Bus Service Schedules
Due to a multi-year construction project to rehabilitate the Chestnut Street bridge, bus service to and from the University City Campus may experience delays, particularly during peak hours. For more information, please see this PennDOT Traffic Advisory.
Drexel University provides transportation across its three campuses - University City Campus, Center City Campus and the Queen Lane Campus. Students, faculty and professional staff are permitted unlimited use of this service at no charge. The bus service includes three fixed routes (Powelton/Spring Garden, Dragon and Queen Lane) and operates Monday through Friday.
Upon boarding a bus, all students, faculty and professional staff are required to present a valid Drexel University ID to the driver.
There is no service on University holidays and limited service during Winter Break.
Dragon Route (Center City Loop)
This service runs Monday through Friday from 33rd and Market Streets at Nesbitt Hall to 15th and Race Streets at the Center City Campus, then stopping at a bus zone at 19th and Arch Streets. Service begins at 5:15 a.m. and ends at 11:06 p.m.
Dragon Route Schedule
Powelton/Spring Garden Route
This route runs Monday through Friday from 33rd & Ludlow Streets (Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building parking lot) to the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships (35th/36th and Spring Garden streets) to the Vidas Field House at 42nd and Powelton from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. This service also provides one express run from 33rd and Ludlow to the Vidas Athletic Complex at 5:45 a.m., Monday through Friday. This service does not operate on weekends or holidays.
Powelton/Spring Garden Schedule
Queen Lane Route (East Falls Loop)
This express service operates Monday through Friday in a continuous loop between 15th and Race Streets at the Center City Campus and the Queen Lane Campus. Service begins at 5 a.m. and ends at 10:30 p.m.
Queen Lane Schedule
University of Pennsylvania Bus (East / West)
Drexel University has a reciprocity agreement with the University of Pennsylvania allowing Drexel students, faculty and professional staff to ride the University of Pennsylvania fixed route campus bus service, free of charge. This service generally operates as far west as 48th Street and Woodland Avenue and as far east as 20th and South Streets.
Penn Bus Schedules