SEPTA Offers Extra BSL & Regional Rail Service for WrestleMania Events

SEPTA to Offer Extra Broad Street Line & Regional Rail Service for WrestleMania Events

SEPTA to Offer Extra Broad Street Line & Regional Rail Service for WrestleMania Events

Convenient Options for Travel to Sports Complex & Pennsylvania Convention Center

PHILADELPHIA (April 1, 2024) – WrestleMania is returning to Philadelphia for the first time in 25 years, and SEPTA is helping WWE fans enter the ring by offering extra Broad Street Line and Regional Rail service.

Events are taking place from April 4 through 8 at Lincoln Financial Field, the Wells Fargo Center, and the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Traveling to the South Philadelphia Sports Complex

The Broad Street Line provides convenient service to Lincoln Financial Field and the Wells Fargo Center via NRG Station.

There is a free transfer to the Broad Street Line from the Market-Frankford Line and City Trolley routes at 15th Street/City Hall, and it is a short walk from Regional Rail stations in Center City. It also connects to bus routes that provide service throughout the region, and it is easily accessible from the PATCO High Speed Line for riders from South Jersey.

SEPTA operates Sports Express service on the Broad Street Line making stops at these stations: Fern Rock Transportation Center, Olney Transportation Center, Erie, Girard, Spring Garden, Race-Vine, City Hall, Walnut-Locust, and NRG Station.

Below is the additional service that will be available on the Broad Street Line:

Friday, April 5:

  • 7:45 p.m.: WWE SmackDown at Wells Fargo Center
    • SEPTA will supplement regular service to NRG Station with two Express trains leaving Fern Rock Transportation Center at 6:38 and 6:48 p.m.

Saturday, April 6:

  • 11:30 a.m.: WWE NXT Stand & Deliver at Wells Fargo Center
    • SEPTA will supplement regular service to NRG Station with two Express trains leaving Fern Rock Transportation Center at 10:30 and 10:40 a.m.
  • 6:30 p.m.: WrestleMania at Lincoln Financial Field
    • SEPTA will supplement regular service to NRG Station with ten Express trains leaving Fern Rock Transportation Center every ten minutes beginning at 4:25 p.m.

Sunday, April 7:

  • 6:30 p.m.: WrestleMania at Lincoln Financial Field
    • SEPTA will supplement regular service to NRG Station with ten Express trains leaving Fern Rock Transportation Center every ten minutes beginning at 4:25 p.m.

Monday, April 8:

  • 7:45 p.m.: WWE Monday Night Raw at Wells Fargo Center
    • SEPTA will supplement regular service to NRG Station with two Express trains leaving Fern Rock Transportation Center at 6:38 and 6:48 p.m.

Traveling to the Pennsylvania Convention Center

SEPTA will supplement its weekend service by operating additional trains on the Chestnut Hill East, Fox Chase, Lansdale/Doylestown, Manayunk/Norristown, Media/Wawa, Paoli/Thorndale, and Trenton lines.

All Regional Rail trains stop at Jefferson Station, which is located on the lower level of the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

The Market-Frankford Line, Broad Street Line, and Trolley lines offer frequent service, stopping at 13th Street – one block from the Pennsylvania Convention Center. In addition, Bus Routes 4, 16, 17, 23, 27, 33, 38, 44, 45, 48, 61, 78, 124 and 125 stop at or near the Convention Center.

Convenient Ways to Pay

Attendees are encouraged to load funds onto a SEPTA Key Card for ease of travel.

For buses, subways, and trolleys, customers can use contactless payment options like credit/debit cards and Apple, Google, and Samsung Pay.

On Regional Rail, riders can purchase fares on the train when traveling towards the city using cash or a credit/debit card. However, for trips leaving the city, customers must purchase fares in advance to be able to access the waiting and boarding areas.

In addition to using a SEPTA Key Card or paying for individual trips, SEPTA offers the following passes:

  • Convenience Pass (buses, subways, and trolleys): $6, good for 8 trips
  • Neighborhood Flex Pass (buses, subways, trolleys, and Regional Rail up to Zone 2 Stations): $10, good for 10 trips
  • Anywhere FleX Pass (all SEPTA modes): $13, good for 10 trips

SEPTA’s new Multi-Rider feature is available for travel on all modes and allows up to five passengers traveling together to pay with a single SEPTA Key Card. To do this, the multiple-passenger option must be activated by calling (855) 567-3782 or visiting septakey.org.

For more information about SEPTA, visit septa.org, follow @SEPTA, or download the official SEPTA app.

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