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Suburban Station

For almost a century, Suburban Station has served Philadelphia as a hub of travel and business. Located in Center City beneath Penn Center, adjacent to City Hall, this Art Deco rail station is a stop on all SEPTA Regional Rail Lines as well as a connection point to the Market-Frankford Line and Broad Street Line.

Nearly 100,000 visitors, travelers, and commuters pass through Suburban Station on a daily basis.

How to get there

On SEPTA of course!! Located in Center City beneath Penn Center, adjacent to City Hall, this art deco rail station is a stop on all SEPTA Regional Rail Lines as well as a connection point to the Market-Frankford Line, Broad Street Line, Bus Routes 2, 4, 16, 17, 27, 31, 32, 33, 38, 44, 48, 62, 124, 125, and Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34, 36.

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. ​

Things To Do

The station is bright, welcoming, convenient, and full of unique and desirable food, drink, and shopping offerings. It’s a whole new way to eat, shop, and ride. For a complete listing of offerings, click here.

Upcoming Local Happenings
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2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show

Convention Center

The 2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center Saturday, 2/29 through Sunday, 3/8 with a combination of designs, live entertainment, workshops, and other events. Explore acres of amazing floral and landscape displays, plus extra activities for everyone like the Garden Tea and Butterflies Live! The 2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show theme "Riviera Holiday" is inspired by the world's Mediterranean gardens. Riviera Holiday beckons you to embrace your inner romantic and create a Mediterranean garden of your own. Ornate pottery and patterned tiles, a well-placed pergola, and abundant clusters of scented flowers, ornamental fountains, and herb parterres provide irresistible appeal along with sustainable lower maintenance, water-wise options that are both responsive to and reflective of temperate conditions. The Flower Show is a top destination and “must experience” horticultural event, attracting 250,000 visitors annually to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, a showcase of excellence that dates back to 1829. SEPTA Regional Rail trains, bus routes, trolleys and the Market-Frankford Line can get you to within walking distance of the convention center. Click here for more detail, including info on discounted show tickets available for purchase at all major SEPTA Transit Sales Offices and Regional Rail Ticket Offices.

 

20200229 00:00 20200309 00:00 America/New_York 2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show <p>The <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/FlowerShow">2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show</a> returns to the <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/destination/conventioncenter?center=39.954729068499994,-75.159694&amp;zoom=16">Pennsylvania Convention Center</a> Saturday, 2/29 through Sunday, 3/8 with a combination of designs, live entertainment, workshops, and other events. Explore acres of amazing floral and landscape displays, plus extra activities for everyone like the&nbsp;<a href="https://theflowershow.com/experiences/garden-tea/"><em>Garden Tea</em></a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<em><a href="https://theflowershow.com/experiences/butterflies-live/">Butterflies Live!</a></em> The 2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show theme &quot;Riviera Holiday&quot; is inspired by the world&#39;s Mediterranean gardens. Riviera Holiday beckons you to embrace your inner romantic and create a Mediterranean garden of your own. Ornate pottery and patterned tiles, a well-placed pergola, and abundant clusters of scented flowers, ornamental fountains, and herb parterres provide irresistible appeal along with sustainable lower maintenance, water-wise options that are both responsive to and reflective of temperate conditions. The Flower Show is a top destination and &ldquo;must experience&rdquo; horticultural event, attracting 250,000 visitors annually to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, a showcase of excellence that dates back to 1829. SEPTA Regional Rail trains, bus routes, trolleys and the Market-Frankford Line can get you to within walking distance of the convention center. Click <a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/flowershow">here</a> for more detail, including info on discounted show tickets available for purchase at all major SEPTA Transit Sales Offices and Regional Rail Ticket Offices.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Worst Case Scenario: Survival Experience

The Franklin Institute

Put your survival skills to the test at the Franklin Institute from 10/19 thru 4/19. There are  interactive scenarios — including leaping from a moving train and surviving an avalanche —  which are designed for guests to learn how handle unexpected but possible scenarios. Get there on SEPTA. Short walk from Suburban, 15th, City Hall and 19th Street Stations. Or hop Routes 7, 33, 38 or 48. Save $3 on admission with this Perk!

20191019 00:00 20200419 00:00 America/New_York Worst Case Scenario: Survival Experience <p>Put your survival skills to the test at the Franklin Institute from 10/19 thru 4/19. There are&nbsp;&nbsp;interactive scenarios &mdash; including leaping from a moving train and surviving an avalanche &mdash;&nbsp; which are designed for guests to learn how handle unexpected but possible scenarios.&nbsp;Get there on SEPTA. Short walk from Suburban, 15th, City Hall and 19th Street Stations. Or hop Routes 7, 33, 38 or 48. Save $3 on admission with this <a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/perk/318">Perk</a>!</p> Franklin Institute, North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Les Misérables

Academy of Music

Don't miss the unforgettable story of heartbreak and passion. Les Misérables runs March 17 thru March 29 at the Academy of Music! Get there on SEPTA. Take Regional Rail to Suburban Station, the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust, the Market-Frankford Line to 15th Street, or Routes 4, 9, 12, 21, 27, 32 or 42. Save on tickets to select performances with this Perk!

20200317 00:00 20200330 00:00 America/New_York Les Misérables <p>Don&#39;t miss the unforgettable story of heartbreak and passion.&nbsp;Les Mis&eacute;rables runs March 17 thru March 29 at the Academy of Music! Get there on SEPTA.&nbsp;Take Regional Rail to Suburban Station, the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust, the Market-Frankford Line to 15th Street, or Routes 4, 9, 12, 21, 27, 32 or 42. Save on tickets to select performances with&nbsp;<a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/perk/198">this Perk</a>!</p> Academy of Music, South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Hello, Dolly!

Academy of Music

See this winner of four Tony Awards including Best Musical February 19 thru March 1 at the Academy of Music! Get there on SEPTA. Take Regional Rail to Suburban Station, the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust, the Market-Frankford Line to 15th Street, or Routes 4, 9, 12, 21, 27, 32 or 42. Save on tickets to select performances with this Perk!

20200219 00:00 20200302 00:00 America/New_York Hello, Dolly! <p>See this winner of four Tony Awards including<strong> Best Musical</strong> February 19 thru March 1 at the Academy of Music! Get there on SEPTA.&nbsp;Take Regional Rail to Suburban Station, the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust, the Market-Frankford Line to 15th Street, or Routes 4, 9, 12, 21, 27, 32 or 42. Save on tickets to select performances with&nbsp;<a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/perk/198">this Perk</a>!</p> Academy of Music, South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Comedy Shows 😆

Philly Improv Theater

With over 1,000 performances annually, there's always something going on at Philly Improv Theater! Best part - you've got Perks! Get $3 off tickets to any show! It's SO easy to get here on SEPTA! Just hop Trolley routes 10, 11, 13, 34, or 36 to 19th Street Station - PHIT is just a short walk away. If the Bus is more your speed, you can catch routes 9, 12, 17, 21, 33, 42, 44, or 49.

20200102 00:00 20210131 00:00 America/New_York Comedy Shows 😆 <p>With over 1,000 performances annually, there&#39;s always something going on at <a href="https://phillyimprovtheater.com/">Philly Improv Theater</a>! Best part - <a href="http://iseptaphilly.com/blog/PHIT">you&#39;ve got Perks</a>! Get $3 off tickets to any show! It&#39;s SO easy to get here on SEPTA! Just hop Trolley routes 10, 11, 13, 34, or 36 to 19th Street Station - PHIT is just a short walk away. If the&nbsp;Bus is more your speed, you can catch routes 9, 12, 17, 21, 33, 42, 44, or 49.</p> 2030 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Paula Poundstone

Merriam Theater

Catch Paula Poundstone at the Merriam Theater on Saturday, 3/7. Get there on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust. Save on tickets with this Perk!

20200307 00:00 20200308 00:00 America/New_York Paula Poundstone <p>Catch Paula Poundstone at the <a href="https://www.kimmelcenter.org/plan-your-visit/venues/merriam-theater/">Merriam Theater</a> on Saturday, 3/7. Get there on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust. Save on tickets with&nbsp;<a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/perk/198">this Perk</a>!</p> Merriam Theater, South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Bruce Hornsby

Merriam Theater

Catch Bruce Hornsby at the Merriam Theater on Wednesday, 3/4. Get there on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust. Save on tickets with this Perk!

20200304 00:00 20200305 00:00 America/New_York Bruce Hornsby <p>Catch Bruce Hornsby at the <a href="https://www.kimmelcenter.org/plan-your-visit/venues/merriam-theater/">Merriam Theater</a> on Wednesday, 3/4. Get there on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust. Save on tickets with&nbsp;<a href="https://iseptaphilly.com/perk/198">this Perk</a>!</p> Merriam Theater, South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Shen Yun

Merriam Theater

Catch Shen Yun at the Merriam Theater now thru Sunday, 3/1. Get there on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust. 

20200212 00:00 20200301 00:00 America/New_York Shen Yun <p>Catch Shen Yun at the <a href="https://www.kimmelcenter.org/plan-your-visit/venues/merriam-theater/">Merriam Theater</a> now thru Sunday, 3/1. Get there on SEPTA. Hop Routes 4, 12, 27, 32 or the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust.&nbsp;</p> Merriam Theater, South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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