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William H. Gray III 30th Street Station

William H. Gray III 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 William H. Gray III 30th Street Station. A number of SEPTA Bus Routes include stops at the station on their routes including Routes 9, 30, 44, 78, 124, 125 and Route 49.

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


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.


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


NJ Transit Atlantic City Line

NJ Transit Route 316

Market-Frankford Line

Bus Routes 9, 30, 31, 44, 49, 62, 124, 125, LUCY

Trolley Routes 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

Franklin Field

At the nation’s oldest and largest collegiate track meet, high school, college and professional runners compete at the University of Pennsylvania’s historic Franklin Field. The three-day event - beginning 4/25 - features morning, afternoon and evening race sessions. Located just outside the stadium gates, Carnival Village bursts to life with vibrant tents, DJs, parties, fun activities, merch and apparel stalls, food and drink vendors, and the sound of languages from around the world. Best way to Franklin Field is SEPTA. Hop Regional Rail to William H. Gray III 30th Street or Penn Medicine Stations, the Market-Frankford Line to 34th Street, the Trolley to 33rd Street or Bus Routes 21, 30, 42, or 49.

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Nearby Perks
The Board and Brew

The Board and Brew in University City is the premier board game restaurant...

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