Travel Information

2019 NSBA Annual Conference and Exposition Location:

Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(Get directions)

Shuttle Bus Schedule
*Subject to Change



Direct Travel can assist with booking participants’ flights to the NSBA Annual Conference while taking advantage of the Delta airline discounts. Call Direct Travel at 877-761-3727 and reference NSBA Annual Conference. Hours of operation are Monday – Friday from 8:30am – 7:00pm eastern standard time. Please note that flight expenses and travel agency fee of $35.00 USD is the responsibility of the participant.

Delta Airlines Discount Fares:
Fares Offered: Up to 10% discount on applicable fares
Meeting Discount Code: NY2GJ
Travel Dates: March 29- April 1, 2019
Origin: Any Delta Airline City
Destination: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)

Reservations and ticketing is available via or by calling our Delta Meeting Network Reservations at 800.328.1111. Please note that a Direct Ticket Charge will apply for booking by phone. When booking online, select Meeting Event Code and enter your Meeting ID in the box provided on the Advanced Search Flights page.

Save up to 20% on airport parking reservations with at over 30 major airports across the U.S. To book, enter promo code NSBA and select your dates and home airport. Complimentary shuttle to and from your selected airport is included with all reservations. 


Taxi service between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and downtown Philadelphia is a fixed rate of $28.50. Allow 25 minutes for travel area during normal traffic conditions and up to 45 minutes during rush hour. Information on other transportation options is available on the airport website.

Accessible Transportation. Please visit the Accessibility web page for more information on navigating Philadelphia including a guide to the airport.


SEPTA is the region’s public transportation system offering bus, trolley, subway, and Regional Rail services. Jefferson Station (formerly called Market East Regional Rails Station) is connected to the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

To save time on conference day, you can purchase fares in advance at SEPTA Sales Offices or outlying Regional Rail station ticket offices.

  • The Airport Regional Rail Line provides a direct connection between the terminals at Philadelphia International Airport and downtown Philadelphia in just 20 minutes. (To get to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, exit at Jefferson Station.) The cost of a one-way ride on the Airport Line is just $7.00.
  • From Amtrak’s 30th Street Station you can take any SEPTA Regional Rail Line going towards Center City to the Convention Center. Ask the SEPTA Passenger Service staff for assistance. A Regional Rail train departs every few minutes. The ride to Center City is free with your Amtrak ticket.
  • Other SEPTA Regional Rail Lines can take you throughout the region or try a bus, trolley, or subway to see all the points of interest within Philadelphia. Please visit or call (215) 580-7800.
  • Purchase an Independence Pass ($11.00) and enjoy one day of unlimited rides on all SEPTA routes to thousands of destinations. Click on Visitors on the Go for sightseeing ideas and travel directions.

Visit Philadelphia!
Great experiences, great memories, great times are here for the making.

Visit Philadelphia’s Official Global Convention and Visitors Site.


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