Directions to Narberth
Getting here from Center City Philadelphia
- By train
The town is divided in half by the train tracks. The R-5 Paoli/Doylestown SEPTA line is a short 20-minute ride to Center City. The train runs twice an hour, and more frequently during peak commuter times.
SEPTA commuter parking is provided on the South side of the train tracks with the entrance from Elmwood Avenue. The parking lot holds approximately 55 cars, the daily parking rate us $1.00 per day.
Commuter tickets are sold in one-trip, round-trip, off-peak, 10-trip and monthly tickets (Zone 2). The train station ticket office is open from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Taxi-cabs are available to meet commuter trains if arranged in advance.
- By bus
The SEPTA Route 44 Bus connects the downtown shopping area with Center City Philadelphia and Ardmore via bus stops on N. Essex, Windsor, Iona and Haverford Avenues.
- By car
Automobile commuters use Montgomery Avenue (the northern border with Lower Merion Township) to connect to City Avenue, Route 1, and thence to the Schuylkill Expressway, Route 76. The Borough is approximately one mile from Route 1 via East Wynnewood Avenue. (See further directions below in Getting Here from Philadelphia Airport)
The Schuylkill Expressway, Route 76, connects with Vine Street, Interstate Route 676, which leads to Interstate 95.
Montgomery Avenue also connects with the Blue Route, Interstate 476, which leads to the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Interstate 276.
Getting here from the Pennsylvania Turnpike (Valley Forge Exit)
From the Valley Forge exit of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, take Route 76 East, the Schuylkill Expressway, to the City Avenue exit. Proceed as above in Getting here from Philadelphia Airport (above).
Getting here from Philadelphia Airport
Follow the signs that exit the airport to Route 76 West (The Schuylkill
Expressway) towards Valley Forge. It will be approximately 1.3 miles from the
airport to the Passyunk Avenue entrance to 76 West. Stay on 76 West 5.3 miles,
exiting on the Route 1 (City Avenue) exit. Follow Route 1 South (City Avenue)
approximately 2.5 miles until you pass St. Joseph's University. (Look for a tall
apartment building (Executive House) on your left followed by the Overbrook
Train Station. Make a right-hand turn on East Wynnewood Avenue (at St. Charles
Seminary). If you get to Route 30/Lancaster Avenue, you have gone one block too
far. Follow East Wynnewood approximately 1.75 miles until you see the railroad
tunnel with the Welcome to Narberth sign over the top. Pass through the tunnel
and turn right on the second street (Windsor Avenue). Go two blocks to Dudley
Avenue where you will turn right. Stay on Dudley for one block and turn right on
Haverford Avenue. Go one block on Haverford to Conway and you have arrived at
the Municipal Building on the corner. The Borough Office has detailed street
maps available for consultation. You may contact us by phone at (610) 664-2840,
by email at email@example.com or by writing to us at 100 Conway Avenue,
Narberth, PA 19072. Of course you're also welcome to stop in to the office which
is located at the corner of Haverford and Conway Avenues.
Getting here from the Blue Route (Route I-476)
Take Exit #5 Route 30 (St. Davids / Villanova) on the Blue Route. Follow Route 30 East approximately five miles through the town of Ardmore. Look for a Whole Foods Supermarket on your left. Once past the supermarket, make a left turn on East Wynnewood Road (where a Gulf gas station and Amoco gas station mark the corner). Pass the second traffic light and make a left turn through the tunnel with the Welcome to Narberth sign atop it. Follow further directions in Getting Here from Philadelphia (above).
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