Destination

Reading Terminal Market

Reading Terminal Market is Philadelphia’s famous indoor farmer's market offering diverse fare, housewares & area specialties since 1892. The offerings include fresh produce, meats, poultry, seafood, and cheese stalls line the aisles along with baked goods, flowers, hand-made jewelry, pottery, crafts and unique eateries along with a large eating area in the center of the Market. Located in Center City Philadelphia, it’s easy to get here on SEPTA.

How to get there

Reading Terminal Market is steps away from Jefferson Station (Regional Rail), 13th Street Station (Market-Frankford Line & Subway/Surface Trolleys) and City Hall (Broad Street Line). Multiple bus routes also stop at Reading Terminal Market.  

Bus Routes

4, 10, 11, 13, 16, 17, 21, 23, 33, 34, 36, 38, 42, 45, 47, 48

Subway lines

Market-Frankford Line, Broad Street Line

Rail

Regional Rail lines that come into Jefferson Station: 

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

Chestnut Hill East Line Regional Rail

Trenton Line Regional Rail

Fox Chase Line Regional Rail

Chestnut Hill West Line Regional Rail

Fare

Center City Philadelphia Regional Rail: A one-way ticket purchased from a conductor is $6.00 on weekdays and $5.00 on weekends. If you buy your ticket from a SEPTA sales office beforehand, the fare is $5.25 on weekdays and $4.25 on weekends.

Transit: 

One-way fare is $2.50 cash. You must have exact change if paying the cashier. The cashier cannot make change. Quick Trips are available from the Fare Kiosks located at all Broad Street and Market-Frankford Line stations. The kiosks accept credit/debit cards and cash [no exact change needed!]. Note, a Quick Trip is a one-way ticket, good for 24 hours. It can only be used at the station from which it is purchased.

Your best bet is a SEPTA Key Card. Like a Quick Trip, it is also available from the Fare Kiosks but unlike a Quick Trip, it is reloadable and reusable. The SEPTA Key Travel Wallet allows you to pay as you go and you'll receive a discount for each ride ($2.00 versus the $2.50 cash fare). You must load a minimum of $10 [which will get you 5 rides]. Funds in your Travel Wallet can only be used to pay for one (1) person. It cannot be tapped multiple times to pay for anyone traveling with you.  

Best part – your SEPTA Key gets you more than just a ride. Flash it for discounts on food, drink, museums, sports, shops and more. Click here for a full list of Partners - including three in Reading Terminal Market!

Hours

Open to the public:

Monday - Saturday: 8AM - 6PM

Sunday: 9AM - 5PM

Other Amenities

Bike racks available 

RideIndego (Philly Bike share) if offered nearby

Things To Do

After exploring the Reading Terminal Market, there’s plenty of other things to do very close by. Only a couple block away is Chinatown which anchors Philadelphia's Asian community and is home to restaurants featuring diverse Asian cuisines along with shops offering traditional Asian foods and gifts. Also connect to the Jefferson Train Station is the Gallery which includes a bunch of different retail stores and food courts. 

Upcoming Local Happenings
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Beer by the Bell

Independence Beer Garden

The Independence Beer Garden is SO easy to get to on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 5th Street/Independence Hall or Routes 9, 17, 21, 33, 38, 42 or 47. Use our PLAN YOUR TRIP feature for details. Cheers! 

20170424 01:00 20170930 12:00 America/New_York Beer by the Bell <p>The <a href="http://www.phlbeergarden.com/">Independence Beer Garden</a> is SO easy to get to on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 5th Street/Independence Hall or Routes 9, 17, 21, 33, 38, 42 or 47. Use our PLAN YOUR TRIP feature for details. Cheers!&nbsp;</p> 100 South Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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O17 Festival

Various locations including the Academy of Music

Opera Philadelphia's 2017-18 season begins Thrusday, 9/14, with the inaugural O17 festival. Expect glittering stars of opera in more than 25 commissioned works, site-specific works and world premieres. Save on tickets with this Perk!! Get to the festivities on SEPTA. Click here to get started!

20170914 00:00 20170926 00:00 America/New_York O17 Festival <p>Opera Philadelphia&#39;s 2017-18 season begins Thrusday, 9/14, with the inaugural&nbsp;<a href="https://www.operaphila.org/festival/">O17</a>&nbsp;festival.&nbsp;Expect glittering stars of opera in more than 25 commissioned works, site-specific works and world premieres. Save on tickets with this <a href="http://iseptaphilly.com/perk/182">Perk</a>!!&nbsp;Get to the festivities on SEPTA. Click&nbsp;<a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/plan-your-trip">here</a>&nbsp;to get started!</p> 240 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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PHS Pop-Up Garden

South Street

The popular South Street pop-up beer garden, run by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, is open daily with food and drinks curated by the team behind Cantina Los Caballitos. It could not be any easier to get here on SEPTA. Ride the Broad Street Line to Lombard-South or hop the Route 40 Bus.

20170515 00:00 20170930 00:00 America/New_York PHS Pop-Up Garden <p>The popular South Street pop-up beer garden, run by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, is open daily with food and drinks curated by the team behind Cantina Los Caballitos. It could not be any easier to get here on SEPTA. Ride the Broad Street Line to Lombard-South or hop the Route 40 Bus.</p> 1438 South Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


Fringe arts

Fringe Festival

FringeArts

Each year, the Fringe Festival brings local, national and international art to Philadelphia with a more than two-week-long extravaganza drawing upwards of 40,000 people. This year's festival will run from Thursday, 9/7 thru Sunday, 9/24 with shows in more than a dozen neighborhoods. The lineup features 15 world-class productions curated by festival organizer FringeArts, over 150 independently produced shows, a full-slate of late night entertainment (much of it free!) and an ever-larger selection of online-only artwork. Best way there is SEPTA!

20170907 00:00 20170925 00:00 America/New_York Fringe Festival <p>Each year, the <a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://www.fringearts.com/">Fringe Festival</a> brings local, national and international art to Philadelphia with a more than two-week-long extravaganza drawing upwards of 40,000 people. This year&#39;s festival will run from&nbsp;Thursday, 9/7 thru Sunday, 9/24&nbsp;with shows in more than a dozen neighborhoods. The lineup features 15 world-class productions curated by festival organizer FringeArts, over 150 independently produced shows, a full-slate of late night entertainment (much of it free!) and an ever-larger selection of online-only artwork. Best way there is SEPTA!</p> 140 North Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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