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2019 Penn Relays

Service Information & Tips for April 25 - 27, 2019

The first and oldest annual relay meet returns to Franklin Field with high school, college, and Olympic level competition. Getting to Franklin Field is an easy walk from University City Station (Regional Rail) or a number of bus and trolley routes serving the area.

Below, we've included tips and service information for getting to and from this year's event.

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Event information, schedules and results, tickets, and a fan guide are available on the official Penn Relays website.

Travel Tips and Resources


In addition to Regional Rail (see information below), customers have the following SEPTA Transit options:


Customers can also use Google Transit to find the best way to get to Franklin Field.

Regional Rail Service Information

Airport*, Media/Elwyn, Warminster, West Trenton, and Wilmington/Newark Lines make stops at University City Station, which is within walking distance of Franklin Field.

*Philadelphia International Airport travel information is available on the Airport Service page.

TIP: Customers traveling via Regional Rail from the north may have to transfer to another Line at Jefferson or Suburban Stations for continued service to University City Station. Visit the Regional Rail schedules page for complete service information.

Regional Rail fare to University City depends on the original station of travel. Consider an Individual or Family Independence Pass for the convenience of unlimited Regional Rail and transit travel during one whole day.