Directions & Transportation
PACK EXPO East Is Easy to Get To & Around
As a popular destination for tourism and business, Philadelphia is easily accessible by regional train services and Amtrak, by all major airlines, and, of course, by car.
Once in Center City, you’ll find it easy to walk or catch a taxi, Uber or Lyft to restaurants and sights. Hotels in our official room block are all within walking distance of the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
The Pennsylvania Convention Center is located at 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia PA 19107. PACK EXPO East takes place in halls A & B and the easiest entrance to head directly to the event is 12th and Arch Street.
From North: Take I-95 South to Exit 22 (previously 17) I-676W. Follow Independence Hall signs, turn right onto Callowhill Street. Follow signs to “8th Street South—Chinatown,” then to Pennsylvania Convention Center.
From South: Take I-95 North to Exit 22 (previously 17) I-676 West. Bear right and exit onto Callowhill Street. Follow signs to “8th Street South—Chinatown,” then to Pennsylvania Convention Center.
From East Via Ben Franklin Bridge: Bear left after you cross the bridge. Follow signs to “8th Street South — Chinatown,” then to Pennsylvania Convention Center.
From East Via Walt Whitman Bridge: Take I-76 West towards Central Philadelphia and get off at Exit 344 (previously 38), which puts you on I-676 East to Broad Street exit to Vine Street.
From West: Take I-76 East to Central Philadelphia, to exit 344 (previously 38), I-676 E to Broad Street exit to Vine Street. Turn right on North 8th Street. Turn right on Arch Street.
SEPTA-Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
SEPTA provides public transit services throughout the southeastern area of Pennsylvania, with connecting service to the states of New Jersey and Delaware. This includes regional rail trains, buses, subways and trolleys. Plenty of SEPTA routes go to the show, which is conveniently located above Jefferson Station.
SEPTA also offers a One Day Independence Pass, which includes unlimited transportation on SEPTA buses and trolleys. Family Fare discounts are also available. For more information and to obtain passes, visit www.septa.org or call 215-580-7800.
PATCO High-Speed Train Line
PATCO trains run 24 hours a day from New Jersey to Philadelphia. Once in Philadelphia, it is a short walk to the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Exit at 8th Street & Market Streets and walk west on Market Street and north to Arch Street, or walk west through Jefferson Station and follow the signs to the Convention Center. Visit www.ridepatco.org or call 215-922-4600 for schedules.