Directions to Penn Athletics Facilities
Schuykill River Boathouse/Grandstands - M/W Rowing
Franklin Field - Football, Sprint Football, M/W Track & Field, M/W Lacrosse, Penn Relays
Throwing Areas - M/W Track & Field (shot put, discus, javelin, hammer)
The Palestra - M/W Basketball, Volleyball, Wrestling
Rhodes Field - M/W Soccer
Ellen Vagelos Field - Field Hockey
Hutchinson Gym - Gymnastics
Meiklejohn Stadium - Baseball
Penn Park - Softball
Sheerr Pool at the Pottruck Center - M/W Swimming
Hamlin Tennis Center - M/W Tennis (outdoor)
Hecht Tennis Center - M/W Tennis (indoor)
Ringe Squash Courts - M/W Squash
Directions to the University of Pennsylvania
From the Northeast via the New Jersey Turnpike South
Use Exit 4. Bear right out of the toll following signs to Philadelphia and Ben Franklin Bridge. After crossing the bridge take I-676 West, to I-76 East, the Schuylkill Expressway. Follow I-76 East to Exit 346A -- South Street (a left-lane exit). Turn right onto South Street to enter campus.
From the West via the Pennsylvania Turnpike
On the PA turnpike, use Exit 326, the Valley Forge Interchange. Take I-76 East for approximately 17 miles until Exit 346A, a left lane exit marked South Street. Turn right onto South Street to enter campus. To find parking, turn right at the second light onto 33rd Street. Take the first left onto Walnut Street, and there will be a lot on the right at 38th and Walnut..
From the North via I-95 South
Use the I-676/Center City Philadelphia Exit. Follow signs to I-676 West, the Vine Street Expressway. Take I-676 West until I-76 East, the Schuylkill Expressway. Follow I-76 East until Exit 346A -- South Street (a left-lane exit). Turn right onto South Street to enter campus.
From the South via I-95 North
Use the I-676/Center City Philadelphia Exit which is approximately 7 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 346A -- South Street (a left-lane exit). Turn right onto South Street to enter campus.
Please note that it can be both expensive and difficult to locate parking on campus. A lower cost rate of $4 for 5 hours, off campus, with a shuttle bus to the campus is available at Campus Park and Ride [website]. Please keep in mind that Campus Park and Ride is not affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. We are providing this information as a courtesy.
From the Airport
The Philadelphia International Airport is located in the Southwest section of the city, approximately twenty 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 346A -- South Street (a left-lane exit). Turn right onto South Street to enter campus.
Convenient train service from the airport to 30th Street Station is available through SEPTA's Airport Express Train which leaves every half-hour. The fare is $7 (subject to change), and the trip takes approximately twenty-five minutes. The University City Station is about a five-minute walk West on South/Spruce Streets to campus (the street is South until 33rd Street, at which point it becomes Spruce). The 30th Street Station is about a 15-minute walk or $5 cab ride to campus.
A metered cab ride from the airport to campus generally costs $35, including the tip, and takes approximately 20 minutes.
Philadelphia Public Transportation (SEPTA)
Philadelphia's mass transit system is SEPTA, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. SEPTA operates a coordinated system of bus, subway, elevated train, and trolley lines that covers all of Philadelphia and parts of the surrounding counties. Exact change or a token is required to ride a subway, trolley or bus. Weekly and monthly SEPTA TransPasses are also available. Tokens are available at all subway stations, and both TransPasses and tokens can be purchased on campus at the Penn Book Store. Fares are subject to change.
Subway - Take the Market-Frankford (Blue) Line to the 34th street stop. Walk East and make a right on 33rd Street. Franklin Field and The Palestra are located on 33rd Street between Walnut and Spruce Streets.
Subway-Surface Lines (Trolley Cars) - The 10, 11, 13, 34 and 36 lines all makes stops at 33rd and Market Streets. The 11, 13, 34 and 36 lines all makes stops at 36th and Sansom Streets. Franklin Field and The Palestra are located on 33rd Street between Walnut and Spruce Streets.
SEPTA Regional Rail - All SEPTA Regional Rail lines stop at 30th Street Station. Franklin Field and The Palestra are just a short walk away. Walk West three blocks on Market Street and make a left on to Walnut Street. Franklin Field and The Palestra are located on 33rd Street between Walnut and Spruce Streets.
Train and Bus Service
Intercity rail service to Philadelphia's 30th Street Station is provided by Amtrak. Frequent service is offered to Northeastern cities including Boston, New York, Baltimore, and Washington. Visit Amtrak for more information.
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 (to either 36th and Sansom Streets or 37th and Spruce Streets) or Market-Frankford Line (to 34th and Market Streets).