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2016 Independence Day Service Information

SEPTA Regional Rail and Transit services can get you to and from all of the Independence Day festivities. On Independence Day (Monday, July 4th), SEPTA Transit service and Regional Rail Trains will operate on a Sunday schedule with additional late night Trains Monday night (see schedule below). SEPTA transit services include Bus, Trolley, Market Frankford Line, and Broad Street Line service.

Below, we've included the information you need to help get you to and from all of this year's main events along with tips and helpful links to other areas of the septa.org website.

TIP: Customers should check System Status before and during Independence Day events for real-time service information across the SEPTA System. The System Status tool is available on both desktop and mobile versions of the SEPTA website and on the official SEPTA app for iPhone and Android devices.


Service information is subject to change. Please check this page regularly for updates or additional service information.

Wawa Welcome America July 4th Schedule of Events

Use the Google Transit tool to find the best service options for the July 4th events below. A complete list of events can be found on the Wawa Welcome America official website:

Celebration of Freedom Ceremony: 10:00 a.m.

Independence Day Parade: 11:00 a.m.

Party on the Parkway: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

July 4th Concert: 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

July 4th Fireworks: 10:00 p.m.

If you're planning an extended visit or you're staying just for the day, check out our Visitor Guide with suggestions on all Philadelphia has to offer plus tips for getting around. Grab an Independence Pass and your walking shoes.

Late Night Regional Rail Service & Extended Ticket Office Hours | Monday, July 4, 2016

Regional Rail service on select trains will be extended for customers leaving Center City Philadelphia after the fireworks and concert on the Ben Franklin Parkway.

UPDATED SCHEDULE: Please note, additional trains have been added to the original version of this schedule. Customers should refer to the Train times below for late night July 4th service information. Signage will be posted at Regional Rail Stations prior to the event.

PDF | Download the special late night Regional Rail July 4th schedule

Airport | Train #7473
Departs Jefferson: 10:50 p.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 10:55 p.m.
Departs 30th St. Station: 10:59 p.m.
Arrives Airport: 11:22 p.m.

Airport | Train #475
Departs Jefferson: 11:20 p.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 11:25 p.m.
Departs 30th St. Station: 11:29 p.m.
Arrives Airport: 11:52 p.m.

Chestnut Hill West | Train #7867
Departs Jefferson Station: 11:45 p.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 11:50 p.m.
Departs 30th St. Station: 11:54 p.m.
Arrives Chestnut Hill West: 12:21 a.m.

Swarthmore | Train #1337
Departs Suburban Station: 11:35 p.m.
Departs 30th St. Station: 11:39 p.m.
Arrives Swarthmore: 12:10 a.m.

Swarthmore | Train #5339
Departs Jefferson Station: 12:28 a.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 12:33 a.m.
Departs 30th St. Station: 12:37 a.m.
Arrives Swarthmore: 1:08 a.m.

Malvern | Train #3567
Departs Jefferson Station: 11:00 p.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 11:05 p.m.
Departs 30th St. Station: 11:09 p.m.
Arrives Malvern: 11:53 p.m.

Malvern | Train #3569
Departs Jefferson Station: 12:40 a.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 12:45 a.m.
Departs 30th St. Station: 12:49 a.m.
Arrives Malvern: 1:33 a.m.

Marcus Hook | Train #1237
Departs Jefferson Station: 11:40 p.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 11:45 p.m.
Departs 30th St. Station: 11:49 p.m.
Arrives Marcus Hook: 12:21 a.m.

Trenton | Train #9735
Departs Jefferson Station: 10:40 p.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 10:45 p.m.
Departs 30th St. Station: 10:49 p.m.
Arrives Trenton: 11:41 p.m.

Trenton | Train #9737
Departs Jefferson Station: 11:52 p.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 11:57 p.m.
Departs 30th St. Station: 12:01 a.m.
Arrives Trenton: 12:52 a.m.

Chestnut Hill East | Train #738
Departs 30th St. Station: 11:46 p.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 11:51 p.m.
Departs Jefferson Station: 11:55 p.m.
Arrives Chestnut Hill East: 12:22 a.m.

Doylestown | Train #3542
Departs 30th St. Station: 11:11 p.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 11:16 p.m.
Departs Jefferson Station: 11:21 p.m.
Arrives Doylestown: 12:38 a.m.

Lansdale | Train #4578
Departs 30th Street Station: 12:30 a.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 12:35 a.m.
Departs Jefferson Station: 12:40 a.m.
Arrives Lansdale: 1:33 a.m.

Fox Chase | Train #6878
Departs 30th Street Station: 11:39 p.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 11:44 p.m.
Departs Jefferson Station: 11:49 p.m.
Arrives Fox Chase: 12:12 a.m.

Norristown| Train #8234
Departs 30th Street Station: 11:20 p.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 11:25 p.m.
Departs Jefferson Station: 11:30 p.m.
Arrives Norristown (Elm St.): 12:14 a.m.

Norristown | Train #4276
Departs 30th Street Station: 12:00 a.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 12:05 a.m.
Departs Jefferson Station: 12:10 a.m.
Arrives Norristown (Elm St.): 12:54 a.m

Warminster | Train #468
Departs 30th Street Station: 11:00 p.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 11:05 p.m.
Departs Jefferson Station: 11:10 p.m.
Arrives Warminster: 12:03 a.m

Warminster | Train #472
Departs 30th Street Station: 11:30 p.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 11:35 p.m.
Departs Jefferson Station: 11:40 p.m.
Arrives Warminster: 12:33 a.m

West Trenton | Train #5368
Departs 30th Street Station: 12:02 a.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 12:07 a.m.
Departs Jefferson Station: 12:12 a.m.
Arrives West Trenton: 1:12 a.m

Special Monday, July 4th Regional Rail Ticket Office Hours:

Suburban Station: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Jefferson Station: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
30th Street: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Jenkintown: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Paoli: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Bryn Mawr: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Ardmore: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Lansdale: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Norristown: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Media: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Cornwells Heights: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

ALL other Regional Rail Station Ticket Offices will be closed Monday, July 4th

Broad Street & Market-Frankford Line Service

Eight additional Market Frankford Trains and eight additional Broad Street Line Trains will be placed into service before and after events on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Additional details will be posted on the Broad Street Line Sports Express page.

Trolley Routes

Additional Trolleys will be placed into service Monday, July 4 on Routes 11, 13, 34, and 36 and Routes 101 and 102. Three additional buses will operate on the Route 10 Bus (temporary busing between 63rd St. & Malvern Ave. and 33rd & Market Sts. through Saturday, July 23, 2016).

Event Detours

Bus Routes 7, 32, 33, 38, 43, and 48 will operate on a temporary detour in the area surrounding the Ben Franklin Parkway beginning Monday, July 4 at 5:00 a.m. and continuing until 1:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 5, 2016.

Specific Route detour information will be published on System Status prior to the event.

Travel Tips

Check your schedule Monday, July 4 as Buses, Trains, and Trolleys will operate on a Sunday schedule due to the holiday.

Speed travel by purchasing a two-pack (round-trip) of tokens at the start of your trip

The Ben Franklin Parkway is best accessed from the 15th Street Market-Frankford Line Station and Race-Vine or City Hall Broad Street Line Station

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For real-time service information on your iPhone or Android device, click on the icons below to download the official SEPTA app.