Traveling from Portland to Philadelphia
Portland, ME, Airport Information
Searching for low-cost flights from Portland, ME, can be a challenging task when searching through several airlines' websites. Orbitz.com can save you time and money by comparing these rates simultaneously, allowing you to choose the rate that suits your budget and needs. The major air service provider for the Portland area is the Portland International Jetport. It is located at 1001 Westbrook Street and is about a 10-minute drive from downtown Portland. The airport is served by several airlines, including Air Canada, Air Tran, Delta, jetBlue, United, US Airways, and Twin Cities Air Service. Orbitz.com will compare the fares of these airlines so you can choose the best rate.
Airport Parking Information
The airport has long-term and short-term parking lots, including a five-story garage located within walking distance of the terminals. The hourly parking rate is $2 per hour with a maximum daily rate of $48; long-term rates are $12 a day.
Transportation to the Airport
Transportation to the airport is available by taxi, car rental, public transportation, and limousine service. A taxi fare from downtown to the airport will cost about $17, and payment can be made by cash or major credit card. Alamo, Avis, Enterprise, Hertz, and National are the car rental companies available at the airport. Orbitz.com will search these companies for sales and discounts, providing you the best rate for your budget.
Airport Restaurant Information
The airport is home to a few restaurants, including CafÃ© Stroudwater, Gladieux Corp, and the Epicurean Feast. All these restaurants have a wide variety of menu items available to satisfy everyone. Check with Orbitz.com for the best rates on flights from Portland to save time and money.
Philadelphia Airport Information
The Philadelphia International Airport, the primary airport serving the greater Philadelphia area, is located roughly 7 miles southwest of the city, with easy access via I-95, I-76 or Route 291. Travelers who book their flights to Philadelphia through Orbitz.com will have their pick of any of the major air passenger carriers that service the airport.
Ground Transportation in Philadelphia
Public transportation is available from the airport to the downtown area via SEPTA bus or rail service. Although share-a-ride, shuttle, private car and limousine services are available, many visitors to Philadelphia take a taxi into the city. If you take a taxi from the airport to downtown Philadelphia, you will be charged a flat rate of $28.50. For other destinations, expect to pay a fee of $2.70 plus $2.30 per mile. Book your air tickets through Orbitz.com, and you may be able to bundle in a bargain rate on a rental car or find a Philadelphia hotel that offers free shuttle service to and from the airport.
Philadelphia Weather Information
Philadelphia is subject to cold winters, with temperatures in the mid-20s to low 40s. Summers are hot and humid, with temperatures that can soar into the 90s. Expect snow accumulation in the winter months, and be sure to bring your parka and a warm, comfortable pair of boots.
What to Do in Philadelphia
Philadelphia may be a bit of a college town, but it is also a mecca for history buffs. You'll want to be sure to visit Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the Betsy Ross House and Franklin Square. Enjoy your trip to Philadelphia, and remember to use Orbitz.com when you are ready to book flights to Philadelphia for your return visit.
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Philadelphia Airport8840 Tinicum Blvd, Philadelphia 2.0 out of 5.0
This hotel is less than a mile from the Philadelphia International Airport and just over 8 miles from downtown Philadelphia attractions.
Embassy Suites Philadelphia Center City1776 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia 3.5 out of 5.0
This 28-story downtown Embassy Suites property in the City Center business district is within 3 blocks of the Franklin Institute and just a mile from the Pennsylvania ...
Club Quarters Hotel in Philadelphia1628 Chestnut St, Philadelphia 4.0 out of 5.0
Club Quarters is a full service, club-like hotel in a prime location opposite Liberty Place – Philadelphia’s epicenter of restaurants and shops. Two blocks from ...
The Warwick Hotel Rittenhouse Square220 S 17th Street, Philadelphia 4.0 out of 5.0
Located 1 block east of Rittenhouse Square, this Philadelphia hotel is set amid smart shops and art galleries; Liberty Place office towers, Walnut Street restaurants, ...
Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Downtown21 N Juniper St, Philadelphia 3.5 out of 5.0
This 15-story Philadelphia hotel is 2 blocks from the Pennsylvania Convention Center and the Reading Terminal Market, and 1 mile from the National Constitution ...
DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City237 S. Broad St., Philadelphia 3.5 out of 5.0
On the Avenue of the Arts, this high-rise Philadelphia hotel is across the street from Merriam Theater and one mile from the Liberty Bell. The DoubleTree by ...
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown1201 Market St, Philadelphia 3.5 out of 5.0
Linked by skywalk to the Pennsylvania Convention Center and Gallery Mall, this Center City Philadelphia hotel is 7 blocks from Chinatown and 8 blocks from Independence ...
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