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
World cafe

Free At Noon

World Cafe Live

WXPN's Free At Noon is held every Friday at World Cafe Live and always features fabulous music. Heading to the show? Get there on SEPTA. Take Regional Rail to 30th Street Station, the Market-Frankford Line to 30th, Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 or 36  to 30th or Bus Routes 21 & 42.

20180525 00:00 20180526 00:00 America/New_York Free At Noon <p>WXPN&#39;s <a href="http://www.xpn.org/events/free-at-noon">Free At Noon</a> is held every Friday at World Cafe Live and always features <a href="http://www.xpn.org/events/free-at-noon">fabulous music</a>. Heading to the show? Get there on SEPTA. Take Regional Rail to 30th Street Station, the Market-Frankford Line to 30th, Trolley Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 or 36&nbsp; to 30th or Bus Routes 21 &amp; 42.</p> 3025 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 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


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Dinos After Dark

The Academy of Natural Sciences

The Academy of Natural Sciences' Dinos After Dark is back this Thurs 5/24. Guests can score pay-what-you-wish admission to the museum starting at 5p, and inside of the museum, visitors can check out an indoor beer garden, special discussions about the ongoing Crocs exhibition and tours of the attraction's super-impressive permanent collection. The ANS is a short walk from Suburban Station, 15th Street Station and 19th Street Station and just a 3 minute walk from both the Route 32 and 38 stops. 

20180524 00:00 20180525 00:00 America/New_York Dinos After Dark <p>The Academy of Natural Sciences&#39; Dinos After Dark is back this Thurs 5/24. Guests can score pay-what-you-wish admission to the museum starting at 5p, and inside of the museum, visitors can check out an indoor beer garden, special discussions about the ongoing&nbsp;<em>Crocs</em>&nbsp;exhibition and tours of the attraction&#39;s super-impressive permanent collection.&nbsp;The ANS&nbsp;is a short walk from Suburban Station, 15th Street Station and 19th Street Station and just a 3 minute walk from both the Route 32 and 38 stops.&nbsp;</p> 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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PHS Pop-Up Garden #2

uCity Square

This PHS Pop-Up Garden is open daily at uCity Square at 36th and Filbert streets, where Jose Pistola's runs the show with beer, cocktails, and bites. Get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 34th Street or Trolley Routes 11, 13, 34, or 36 to 36th Street. 

20180426 00:00 20180901 00:00 America/New_York PHS Pop-Up Garden #2 <p>This PHS&nbsp;Pop-Up Garden is open daily at&nbsp;<a href="https://phsonline.org/popups/ucitysquare">uCity Square</a>&nbsp;at 36th and Filbert streets, where Jose Pistola&#39;s&nbsp;runs the show with beer, cocktails, and bites.&nbsp;Get here on SEPTA. Hop&nbsp;the Market-Frankford Line to 34th Street or Trolley Routes 11, 13, 34, or 36 to 36th Street.&nbsp;</p> uCity Square, Filbert Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Brews & Views Rooftop Beer Garden

Parkway Central Library

Brews & Views is back! Wednesday thru Friday, the Parkway Central Library invites 21-plus guests to enjoy food, drink, and stellar skyline views on its rooftop. To get here on SEPTA, hop Routes 32 or 33.

20180522 00:00 20180525 00:00 America/New_York Brews & Views Rooftop Beer Garden <p>Brews &amp; Views is back! Wednesday thru Friday, the Parkway Central Library invites 21-plus guests to enjoy food, drink, and stellar skyline views on its rooftop.&nbsp;To get here on SEPTA, hop Routes 32 or 33.</p> Parkway Central Library (Free Library of Philadelphia), Vine 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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Pay What You Wish

Philadelphia Museum Of Art

On Wednesday, it's Pay What You Wish night at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. What does this mean? It starts at a penny but support with whatever amount you wish. So come on your own, with family, or with friends and get there on SEPTA. Bus Routes 7, 32, 38, 43 & 48 serve the Museum area. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to discover your best way there.

20180523 00:00 20180524 00:00 America/New_York Pay What You Wish <p>On Wednesday, it&#39;s Pay What You Wish night at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. What does this mean? It starts at a penny but support with whatever amount you wish. So come on your own, with family, or with friends and get there on SEPTA. Bus Routes 7, 32, 38, 43 &amp; 48 serve the Museum area. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to discover your best way there.</p> 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130 Plan Your Trip


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Parks on Tap

Various Locations

Parks on Tap is Philadelphia's first and only traveling beer garden! This season, Parks on Tap will be visiting 23 parks, serving up beer, food, and fun! Not only can you use your SEPTA Key or Pass for a ride to these pop-up beer gardens – you can also use it to save. Get $1 off your first drink at any Parks on Tap location just by flashing your SEPTA Key or Pass! Check out the upcoming beer gardens and how to get there on SEPTA here!

20180430 00:00 20181001 00:00 America/New_York Parks on Tap <p><a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/parksontap">Parks on Tap</a> is Philadelphia&#39;s first and only traveling beer garden! This season, Parks on Tap will be visiting 23 parks, serving up beer, food, and fun! Not only can you use your SEPTA Key or Pass for a ride to these pop-up beer gardens &ndash; you can also use it to save. <a href="http://iseptaphilly.com/perk/163">Get $1 off your first drink</a>&nbsp;at any Parks on Tap location just by flashing your SEPTA Key or Pass! Check out the upcoming&nbsp;beer gardens and how to get there on SEPTA <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/parksontap">here</a>!</p> Plan Your Trip


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