Philadelphia Greyhound Terminal

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Philadelphia Greyhound Terminal
Intercity bus terminal
Philadelphia Greyhound Terminal entrance November 2018.jpeg
Philadelphia Greyhound Terminal
Location1001 Filbert Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Coordinates39°57′10″N 75°09′26″W / 39.9529°N 75.1571°W / 39.9529; -75.1571Coordinates: 39°57′10″N 75°09′26″W / 39.9529°N 75.1571°W / 39.9529; -75.1571
Owned byGreyhound Lines
Platforms14 gates
Bus operatorsBus transport Greyhound Lines
Bus transport Fullington Trailways
Bus transport Martz Trailways
Bus transport Peter Pan Bus Lines
Bus transport NJ Transit
ConnectionsMainline rail interchange SEPTA Regional Rail at Jefferson Station
at 11th Street
Bus transport SEPTA City Bus
Bus transport NJ Transit suburban buses to South Jersey
Construction
Disabled accessYes
Other information
WebsitePhiladelphia Greyhound Terminal

The Philadelphia Greyhound Terminal is the primary intercity bus station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is located at 1001 Filbert Street in Center City Philadelphia, near the SEPTA Regional Rail Jefferson Station, a few hundred feet east of the Pennsylvania Convention Center and Reading Terminal Market, a few hundred feet south of the Trocadero Theatre and the south edge of Philadelphia's Chinatown district, and within 1/2 mile of Independence Mall, the U.S. Mint, and City Hall. The station building, which underwent an interior remodeling in early 2007, is relatively small and nondescript, belying its importance as one of the busiest, long distance, bus-only terminals in the United States. As of 2013 the terminal was the 4th busiest Greyhound bus station in the U.S.[1]

The station contains a variety of amenities for waiting passengers. These include a snack bar, food and beverage vending machines, televisions, video games, pay telephones, and restrooms. Like other significant transportation facilities, it also contains full service ticket counters and seating areas.

Bus companies serving the terminal[edit]

National provider[edit]

Greyhound also provides connecting service to other in-state and out-of-state destinations via transfers.

Interregional providers[edit]

Bus gates at Philadelphia Greyhound Terminal

Various interregional bus companies also provide direct service to and from the Philadelphia bus terminal. The companies and some of the key locations they serve include:

Like Greyhound, the Trailways providers' services connect with other bus routes in the Greyhound/Trailways system to allow trips to other regional and national destinations.

Regional providers[edit]

In addition to NJT bus routes listed above, various, shorter-distance NJT bus routes (numbered 400-417, and 555) stop in Center City Philadelphia as close as one block from the Greyhound Bus Terminal on Market Street. Several SEPTA bus routes (Routes 17, 23, 33, 38, 44, 47m, 48, and 61) also stop one block away from the terminal on Market Street.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Top Ten Busiest Terminals Based on Passenger Volume in 2013". Greyhound Lines, Inc.[dead link]
  2. ^ "Greyhound, Peter Pan will split up and be rivals again - The Boston Globe". BostonGlobe.com. Retrieved September 14, 2017.

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