Shuttles provide transportation free of charge to and from Transit Stops and West Philadelphia, Center City and Powelton Village, within defined boundaries. This service supports faculty, staff and students from Penn, the University of the Sciences and the University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS). Passengers need to show their institutional ID to board the shuttles. Penn Shuttles run in the evening, seven days a week, year round except for Penn-recognized holidays. For exact times and operation, click here. Service may be adversely impacted due to circumstances such as inclement weather and construction.
Shuttle Trips Originating from On-Campus
Passengers wishing to access Penn Shuttles from on-campus should follow these procedures:
Shuttle Trips Originating from Off-Campus
Patrons located off-campus may obtain shuttle service by following these steps:
On-Call Shuttle Service
Patrons located off-campus may obtain shuttle service by calling (215) 898-RIDE (7433) and following these steps:
Early Morning Services1
A limited on-call service provides safe transportation from campus transit stops to off campus locations within the published Penn Transit Service Area from 3 am to 7 am. To request early morning services, call 215-898-RIDE or 8-RIDE from a campus phone during these hours. Waiting times may be longer.
1Services are not provided after 3 am for the following requests: