Getting Here

Location

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.

Driving Directions

From New Jersey

Cross the Benjamin Franklin Bridge (Exit 4 on the NJ Turnpike). Make the first right at the bottom of the bridge. You will need to make a sharp turn (270 degrees); this will put you on a cobblestone street which runs parallel to the bridge. You will come to a T-junction, which is 4th Street. Turn right onto 4th Street. Go one block and turn left onto Race Street. Take Race for two blocks and make a right onto 2nd Street. The Arden is 1½ blocks down on the right.

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.

Public Transportation

Arden Theatre Company is easily accessible via SEPTA buses and subways, Amtrak trains, and New Jersey’s PATCO Speedline.

Please refer to the SEPTAAmtrak, and PATCO websites for specific fare and schedule information.

Septa

Take Septa R1-R8 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, #76, #121, and #44 all run east-west on Market Street. Bus routes #9, #21, and #42 all run east-west on Chestnut Street. Please check for the most up-to-date bus information with Septa.

 

Ride Share

The Arden is easily accessible via ride share, with such organizations as Lyft and Uber. Please use the address 40 N. 2nd St. or 60 N. 2nd St. depending on the venue of the performance. There is a zone that is typically available for loading and unloading in front of 40 N. 2nd St.

 

PATCO Speedline

Take to 8th & Market Street stop. Transfer to the Market-Frankford Line, heading east to 2nd & Market Streets.

Amtrak

Amtrak trains stop at 30th Street Station. Transfer to the Market-Frankford Line, heading east to 2nd & Market Streets.