Travel and Lodging
The 2019 Living Beyond Breast Cancer Conference: Sharing Wisdom, Sharing Strength will be held at the Philadelphia 201 Hotel located at 201 North 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.
The Philadelphia metropolitan area is easily accessible via airplane, train or bus. Learn more about your options for traveling to Philadelphia below.
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.
Airport TrainSEPTA’s Regional Rail system provides trains to Center City Philadelphia which depart from Philadelphia International Airport. Please take the train to SEPTA's Suburban Station which is located on JFK Boulevard between 16th & 17th Streets. The conference hotel is within walking distance from this train station. For more information: www.septa.org.
TaxiPhiladelphia taxis charge a flat rate of $28.50 for travel between Center City and the airport.
By BusBuses run to Philadelphia’s Greyhound Station. Please visit Greyhound's website for schedules into the Philadelphia’s Greyhound Bus Station located at 1001 Filbert Street in downtown Philadelphia. The station is a 15 minute walk (.75 mile) from the Philadelphia 201 Hotel.
By CarBy 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 the Philadelphia 201 Hotel located at 201 North 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.
ParkingValet parking at the Philadelphia 201 Hotel is $50 overnight (including tax). Daily rates vary depending on length of stay and start at $27 (including tax) for up to 2 hours. Valet prices include in and out privileges and tax.
Self-parking is also available at a lot across the street from the hotel. The lot is run by Gateway. Self-parking prices vary by lot.
LodgingPhiladelphia 201 Hotel (Host Hotel and Conference Venue)
We have secured a block of sleeping rooms at discounted rate of $179 plus 16.37% tax, per night. To get this rate, mention Living Beyond Breast Cancer at the time of making your reservation. Availability is limited. The deadline to receive the discounted sleeping room rate, if it is available, has been extended to Monday, September 9, 2019.
Online: You can make your reservations at the Philadelphia 201 Hotel and receive the discounted rate through a dedicated website.
By phone: You can call the Philadelphia 201 Hotel at 866-716-8134 and mention Living Beyond Breast Cancer.
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
Once there, join “2019 Annual Breast Cancer Conference” 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.