Directions

Driving Directions

From Points North & East

New York, North & East Jersey - Take the New Jersey Turnpike South to exit 4 (route 73). Go 1 mile north on route 73 to route 38 West. Continue on route 38 West to route 30 West, towards the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. After crossing the bridge, follow signs to I-676 West. Take I- 676 West to Broad Street exit. Proceed south on 15th Street towards Locust Street to enter the vicinity of the Academy of Music and the Kimmel Center.

From North Philadelphia

Take I-95 south to I-676 West. Take I- 676 West to Broad Street exit. Proceed south on 15th Street towards Locust Street to enter the vicinity of the Academy of Music and the Kimmel Center.

From Points West

Take I-76 East towards Philadelphia to I-676 East and exit at Broad Street. Turn right at the exit and proceed south on 15th Street towards Locust Street to enter the vicinity of the Academy of Music and the Kimmel Center.

From Points South

Take I-95 North to the Broad Street exit (# 17) and proceed three miles north on Broad towards City Hall. The Academy of Music is located on the Southwest corner of Broad and Locust streets. The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is located at the Southwest corner of Broad and Spruce Streets.

Parking Locations

To find parking locations near the Academy of Music and the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, please use the Philadelphia Parking Authority's parking locator. Opera Philadelphia Subscribers receive a flat rate of $10 when they park at the following Park America locations:

  • 251 S. 15th Street (at the Academy House)
  • 220 S. 15th Street (at 15th and Chancellor Streets)
  • 417 S. Broad Street (between Lombard & Pine Streets)

Park at the above Park America locations when you attend an opera performance and receive a flat rate of $10 when you hand over your subscription ticket at the time of payment. Not valid with any other promotion. Offer expires at the end of the 2011-2012 Season on 6/17/12.

Public Transportation

SEPTA

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. Call (215) 580 - 7800 or log onto www.septa.com for schedules and current information on Bus, Rail, Subway and Trolley services.

PHLASH

The PHLASH downtown visitor shuttle stops at South Broad and Chestnut Streets. For more informatio visit www.phillyphlash.com.

PATCO

The PATCO Speedline offers service from southern New Jersey to stations on Locust Street at 12th/13th and 15th/16th Streets. For more information call (856) 772 - 6900 or visit http://www.ridepatco.org.