SEPTA Independence Day Service and Detour Information

July 3, 2023

    Happy July 4th!

    On Independence Day (Tuesday, July 4), SEPTA Buses, Trolleys, the Broad Street and Market-Frankford Lines Trains will operate on a Sunday schedule, with special mid-day and late-night Regional Rail service following the fireworks on the Ben Franklin Parkway (see schedule below).

    Use Moovit’s trip plan with real-time arrivals and service alerts to get to any July 4th event.

    Late Night Regional Rail Service

    Select Regional Rail trains will be added to the service schedule or held later than regularly scheduled for customers leaving Center City Philadelphia after the fireworks. Late night service will operate on select Airport, Chestnut Hill East, Lansdale/Doylestown, Fox Chase, Paoli/Thorndale, Manayunk/Norristown, Media/Wawa, Trenton, Warminster, West Trenton, and Wilmington Line trains.

    Extra Mid-Day Regional Rail Service

    Select mid-day trains are extended to/from Warminster for the 4th of July holiday.

    Customers can also find the July 4th schedule posted at Center City and outlying Regional Rail Stations.

    Frankford Transportation Center Sales Office will be open Tuesday, July 4, 2023 from 8 am – 4 pm

    Olney, 1234 Market St., and 69th St. Sales Offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2023 in observance of the July 4th holiday.

    Bus Service – Event Detours:

    On July 4, the City will be closing the Ben Franklin Parkway at 8 pm for the fireworks event. The bus routes that operate between 16th and 23rd Streets and from Arch to Spring Garden Streets will begin detouring at 2 pm and continuing until 5 pm Wednesday, July 5, 2023. Routes 38 and 43 will begin detouring at 6 am on the 4th due to fireworks set-up behind the Art Museum.

    Routes: 7, 32, 33, 38, 43, 48, 49

    Suburban buses will operate on a Sunday schedule.

    Trolley Service

    The Trolley Lines will operate on a Sunday schedule with added late-night service.

    Broad Street & Market-Frankford Line Service

    The Broad Street and Market-Frankford Lines will operate on a Sunday schedule.

    Welcome America CCT Information

    Due to the numerous road closures, CCT will have two (2) designated rendezvous points for the events on the Parkway. One (1) South at 2299 Arch St. and the other North at 560 N. 20th St. (20th Brandywine SW Corner).

    CCT Reservations has pre-established landmarks with the common name “Welcome America” to book these trips for any customers needing service to/from events on the Parkway; CCT Reservations will not permit trips to be booked to/from the below addresses deemed off limits for vehicle traffic surrounding the events.

    Arch St. 1400 to 170022nd St. North 1 to 699
    Winter St. from 1400 to 240021st St. North 199 to 699
    Vine St. from 1400 to 240020th St. North 100 to 399
    Spring Garden from 1400 to 309919th St. North 100 to 500
    Fairmount from 2100 to 260018th St. North 1 to 699
    24th St. North 300 to 69917th St. North 1 to 699
    JFK Blvd 1600-240023rd St North 500 to 699


    You Ride, We Guide,

    The USA Moovit Team