Transportation from Regional Cities & the Philadelphia Suburbs:
The Boltbus and Megabus provide safe, comfortable and inexpensive transportation to Philadelphia from NYC, certain areas in NJ, Boston, DC, Baltimore and other cities. Check out the links above for stop locations and schedules. Both the Bolt Bus and Megabus will drop you off at 30th and Market Street (Amtrak 30th Street Station), which is located right next to the Market-Frankford Subway. To get to the German Society, hop on the east-bound train to the Spring Garden stop - see below “Once in Philadelphia - Getting to the German Society” for map links and details.
For trains from NJ and NYC, you can take Amtrak or a combination of NJ Transit and SEPTA to 30th St. Station. From Amtrak 30th St. Station you can transfer to the Market-Frankford Subway Line. See below “Once in Philadelphia - Getting to the German Society” for map links and details.
Transportation from Philadelphia International Airport:
SEPTA regional rail trains will take you from all Philadelphia International Airport terminals to Philadelphia 30th Street Station. There you can transfer to the Market-Frankford Subway Line to get to the German Society. See below “Once in Philadelphia - Getting to the German Society” for map links and details.
Once in Philadelphia - Getting to the German Society
Option 1 - Take the "El" (the Market-Frankford Elevated Subway Line)
** Take the Market-Frankford subway (that conveniently leaves from many stops in West Philadelphia, Center City, and North Philadelphia) to the Spring Garden Station. To find the closest station to you, click here.
** Once at Spring Garden station, you are 4 blocks from the German Society, which is at 611 Spring Garden. map
Option 2 - Lyft and Uber are so inexpensive now that they are competitive with the cost of public transit. Make sure to have them set up with your credit card info in advance so you don't have to worry about that when you want to get home from the milonga at 3 in the morning!