The Philadelphia Auto Show

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Explore the automotive industry’s latest creations at the Pennsylvania Convention Center during the 2019 Philadelphia Auto Show.

The Philadelphia Auto Show features more than 700 concept, classic, luxury and exotic cars on display, with every major vehicle manufacturer represented. All vehicles are arranged by category, making it easy to navigate the 700,000-square-foot display floor. Visitors can get up-close and personal with the newest vehicle models that will soon be at dealerships around the region. Check out the latest green vehicles or explore exotic vehicles, both old and new.

And here's the most important part - you DO NOT NEED A CAR to get to the Philadelphia Auto Show!

Show Hours

The show runs Saturday, 2/2/19 through Sunday, 2/10/19 during the following hours:

Weekdays: 12noon – 10pm

Saturdays: 9am – 10pm

Sunday, 2/3: 9am – 6pm

Sunday, 2/10: 9am – 8pm

Tickets

Beginning Monday, 1/14, you can buy DISCOUNTED tickets to the Philadelphia Auto Show at all major SEPTA Transit Sales Offices and SEPTA Regional Rail Ticket Offices. Regular, adult admission price is $14. The SEPTA discounted price is $11. The discounted Auto Show admission tickets sold by SEPTA are valid for admittance to weekday shows only. Additional payment may be required on gate admittance on weekends. Seniors (62+) and kids (7-12) cost $7.

More ticket info here.

Getting There

Here's the most important part - you DO NOT NEED A CAR to get to the Philadelphia Auto Show! The Convention Center is a short walk from Jefferson Station, or you can ride the Market-Frankford Line to 11th or 13th, the Broad Street Line to City Hall or hop Routes 4, 16, 17, 23, 27, 33, 38, 44, 45, 48, 61, 78, 124 or 125.

Regional Rail: All trains stop at Jefferson Station, located next to the Convention Center at 12th & Arch Street.

Market-Frankford Line: Take train to 11th Street Station. (Customers may also choose to ride the Broad Street Line to City Hall Station and either transfer to the Market-Frankford Line or walk to the Convention Center)

Bus: Routes 17, 23, 33, 38, 44, 45 & 48, and Routes 4, 16, 124 & 125 are within walking distance. City Hall Station on the Broad Street Line is also nearby.

Click here for more info.

Before you head out, remember to check System Status for a complete view of the SEPTA system to see if service is running according to schedule or if there is any alteration in service. Also - download the Official SEPTA App for iPhone and Android (it's free!).

Fare Info

There are many ways to get here on SEPTA, there are also many ways to pay. Click here to learn which fare is best for you. ‚Äč

During the Auto Show, the One Day Independence Pass is valid on all SEPTA modes all day long. The One Day Independence Pass costs $13 per person. The $30 Family Independence Pass provides unlimited travel for one family of up to five people, traveling together on any one day (at least one person, but no more than two, must be 18 years of age or older). While additional fees apply on Regional Rail travel to and from Trenton and West Trenton, NJ, customers still save when purchasing Independence Passes over individual rail tickets.

Independence Passes can be purchased in advance — they are not activated until the date they are punched by a SEPTA operator, cashier or conductor. Independence Passes are sold at all SEPTA Regional Rail Ticket Offices, SEPTA Sales Offices, the Transit Gift Store at 1234 Market Street and online at www.Shop.SEPTA.org.

Please note, if you are heading home after the show from Jefferson or Suburban Station, you need to pre purchase your ticket in order to move through the turnstiles before proceeding to the train platform. Accepted fares include a SEPTA Key Card, SEPTA Key Senior Card/Current driver’s license with magnetic stripe (customers 65+ only), SEPTA Key Reduced Fare Card, February TrailPass, February TransPass (weekends only), SEPTA Regional Rail Ticket, and One Day Independence Pass.

Seniors

We no longer accept Medicare Cards.

We no longer accept the paper PA Senior Citizen Transit ID Card.

We still accept valid Pennsylvania Driver's Licenses and Non-Driver IDs with a magnetic stripe on the back. But we do not accept the new licenses issued by PennDOT on or after July 2017 without magnetic stripes.

Seniors need a SEPTA Key Senior Photo ID card to receive free rides on Transit and Regional Rail. This is one positive change – if you have a SEPTA Key Senior Photo ID card, you no longer have to pay $1 on Regional Rail.

You can apply for a SEPTA Key Senior ID Card at:

SEPTA Headquarters (Lower Lobby)

1234 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday: 8a - 2p

Wednesday: 8a - 4p

SEPTA Accessible Travel Center

Room 109 Suburban Station

Mon - Friday: 8a - 2p

Participating Pennsylvania Senate and House offices in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties (please check with your legislator).

If you come to 1234 Market or to the Accessible Travel Center, you will receive your SEPTA Key Senior Card that same day. If you prefer to go to your legislator's office, you will receive your card in the mail in approximately 4 weeks.

If you are heading home after the show from Jefferson or Suburban Station, you need to have a fare in order to move through the turnstiles before proceeding to the train platform. Accepted fares include a SEPTA Key Card, SEPTA Key Senior Card/Current driver’s license with magnetic stripe (customers 65+ only), SEPTA Key Reduced Fare Card, February TrailPass, February TransPass (weekends only), SEPTA Regional Rail Ticket, and One Day Independence Pass.