Travel to Pennsylvania
Flying to Pennsylvania
Philadelphia International AirportCode
Philadelphia International Airport is located 11km (7 miles) southwest of central Philadelphia.Telephone
(215) 937 6937.AddressPhiladelphia
8000 Essington Avenue
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Pittsburgh International AirportCode
Pittsburgh International Airport is situated 22km (14 miles) west of Pittsburgh.Telephone
+1 412 472 3525AddressPittsburgh
1000 Airport Boulevard
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From London to Philadelphia is 8 hours, and to Pittsburgh is 11 hours (connecting flights).
Travelling to Pennsylvania by Rail
Pennsylvania has dozens of passenger railroads (www.patripsbytrain.com) in addition to mainline Amtrak (tel: +1 800 872 7245, in the USA only; www.amtrak.com) services. Philadelphia is home to one of Amtrak's busiest stations, at 30th Street, which is served by the 'Acela Express' service linking Washington, DC (journey time - 1 hour 50 minutes) with New York City (journey time - 1 hour 20 minutes) and Boston (journey time - 5 hours 35 minutes). Free transfers to the urban transportation system, run by SEPTA, are available to Amtrak passengers (request upon ticket purchase). Pittsburgh has daily Amtrak services to Chicago, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, DC.
Driving to Pennsylvania
Getting to Pennsylvania by boat
Pennsylvania has three of the country's busiest ports within its borders. Philadelphia (www.philaport.com) is the largest freshwater port in the world. Erie (www.porterie.org) is one of the major Great Lakes ports and Pittsburgh (www.port.pittsburgh.pa.us) is one of the nation's largest inland ports, providing access to the extensive 1,400km (900-mile) USA inland waterway system.