Bicycle Access and Parking

Bicycle Access Directions

Philadelphia International Airport is located less than ten miles from Center City Philadelphia. It is accessible to many “bicycle-friendly” roads and trails, including the East Coast Greenway/Pennsylvania Bicycle Route E.

Note: Bicycles access commercial roadways in some areas; please take caution when using these roadways.

To the Airport

From the Platt Bridge (PA 291):

1.    Follow PA 291 West (Platt Bridge, right on Island Ave., left on Bartram Ave.)

2.    Turn left at Industrial Highway, then follow the directions below.

From Passyunk Ave.:

1.    Take Passyunk Ave. west to Essington Ave. south

2.    Turn right on Bartram Ave.

3.    Turn left at Industrial Highway, then follow the directions below.

From Southwest Philadelphia:

1.    Follow Cobbs Creek Trail. Continue on Island Ave.

2.    Turn right on Bartram Ave.

3.    Turn left at Industrial Highway, then follow the directions below.

From Tinicum Township:

1.    Follow Industrial Highway East, then follow the directions below.

At the Airport

1.    Go east on Industrial Highway toward Philadelphia International Airport.

2.    Follow signs for Arriving Flights.

3.    At the second traffic light, stay right and follow blue signs for Commercial Vehicles.

4.    Pass through the gate and follow green bicycle path signs to the parking areas.

Bicycle Parking

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) has made bicycle racks available in several locations throughout the terminal complex for employees and passengers to use.

The riding of bicycles is prohibited in the Terminal Buildings. Bicycles shall not be locked or chained to sign posts in the Terminal Area and may be subject to removal if their presence impedes the safety or movement of the Traveling Public.

Passengers and employees may use bicycle racks available at:

1. Terminal A-West , near the taxi holding lot

2. Terminal B-C, near the Marriott Hotel

3. Terminals D-E, on the Commercial Vehicles Road adjacent to the SEPTA Regional Rail Airport Terminal C-D Station

Airport employees may also use bicycle racks at the Employee Parking Shuttle stop (behind Wawa) .After parking and locking your bicycle, use the Employee Parking Shuttle to reach the terminals.

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