There are 5 ways to get from Philadelphia to Villanova University by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  32 min

  1. Take the train from Suburban Station to Villanova Paoli/Thorndale Line

$3 - $6

4 alternative options

Line 124 bus  •  59 min

  1. Take the line 124 bus from JFK Blvd & 15th St to Gulph Mills Station - onsite 124 / ...

$5 - $8

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Philadelphia to Villanova University 12.7 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Villanova University 12.7 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from Philadelphia to Villanova University 12.7 miles

$16 - $22

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Villanova University, PA, USA?

SEPTA operates a train from Philadelphia to Villanova University hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 29 min. Alternatively, SEPTA operates a bus from Philadelphia to Villanova University every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 37 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
SEPTA
Website
septa.org
Bus from JFK Blvd & 15th St to Gulph Mills Station - onsite
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
septa.org
Other operators
Uber Philadelphia
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Philadelphia to Villanova University
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$16 - $22
uberX
$20 - $27
uberWAV
$19 - $25
uberXL
$35 - $45
UberBLACK
$50 - $70
UberBLACK with Car Seat
$60 - $80
Family 6
$70 - $95
UberSUV
$60 - $80
Taxi from Philadelphia to Villanova University
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
http://www.philapark.org/
Website
philapark.org
Freedom Taxi
Phone
+1 215-222-9999
Website
facebook.com
Phila Taxi Service
Phone
+1 267-309-2675
Website
philataxiservice.com
Philadelphia Taxicab Service
Phone
+1 215-535-6700
Website
philataxicab.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Philadelphia to Villanova University?

The distance between Philadelphia and Villanova University is 18 km. The road distance is 20 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Villanova University?

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Villanova University is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 21 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Philadelphia to Villanova University?

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Villanova University is to taxi which takes 21 min and costs $55 - $70.

Is there a direct train between Philadelphia and Villanova University?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Suburban Station and arriving at Villanova. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

How long does it take to get from Philadelphia to Villanova University?

The train from Suburban Station to Villanova takes 29 min including transfers and departs hourly.