Schedules & Options Penn Bus West

Penn Bus West operates Monday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.*, year-round except for holidays observed by the University of Pennsylvania. Passengers from Penn, Drexel University, St. Joseph's University, 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.

* Starting Aug. 14, 2023. Until then the bus route starts at 5 pm.

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Penn Bus West runs from 4 p.m. until 11 p.m.; Monday - Friday*.

  • Transit Stop
    • Approximate Time
  • Rosenthal Building (Vet School)
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):00
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):20~
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):40~
  • The Quad
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):01
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):21
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):41
  • Gates Pavilion
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):03
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):23
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):43
  • David Rittenhouse Labs (DRL)
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):05
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):25
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):45
  • Franklin's Table
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):07
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):27
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):47
  • Penn Bookstore
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):08
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):28
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):48
  • Pottruck Gym
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):09
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):29
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):49
  • Schattner Building
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):11
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):31
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):51
  • 48th and Springfield
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):20
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):40
    • APPROXIMATE Time (on the hour):00

~ The last bus starts out at 11:00 p.m.; there is no 11:20 p.m. or 11:40 p.m. bus. * All schedules are APPROXIMATE and may vary due to unforeseen circumstances.