Palmer Seminary

1300 Eagle Road
Saint Davids, PA 19087

Directions

From I-476 (The Blue Route)

Take Exit 13 (St. Davids/Villanova). Turn left off the ramp onto Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue) At light for Radnor-Chester Road (Radnor Hotel on corner), turn right. At the end of the road, turn left onto King of Prussia Road. At the second light, turn left onto Eagle Road. Then left into main entrance of Eastern University. Continue on Thomas Drive to main parking area.

From Philadelphia Schuylkill Expressway (I-76)

West to exit for I-476 South. Take Exit 13 (St. Davids/Villanova). Follow directions from I-476 (The Blue Route).

From Philadelphia (Lancaster Avenue/Route 30)

Take Lancaster Avenue (Route 30) west. Proceed across City Avenue and continue for approximately 20 minutes on Lancaster Avenue Turn right onto King of Prussia Road to third traffic light (Eagle Road.). Follow directions from I-476 (The Blue Route).

From Paoli (Lancaster Avenue/Route 30)

Take Lancaster Avenue (Route 30) east. Proceed on Lancaster Avenue to King of Prussia Road. Turn left and continue to third traffic light (Eagle Road.). Follow directions from I-476 South (The Blue Route).

From Pittsburgh and Points West

Take I-276 East (PA Turnpike) to Exit 326 (Valley Forge). Continue on I-76 East (Schuylkill Expressway). Take I-476 South (The Blue Route) to Exit 13 (St. Davids/Villanova). Follow directions from I-476 (The Blue Route).

From Northern PA and New York

Take I-81 South to the Northeast Extension (I-476 South). Follow I-476 South (The Blue Route) to Exit 13 (St. Davids/Villanova) and follow directions from I-476 (The Blue Route).

From New York and New England

Take I-95 South to the NJ Turnpike. Continue south to I-276 West (Exit 359, PA Turnpike). Follow I-276 West to I-476 South (Mid-County Exit 25A towards Philadelphia/Chester). Follow I-476 South to Exit 13 (St. Davids/Villanova) and follow directions from I-476 (The Blue Route).

From Washington D.C., Baltimore, MD, and Points South

Take I-95 North into Pennsylvania to I-476 North (The Blue Route). Follow I-476 North to Exit 13 (St. Davids/Villanova). Follow directions from I-476 (The Blue Route).

From Philadelphia International Airport

Take I-95 South to I-476 North (The Blue Route) to Exit 13 (St. Davids/Villanova). Follow directions from I-476 (The Blue Route).

From King of Prussia Hotels and Route 202

From Route 202 (DeKalb Pike) travel south on South Gulph Road at the four-way intersection (Chilis Restaurant and Best Western Hotel on corners). Take South Gulph Road to second light. Take a right onto Brooks Road to end-right onto Croton Road. Make second left onto King of Prussia Road. At first light, turn right onto Eagle Road. Then left into main entrance of Eastern University. Continue on road (Thomas Drive) to main parking area.

Public Transportation

There are many ways to get to the St. Davids campus via public transportation. By walking to the St. Davids train station (Paoli/Thorndale Line), you are a 25 minute train-ride to or from downtown Philadelphia, which USA Today called one of America's top 10 best college communities. For safety and convenience, there is a shuttle service to and from campus to the Radnor stations.

  • Bus: SEPTA stops are located on Lancaster Avenue and Chamounix Road, a 15 minute walk from the campus.  
  • Rail service: The Paoli/Thorndale line's St. Davids stop is a 10 minute walk on sidewalks through a residential area to the campus pathway located at the end of the sidewalk.  Two rail stops are located in Radnor, the Paoli/Thorndale line and the Norristown line.  
    • Train from Philadelphia: From 30th Street Station take the Paoli/Thorndale Regional Rail Train Line west towards Paoli (Paoli local). Get off at the St. Davids station and walk down to the right. Continue straight on Chamounix Road to small entrance to the walking path for Eastern University. Follow path to the center of campus.

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Shuttle Service:

Eastern provides shuttle service (to and from campus) from the Radnor stations only, since there are no sidewalks to campus from those stations. The Transportation Shuttle provides transportation to the Radnor High Speed line (R100), Paoli/Thorndale (R5) and locations throughout campus, once an hour. This transportation schedule operates from 6:00 am to 8:55 pm.  During other hours, transports are "Upon Request", meaning one needs only to call 610-341-1737 and request a transport.