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5 hour layover at the Philadelphia Airport

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5 hour layover at the Philadelphia Airport

We have a 5 hour layover at the Philadelphia Airport on a Sunday in June. Is there anything worth doing in that time frame?

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1. Re: 5 hour layover at the Philadelphia Airport

What time of day? Are you flying international in or out?

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2. Re: 5 hour layover at the Philadelphia Airport

We arrive Philly from Dallas at 1:00pm. We will be flying out international at 8:45pm. In my question I shortened the time because I know We will need to do international check in. So 4 or 5 hours is the max we would have.

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3. Re: 5 hour layover at the Philadelphia Airport

The historic district of Philadelphia is only a 15 minute cab ride from the airport. Lots to see, fun to walk around, and quite a variety of good restaurants.

Similar time to get to the Art Museum.

Also, there is a train that goes from each airport terminal to downtown Philly.

Edited: 06 April 2014, 15:22
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4. Re: 5 hour layover at the Philadelphia Airport

If everything goes on time, you should be ok for a short trip into the city.

Your other option is to purchase day passes for the lounge for the airline on which you are flying and just use that as a base for snacks, rest and to explore the airport.

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5. Re: 5 hour layover at the Philadelphia Airport

Is 4 hour layover,arriving at 4.35 flying out internationally at 9pm is that enough time to go into Philadelpia?

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6. Re: 5 hour layover at the Philadelphia Airport

Not really. For international you really should be back to the airport by 7 - which would end up being less than 90 mins in the city.

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7. Re: 5 hour layover at the Philadelphia Airport

That's a pity, even a quick walk around would have been nice.

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8. Re: 5 hour layover at the Philadelphia Airport

If your flight into Philly arrives on time can can take a cab to Old City and walk around for an hour. The cab ride is normally about 15 minutes.

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9. Re: 5 hour layover at the Philadelphia Airport

A quick walk is doable, just not sure is worth the cost of 2 cab rides to/from the airport..

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