Campus Map and Directions

 

How to find us:

Villanova University's primary parking garage (I-1 Ithan Avenue Parking Garage) and Main Campus access is located at Lancaster and Ithan Avenues in Villanova, PA 19085.  West Campus is located off Spring Mill Road, South Campus is located off South Ithan Avenue.  See map for details. 

The Conference Services Administrative Offices and Summer Conference Service Desk are located in Galberry Hall on Lancaster Avenue.  Temporary visitor parking is available at the building.

The University's address is 800 E. Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085, but using this address for GPS purposes will not lead to the Ithan Avenue Parking Garage, but only the vicinity of Main Campus. Please utilize the campus map to navigate to specific buildings and parking.

 

Campus Map with Directions

Please click here or on the image below for our new Conference Services-specific campus map with directions which you can view, print and download to share.

 

Campus Map


Directions

By Car To Ithan Avenue Parking Garage (I-1) from US-30/Lancaster Avenue

From New York and New England: Take the New Jersey Turnpike (I-95) to Exit 6 (Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-276)). Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-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 and proceed east on Lancaster Avenue (US-30) for just over a mile to Ithan Avenue and turn right. Proceed half a block south on Ithan Avenue and the Ithan Avenue Parking Garage will be on your left.

From the West: Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-76) to Exit 326 (Valley Forge). Take I-76 (Schuylkill Expressway) to Exit 331A (I-476 South/Chester). Follow I-476 South to Exit 13 (Villanova/St. Davids). At the bottom of ramp turn right and proceed east on Lancaster Avenue (US-30) for just over a mile to Ithan Avenue and turn right. Proceed half a block south on Ithan Avenue and the Ithan Avenue Parking Garage will be on your left.

From the South: Take I-95 North to Exit 7 (I-476 North/Plymouth Meeting). Take I-476 North to Exit 13 (Villanova/St. Davids). At the bottom of ramp turn right and proceed east on Lancaster Avenue (US-30) for just over a mile to Ithan Avenue and turn right. Proceed half a block south on Ithan Avenue and the Ithan Avenue Parking Garage will be on your left.

By Car To South Campus from US-30/Lancaster Avenue

Follow directions to Ithan Avenue Parking Garage above, but continue straight on Ithan Avenue and turn left into South Campus.

By Car To West Campus from US-30/Lancaster Avenue

If coming via US-30 East (having exited I-476), turn left onto Rt. 320 North, Spring Mill Road, at gas station.  If coming via US-30 West, turn right onto Rt. 320 North, Spring Mill Road, at gas station.  Once on Rt. 320 North, proceed about 0.20 mile, cross over railroad bridge, and take the first right turn to West Campus.  At train station, turn right, under bridge to entrance to West Campus which is marked by a guard booth.

By Car To South and West Campus from Summer Conference Service Desk, Galberry Hall

FIRST: Upon exiting Galberry Hall parking lot, turn right onto Lancaster Ave (US-30 West).
THEN, for SOUTH CAMPUS: Proceed to traffic light at Ithan Ave, turn left onto Ithan Ave.  Continue straight, go under railroad bridge and turn left into South Campus.
OR, for WEST CAMPUS: Proceed to traffic light at Spring Mill Rd, turn right onto Rt. 320, Spring Mill Rd.  Proceed about 0.20 mile, cross over railroad bridge, and take the first right turn to West Campus.  At train station, turn right, under bridge to entrance to West Campus which is marked by a guard booth.

 

By Train

Take AMTRAK or New Jersey Transit (via SEPTA) to the 30th Street Station in Philadelphia.  Ask the attendant to direct you to the Regional Rail Trains (SEPTA).  Take the Paoli/Thorndale Local train to the Villanova Station, located on our campus.  Wheelchair access: All Airport and Center City stations are wheelchair accessible, however, Villanova Station is not.  Continue on the train past Villanova to the wheelchair accessible Wayne Station and from there take a taxi (prearranged) to the Villanova campus. 

 

By Plane

Arrange to fly into Philadelphia International Airport, which is located 30 minutes by car 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 North-Plymouth Meeting).  Take I-476 North to Exit 13 (Villanova/St. Davids).  At the bottom of ramp turn right and proceed east on Lancaster Avenue (US-30) for just over a mile to Ithan Avenue and turn right. Proceed half a block south on Ithan Avenue and the Ithan Avenue Parking Garage will be on your left. If your group's registration is taking place in another part of campus, please follow group leader's instructions for parking.
  • Train: Look for the signs or ask the attendant at the ground transportation information desk to direct you to the Airport Line train station at your terminal.  Purchase a ticket to the Villanova Station.  The Airport Line train stops at all terminals and goes to the 30th Street Station in Philadelphia.  At 30th Street, change trains and board the Paoli/Thorndale Local train which will take you directly to the Villanova campus.  Wheelchair access: All Airport and Center City stations are wheelchair accessible, however, Villanova Station is not.  Continue on the train past Villanova to the wheelchair accessible Wayne Station and from there take a taxi (prearranged) to the Villanova campus.
  • Taxi: From the baggage claim area, go to Zone 5 on the Commercial Transportation Roadway and request a taxi from the dispatcher (on-site, 24 hours a day).

 

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