Note: Yellow hotels are on campus. Blue hotels are a 5-10 minute cab ride from campus.
Directions to Campus
Philadelphia International Airport is approximately 20 minutes (depending on traffic) away from campus. There are several options for getting to campus from the airport:
Taxi from Airport
Tell the driver that you are heading to the Penn campus, 37th and Spruce Street. A metered taxicab costs about $25-$30 and the ride takes 20 minutes.
Airport Express Train
The SEPTA Airport Express Train leaves 9 minutes after every half hour, and will take you to either the University City Station or to 30th Street Station. The fare is $6.00 and the ride takes 18 minutes.
The Amtrak 30th Street Station is conveniently located at 30th and Market Street, a brief cab ride or walk away from the Penn campus.
Taxi from Train Station
Tell the driver that you are heading to the Penn campus, 37th and Spruce Street. A metered taxicab costs about $6-$10 and the ride takes 10 minutes.
Walk from Train Station
Exit the train station on the 30th Street side. Head west on Market Street towards 30th Street. Turn left on Woodland Walk. Turn slight right onto Chestnut Street. Turn left to continue on Woodland Walk, continue through stairs. Vance Hall will be straight ahead, stairs to entrance on right of the building.
There is an hourly visitor parking lot across from Huntsman Hall at 38th and Walnut.
- Garage is open from 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
- Credit Card only.
- $11 for the first hour; $2 each additional hour, $30 maximum. Rate applies from 6:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.