Travel Information


There are several hotels located in Center City. Villanova is slightly outside Philadelphia but easily accessible by car or by train (see below). The closest hotel to campus is:
Radnor Hotel
591 East Lancaster Ave.
Saint David’s PA, 19087
800-537-3000 or 610-688-5800


Villanova University’s address is 800 Lancaster Ave, Villanova, PA 19085.

By Train: The most convenient train route from Center City is the R5 line on SEPTA (towards Malvern/Paoli, take the Villanova stop). From Philadelphia International Airport, riders should take the R1 to Center City (30th Street Station) and transfer at that point to the R5.

By Car:
From the North: Take the NJ Turnpike to Exit 6 (PA Turnpike). Take the PA Turnpike to Exit 20 (I-476). Take the second ramp going south on I-476. Take Exit 13 onto Rt. 30/Lancaster Ave going east.

From the West: Take the PA Turnpike to exit 326 (I-76/Valley Forge). Take I-76 to Exit 28-A (I-476). Go south on I-476 to exit 13 (Rt.30/Lancaster Ave) going east.

From the South: Take I-95 to I-476. Take exit 13 onto Rt. 30/Lancaster Ave going east.

Parking information: Please part in the main lot located on Lancaster Ave (Rt. 30). The lot is located on the south side of Lancaster across from the St. Thomas of Villanova Church between Spring Mill Rd (Rt. 320) and Ithan Ave. There are two entrances to the lot—one directly across from the church and another on Ithan Ave (there is a light at both intersections).


A printable map of Villanova University’s campus can be found at