Directions

Wharton MBA Admissions & Financial Aid Office

3733 Spruce Street (37th and Spruce)

By Air | By Train | By Car


The University of Pennsylvania campus is located west of the Schuylkill River in an neighborhood known as University City.
 

AIR

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is approximately 20 minutes (depending on traffic) away from campus.  The discount airlines Southwest and AirTran both fly into PHL.

There are several options for getting to campus from the airport:

TAXI  Tell the driver that you are heading to the Penn campus, 38th and Walnut Street.  You will be dropped off directly by Huntsman Hall.  A metered taxicab costs is a flat rate of $28.50 and the ride takes about 20 minutes.

SHARED VAN  Lady Liberty (215-724-8888) is a van transportation service.  No reservation necessary, just dial '27' from an airport courtesy phone. $10-12/person; runs 24 hours a day and can take from 20 - 45 minutes.

TRAIN  The SEPTA Airport Express Train (R1) leaves 9 minutes after every half hour, and will take you to 30th Street Station.  The fare is $6.25 ($7.00 if ticket is bought on train) and the ride takes 22 minutes to 30th Street Station.

 

TRAIN

The Amtrak 30th Street Station is conveniently located at 30th and Market Street, a brief cab ride away from the Penn campus.  From the station, passengers can take a cab ($7-10, including tip), 15 minute walk to campus or take a SEPTA bus #21 or #40.

If you decide to walk, exit the train station on the 29th Street side.  Turn left and walk down 29th Street, crossing Market Street and then Chestnut Street, until you hit a "T" intersection at Walnut Street.  Turn right and walk up Walnut Street several blocks to campus.  Train reservations can be made online or by calling 1-800-USA-RAIL.

If you decide to take the bus, follow the directions for walking and look for bus stops along Walnut Street.


CAR


From the Northeast:
Take the New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 3.
Take the Black Horse Pike (Route 168W) one mile to I-295 South.
Go one mile to Exit 26, take I-76 to the Walt Whitman Bridge.
Cross the Bridge onto I-76 West (Schuylkill Expressway) to Exit 346B, Greys Ferry/University City.
Continue straight off of the ramp.
Turn left onto University Avenue
Continue straight on and follow 38th street onto Campus.
(Huntsman Hall will be on your right, on the corner of 38th and Walnut Street)

From South:
Take I-95 North to PA-291 (Platt Bridge).
Cross the bridge (Penrose Avenue) to 26th Street.
Turn left onto 26th Street and follow signs to I-76 West (Schuylkill Expressway).
Take I-76 West 3 miles to Exit 346B
Continue straight off of the ramp.
Turn left onto University Avenue.
Continue straight on and follow 38th street onto Campus.
(Huntsman Hall will be on your right, on the corner of 38th and Walnut Street)


From West or North:
Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Exit 24 (Valley Forge).
Take I-76 East (Schuylkill Expressway) approximately 17 miles to Exit 346B, Greys Ferry/University City.
Bear right off of the ramp onto 34th Street/University Avenue.
Continue straight on and follow 38th street onto Campus.
(Huntsman Hall will be on your right, on the corner of 38th and Walnut Street)

Parking

University Parking is available directly across Huntsman Hall at 38th and Walnut.  Rates are variable, averaging $7-12/day.  Metered street parking is also available (limit 2-4 hours).