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Ground Transportation

Ground Transportation

The options for ground transportation are numerous in Philadelphia.

Rental Cars are available both at the airport and at numerous locations around the Penn campus and Center City.  We have negotiated excellent rates with Enterprise and National for the Penn community and for our visitors.

  • Faculty, Staff and Students renting cars for university business can access the discounted rates in Concur, the on-line booking tool.
  • For personal use and for Visitors, the discounted rates are available by using the links provided on this website.  Click Rental Car.


SEPTA, the mass transit system in Philadelphia and surrounding areas, is an excellent way to get around town.  It is system of buses, subways, trolleys and trains.  For more information click HERE.

Bolt Bus From Philadelphia to New York & Boston, Bolt Bus will take you there with fares as low as $1.00 Guaranteed seat, extra leg room(new feature) & WIFI.


Car Services are available by reservation.  Penn has negotiated rates with several providers.  Click Car Services.


Coach Services are available for group moves of any size, whether it be shuttling around campus or the city, destination day trips, or over-night charters. For your special University of Penn pricing and more information, click Coach Services.

Car Sharing is an excellent resource for those living in the Philadelphia area, but have an occasional need for a car.  Penn Preferred Vendor is ZipCar.  For further information, click Car Sharing .

Airport Parking and shuttle to terminals is available from Penn Preferred Partners including Colonial Airport Parking and WallyPark. For more information click Airport Parking