Traveling to Pendle Hill
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Pendle Hill Hospitality
Philadelphia International Airport
800-PHL-GATE (800-745-4283), www.phl.org
Driving times (in hours), during periods of light traffic
New York City 2
Washington, D.C. 2.5
Richmond, IN 9
From I-476 southbound:
Take Exit 3 (Baltimore Pike, Media/Swarthmore). Turn right onto Baltimore Pike. From Baltimore Pike take the first left onto Turner Road (get into the left hand turn lane when the median ends). Take second left onto Plush Mill Road. Pendle Hill is about 200 yards on the right.
From I-476 northbound:
Take Exit 3 (Baltimore Pike, Media/Swarthmore) off Interstate 476. Turn left onto Baltimore Pike. Beyond the intersection, get into the left hand turn lane. From Baltimore Pike take the first left onto Turner Road. Take second left onto Plush Mill Road. Pendle Hill is about 200 yards on the right.
From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Philadelphia International Airport:
Interstate 95 South to Exit 7 (Interstate 476 North, toward Valley Forge). Proceed as FROM I-476 NORTHBOUND above.
From northern New Jersey and points north:
Take New Jersey Turnpike South to Exit 6 (Interstate 276 West, Pennsylvania Turnpike). Take Interstate 276 to Exit 25A (Interstate 476 South, toward Chester). Proceed as FROM I-476 SOUTHBOUND above.
From southern New Jersey:
Take Route 322 West across the Commodore Barry Bridge. Turn right onto Interstate 95 North. Take Exit 7 (Interstate 476 North, toward Valley Forge). Proceed as FROM I-476 NORTHBOUND above.
From Northern Pennsylvania via Northeast Extension, I-476:
Take the Northeast Extension of Pennsylvania Turnpike South, then Interstate 476 South (toward Chester). Proceed as FROM I-476 SOUTHBOUND above.
From Western Pennsylvania via Pennsylvania Turnpike, I-476:
Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike East (Interstate 76) to Exit 326 (Valley Forge). Continue East on Interstate 76, Schuylkill Expressway to Exit 331A. Take Interstate 476 South (toward Chester). Proceed as FROM I-476 SOUTHBOUND above.
From Baltimore, Washington, DC and points south via I-95:
Take Interstate 95 North to PA Exit 7 (Interstate 476 North, toward Plymouth Meeting). Proceed as FROM I-476 NORTHBOUND above.
by train or trolley
Pendle Hill is easily reached by train or trolley from Philadelphia or the Philadelphia International Airport.
Amtrak provides service into Philadelphia's 30th Street Station. From there, take the SEPTA Media/Elwyn Regional Rail line as directed below.
SEPTA local trains usually run every half-hour to every hour during the daytime and the trip takes about 30 minutes. From 30th Street Station, Suburban Station, or Market East in Philadelphia, take the Media/Elwyn Regional Rail line to the Wallingford train station. The fare is $5 one-way. From there you may walk or call 610-613-7660 for the Pendle Hill Shuttle service.
Download the SEPTA Media/Elwyn Regional Rail schedule online, or call 215-580-7800 (6 a.m. to midnight daily) for train schedules.
From the Wallingford station, Pendle Hill is an approximately one mile walk mostly uphill though not unpleasant. There are no sidewalks for most of the walk. Be careful of traffic. Go left out of the train station along Possum Hollow Road. Cross the railroad tracks. Take an immediate right on Rogers Lane. At the top of the hill, you will see the Pendle Hill sign on your left.
The SEPTA trolley route 101 runs from 69th Street Terminal to Media every 20-30 minutes. The cost of a token is $1.45 one-way. From the Providence Road trolley stop in Media you may walk or call 610-613-7660 for the Pendle Hill Shuttle service.
Download the Route 101 SEPTA trolley schedule online, or call 215-580-7800 (6 a.m. to midnight daily) for schedules.
From the Providence Road trolley stop in Media, Pendle Hill is an approximately one mile walk along relatively even ground. Head towards Baltimore Pike along Providence Road (towards Rita's Water Ice). Keep following Providence Road until Plush Mill Road intersects with it on the left. Turn left down Plush Mill Road, follow it across Turner Road, and Pendle Hill is a short distance ahead on the right.
Pendle Hill Shuttle service is available from the Wallingford train station and the Providence Road trolley stop in Media at no charge Monday-Sunday 8:00am – 7:00pm. Please call 610-613-7660 to arrange your shuttle service 24 hours in advance and a member of our hospitality staff will pick you up.
by bus (Greyhound or Trailways)
From the bus terminal in Philadelphia, follow signs to Market East Railway Station. Take the SEPTA Media/Elwyn Regional Rail Line and follow the train directions above.
Philadelphia International Airport is the nearest airport.
Take the SEPTA Airport Line to 30th Street Station, Suburban Station, or Market East. The trip takes 15-20 minutes, costs $6 one-way, and trains run half-hourly. Then follow the train directions above.
Download the SEPTA Airport Line schedule online, or call 215-580-7800 (6 a.m. to midnight daily) for fare and train schedules.
Economy Shuttle Service offers transport from Philadelphia International Airport to Pendle Hill for $36 per fare, each way. Please make your reservation at least 24 hours ahead, and reserve your return trip to the airport at the same time that you reserve your trip from the airport to Pendle Hill. Please arrange your transportation online at: http://www.economyshuttleservice.com/online-reservation.php
For more information call 484-472-6341.
Also, taxi service is available from the airport to Pendle Hill.