Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) serves the Philadelphia region with 25 airlines offering over 450 daily nonstop departures to 138 destinations in the U.S. and around the world. Once arriving at the airport, to get downtown, it’s a 25-minute ride on the SEPTA Airport Line (train) or a 20-minute ride in a taxi. SEPTA’s Airport Line leaves every 30 minutes, and a one-way fare is less than $10. Trains stop at all airport terminals. The taxi ride costs a flat rate of $28.50 for one passenger and an extra $1 for each additional passenger. Rates quoted as of August 2021.
Amtrak trains arrive at 30th Street Station in Philadelphia which is within just 1.6 miles from the convention center. Philadelphia is about 2 hours by train from New York City or Washington, D.C.
International travelers to Philadelphia are advised to reference the city’s travel information webpage.
EB is contracting with a variety of hotels who are within a close walk to the Pennsylvania Convention Center and will be offering special discounts and benefits for EB attendees. Reservation information will be available in October 2021. Please be advised that you should not use any housing service other than EB’s authorized provider, onPeak.
The Pennsylvania Convention Center will be the location of EB registration, exhibits, posters, and nearly all of the society scientific sessions. Additional events will be held in the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown and other close by hotels.
The Pennsylvania Convention Center is located in the heart of center city with easy access to restaurants, museums, historic sites like the Liberty Bell, and other attractions. Built on the site of the historic Reading Railroad train shed and over top of Reading Terminal Market, one of America’s largest and oldest public markets, the convention center is a green facility with a stunning atrium to welcome you. The center was recognized in 2020 as a gold standard of safe venues when it earned GBAC STAR™ accreditation.
The majority of ASPET scientific sessions will take place in Rooms 109-114 in the convention center. The ASPET posters will be displayed in Hall AB of the center.