The Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown is easily accessible by car, train, regional rail at SEPTA’s Suburban Station, and bus. Download a Center City MapSEPTA is Philadelphia’s local transit agency, responsible for Regional Rail, subways, buses, and trolleys. 

Please Note: The Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel is located at 201 North 17th Street in the center city of Philadelphia, PA. If you are traveling with a GPS or via a ridesharing service, please enter the hotel’s entire address rather than simply entering “Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel” for the most accurate directions.

Accessible Philadelphia
Philadelphia proudly offers visitors the ability to explore the city with a sense of independence. With accessible hotels, historic sites, restaurants, museums and services available, travelers of all abilities can be confident that they have choices in the City of Brotherly Love. View the Accessible Philadelphia guide which include information on using SEPTA.

Airport Information

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)

8 miles/15 minutes away

Once you arrive, it’s about a 25-minute ride on the SEPTA Airport Line or a 20-minute ride in a taxi to Center City. Trains run every 30 minutes on weekdays and operate from 5:07 a.m. to 12:07 a.m. (Airport to Center City). On weekends, they run hourly and operate from 6:07 a.m. to 12:07 a.m. The Airport Line serves the airport and Suburban Station.

Fare for the Airport Line is $6.75 when you use a SEPTA Key card or a Quick Trip [both of which you can buy from a fare kiosk at the airport] and $8 when you use cash or a credit card.

The taxi ride costs a flat rate of $28.50. There are more than 1,800 licensed and trained cabs in Philadelphia. Or download the Uber or Lyft app to order a ride to your location.

For additional transportation information, visit Discover Philadelphia.

Other Transportation Information Nearby

Bus Station (SEPTA):
Suburban Station
Race & Vine Station
City Hall Station
13th Street Station
15th Street Trolley Station

Additional real time travel information can be found here.

Travel to the United States

Please review for information about travel documentation required to the United States for non-US citizens. If you need a letter of invitation, please complete this form and one will be emailed to you directly. Due to ongoing delays in visa processing, we recommend that you request your visa as soon as possible. Visit the State Department COVID-19 travel page for the latest on vaccination and testing requirements for travel to the U.S.