SEPTA is reminding Philadelphia Flower Show fans that public transportation offers convenient travel to the region’s most anticipated gardening attraction – without the hassles of traffic and parking.
The Philadelphia Flower Show, which starts on Saturday, June 5, and runs through Sunday, June 13, is being held at FDR Park in South Philadelphia. The event site is just a short walk from the NRG Station on the Broad Street Line. The Broad Street Line connects to other services throughout the city and region.
Below are some travel tips for riders to keep in mind as they plan for the big event.
Frequent Service on the Broad Street Line
- On weekdays, service runs every eight minutes or less from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm, and 10 minutes or less until 8:30 pm
- On weekends, trains operate every 10 minutes from 6:30 am to 8 pm
- Local and Express trips are available. Please visit https://www.septa.org/schedules/transit/pdf/bsl.pdf for schedule details.
- Visitors traveling via Regional Rail can connect to the Broad Street Line from Fern Rock, Suburban and Jefferson Stations.
- Special weekend schedules with hourly service will be in effect on the Paoli & Doylestown Lines on Saturdays and Sundays, June 5-6 and June 12-13.
Market Frankford Line and Trolleys
- A free and convenient transfer to the Broad Street Line is available at 15th Street Station.
- Follow the signs for the City Hall Station and take the Broad Street Line south to NRG Station.
- The Route 17 Bus stops one block from the Show entrance at 20th and Pattison Streets.
- There are numerous bus route connections with the Broad Street Line. For details, use the trip planning tool on SEPTA’s website or use the Official SEPTA App.
Please note: SEPTA is continuing to take steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, and face masks are required while riding.
For more information about traveling to the show including fares, Flower Show tickets and hours visit https://www.septa.org/events/flower.html.