Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research

Map and Directions

The EPIC Center is located in the Annenberg School for Communication at 3620 Walnut Street on the University of Pennsylvania campus in an area of West Philadelphia known as University City. If you're planning a visit to the EPIC Center, refer to the following information as a guide to Philadelphia's public and private transportation.

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From the Philadelphia International Airport

SEPTA Airport Express Train (R1)

The Airport Express Train will take you to either the University City Station on Convention Ave or to 30th Street Station at 30th and Market Streets. The fare is $6.00 and the ride takes 18 minutes to the University City Station. (High Speed Rail Map)

Taxis and Limousines at the Airport

A metered taxicab costs about $25.00 and the ride takes about 20 minutes. Penn Tower Hotel Limousines leave every 20 minutes. The fare is $8.00 and the ride takes about 20 minutes.

Arriving by Amtrak or SEPTA trains @30th Street Station

All Amtrak Northeast Corridor trains and all SEPTA Regional trains stop at the 30th Street Station located at 30th and Market Streets.

  • From there one can walk to campus in about 15 minutes.
  • A metered cab costs about $5 including tip and the ride takes about 5 minutes.
  • The SEPTA No. 30 bus runs from the station to campus. The fare is $2 and exact change is required. The ride takes 8 minutes and stops at Civic Center Boulevard & University Avenue.
  • From 30th St Station, one may take the R1, R2 or R3 railroad lines, the distance of one stop, to the University City Station (behind the Penn Tower Hotel).


Driving to the EPIC Center

From the Northeast:

ake the New Jersey Turnpike to exit 4 for Route 73 North. Proceed on Route 73 North to I-295 South. From I-295 South, take exit 26 off I-76 West. Cross over to Philadelphia via the Walt Whitman Bridge. This section of I-76 is also called the Schuylkill Expressway. Take Exit 346A for South Street, and turn left onto South Street to enter campus. Note: Exit 346A is a LEFT LANE EXIT.

From the Northeast Extension, Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-476):

Take the Pensylvania Turnpike Northeast Extension South to the PA Turnpike, East-West Interchange. Remain on I-476 (The PA TP, northeast extension portion of I-476, terminates at the PA TP east-west interchange). Continue on I-476 South approximately 3.6 miles to Exit 16A, I-76 East (Schuylkill Expressway). Take I-76 East approximately 12.6 miles to Exit 346A, South Street, which EXITS ON THE LEFT. Turn right onto South Street to enter the campus.

From the Northwest:

Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Exit 326, Valley Forge Interchange. Take I-76 East (Schuylkill Expressway) approximately 17 miles to Exit 346A, South Street, which EXITS ON THE LEFT. Turn right onto South Street to enter the campus.

From the North:

Take I-95 South to I-676 West towards Center City. From I-676, exit in less than two miles taking "exit only" ramp towards the airport marked I-76 East. Proceed less than a mile to Exit 346A, South Street, which EXITS ON THE LEFT. Turn right onto South Street to enter the campus.

From the South:

Take I-95 North to Exit 13 signed "291 West to I-76". Follow 291 West across (Platt) Bridge to 26th Street, which leads directly onto I-76 West. Take I-76 West 3 miles to Exit 346A, South Street, which EXITS ON THE LEFT. Turn left onto South Street to enter the campus.


Parking on Campus

There are ten, public pay parking facilities around the campus. Metered pay parking is also available on many city streets. Additional parking information and policy is available at the Office of Transportation and the Office of Parking.