TRAVEL BY PLANE, TRAIN OR AUTOMOBILE!
Philadelphia, site of the 2020 DKG Convention, offers a
variety of methods for members to use as they make plans to travel to this
summer’s event. Take your pick and enjoy the ride, whether you go by car,
train, or plane.
Travel by Car:
GPS address: Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Guest entrance: 1200 Filbert St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
Parking: The hotel has valet service for $56.35/day
Self-parking at Parkway Corp.: 1201 Filbert St. (across from hotel) for $42/day
Driving direction from airport (PHL): Travel east from the airport. Take the ramp for PA-291 East and continue to exit 13 to merge onto PA-291 East toward Interstate 76 West/Valley Forge. Turn left onto South 26th Street. Take the ramp onto Interstate 76 West. Follow Interstate 76 West to exit 344 to merge onto Interstate 676 East/Us-30 East toward Central Philadelphia. Take the exit for Broad Street/Central Philadelphia. Make a slight left onto Vine Street. Keep right at the fork in the road and turn right onto North 12th Street. Proceed to Market Street and turn right to the hotel.
Travel from Airport (PHL):
The Philadelphia Marriott Downtown Hotel does not provide shuttle service.
Taxi: About $30 one-way
Shuttle: PST (white van with red stripes and labeled PST) offers a discounted rate for DKG Convention travelers, $20 one-way; (Promo code: DELKAPGAM)
Reservations recommended: online: www.phltour.com or by phone: 215-922-2300. PST also has a transportation desk at the hotel.
SEPTA Train: To hotel from airport: Follow signs for “Train to Central Philadelphia”
Ground Transportation. Fare kiosks (credit/debit/cash) are located in enclosed area on platforms. Purchase Quick Trip/Center City, $7.50. Tickets may also be purchased on Trains. Cash only ($8). Trains run every ½ hour. Disembark at Jefferson Station. Marriott Downtown is a city block from Jefferson. Use either 12th Street or Filbert Street exits. The hotel is a city block from the station.
To airport from hotel: Purchase fare at Jefferson Station for Airport Line. Trains run every ½ hour. ($7.50)
Uber/Lyft, etc: Available from airport
Travel by Train/Bus:
Travel by Train (Amtrak): Closest train station is 30th Street in Philadelphia. From train station, take SEPTA regional rail to Jefferson Station. The Amtrak ticket is good for the SEPTA fare. At Jefferson Station, take the 12th Street or Filbert Street exits. The hotel is a city block from the station. Travel from 30th St Station is also available. Be aware there are two exits from the 30th St Station, one for cabs and one for Uber, Lyfts, and pick-ups.
Book through AMTRAK
Travel by Train (SEPTA): Fares depend on zones and can be purchased at most stations. Tickets cannot be purchased online. Take SEPTA train to Jefferson Station. At Jefferson Station, take the 12th Street or Filbert Street exits. The hotel is a city block from the station.
Travel by bus: A Greyhound/Peter Pan bus station is located on Filbert Street a block from the hotel.