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Bus Service Schedules

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 (as well as Saturday and Sunday for Powelton/Spring Garden only).

Upon boarding Drexel’s shuttles, you must present your DragonCard and tap it on the blue card reader at the front of the bus; the card readers provide route utilization statistics that will help identify problems and allow more efficient delivery of shuttle service. As a reminder, drivers may only pick up and drop off at designated bus stops.


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To start using TripShot:

  • Download the app: iOS | Android
  • On the Setup screen, enter “Drexel” as the Service Name and click Next.
  • Select “Log in with Drexel Connect” and sign in with your Drexel user ID and password (the same credentials you use to access the DrexelOne portal).

If you have any questions about TripShot, contact transitinfo@drexel.edu.

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, 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m., 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. at 5:45 a.m., Monday through Friday. This service does not operate on 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