Destination

Amtrak 30th Street Station

30th Street Station, which was first opened in 1933, is the main railroad station in Philadelphia and is a major stop on Amtrak's Northeast and Keystone Corridors. This train station is one of the busiest intercity passenger railroad facilities in the United States. It is within walking distance of various attractions in West Philadelphia, notably the University of Pennsylvania, CHOP, Drexel University, and the University City Science Center, all in University City.

How to get there

Trains from Amtrak, SEPTA and New Jersey Transit serve the station. SEPTA's Market-Frankford Line and SEPTA's Subway/Surface Lines stop less than a half block from the southwest entrance to 30th Street Station. A number of the SEPTA's bus lines include stops at the station on their routes.

Rail Lines

Airport Line Regional Rail

Warminster Line Regional Rail

Wilmington/Newark Line Regional Rail

West Trenton Line Regional Rail

Media/Elwyn Line Regional Rail

Lansdale/Doylestown Line Regional Rail

Paoli/Thorndale Line Regional Rail

Manayunk/Norristown Line Regional Rail

Cynwyd Line Regional Rail

Chestnut Hill East Line Regional Rail

Trenton Line Regional Rail

Fox Chase Regional Rail

Chestnut Hill West Regional Rail

Subway Lines

Market-Frankford Line

Fare

There are many ways to get here on SEPTA, there are also many ways to pay. Click here to learn which fare is best for you. ​

Hours

Ticket Office Hours:

6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. | Monday through Friday

8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Saturday

8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Sunday

Connecting Services

SEPTA Airport Line

Amtrak

NJ Transit Atlantic City Line

NJ Transit Route 316

Market-Frankford Line

Bus Route 9, 30, 31, 44, 62, 124, 125, LUCY

Trolley Route 10, 11, 13, 34, 36

Other Amenities

22 bike racks are available, accommodating a total of 100 bicycles.

Inside the station offers food and gift shops.

Upcoming Local Happenings
Penn relays

Save the Date: Penn Relays Carnival Weekend

Franklin Field

Nothing beats the Penn Relays! Thursday, 4/26 thru Sunday, 4/29, high school, college and even professional track stars compete at Franklin Field during the Penn Relays, the oldest collegiate meet in the nation. With an average of one race every five minutes over 33 hours of competition, it could be declared the most action-packed, too. Fun runs off the track too with an International Street Fair & other festivities in University City. Avoid traffic and parking. Best way to Franklin Field is SEPTA. Hop Regional Rail to 30th Street or University City Stations, the Market-Frankford Line to 34th Street, the Trolley to 33rd Street or Bus Routes 21, 30 or 42. Check out this Perk for $10 off tickets before you go!

20180426 00:00 20180430 00:00 America/New_York Save the Date: Penn Relays Carnival Weekend <p>Nothing beats the <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/blog/PennRelays">Penn Relays</a>! Thursday, 4/26 thru Sunday, 4/29, high school, college and even professional track stars compete at Franklin Field during the Penn Relays, the oldest collegiate meet in the nation. With an average of one race every five minutes over 33 hours of competition, it could be declared the most action-packed, too. Fun runs off the track too with an International Street Fair &amp; other festivities in University City. Avoid traffic and parking. Best way to Franklin Field is SEPTA. Hop Regional Rail to 30th Street or University City Stations, the Market-Frankford Line to 34th Street, the Trolley to 33rd Street or Bus Routes 21, 30 or 42. Check out this <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/218">Perk</a> for $10 off tickets before you go!</p> 235 South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Opening Festival: Middle East Galleries

The Penn Museum

The Penn Museum re-opens its impressive Middle East Galleries after a major renovation with a weekend-long festival celebrating Middle Eastern culture. On Saturday and Sunday, guests can check out film screenings, discussion sessions, live performances and arts workshops. So many ways to get here on SEPTA. Take Regional Rail to University City (it's across the street) or Routes 21, 40 or 42 or Trolley Routes 11, 13, 34 and 36. 30th Street Station is a short walk to the Penn Museum as is the 34th Street exit of the Market-Frankford Line. Make sure to check out this Perk before you go!

20180421 00:00 20180423 00:00 America/New_York Opening Festival: Middle East Galleries <p>The Penn Museum re-opens its impressive Middle East Galleries after a major renovation with&nbsp;<a href="https://www.penn.museum/calendar/eventdetail/805/opening-festival-middle-east-galleries-day-one" rel="noopener" target="_blank">a weekend-long festival</a>&nbsp;celebrating Middle Eastern culture. On Saturday and Sunday, guests can check out film screenings, discussion sessions, live performances and arts workshops.&nbsp;So many ways to get here on SEPTA. Take Regional Rail to University City (it&#39;s across the street) or Routes 21, 40 or 42 or Trolley Routes 11, 13, 34 and 36. 30th Street Station is a short walk to the Penn Museum as is the 34th Street exit of the Market-Frankford Line. Make sure to check out <a href="http://iseptaphilly.com/perk/58">this Perk</a> before you go!</p> 3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Game Masters

The Franklin Institute

Game Masters is the latest exhibition at The Franklin Institute until September 3. Showcasing the work of over 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games—from the trailblazing arcade era through today's web and console games. Get there on SEPTA. Short walk from Suburban, 15th, City Hall and 19th Street Stations. Or hop Routes 7, 33, 38 or 48. Don't forget to check out this Perk before going! 

20180331 00:00 20180904 00:00 America/New_York Game Masters <p><em><a href="https://www.fi.edu/exhibit/game-masters">G</a></em><a href="https://www.fi.edu/exhibit/game-masters"><em>ame Masters</em></a>&nbsp;is the latest exhibition at The Franklin Institute until September 3. Showcasing the work of over 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games&mdash;from the trailblazing arcade era through today&#39;s web and console games. Get there on SEPTA. Short walk from Suburban, 15th, City Hall and 19th Street Stations. Or hop Routes 7, 33, 38 or 48. Don&#39;t forget to check out this <a href="http://iseptaphilly.com/perk/215">Perk</a> before going!&nbsp;</p> 222 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


Museum

Design in Revolution: A 1960s Odyssey

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Opening this Saturday at the Philadelphia Museum of Art is Design in the Revolution: A 1960s Odyssey. From Pop Art and psychedelia to the civil rights and anti-war movements, the 1960s was a decade of liberation—and of great loss. See how designers, artists, and architects responded to the tumultuous period that still looms large in the American imagination. Highlights include the Museum’s surprising collection of vintage rock ‘n’ roll posters. Get here on SEPTA. Hop Routes 7, 32, 38, 43, or 48. Check out this Perk before you go!!

20180203 00:00 20180910 00:00 America/New_York Design in Revolution: A 1960s Odyssey <p>Opening this Saturday at the Philadelphia Museum of Art is <em>Design in the Revolution: A 1960s Odyssey</em>. From Pop Art and psychedelia to the civil rights and anti-war movements, the 1960s was a decade of liberation&mdash;and of great loss. See how designers, artists, and architects responded to the tumultuous period that still looms large in the American imagination. Highlights include the Museum&rsquo;s surprising collection of vintage rock &lsquo;n&rsquo; roll posters. Get here on SEPTA. Hop Routes 7, 32, 38, 43, or 48. Check out this <a href="http://iseptaphilly.com/perk/99">Perk</a> before you go!!</p> Philadelphia Museum of Art, Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Run for Clean Air

Philadelphia Museum of Art Steps

Whether you're running or cheering, head to the Art Museum steps on Sunday, 4/22 for Philadelphia's largest Earth Day event! In addition to the run there will be music, food, activities, free swag and more. Get there on SEPTA. Bus Routes 7, 32, 38, 43 & 48 serve the Museum area.

20180422 00:00 20180423 00:00 America/New_York Run for Clean Air <p>Whether you&#39;re running or cheering, head to the Art Museum steps on Sunday, 4/22 for <a href="http://runforcleanair.com/">Philadelphia&#39;s largest Earth Day event</a>! In addition to the run there will be music, food, activities, free swag and more. Get there on SEPTA. Bus Routes 7, 32, 38, 43 &amp; 48 serve the Museum area.</p> 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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