuttles, and rental cars are available.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Car rental

Alamo, National, Avis, Enterprise, Budget, Payless, and Hertz are represented at the airport.

Airport Taxis

A number of taxi companies service the airport and can be called from a phone near the baggage claim area.

Facilities

State College Airport is small, but there is free wifi, a cafe, an ATM, and good disabled facilities.

Parking

The first 30 minutes of parking are free at the airport, thereafter it costs $1 per hour and up to a daily maximum of $12.

www.universityparkairport.com

Erie International Airport

The airport is situated six miles (10km) southwest of Erie.

Erie International Airport (ERI)

Overview

The Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority provides regular transport to the Greater Erie region.

Location

The airport is situated six miles (10km) southwest of Erie.

Getting to the city

The Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority provides regular transport to the Greater Erie region.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Car rental

Alamo, Avis, Hertz, National, Enterprise, and Budget are represented at the airport.

Airport Taxis

There are a couple of taxi companies, shuttle services, and limousine agencies at the airport. There are also ride-hailing apps like Uber and Lyft operating.

Facilities

Airport facilities include an ATM, an information desk, a lost and found, art exhibitions, a cafe, a gift shop, and vending machines.

Parking

The first 20 minutes of parking are free at the airport. In the short-term lot, parking costs $3 for the first hour and $2 for each additional hour, up to a daily maximum of $15. In the long-term lot the hourly rates are the same, but the daily maximum is $12.

www.erieairport.org

Scranton International Airport

The airport is situated eight miles (13km) from downtown Scranton.

Scranton International Airport (AVP)

Overview

Taxis, buses, and rental cars are available at the airport and a number of hotels offer shuttles for their guests.

Location

The airport is situated eight miles (13km) from downtown Scranton.

Getting to the city

Taxis, buses, and rental cars are available at the airport and a number of hotels offer shuttles for their guests.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Car rental

Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, and National are represented at the airport.

Airport Taxis

Taxi companies service the airport as well as ride-hailing apps like Uber and Lyft.

Facilities

Airport facilities include a meditation room, an information centre, restaurants, a gift shop, massage chairs, an ATM, a conference room, and vending machines.

Parking

The first 15 minutes are free in all airport parking areas. Lots charge $3 for the first two hours or less and $2 for each additional half an hour. The daily maximums are $14 in the parking garage and $10 for the surface lot, with weekly maximums being $84 and $60 respectively.

www.flyavp.com

Capital City Airport

The airport is situated three miles (5km) southeast of Harrisburg

Capital City Airport (HAR)

Location

The airport is situated three miles (5km) southeast of Harrisburg

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to first Sunday in November).

Car rental

Car rental companies represented at the airport include Avis, Budget, Hertz, and Alamo, among others.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are generally available; they wait for passengers outside the airport, and can be organised in advance.

Facilities

Facilities are limited at this airport, but all basic passenger needs should be met.

www.flycxy.com

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