Maps & Directions to Villanova University

For GPS systems, our address is:
800 E. Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085

 

By Car

From New York and New England:  Take the New Jersey Turnpike (95) to Exit 6 (Pennsylvania Turnpike (276) Exit). Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike (276) Westbound to Exit 20 (Mid-County Interchange) I-476 South/Chester. Follow I-476 South to Exit 13 (Villanova/St. Davids).  At the bottom of ramp turn right onto Route 30 East, also known as Lancaster Avenue.  Proceed east on Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue) for just over a one-half mile and at the fourth traffic light turn right into the Admission Visitor Parking Lot - across from the St. Thomas of Villanova Church. Once parked, proceed across the street (Lancaster Avenue) toward the Church.  At the top of the first set of steps, turn right and walk past the cemetery on your left (follow signs to the Office of University Admission).  You will then turn left and walk up the steps directly into Austin Hall, which is where the Office of University Admission is located.

From the West:   Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike (76) to Exit 326 - Valley Forge (formerly Exit 24). Take I-76 (Schuylkill Expressway) to Exit 331A(I-476 South/Chester) to Exit 13 (US 30 St. Davids/Villanova) to Route 30 East, also known as Lancaster Avenue. Proceed east on Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue) for just over a one-half mile and at the fourth traffic light turn right into the Admission Visitor Parking Lot - across from the St. Thomas of Villanova Church. Once parked, proceed across the street (Lancaster Avenue) toward the Church.  At the top of the first set of steps, turn right and walk past the cemetery on your left (follow signs to the Office of University Admission).  You will then turn left and walk up the steps directly into Austin Hall, which is where the Office of University Admission is located.

From the South:   Take I-95 North to Exit 7 (I-476 (Blue Route) North-Plymouth Meeting). Take I-476 (Blue Route) North to  Exit 13 (Villanova/St. Davids) Lancaster Avenue) to Route 30 East, also known as Lancaster Avenue.  Proceed east on Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue) for just over a one-half mile and at the fourth traffic light turn right into the Admission Visitor Parking Lot - across from the St. Thomas of Villanova Church.Once parked, proceed across the street (Lancaster Avenue) toward the Church.  At the top of the first set of steps, turn right and walk past the cemetery on your left (follow signs to the Office of University Admission).  You will then turn left and walk up the steps directly into Austin Hall, which is where the Office of University Admission is located.

By Train/Trolley

Via Regional Rail: Take AMTRAK to 30th Street Station in Center City Philadelphia. Take SEPTA's Regional Rail Line, the Paoli/Thorndale line (Paoli Local) to Villanova Station - located directly on campus. When you leave the train, take the pedestrian tunnel under the tracks and walk straight through the walkway under Mendel Science Center.

To the Office of University Admission (Austin Hall):  When you come out from the arch, Mendel Field will be on your right.  Continue walking forward toward the back of the St. Thomas of Villanova Church (the stone building with two spires). Follow the path along the left of the Church and then turn left at the next intersection.  Proceed to the main entrance of the second building (Austin Hall) on your left, which is where the Office of University Admission is located.

Via Suburban Rail: SEPTA's Route 100 Line travels between Norristown and 69th Street Terminal. You may get on or off the Route 100 trolley at the Villanova Stop. Walk up toward the St. Thomas of Villanova Church, corssing Lancaster Avenue.  At the top of the first set of steps in front of the Church, turn right and walk past the cemetery on your left (follow signs to the Office of University Admission).  You will then turn left and walk up the steps directly into Austin Hall, which is where the Office of University Admission is located.

By Plane

Arrange to fly into Philadelphia International Airport, which is located 25 minutes from the Villanova campus. From the airport you have three options:

Rental Car: (or other private transportation): When leaving the airport, follow the signs for I-95 South. Take I-95 South to Exit 7 (I-476 (Blue Route) North-Plymouth Meeting). Take I-476 (Blue Route) North to Exit 13 (US 30 - St. Davids/Villanova).Proceed east on Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue) for just over a one-half mile and at the fourth traffic light turn right into the Admission Visitor Parking Lot - across from the St. Thomas of Villanova Church.Once parked, proceed across the street (Lancaster Avenue) toward the Church.  At the top of the first set of steps, turn right and walk past the cemetery on your left (follow signs to the Office of University Admission).  You will then turn left and walk up the steps directly into Austin Hall, which is where the Office of University Admission is located.

Train: Ask the attendant at the airport baggage counter to direct you to the train station.  Purchase a combination ticket to the Villanova Station. All trains (including the SEPTA's Regional Rail Line, R1 (Airport Line) go to the 30th Street Station in Philadelphia. At 30th Street, change trains and board the SEPTA's Regional Rail Line, R5 (Paoli Local) train to Villanova Station - directly on campus.

Main Line Airport Service: This limousine service runs direct from Philadelphia International Airport to Villanova University. For more information, phone 610-525-0513.

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