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Bus Service Schedules

Masks Required: Masks must be worn at all times when boarding and riding Drexel University shuttle buses.

Drexel SEPTA Strike Contingency Plan [PDF]

This Plan will take effect ONLY in the event of a SEPTA strike, beginning the morning of the first business day immediately following the beginning of the transit strike. In the event of a transit strike, please visit septa.org as well as your local news for the latest developments.

Due to a multi-year construction project, bus service to and from the University City Campus may experience delays, particularly during peak hours. For more information, please see this chestnutstreetbridges.com.


dragon shuttleDrexel 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.


Dragon Route (Center City Loop)

This service runs Monday through Friday from 33rd and Market Streets at Nesbitt Building to 15th and Race Streets at the Center City Campus, then stopping at a bus zone at 19th and Arch Streets. This service does not operate on weekends or holidays.

Dragon Route Schedule


Powelton/Spring Garden Route

This route runs Monday through Friday from 33rd and Market Streets (Nesbitt Building) to the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships (35th/36th and Spring Garden streets) to the Vidas Field House at 42nd and Powelton. This service also provides one express run from 33rd and Ludlow to the Vidas Athletic Complex.  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. This service does not operate on weekends or holidays.

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