Directions

The Pennsylvania Convention Center spans several blocks in Center City Philadelphia. Its mailing address is 1101 Arch St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19107. Here are general directions on how to reach the facility which conveniently is located above Septa's Jefferson Station.

From The Northern and Western Suburbs

  • Take I-76 East to Exit 344 for I-676 East.
  • Follow signs for Central Philadelphia.
  • Take I-676 East and exit at Broad Street/Rt. 611 (2nd exit).
  • You will be on Vine Street.
  • Follow Vine Street to 12th Street (4 traffic lights).

From I-95 Northbound, Philadelphia International Airport, Baltimore, Washington, and Delaware

  • Take I-95 North to Exit 22 for Central Philadelphia I-676.
  • Stay in the left lane of this exit.
  • Follow signs for 676 West to the 1st exit (Broad Street).
  • This exit brings you up onto 15th St.
  • Get into the left lane and follow the sign for 611/Broad Street and make a left turn on to Vine Street.
  • Follow signs for Vine Street/PA Convention Center.
  • Make a right on to 12th Street.
  • The entrances to the Convention Center are located two blocks ahead at the NE and NW corners of 12th & Arch Streets.

From I-95 Southbound, New York, Northern and Central New Jersey

  • Take I-95 South to Exit 22 for Central Philadelphia I-676.
  • Stay in the left lane of this exit.
  • Follow signs for 676 West to the 1st exit (Broad Street).
  • This exit brings you up onto 15th St.
  • Get into the left lane and follow the sign for 611/Broad Street and make a left turn on to Vine Street.
  • Follow signs for Vine Street/PA Convention Center.
  • Make a right on to 12th Street.
  • The entrances to the Convention Center are located two blocks ahead at the NE and NW corners of 12th & Arch Streets.

From the Pennsylvania Turnpike

  • Follow Pennsylvania Turnpike to Exit 20 / I-476 (Mid County Interchange).
  • Take I-476 South to Exit 16/ I-76E Philadelphia.
  • Stay on I-76 East for approximately 12 miles.
  • Exit at 344 / I- 676 East.
  • Take I-676 East and exit at Broad Street/Rt. 611 (2nd exit).
  • You will be on Vine Street.
  • Follow Vine Street to 12th (4 traffic lights).

From the New Jersey Turnpike (New York)

  • Take the NJ Turnpike to exit 4 (Philadelphia / Camden Exit).
  • Get onto 73 North and follow it to 38 West.
  • Take 38 West following the signs directing to the Benjamin Franklin Bridge (The Bridge is 30 West), crossing into Philadelphia.
  • Follow the signs for Convention Center (this is Vine Street).
  • Go approximately 6 blocks, make a left turn onto 12th Street.

From PA 309

  • Take PA 309 South to Pennsylvania Turnpike.
  • Follow Turnpike West to Exit Mid County Interchange / 476S Chester.
  • Take I-476 South to Exit 16 / I-76 Philadelphia.
  • Stay on I-76 East for approximately 12 miles.
  • Exit at 344 / I- 676 East.
  • Take 676 East and exit at Broad Street/Rt. 611 (2nd exit).
  • You will be on Vine Street.
  • Follow Vine Street to 12th Street (4 traffic lights).

From US 611

  • Take US 611 South into Philadelphia (611 South becomes Broad Street).
  • Go South on Broad Street for approximately 8 miles.
  • In Center City, turn left onto Vine Street / Local Traffic.
  • Follow Vine Street to 12th Street (2 traffic lights).

From New Jersey and Atlantic City Area

  • Take Atlantic City Expressway to 42 North.
  • Follow 42 North to the Benjamin Franklin Bridge (Rt. 676), crossing into Philadelphia.
  • Follow the signs for Convention Center (this is Vine Street).
  • Go approximately 6 blocks, make a left turn onto 12th Street.

From Lehigh Valley and Northeastern Pennsylvania

  • Take the Northeast Extension of the Turnpike I-476 towards Philadelphia
  • Take Mid-County Exhig and merge onto I-476 South
  • Take I-476 South to Exit 16 / I-76 E Philadelphia
  • Stayon I-76 for approximately 12 miles
  • Exit at 344/ I-676 East
  • Take I-676 East and exit at Broad Street/ Rt. 611 (2nd exit)
  • You will be on Vine Street
  • Follow Vine Street to 12th (4 traffic lights)