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2015 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, SEPTA Transit service will operate on a Sunday schedule while Regional Rail will operate on a Saturday schedule Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4, with additional late night Trains Saturday 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.

For real-time service information, customers should check System Status.

Please check this page regularly for updates and additional service information

Wawa Welcome America 2015 Festival Schedule | June 27 - July 4

Customers can use the Plan My Trip or Google Transit tools to find the best service options for the major events below. A complete list of events can be found on the Wawa Welcome America official website:

Saturday, June 27: Family Day: The Shops at Liberty Place

Sunday, June 28: Wawa Welcome America! Community Day

Thursday, July 2: Wawa Hoagie Day (Independence Mall) and the Philadelphia Orchestra Neighborhood Concert (Penn's Landing)

Friday, July 3: Liberty Block Party (5th & 6th Sts. between Market & Chestnut Sts.) and POPS! On Independence (Independence Hall)

Saturday, July 4: Multiple events, including Party on the Parkway

If you're planning an extended visit or 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 | Saturday, July 4

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

DOWNLOAD: Independence Day Late Night Service Schedule| (PDF)

Airport | Train #475
Departs Jefferson: 11:25 p.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 11:30 p.m.
Departs 30th St. Station: 11:34 p.m.
Arrives Airport: 11:54 p.m.

Airport | Train #1477
Departs Jefferson Station: 11:55 p.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 12:00 a.m.
Departs 30th St. Station: 12:04 a.m.
Arrives Airport: 12:24 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: 12:21 a.m.

Chestnut Hill West | Train #867
Departs Jefferson Station: 11:46 p.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 11:51 p.m.
Departs 30th St. Station: 11:55 p.m.
Arrives Chestnut Hill West: 12:21 a.m.

Doylestown | Train #576
Departs 30th Street Station: 11:41 p.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 11:46 p.m.
Departs Jefferson Station: 11:51 p.m.
Arrives Doylestown: 1:03 a.m.

Lansdale | Train #6578
Departs 30th St. Station: 12:02 a.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 12:15 a.m.
Departs Jefferson Station: 12:20 a.m.
Arrives Lansdale: 1:10 a.m.

Elwyn | Train #7335
Departs Jefferson Station: 11:03 p.m.
(Note: Train holds at Jefferson Station)
Departs Suburban Station: 11:45 p.m.
Departs 30th St. Station: 11:49 p.m.
Arrives Elwyn: 12:24 a.m.

Fox Chase | Train #6878
Departs 30th St. 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.

Glenside | Train #476
Departs 30th St. Station: 12:30 a.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 12:35 a.m.
Departs Jefferson Station: 12:40 a.m.
Arrives Glenside: 1:05 a.m.

Paoli | Train #2573
Departs Jefferson Station: 11:40 p.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 11:45 p.m.
Departs 30th St. Station: 11:49 p.m.
Arrives Malvern: 12:30 a.m.

Malvern | Train #575
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.

Norristown | Train #8234
Departs 30th St. Station: 11:43 p.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 11:48 p.m.
Departs Jefferson Station: 11:53 p.m.
Arrives Norristown: 12:32 a.m.

Norristown | Train #6236
Departs 30th Street Station:
Departs Suburban Station: 11:30 p.m.
Departs Jefferson Station:
Arrives Norristown: 1:02 a.m.

Norristown | Train #6238
Departs 30th Street Station: 2:03 a.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 2:08 a.m.
Departs Jefferson Station: 2:13 a.m.
Arrives Norristown: 2:51 a.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.

Warminster | Train #472
Departs 30th Street Station: 11:35 p.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 11:40 p.m.
Departs Jefferson Station: 11:45 p.m.
Arrives Warminster: 12:28 a.m.

West Trenton | Train #4374
Departs 30th Street Station: 12:00 a.m.
Departs Suburban Station: 12:05 a.m.
Departs Jefferson Station: 12:10 a.m.
Arrives West Trenton: 1:09 a.m.

Marcus Hook | Train #1239
Departs Jefferson Station: -
Departs Suburban Station: 11:50 p.m.
Departs 30th St. Station: 11:54 p.m.
Arrives Marcus Hook: 12:26 a.m.

All-Night Weekend Broad Street & Market-Frankford Line Service

Before the event: 10 additional Market Frankford Line Trains will be available for service to the event beginning at 4:30 p.m. and 8 additional Broad Street Line Trains will be available beginning at 4:28 p.m.

After the event: Market-Frankford and Broad Street Line Trains offer all-night weekend service for travel to and from the fireworks. Click here for schedule and service information.

Event Detours

Due to the July 4 celebration on the Ben Franklin Parkway, the following SEPTA Bus Routes will operate on a temporary detour beginning at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, July 4 until 1:00 p.m., Sunday, July 5:

Routes 7, 32, 33, 38, 43, and 48

Specific Route detour information will be available on System Status

Travel Tips

Check your schedule Saturday, July 4 as Buses, Trains, and Trolleys will operate on a Sunday schedule due to the holiday, with the exception of Regional Rail Trains

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

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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