Arden Theatre Company is conveniently located at 40 N. 2nd Street, between Market and Arch Streets in Old City Philadelphia. We are next to historic Christ Church and half a block north of the Market-Frankford Line’s 2nd Street stop.
From New Jersey
From New York City
Take any of the Hudson River crossings to the NJ Turnpike. Take the Turnpike south and use exit 4. Follow signs for the Ben Franklin Bridge. Continue with the directions from NJ above.
From the South
Take Interstate 95 North (I-95 N) to exit 20, the Columbus Avenue/Washington Avenue exit. At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn left onto Delaware Avenue/Columbus Blvd. Follow Delaware Avenue/Columbus Blvd several blocks to Penn’s Landing. Turn right onto Market Street exit ramp. At the top of the ramp, turn left at the stop sign. Follow to the bottom of the ramp to 2nd & Market Street Intersection. Go through the light and turn right onto 3rd Street. Go two blocks and turn right onto Race Street. Go one block and turn right onto 2nd Street. The Arden is 1½ blocks down on the right.
From the West
Take Route 76 east to Route 676 east (left exit). Take 676 east to the Ben Franklin Bridge/8th Street exit, and turn right onto 6th Street. Be sure to stay to the right so you don’t go over the bridge! As soon as you turn right, get into the third lane from the right and turn left at the first light onto Race Street to 2nd Street. Make a right onto 2nd Street. The Arden is 1½ blocks down on the right.
From the North
Take Interstate 95 South (I-95 S) to the Callowhill Street Exit. At the bottom of the ramp, go straight through the light. You’ll be on 2nd Street. Go through Race Street and then Arch Street. The Arden is a ½ block down on the right.
Take SEPTA Regional Rail trains to Jefferson Station (11th Street), and transfer to the Market-Frankford Line. The Market-Frankford Line stops at 2nd & Market Street. Please check for the most up-to-date train information with SEPTA.
Bus routes #17, #33, #48, and #44 all run east-west on Market Street. Bus routes #21, #42 all, and #9 run east on Chestnut St. and west on Walnut St. Please check for the most up-to-date bus information with SEPTA.
PLEASE BE ADVISED:
Effective January 15, 2024, the start and end locations of SEPTA bus routes that service the Old City neighborhood have changed due to the inception of the I-95 CAP park project.
For all information on impacted routes and new start/end locations, please visit SEPTA’s Bulletins board.
Take to 8th & Market Street stop. Transfer to the Market-Frankford Line, heading East to 2nd & Market Streets (toward Frankford Transportation Center).
Amtrak trains stop at 30th Street Station. Transfer to the Market-Frankford Line, heading East to 2nd & Market Streets (toward Frankford Transportation Center).
The Arden is easily accessible via rideshare, with such organizations as Lyft and Uber. Please use the address 40 N. 2nd St. or 62 N. 2nd St., depending on the performance venue. A zone is typically available for loading and unloading in front of 40 N. 2nd St.