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South Philly Culture Tour Including 9th Street Italian Market and Magic Gardens Mosaic Gallery

South Philly Culture Tour Including 9th Street Italian Market and Magic Gardens Mosaic Gallery
1 day 11 hours
USD 49.00
Join a local guide in South Philly on a small-group tour of public art, markets and other hidden gems in historic Philadelphia neighborhoods like Queen Village. Pass by bakeries, delis and butcher shops en route to the famed 9th Street Italian Market, where you can peruse the food stalls. Then visit the one-of-a-kind mosaics gallery at Magic Gardens, and ride a local bus down dynamic South Street or Pine Street before finishing at Fabric Row. Numbers are limited to 12 for a more personalized experience.

Philadelphia Iconic Foods Tour

Philadelphia Iconic Foods Tour
2 hours
USD 29.00
Voted 'Best Tourist Activity' by Manayunk.com, enjoy this guided walking tour exploring the exciting culinary offerings of Philadelphia's first historic district. Try eight iconic Philly foods, including tomato pie, soft pretzels, ice cream and yes, a classic Philly cheesesteak. The 2.5-hour tour is crammed with information on the 300-year-old neighborhood, fun historical anecdotes and cultural secrets that enliven the experience in between bites. <span class='vSpecial'><p>
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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) Taxi Service

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Official Philadelphia Airport Taxi Rates & Fares

Philadelphia Airport taxi rates given here are in the local currency (USD or US Dollar). Use our currency converter or the cheat sheet to the left if you would like to convert to your currency.

  • A taxi from Philadelphia Airport runs a flat rate of USD 28.50 to the Central Philadelphia area. This area encompasses Fairmount Avenue (most Northern point) to South Street (most Southern point) and Delaware River (most eastern point) to University City/38th Street (most Western point). Any destination that falls within these boundaries are eligible for the Philadelphia Airport taxi Centre City flat rate.

    USD 10.00 minimum fare from the Philadelphia Airport to any destination

    Other fares based on the meter which, based upon entry (flag drop), is USD 2.70 and USD 2.30 per mile or portion thereof. An additional USD 1.00 per passenger (USD 3.00 maximum) after the first passenger is charged on flat rate trips between the Philadelphia Airport and Center City for adult passengers (over age 12). Your return taxi to Philadelphia Airport will likely be cheaper than the flat rate.

Philadelphia Taxi Payment: Cash • Credit Cards • Debit Cards
  • Always confirm with your Philadelphia Airport taxi driver if they take credit or bank cards and if there are any card fees.

Philadelphia Taxi Tipping Recommendation: Tipping recommended, 10-15%

Official Philadelphia Airport Taxi Details

Philadelphia Airport Taxi

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To take a taxi from Philadelphia Airport, you need to go to Zone 5 on the Commercial Transportation Roadway. The Philadelphia Airport taxi stand is not where the hotel shuttles and passenger pick-up, but rather it is on the other side of Baggage Claim.


All Philadelphia Airport taxi rates are based per trip, not per person. A taxi from Philadelphia Airport can accommodate up to 3 passengers, but there are some vehicles that can accommodate up to 4 passengers.

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 Philadelphia Airport Taxi Scams

All Philadelphia Airport taxi drivers are required to accept credit and debit cards, many of them still claim the machine is "broken" because they prefer cash. This is a very common story in Philadelphia, so be sure to ask before you leave your starting address. Taxi drivers are required to make change from a USD 20 bill.

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Last Updated: 14 Jan 2022