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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, all SEPTA Regional Rail and Transit service will run on a Sunday schedule. 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 events along with tips and helpful links to other areas of the septa.org website.

Please check this page regularly for updates and additional service information

Wawa Welcome America 2014 Schedule

Saturday, June 28: Liberty Block Party, The Shops at Liberty Place

Sunday, June 29: Mural Arts Paint Day, 1100 N. 41st St.

Monday, June 30: Wawa Go 4th & Learn About Science and Wawa Dairy, Academy of Natural Sciences

Tuesday, July 1: Go 4th & Learn About Fitness, Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse

Wednesday, July 2: Go 4th & Learn About History, National Constitution Center

Thursday, July 3: POPS! (Due to weather conditions, this event has been moved indoors to the Kimmel Center)

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

Additional information for each date is available on the official Wawa Welcome America website

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 | Friday, July 4

Regional Rail service will be extended for customers leaving Center City Philadelphia after the fireworks and concert on the Ben Franklin Parkway. Times shown depart Suburban Station. Trains make all local stops to the arrival destination listed.

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

Airport Line | Train #475
Departs Suburban Station: 11:30 p.m.
Arrives Airport Terminal E-F: 11:54 p.m.

Airport Line | Train #1477
Departs Suburban Station: 12:00 a.m.
Arrives Airport Terminal E-F: 12:24 a.m.

Chestnut Hill East Line | Train #738
Departs Suburban Station: 11:51 p.m.
Arrives Chestnut Hill East: 12:21 a.m.

Chestnut Hill West Line | Train #1867
Departs Suburban Station: 11:51 p.m.
Arrives Chestnut Hill West: 12:21 a.m.

Lansdale/Doylestown Line | Train #576
Departs Suburban Station: 11:46 p.m.
Arrives Doylestown: 1:03 a.m.

Lansdale/Doylestown Line | Train #6578
Departs Suburban Station: 12:15 a.m.
Arrives Lansdale: 1:10 a.m.

Media/Elwyn Line | Train #7335
Departs Suburban Station: 11:45 p.m.
Arrives Elwyn: 12:24 a.m.

Fox Chase Line | Train #6878
Departs Suburban Station: 11:44 p.m.
Arrives Fox Chase: 12:12 a.m.

Glenside | Train #476
Departs Suburban Station: 12:35 a.m.
Arrives Glenside: 1:05 a.m.

Paoli/Thorndale Line | Train #1573
Departs Suburban Station: 11:48 p.m.
Arrives Malvern: 12:38 a.m.

Paoli/Thorndale Line | Train #575
Departs Suburban Station: 12:45 a.m.
Arrives Malvern: 1:33 a.m.

Manayunk/Norristown Line | Train #8234
Departs Suburban Station: 11:48 p.m.
Arrives Norristown: 12:32 a.m.

Manayunk/Norristown Line | Train #6236
Departs Suburban Station: 12:20 a.m.
Arrives Norristown: 1:02 a.m.

Trenton Line | Train #9737
Departs Suburban Station: 11:45 p.m.
Arrives Trenton: 12:34 a.m.

Warminster Line | Train #472
Departs Suburban Station: 11:40 p.m.
Arrives Warminster: 12:28 a.m.

West Trenton Line | Train #4374
Departs Suburban Station: 12:05 a.m.
Arrives West Trenton: 1:09 a.m.

Wilmington/Newark Line | Train #1239
Departs Suburban Station: 11:50 p.m.
Arrives Marcus Hook: 12:26 a.m.

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

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.

Service Before Party on the Parkway

Additional Market-Frankford and Broad Street Line Trains will be available for service to the Party on the Parkway

Broad Street Line: 8 Additional Trains beginning at 4:28 p.m.

Market-Frankford Line: 10 Additional Trains beginning at 4:30 p.m.

Event Detours

The bus routes listed below will be detoured during the Party on Parkway July 4th celebration, beginning at 2:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m., Saturday, July 5.

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

Please check this page regularly for updated detour information or System Status

Extended Regional Rail Ticket Office Hours

The following ticket office hours will be extended for customers attending Welcome America events. Click on the link for station information.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Market East | 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Friday, July 4, 2014
Suburban Station | 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
30th Street | 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Market East | 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Jenkintown | 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Ardmore | 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Bryn Mawr | 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.
Cornwells Heights | 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Paoli | 6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Ticket offices not listed above will operate as regularly scheduled. Click here for fare information.

Travel Tips

Check your schedule Friday, July 4 as most Lines operate on a Sunday schedule

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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