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Driving Directions To Swarthmore College

Swarthmore College is located 11 miles southwest from the city of Philadelphia in the borough of Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. The College is just a 30-minute drive from Philadelphia. New York and Washington, D.C. are about two hours away.

Conference lodgings and activities will be held at the Inn at Swarthmore:

10 S. Chester Rd.
Swarthmore, PA 19081
(610) 543-7500

From the NORTH (New Jersey Turnpike or I-95)

Take the New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 6, I-276 West/Pennsylvania Turnpike. Follow I-276 West to Exit 20, I-476 South, towards Philadelphia/Chester. Take I-476 South to Exit 3, Media/Swarthmore. At bottom of exit ramp, follow sign for Swarthmore by turning left onto Baltimore Pike. Stay in the right lane on Baltimore Pike and in less than 1/4 mile turn right onto PA Route 320 South. At the next traffic light turn right to stay on Rt. 320/Chester Road. Pass the main entrance to the College at College Avenue and continue to follow Chester Road/Rt. 320 as it dips under the SEPTA train tracks. Follow Chester Road down and through the SEPTA underpass. As you approach the roundabout at the top of the rise, bear to your right and turn right into the campus at the South Entrance (Field House Lane). Entrance to the Inn's parking lot is on your right.

From the SOUTH (I-95)

Follow I-95 North to Exit 7 (in Pennsylvania), I-476 North/Plymouth Meeting. Take I-476 to Exit 3, Media/Swarthmore. At the bottom of the exit ramp, follow the sign for Swarthmore by turning right onto Baltimore Pike. Stay in the right lane on Baltimore Pike and in less than 1/4 mile turn right onto PA Route 320 South. At the next traffic light turn right to stay on Rt. 320/Chester Road. Pass the main entrance to the College at College Avenue and continue to follow Chester Road/Rt. 320 as it dips under the SEPTA train tracks. Follow Chester Road down and through the SEPTA underpass. As you approach the roundabout at the top of the rise, bear to your right and turn right into the campus at the South Entrance (Field House Lane). Entrance to the Inn's parking lot is on your right.

From the EAST (via the Pennsylvania Turnpike)

From Exit 333, Norristown, follow signs for I-476 South. Stay on I-476 approximately 17 miles to Exit 3, Media/Swarthmore. At the bottom of the exit ramp, follow the signs to Swarthmore by turning left onto Baltimore Pike. Stay in the right lane on Baltimore Pike and in less than 1/4 mile turn right onto PA Route 320 South. At the next traffic light turn right to stay on Rt. 320/Chester Road. Pass the main entrance to the College at College Avenue and continue to follow Chester Road/Rt. 320 as it dips under the SEPTA train tracks. Follow Chester Road down and through the SEPTA underpass. As you approach the roundabout at the top of the rise, bear to your right and turn right into the campus at the South Entrance (Field House Lane). Entrance to the Inn's parking lot is on your right.

From the WEST (via the Pennsylvania Turnpike)

From Exit 326, Valley Forge, take I-76 East, Schuylkill Expressway, about 4 miles to I-476 South, Chester. Take I-476 approximately 12 miles to Exit 3, Media/Swarthmore. At the bottom of the exit ramp, follow the signs to Swarthmore by turning left onto Baltimore Pike. Stay in the right lane on Baltimore Pike and in less than 1/4 mile turn right onto PA Route 320 South. At the next traffic light turn right to stay on Rt. 320/Chester Road. Pass the main entrance to the College at College Avenue and continue to follow Chester Road/Rt. 320 as it dips under the SEPTA train tracks. Follow Chester Road down and through the SEPTA underpass. As you approach the roundabout at the top of the rise, bear to your right and turn right into the campus at the South Entrance (Field House Lane). Entrance to the Inn's parking lot is on your right.

From the AIRPORT

Take I-95 South. Continue to exit 7, I-476 North/Plymouth Meeting. Take I-476 North to Exit 3, Media/Swarthmore. At bottom of exit ramp, follow sign for Swarthmore by turning right onto Baltimore Pike. Stay in the right lane on Baltimore Pike and in less than 1/4 mile turn right onto PA Route 320 South. At the next traffic light turn right to stay on Rt. 320/Chester Road. Pass the main entrance to the College at College Avenue and continue to follow Chester Road/Rt. 320 as it dips under the SEPTA train tracks. Follow Chester Road down and through the SEPTA underpass. As you approach the roundabout at the top of the rise, bear to your right and turn right into the campus at the South Entrance (Field House Lane). Entrance to the Inn's parking lot is on your right.