Getting from Park Waverly to Center City

Many people who live and work in Philadelphia have foregone driving and instead opted for public transit. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) runs busses, subways, and trolleys throughout the region, getting commuters quickly and conveniently to their destinations.

Those looking for to take SEPTA near Olney apartments like Park Waverly are in luck, as the transit agency operates a number of routes that can get residents straight into the heart of the city in just a few minutes. The hub of North Philadelphia public transit is Olney Transportation Center, which is just two miles from Park Waverly. Walk just 10 minutes to Cedarbrook Plaza, where you can hop aboard the Route 18 SEPTA bus, which is a short, 10-minute ride the Olney Transportation Center. From there, the Broad Street Subway is the best bet into Center City.

The subway, also known as the Orange Line, is a 25-minute ride to Center City, with express trains running in the mornings and evenings. Direct trains also run at rush hour to Eight and Market streets, getting you into the eastern part of Center City in just a snap, as well as to the Walnut/Locust station.

Another convenient option is the Fern Rock Transportation Center. The 57 goes straight to the transit hub, where riders can grab the subway into the city, or opt for the Regional Rail train for a more comfortable and spacious ride. Drivers can also park at Fern Rock in the secured, metered lot and use public transit to cut down on the traffic and parking headaches often found in Center City.
Those who do choose to drive into Center City from Park Waverly can head over Godfrey two miles to pick up Broad Street, which will lead straight into Center City.

Getting back home after a long day of work, or a long night of fun, shouldn’t be a chore. And with so many options for SEPTA near Olney apartments like Park Waverly, it doesn’t have to be.