Public transportation from Philadelphia Airport Note that the ground transportation information desk is in the baggage claim area. For non-SEPTA transportation information call the Ground Transportation hotline at 215-937-6958. 
Transportation  Zone assignments:  Rental cars - zone 2; taxis - Zone 5; sedans & limos - Zone 6; shared ride vans -  Zone 7; hotel shuttles - Zone 4;  Charter & couriers - Zone 8.

The SEPTA Bus is at Zone 1.   SEPTA contact:  tel. 215-580-7800;   or visit:  www.septa.org. SEPTA Quick Trip Fare is available at all Airport terminal stations payable by credit or debit card.  For more information open:  http://www.septa.org/key/updates/airport-quick-trips.html
SEPTA Bus service from Zone 1 - outside of baggage claims at Terminals A-East, B, C, D and E; (Terminal F passengers: access buses from TE): 
- Bus 37 to South Philadelphia
- Bus 108 to the 69th Street Transport Center
- Bus 115 to Suburban Square in Ardmore
Connections to the Amtrak Northeast Corridor and Keystone Service and NJ Transit Atlantic City Rail Line are available at 30th Street Station.

The SEPTA Rail on the R1 Airport Line
:  The Septa Airport Regional Rail Line platforms are accessible from the pedestrian walkways between the terminals & baggage claims at Terminals A-East, B, C/D & E/F (passengers of F board & exit at E).  They serve Eastwick Station, University City, have connections to Amtrak from 30th street station, serve Suburban Station with connections to regional rail lines, to Jefferson Market st /The Gallery with connections to Greyhound Bus Terminal.   Current fares: one-way to City Center $8 (cash only) - $1 added for connections to other SEPTA Regional rail lines at 30th St., Suburban Station & Jefferson Market Est.  (ATMs at PHL).
- Trains to City center (taking 30 mins to Suburban Station)  depart every half hour, 4:20am-11:52pm (and from 5:7am-12:30am ), stopping at E, C/D, B & A-East & continuing to Eastwick, University City, 30th St. Station, Suburban Station & Jefferson (Market East). Train connections can be made at University City, 30th Street, Suburban & Jefferson Stations.

For Amtrak & New Jersey Transit connections: use SEPTA's Airport Line to 30th Street. 

For more information on SEPTA call 215-580-7800 or visit: www.septa.org.