Travel to Penn

The Chemistry Department at the University of Pennsylvania is located at 231 S. 34th St., Philadelphia, PA, 19104, between Walnut and Spruce on South 34th St.

From Amtrak’s 30th Street Station

The Chemistry department at Penn can be reached from Amtrak’s 30th Street Station – located at 2955 Market St. – by a 15-20 min walk, by cab, or on SEPTA’s Market-Frankford Line (one stop to 34th and Market Streets).

Parking in Philadelphia 

Penn is located in an urban setting, so if you choose to drive to campus, allow ample time to park and make your way to the Chemistry Building. Please note that Penn does not validate parking. There are several parking facilities located on or near campus, as well as metered street parking. Street parking spaces are usually limited to either two or three hours and cost $2 per hour. Some garages may charge a flat fee, and prices vary. Recommended garages and lots include:

Parking Map

Parking Locations and Rates

Philadelphia Public Transportation 

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)—Philadelphia’s mass transit system—operates a coordinated system of bus, subway, elevated train, and trolley lines that cover all of Philadelphia and parts of the surrounding counties. Exact change ($2.25) or a token is required.  Tokens are available at all subway stations.