Travel & lodging
The Philadelphia metropolitan area is easily accessible via airplane, train or bus. Learn more about your options for traveling to Philadelphia below.
Travel grants and fee waivers are available. Learn more here.
The Philadelphia International Airport services the Philadelphia area and is just seven miles from Center City. There are several options to get you from the airport to the conference hotel. For more information: www.septa.org.
SEPTA’s Regional Rail system provides trains to Center City Philadelphia which depart from Philadelphia International Airport. Please take the train to SEPTA's Jefferson Station which is located on Market St. between 10th & 12th Sts.
The conference hotel is not within walking distance from this train station. You can also take a cab or Uber if you like.
Philadelphia taxis charge a flat rate of $32.00 for travel between Center City and the airport.
By car, Philadelphia is just two hours from New York City, 90 minutes from Baltimore, three hours from Washington D.C. and about an hour from Lancaster County, Atlantic City and the New Jersey shore via major highways. For individuals who travel to the conference by car, the conference will be held at Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing located at 201 S. Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia PA 19106.
Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing (Host Hotel and Conference Venue)
We have secured a block of sleeping rooms at the discounted rate of $205 plus 16.25 % tax, per night. Availability is limited and rooms at this rate are available until Thursday, March 28, 2024 , or until the block is sold out. Please make reservations online or via phone:
- Online: You can make your reservations at the Hilton Philadelphia hotel and receive the discounted rate through the LBBC dedicated website: 2024 Conference on Metastatic Breast Cancer (hilton.com)
- By phone: You can call the Hilton Philadelphia hotel via their Central Reservations at 1-800-HILTONS. It is important you identify yourself as part of the Living Beyond Breast Cancer group in order to receive the group rate.
Parking at the Hilton
Self-parking at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing is $20 for 0-6 hours, $26 for 6-12 hours and $37 overnight. Valet parking is available at the rate of $55 overnight. Self-parking and overnight valet prices include in-and-out privileges.
Finding a roommate
You are responsible for making your own hotel reservations and finding a roommate, as needed. If you are looking for a roommate, please visit the Events section of our Facebook page.
Once there, join “2024 Conference on Metastatic Breast Cancer” to connect with other conference attendees. Post messages there to look for a roommate. Please note that you are responsible for your own listing, and what information you choose to list. At any time, you can go back and delete or change your post.