Schedules & Options Penn Bus East

Penn Bus East operates Monday through Friday from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m., year-round except for holidays observed by the University of Pennsylvania. Passengers from Penn, Drexel, and the University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) need only show a valid institutional ID to ride Penn Bus for free. Penn Bus will pick up and deliver passengers only at designated Transit Stops on campus, and at certain intersections with a stop sign or traffic light along its off-campus route.

Please note: As of August 5, 2019 the Penn Bus East Route will change due to the closure of the Chestnut Street Bridge. Click here to view the detoured route

Download the free PennRides on Request app to track buses traveling along this designated fixed routes or visit www.upenn.edu/pennrides.

The PennBus East runs from 5 p.m. until 12 midnight; Monday - Friday*.

  • Transit Stop
    • Approximate Time
  • Franklin's Table
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):00
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):20~
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):40~
  • Penn Bookstore
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):01
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):21
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):41
  • Pottruck Gym
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):02
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):22
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):42
  • Schattner Building (Dental School)
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):04
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):24
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):44
  • Rosenthal Building (Vet School)
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):05
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):25
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):45
  • The Quad
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):06
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):26
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):46
  • Gates Pavillion
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):07
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):27
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):47
  • David Rittenhouse Labs (DRL)
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):09
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):29
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):49
  • 31st & Chestnut Streets (SE corner)
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):11
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):31
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):51
  • 20th & Locust Streets (SE corner)
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):20
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):40
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):00
  • 30th & Walnut Streets (NW corner)
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):25
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):45
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):05

~ The last bus starts out at midnight; there is no 12:20 a.m. or 12:40 a.m. Penn Bus. All schedules are APPROXIMATE and may vary due to unforeseen circumstances.