Campus Directions

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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 one-half mile and at the fifth traffic light you will see Villanova's main parking lot on the right.  To reach the Main Gate entrance, turn left at the next light (Ithan Avenue) to second drive on left, directly across from the The Pavilion Sports Complex.

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. Take Route 30 East (Lancaster Avenue) for one-half mile and at the fifth traffic light you will see Villanova's parking lot on the right.

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 one-half mile and at the fifth traffic light you will see Villanova's main parking lot on the right.  To reach the Main Gate entrance, turn left at the next light (Ithan Avenue) to second drive on left, directly across from the The Pavilion Sports Complex.

By Train/Trolley

Via Regional Rail: Take AMTRAK to 30th Street Station in Center City Philadelphia. Take SEPTA's Regional Rail Line, R5 (Paoli Local) to Villanova Station - 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 Connelly Center:  When you come out from the arch, Mendel Field will be on your right, turn left at the back of St. Thomas of Villanova Church (the stone building with two spires). Continue walking down the driveway through the open area.  Connelly Center will be on your left.

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 Station (STADIUM) on Ithan Avenue. Walk up to the corner of Ithan Avenue and Lancaster Avenue (US Route 30) and cross over Lancaster Ave. Continue walking down Ithan Avenue to the Pavilion for further assistance.

By Bus

When your bus arrives in Philadelphia, ask the attendant to direct you to the train station at Market East. Take the R5 Paoli Local train to Villanova, and follow the above directions.

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). Go east on Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue) for a half mile and at the fifth traffic light you will see Villanova's parking lot on the right.

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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