By Car || Parking || By Train or Bus || From the Philadelphia Int'l Airport


By Car

From the North:
Take I-95 South to I-676 Westbound toward Center City . From I-676 exit in less than two miles taking "exit only" ramp towards the airport marked I-76 East. Proceed less than a mile to Exit 346A, South Street, which EXITS ON THE LEFT. Turn right onto South Street to enter the campus. Turn right onto S 38 St/US-13.

From the South:
Take I-95 North to Exit 13 signed "291 East to I-76". Follow 291 East across (Platt) Bridge to 26th Street, which leads directly onto I-76 West. Take I-76 West 3 miles to Exit 346A, South Street, which EXITS ON THE LEFT. Turn left onto South Street to enter the campus. South Street becomes Spruce Street. Turn right onto S 38 St/US-13.

From the Northeast:
Take the New Jersey Turnpike to exit 4 for Route 73 North. Proceed on Route 73 North to I-295 South. From I-295 South, take exit 26 of I-76 West. Cross over to Philadelphia via the Walt Whitman Bridge. This section of I-76 is also called the Schuylkill Expressway. Take Exit 346A for South Street, and turn left onto South Street to enter campus (Note: Exit 346A is a LEFT LANE EXIT). South Street becomes Spruce Street. Turn right onto S 38 St/US-13.

From the Northeast Extension, Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-476):
Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike Northwest Extension, South to the PA Turnpike, East-West Interchange. Remain on I-476 (The PA TP, northeast extension portion of I-476, terminates at the PA TP east-west interchange). Continue on I-476 South, approximately 3.6 miles to Exit 16A, I-76 East (Schuylkill Expressway). Take I-76 East approximately 12.6 miles to Exit 346A, South Street, which EXITS ON THE LEFT. Turn right onto South Street to enter the campus. South Street becomes Spruce Street. Turn right onto S 38 St/US-13.

From the Northwest:
Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Exit 326, Valley Forge Interchange. Take I-76 East (Schuylkill Expressway) approximately 17 miles to Exit 346A, South Street, which EXITS ON THE LEFT. Turn right onto South Street to enter the campus. South Street becomes Spruce Street. Turn right onto S 38 St/US-13.


Parking

38th and Walnut, 40th and Walnut:
$8 first hour, $2 for each additional hour, up to $20 for 24-hrs (overnight)

Garage on 37th and Market (3665 Market St):
$7 all day on weekends
$20 Friday

There is street parking with meters near the venue. Street parking without meters can be found beyond 40th/41st street (on Walnut, Locust, Spruce, Pine).

There are several other parking facilities located on or near campus, as well as metered street parking. Recommended garages and lots: 38th and Walnut Street (use 38th Street entrance); 34th and Chestnut Street; Penn Tower Hotel (34th and Civic Center Boulevard); Sheraton Hotel (36th and Chestnut Streets); South Street and Convention Avenue; 32nd and Walnut Street; 40th and Walnut Street.


By Train or Bus

Penn's campus can be reached from 30th Street Station by cab, on SEPTA's Green Line (to either 36th St. and Sansom Street or 37th St. and Spruce Street) or the Market-Frankford Line (to either 34th St. and Market Street or 40th St. and Market Street), or by foot; 30th Street Station is a fifteen-minute walk from the heart of campus.

Train and Bus Service: Intercity rail service to Philadelphia's 30th Street Station is provided by Amtrak. Frequent service is offered to Northeast cities including Boston, New York, Baltimore, and Washington. Intercity bus service is provided by Greyhound and Trailway bus lines from the terminal at 1001 Filbert Street, behind The Gallery shopping center. The Penn campus can be reached from the bus station on SEPTA's Green Line (from 13th St. & Market to either 36th and Sansom Street or 37th and Spruce Street) or Market-Frankford Line (from 11th St. & Market, to either 34th & Market Street or 40th & Market Street).


From the Philadelphia International Airport

The Philadelphia International Airport is located in the Southwest section of the city, approximately thirty minutes from the University of Pennsylvania campus. Visitors driving from the airport should take I-95 North to the I-676/Center City Philadelphia exit, which is approximately seven miles North of the airport. Follow I-676 West (the Vine Street Expressway) until I-76 East (the Schuylkill Expressway). Follow I-76 East until Exit 346-A (old exit number 40) -- South Street (a left-lane exit). Turn right onto South Street to enter campus. South Street becomes Spruce Street. Turn right onto S 38 St/US-13.

Convenient train service from the airport to 30th Street Station or University City Station is available through SEPTA's Airport Express Train (R1) which leaves every half-hour. The fare is $6.00 (subject to change), and the trip takes approximately twenty-five minutes. The University City Station is about a five minute walk west on Spruce Street to our campus. The 30th Street Station is about a fifteen-minute walk or $5 cab ride to campus. A cab ride from the airport to campus or central Philadelphia costs $26.25, plus tip, and takes approximately 25 minutes.