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Car Rental Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Renting a car in Philadelphia offers several key advantages, particularly for those looking to explore beyond the city's rich historical and cultural offerings.

Benefits of Hiring a Car in Philadelphia

  1. Ease of Parking and Navigation: Philadelphia offers on-street metered parking downtown, numerous parking garages, and dedicated parking at major attractions like the Philadelphia Museum of Art. This makes driving and parking in the city relatively convenient​​.

  2. Flexibility and Accessibility: Having a car allows for easy travel between different parts of the city and beyond, providing flexibility that public transport may not offer. It's especially beneficial for visiting suburban areas or other cities in the region.

  3. Traffic Considerations: While Philadelphia experiences peak traffic congestion typically between 7 am and 9:30 am, and again from 3:30 pm to 6 pm on weekdays, navigating outside these hours is generally smoother​​.

  4. Scenic Drives and Road Trips: Philadelphia's location is ideal for road trips, with easy access to several interstate highways, including I-676, I-76, and I-95. These roads offer direct routes to numerous nearby cities and attractions​​.

Recommended Attractions and Routes from Philadelphia

  1. Jersey Shore, NJ: About 1 hour 10 minutes away (50 miles), Jersey Shore offers sparkling bays, white sands, and entertainment along its famous boardwalks​​.

  2. Lancaster and Amish Country, PA: Located 1 hour 40 minutes (70 miles) from Philadelphia, this area offers a glimpse into Amish culture, historical sites, and natural beauty​​.

  3. New York, NY: Approximately 1 hour 40 minutes (70 miles) from Philadelphia, New York City is a world-renowned destination with iconic landmarks, parks, and a bustling atmosphere​​.

  4. Gettysburg and Michaux State Forest, PA: Around 2 hours 50 minutes (150 miles) away, Gettysburg is a key historical site, while Michaux State Forest offers beautiful natural scenery​​.

  5. Washington DC: A 3-hour drive (140 miles) brings you to the U.S. capital, rich in national monuments, museums, and cultural experiences​​.

  6. Callicoon, NY: Situated 3 hours 20 minutes (180 miles) away, Callicoon is known for its water-related activities and scenic beauty along the Delaware River​​.

  7. Luray and Shenandoah National Park, VA: This destination is 4 hours 20 minutes (240 miles) from Philadelphia, offering stunning natural landscapes and the famous Appalachian Trail​​.

  8. Catskill Mountains and Woodstock, NY: A 4-hour 40-minute drive (240 miles) leads to this nature retreat known for its hiking trails and the historic Woodstock music festival site​​.

  9. Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh, about 5 hours 30 minutes (310 miles) from Philadelphia, offers a blend of history, culture, and unique attractions like Hershey's Chocolate World​​.

  10. Boston, MA: Located 6 hours away (330 miles), Boston is rich in American history and culture, with landmarks like Boston Common and Boston Public Garden​​.

  11. Virginia Beach, VA: This coastal city, 6 hours 30 minutes (360 miles) from Philadelphia, offers a mix of beachside relaxation and historical exploration in nearby Richmond and Williamsburg​​.

  12. Niagara Falls, NY: A 6-hour 40-minute drive (420 miles) brings you to the awe-inspiring Niagara Falls, a must-visit natural wonder​​.  Take advantage of our unlimited mileage packages.

In conclusion, renting a car in Philadelphia not only eases city navigation but also opens up a wealth of nearby destinations for exploration. From serene beaches to historic sites and bustling cities, the region around Philadelphia is rich with diverse attractions, easily accessible by car.


Current Rental Rates in Philadelphia

Nissan Versa

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 37.76 EUR/day
Nissan Versa

7 Days rental at 264.36 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chevrolet Spark

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 37.78 EUR/day
Chevrolet Spark

7 Days rental at 264.51 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 38.69 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla

7 Days rental at 270.87 EUR from 22/04/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Tesla Model 3

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 48.13 EUR/day
Tesla Model 3

7 Days rental at 336.94 EUR from 22/04/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mystery Electric Compact or Larger

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 45.16 EUR/day
Mystery Electric Compact or Larger

7 Days rental at 316.18 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chevrolet Bolt

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 44.32 EUR/day
Chevrolet Bolt

7 Days rental at 310.30 EUR from 22/04/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Philadelphia: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Philadelphia 30th street is a very old station in American terms having been opened in 1933.
  • Because of that Philadelphia 30th street station is included on the US national register of historic places.
  • The Amtrak rail line has trains such as the Acela Express, the Pennsylvanian and the Silver Meteor.
  • Meanwhile on the Septa Line you can take services such as the Chestnut Hill Line West and the Chestnut Hill Line East.
  • More than three and a half million passengers use the Philadelphia 30th street station every year.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Philadelphia

Best car rental companies in Philadelphia

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Philadelphia car hire information

  • 9.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Alamo US Corporate
  • € 264.32
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 37.76
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 34
    Most Popular Type:
    Fullsize
  • 16
    Most popular model:
    Volkswagen Jetta
  • 147
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day in Philadelphia

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September€ 74
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January€ 74
February€ 74
March€ 76
April€ 82
May€ 88
June€ 104
July€ 111
August€ 87
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October€ 76
November€ 83
December€ 84
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January€ 117
February€ 110
March€ 111
April€ 109
May€ 122
June€ 136
July€ 124
August€ 109
September€ 118
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November€ 131
December€ 104
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January€ 81
February€ 80
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July€ 113
August€ 94
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November€ 91
December€ 97
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January€ 106
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June€ 106
July€ 155
August€ 136
September€ 118
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November€ 139
December€ 150
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August€ 38
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June€ 107
July€ 117
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December€ 92
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January€ 122
February€ 118
March€ 114
April€ 111
May€ 111
June€ 128
July€ 110
August€ 60
September€ 140
October€ 145
November€ 183
December€ 117

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