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Directions & Parking 

Pier 3 is situated near:

  • Mass transit (Market-Frankford El, Flash and bus routes)
  • Seasonal River Ferry
  • Market Street into Center City via the Penn's Landing viaduct
  • Interstate-95, offering easy access to:
    • Philadelphia International Airport
    • East Coast cities and attractions
    • other major local highways
  • Benjamin Franklin Bridge
    • Southern New Jersey
    • Atlantic City and other New Jersey beaches
View from South Pier of I-95, Christ Church spire in Old City and Center City skyscrapers
By Car
You can easily get here from there by following these directions:
- Limited spaces in front of building
  (20 minutes)
- Some guest parking in garage
- Adjacent to Penn's Landing parking lot ($$)
- Parking meters along Columbus Blvd ($)
By Boat
Yes, you can even reach Pier 3 in your own boat.  The Piers Marina, located between Pier 3 and Pier 5, has slips for transient boaters.  Contact the Marina office at (215) 351-4101 for slip availability, cost, tide schedule and additional information.
By Public Transportation
Bus routes
The following bus routes terminate at Penn's Landing. Descend steps on NE corner. Pier 3 is right in front of you. 
         21 - Chestnut/Walnut Streets
         33 - Market Street
         42 - Chestnut/Walnut Streets

Bus route 17 from South Philly terminates at Front Street. Get off at 2nd Street. Follow walkway under Penn's Landing sign straight across the bridge over I-95. Walk to the end and descend the steps.
Bus route 25 stops right in front of Pier 3 on Columbus Blvd aka Delaware Ave.
Frankford Market Elevated Train (the "El")
Exit at the 2nd Street stop. Follow walkway under Penn's Landing sign straight across to end and and descend steps.

For connecting routes, check out the SEPTA web site.