Directions and Parking
From Interstate 95 - I-95 - North
Take I-676 West, the Vine Street Expressway, and use the exit for 30th Street Station and Airport to the Market Street Exit. At the top of the exit, 30th Street Station is immediately in front of you. Turn right (west) and drive around the station to the second traffic light which is Market Street. Turn right and follow Market Street to 38th Street. At 38th Street turn left. The Cathedral is in the first block, east side of the street.
From Interstate 76 West - I-76 The Schuylkill Expressway
Take the Market Street Exit - 30th Street Station is immediately in front of you. Turn right (west) and drive around the station to the second traffic light which is Market Street. Turn right and follow Market Street to 38th Street. At 38th Street turn left and the Cathedral is in the first block on the east side of the street.
Commuter trains as well as inter-city trains (Amtrak) all stop at 30th Street Station.
A taxi ride from the station is about 8 blocks and costs under $10.00.
Alternatively, the Green Line streetcar lines and Blue Line Subway can be taken from 30th and Market Streets station, outside of the railway station at the corner.
On the Blue Line Subway (“The El”), ride to 40th Street. At 40th and Market walk back (east) to 38th. The Cathedral is a half-block to your right.
On the Green Line (subway-surface) streetcar ride any line to 36th Street.
At 36th, walk one (1) block to 36th and Chestnut, then left (west) 2 blocks to 38th and Chestnut. The Cathedral is a half block to your right.
The Cathedral is located near the following bus routes: 21, 30, 40, 42 and LUCY Green and Gold Loops.
Parking at the Cathedral
Please note: The LAZ lot at 39th & Market Streets in NOT available for parking for Cathedral worship.
If attending the Sunday service you can pick-up a parking permit from the ushers, or print one at home. Placed in your windshield this will allow you to park on the street from 8am to 1pm in close proximity to the Cathedral. Check with the ushers for details.
Midweek there are many metered parking places near the Cathedral, especially on Chestnut, 38th, Ludlow, and Market Streets. Purchase parking time through the MeterUP App which may be downloaded to your mobile phone or through the curbside green kiosks. For more information on parking consult visitphilly website.
There are a number of nearby garages and lots, including these two:
LAZ parking, 3665 Market Street - entance on the north side of Market. The lot is open 24/7 with sliding rates and discounted evening and weekend ($9 per day) rates. Call LAZ parking at 215-823-7870 for more information.
Walnut 38 Park, 38th & Walnut Streets – entrance on the east side of 38th. This garage is open 7 days a week – 6:30am – midnight. $10 for the first hour + $2 each additional hour with early bird and evening rates. Call Penn Parking at 215-898-8667 for more information.