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Travel

Swarthmore College is 12 miles west of Philadelphia and is easy to get to by road and rail.  There are very comprehensive travel details here on the Swarthmore College’s website.

Road directions – please click this link.

Parking – it’s best to park in the large Dupont parking lot, beside the Science Center

Venues – there are several venues on campus for the different events, and they are …

Train – there is a SEPTA railway stop in Swarthmore itself, a short walk from the venues. The SEPTA Media/Elwyn R3 train to Swarthmore is a regular hourly service to Center City in Philadelphia, which takes 22 minutes. From the AMTRAK station at 30th Str in Philadelphia, trains connect to Washington DC, New York, Baltimore and local services  to Delaware County, New Jersey and the Greater Philadelphia area.

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)  – is nearby (a 20 minute taxi ride or longer railway ride on the SEPTA R1 Airport Express ) and there is airport  travel information here.

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