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Getting Back to Swarthmore


Visit for driving directions or call the Alumni Office at 610-328-7332 for assistance.

Parking is available in the Cunningham lot (on College Avenue across Route 320), Field House Lane, Benjamin West lot, and in the DuPont lot (near the water tower).

Accessible parking is available close to buildings throughout campus, but only vehicles with special accessibilities placards or license plates may park in those designated areas; others will be towed.


Amtrak trains arrive at Philadelphia's 30th Street Station. From there, take the SEPTA Media/Elwyn local to the Swarthmore station (21-minute trip). Visit for the latest schedule.


Public Transportation
From Philadelphia International Airport, take the SEPTA Airport Line to 30th Street Station in Philadelphia, then transfer to the outbound Media/Elwyn line. Visit for schedules.

By car from the airport, take I-95 South to Exit 7, I-476 North/Plymouth Meeting. Take I-476 to Exit 3, Media/Swarthmore. Turn right at the base of the exit ramp onto Baltimore Pike. After about 1/2 mile, turn right onto Route 320 South. Follow signs to visitor parking.

Airport Shuttle
A College shuttle van will provide free rides from campus to the airport on Sunday, June 7, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sign up for the shuttle on the list posted in the Parrish Hall entrance closest to the Rose Garden Circle.

County Cab of Philadelphia provides taxi service between the airport and campus. The cost is about $30 and takes about 20 minutes. You must reserve a cab in advance at 610-622-8000.