Rail

Hit The Rails To Places Near And Far!

The Greater Philadelphia area has several major rail transportation networks.

SEPTA, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, serves Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties.

  • Within the city of Philadelphia, subways, trolleys and subway-surface cars offer accessible transportation.
  • Regional Rail lines connect the outlying counties, as well as the States of DE an NJ, with downtown.  This is also know as the commuter rail.

For direct access to SEPTA website, click HERE

NJT, New Jersey Transit

  • Offers affordable rail options to New York City and points North, with convenient connections on SEPTA at Trenton, NJ
  • Direct train service to Atlantic City and all points in New Jersey
  • All with convenient departures from 30th Street station

Click HERE for NJT schedules from Philadelphia to New Jersey and New York City

AMTRAK is a major rail system traveling to over 500 destinations in 46 states.  The main Amtrak Station in Philadelphia, called Penn Station-30th Street, is located at 30th and Market Streets. Buses and trolleys on Penn campus all stop at 30th Street.  New York City, Washington DC and Boston are just a few of the major cities that are AMTRAK destinations from Philadelphia.

For complete information on routes and to purchase tickets, click HERE