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Directions

We are located at 3501 Sansom Street in Philadelphia, directly on the University of Pennsylvania campus. We also have an entrance on 34th Street, between Chestnut and Sansom Streets.

image You can reach Penn Law easily by car, train, Philadelphia public transportation or air.

By Car

From the Airport (by car, train or cab)

Train and Bus Service

From 30th Street Station

Philadelphia Public Transportation (SEPTA)

By Car

From the Northeast via the New Jersey Turnpike South

1. Use Exit 4.

2. Bear right out of the toll following signs to Philadelphia and Ben Franklin Bridge.

3. After crossing the bridge take I-676 West, to I-76 East, the Schuylkill Expressway.

4. Before this ramp merges onto I-76, take the 30th Street Station exit (345) which empties onto a one-way street that bends left becoming 30th Street.

5. Go through one light (JFK Blvd.), then turn right onto Market Street.

6. Proceed 4 blocks and turn left onto 34th Street.

7. Parking is available on the left side at the corner of 34th & Chestnut Streets.

8. The Law School has two entrances: the main entrance at 3501 Sansom Street (continue down 34th street, across Chestnut Street 34th, down one block, right on to Sansom Street) or on 34th Street between Chestnut and Sansom Streets.

From the West via the Pennsylvania Turnpike

1. On the PA turnpike, use Exit 326, the Valley Forge Interchange.

2. Take I-76 East for approximately 16 miles until Exit 345, a right lane exit marked 30th Street. The exit empties onto a one-way street that bends left becoming 30th Street.

3. Go through one light (JFK Blvd.), then turn right onto Market Street.

4. Proceed 4 blocks and turn left onto 34th Street.

5. Parking is available on the left side at the corner of 34th & Chestnut Streets.

6. The Law School has two entrances: the main entrance at 3501 Sansom Street (continue down 34th street, across Chestnut Street 34th, down one block, right on to Sansom Street) or on 34th Street between Chestnut and Sansom Streets.

From the North via I-95 South

1. Use the I-676/Center City Philadelphia Exit.

2. Follow signs to I-676 West, the Vine Street Expressway. Take I-676 West until I-76 East, the Schuylkill Expressway.

3. Before this ramp merges onto I-76, take the 30th Street Station exit (345) which empties onto a one-way street that bends left becoming 30th Street.

4. Go through one light (JFK Blvd.), then turn right onto Market Street.

5. Proceed 4 blocks and turn left onto 34th Street.

6. Parking is available on the left side at the corner of 34th & Chestnut Streets.

7. The Law School has two entrances: the main entrance at 3501 Sansom Street (continue down 34th street, across Chestnut Street 34th, down one block, right on to Sansom Street) or on 34th Street between Chestnut and Sansom Streets.

From the South via I-95 North

1. Use the I-676/Center City Philadelphia Exit which is approximately 7 miles north of the airport.

2. Follow I-676 West, the Vine Street Expressway, until I-76 East, the Schuylkill Expressway.

3. Before this ramp merges onto I-76, take the 30th Street Station exit (345) which empties onto a one-way street that bends left becoming 30th Street.

4. Go through one light (JFK Blvd.), then turn right onto Market Street.

5. Proceed 4 blocks and turn left onto 34th Street.

6. Parking is available on the left side at the corner of 34th & Chestnut Streets.

7. The Law School has two entrances: the main entrance at 3501 Sansom Street (continue down 34th street, across Chestnut Street 34th, down one block, right on to Sansom Street) or on 34th Street between Chestnut and Sansom Streets.

From the Airport (by car, train or by cab)

The Philadelphia International Airport is located in the Southwest section of the city, approximately twenty minutes from the University of Pennsylvania campus.

By car:

1. Take I-95 North to the I-676/Center City Philadelphia exit, which is approximately seven miles North of the airport.

2. Follow I-676 West (the Vine Street Expressway) until I-76 East (the Schuylkill Expressway).

3. Follow I-76 East to 30th Street Station Exit.

4. Turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto Arch Street.

5. Follow Arch Street around and merge right onto John F Kennedy Blvd.

6. Merge right onto Market Street.

7. Turn left onto 34th Street.

8. Parking is available on the left side at the corner of 34th & Chestnut Streets.

9. The Law School has two entrances: the main entrance at 3501 Sansom Street (continue down 34th street, across Chestnut Street 34th, down one block, right on to Sansom Street) or on 34th Street between Chestnut and Sansom Streets.

By train:

Convenient train service from the airport to 30th Street Station is available through SEPTA’s Airport Express Train that leaves every half-hour. The fare is $6.00 (subject to change), and the trip takes approximately twenty-five minutes. The University City Station is about a five-minute walk west on Spruce Street to our campus. The 30th Street Station is about a 10- to 15-minute walk or approximately a $5 cab ride to Penn Law.

By cab:

A metered cab ride from the airport to campus generally costs $28.50 flat rate (subject to change) plus tip and takes approximately 20 minutes.

By hotel shuttle:

The Penn Tower Hotel, located adjacent to the Penn Campus on 34th Street at Civic Center Boulevard, runs an airport shuttle that leaves from the baggage claim area every half hour. The ride is $8 (subject to change) and takes approximately 20 minutes.

Train and Bus Service

Amtrak provides intercity rail service to Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station. Frequent service is offered to northeastern cities including Boston, New York, Baltimore, and Washington.

Intercity bus service is provided by Greyhound and Trailway bus lines from the terminal at 1001 Filbert Street, behind The Gallery shopping center. The Penn campus can be reached from the bus station on SEPTA’s Green Line (to either 36th & Sansom Streets or 37th & Spruce Streets) or Market-Frankford Line (to 34th & Market Streets).

From 30th Street Station

Penn Law can be reached easily from 30th Street Station:

  • By cab – approximately $5.
  • On SEPTA’s Green Line (to either 36th & Sansom Streets or 37th & Spruce Streets) or the Market-Frankford Line (to 34th & Market Streets)
  • By foot 30th Street Station is a 10- to 15-minute walk to the Law School

SEPTA

Philadelphia Public Transportation Philadelphia’s mass transit system is SEPTA, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. SEPTA operates a coordinated system of bus, subway, elevated train, and trolley lines that covers all of Philadelphia and parts of the surrounding counties.

Exact change ($2.00) or a token is required. Weekly and monthly SEPTA TransPasses are also available. Tokens are available at all subway stations, and both TransPasses and tokens can be purchased on campus at the Penn Book Store. (Fares are subject to change.)

There is a SEPTA stop on 34th and Market Streets, just one block away from Penn Law. The trolley stops at 36th and Sansom Streets, also just one block away.

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