Located just 8 miles from Philadelphia, Haverford has all the options of a metro-based college with all the charm of a small college town.
Admission and New Students
For Directions try searching "Haverford College" in your GPS. The college's address is 370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041. This will take you to the Lancaster Ave entrance to the campus.
80 Coursey Rd
Haverford, PA 19041
Visitors to campus may park in the Visitors Lot located adjacent to the HCA apartments, accessible via Coursey Road or County Line Road.
The South Lot is permit parking only Monday–Friday: 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
The closest airport to Haverford College is the Philadelphia International Airport. We suggest that while making your travel arrangements, you try to fly directly, or arrange for connecting flights to Philadelphia’s airport. Check the PHL website for further information regarding Philadelphia International Airport.
Airport to Haverford via Regional Rail
SEPTA’s Airport High Speed Line has four stops in the Philadelphia International Airport at Terminals A, B, C/D and E. From any of these stops, please take the Airport Line to 30th Street Station in Philadelphia. Inform the conductor that your final destination is Haverford and that you will need a transfer ticket. It is important that you keep your ticket receipt in a safe place—you will need it to board the next train. Approximate traveling time will be around 20–30 minutes.
Upon arrival at 30th Street Station in Philadelphia, take the Paoli/Thorndale Train to Haverford Station. Travel time will be around 20 minutes. Haverford’s campus is a ten minute walk from the train station.
Amtrak (800-USA-RAIL) has frequent service to Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station. At 30th Street Station you can transfer to a direct commuter train to Haverford on the area’s mass transit provider, SEPTA. Take the (Paoli/Thorndale line) to the Haverford station, which is about a 10 minute walk from campus. The Norristown High Speed Line stops about three-quarters of a mile from campus.
Not all trains stop at the Haverford station, so be sure to check with the conductor or septa.org before boarding.
SEPTA, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, operates commuter rail lines, buses, subways, elevated trains and trolleys throughout the Philadelphia region.
From other Philadelphia stations
From Philadelphia’s Market East Station (11th and Market Streets), Penn Center/Suburban Station (16th Street and J.F.K. Boulevard), or Amtrak’s 30th Street Station (30th and Market Streets), board SEPTA’s Paoli/Thorndale line, which runs from 6:15 a.m. until 12:15 a.m. on weekdays and from 7:15 a.m. until 12:15 a.m. on weekends.