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Ways to get to and around the Benjamin Franklin Parkway


Philadelphia is a walkable city and the Parkway and its attractions are best explored on foot! Along the Parkway there are pedestrian walkways and accessibility ramps on curbs. The Benjamin Franklin Parkway stretches one mile from City Hall to the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.


Indego is Philadelphia's  bike-sharing program. For a low-cost fee, you can rent a bike from one station and return it to any station located within Philadelphia. There are numerous Indego bike stations located along the Parkway. Click here to see where there is one close to you.

Public Transportation

SEPTA, Philadelphia's public transit authority, offers numerous bus, trolley, and subway lines that drop you off on or very close to the Parkway. This includes the Market-Frankford and Broad Street subway lines, and SEPTA bus lines 7, 17, 32, 33, 48, and 49. Click here to plan your SEPTA route. 


During the Spring and Summer months, the PHLASH bus runs and connects cultural institutions from the Benjamin Franklin Parkway to the Delaware Riverfront. Costs range from $2 for a single ride to $5 for a 1-day pass. Click here​ to learn more. 


The Parkway is accessible along I-676 (Vine Street Expressway) and I-76 (Schuykill Expressway). It is a 5-minute drive from 30th Street Station and about a 20-minute drive from the Philadelphia International Airport. Street parking, garages, and community parking lots are available. For a list of garages and community lots, click here.

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