By Bus or Train
There are a variety of intercity bus and train services that go to Philadelphia. These are ones that Penn students have used and found satisfactory. Workshop participants are by no means limited to these companies or transportation centers.
*The campus can be reached from 30th Street Station by cab(about $7.00), on SEPTA's Green Line (to either 36th and Sansom Streets or 37th and Spruce Streets) or the Market-Frankford Line (to 34th and Market Streets), or by foot; 30th Street Station is a fifteen-minute walk from the heart of campus. SEPTA fare is $2.00.
By Plane (from Philadelphia International Airport)
The Philadelphia International Airport, located in the Southwest section of the city, is approximately 20 minutes from Penn.
SEPTA’s Regional Rail Airport Line to Penn
This train runs between 5am and 12 midnight. Train fare is $7.00 at all times. The airport line leaves from each airport terminal and stops at University City Station and 30th Street Station. The trip generally takes 25 minutes. From University City Station, it is about a five minute walk west on Spruce St. to Penn’s campus. From 30th Street Station, it is about a fifteen minute walk to Penn’s campus (west on Market St. and a left at 34th St.). A taxi from 30th Street Station to Penn is about $7.00. Please be sure to tell the conductor your final destination when you get on the first train.
For more information: http://www.septa.org/welcome/airport.html
Taxi from Airport to Penn
A metered taxi from Philadelphia International Airport to Penn typically costs $20.00 and the trip is about 20 minutes.
Shuttle from Airport to PennThe Penn Tower Hotel
, located adjacent to the Penn Campus on 34th Street at Civic Center Boulevard, runs an airport shuttle that leaves from the baggage claim area every half hour. The ride is $8 (subject to change) and takes approximately twenty minutes.
The Lady Liberty Shuttle Service (1-215-724-8888) provides van rides between the airport and any location within Center City or University City at $10 per person. For group rates call ahead with the number of people, date, and requested time of pickup.