Schedules & Options On-Call Evening Shuttles

Using the Different Evening On-Call Shuttle Services

How to use an on-call shuttle from off campus to campus

Step 1.

Request an on-call evening shuttle

Request service by calling (215) 898-RIDE/7433. Provide the dispatcher with your name, exact location, and destination.

Note: Penn Shuttles can hold up to 14 passengers. For large groups, please alert the dispatcher to the number. Shuttles will be dispatched to accommodate the group as soon as possible.

Step 2.

Wait inside for shuttle's arrival

Wait inside the building if possible. You can expect your shuttle within 20 minutes. Have your ID ready to present to the driver. Your shuttle will arrive 15 to 20 minutes after your call. It will wait three minutes outside of your location and will use a horn if requested.

Step 3.

The shuttle will take you to campus

Have your PennCard ready to show the driver and confirm your destination with the driver upon boarding the shuttle. If you are traveling to campus, the shuttle will drop you off at a Campus Transit Stop.

View Campus Transit Stops View Shuttle boundaries

Step 4.

Use a Walking Escort if needed

Call Penn Walking Escort Service at (215) 898-WALK/9225 or 8-WALK/9225 if you would like an escort to your final destination after drop-off at a Campus Transit Stop.

More Information on Walking Escort

How to use an on-call shuttle from off campus to another off campus location

Step 1.

Request an on-call evening shuttle

Request service by calling (215) 898-RIDE/7433. Provide the dispatcher with your name, exact location, and destination.

Step 2.

Wait inside for shuttle's arrival

Wait inside the building if possible. You can expect your shuttle within  20 minutes. Have your ID ready to present to the driver.

Step 3.

Your travel plan will depend on your destination

If you are traveling to an off-campus location within the same shuttle area the shuttle will take you to your destination.

If you are traveling to an off-campus location within a different shuttle area, the shuttle will take you to a campus transit stop where you can then transfer to a shuttle serving your destination. (For example, if you are in the West Shuttle area but your final destination is in the East Shuttle area).

View Campus Transit Stops View Shuttle boundaries

 

Travel to Destinations North of Market Street (On-Call Shuttle)

Passengers may use the Penn North On-Call Shuttle to travel to destinations north of campus (Spring Garden to Market 43rd to 31st) and to 30th St Station, seven days a week from 6 p.m. to 3 a.m. Ride requests for the on-call shuttle service can be made from both on and off-campus locations. Follow the steps outlined above.

Early Morning Services

A limited on-call service provides safe transportation from Campus Transit Stops only to off-campus locations within the published Penn Transit Service Area from 3 a.m. to 7 a.m. Follow the steps outlined above.

Note: Services are not provided after 3 a.m. to 30th Street Station.