Transportation

Down the road from Villanova University, close to Boathouse Row, near Center City and South Philly, and just over the bridge to New Jersey - MMA has a truly awesome location!  View this map to give you a sense of where some of our students reside.  

 

Getting here is easy! 

There are lots of ways to get to MMA–by foot, on a school district or SEPTA bus, by car, train, van, the Manayunk and Roxborough shuttle, or on the new Merion Mercy New Jersey/Philadelphia bus. 

School District Busing
Students residing in a PA school district, other than Philadelphia, that is within 10 miles of MMA can receive school district busing to school free of charge.  This includes the following districts:

Cheltenham                                     

Rose Tree Media                                                 

Colonial

Southeast Delaware County

Haverford

Springfield Delaware County

Lower Merion

Springfield Montgomery County

Marple Newtown

Treddyffrin/Easttown

Norristown

Upper Darby

Radnor

Upper Merion

Ridley

Wallingford/Swarthmore

 

William Penn

 

 

   

New Jersey/Philadelphia Bus
Merion Mercy offers fee-based busing service to all South Jersey students on our new private transportation system that offers two bus routes to New Jersey. These buses also make stops in Center City, South Philadelphia, and other key Philadelphia locations to serve area residents. The stops and routes are determined yearly, based on student population.

The cost for Philadelphia roundtrip bus service for the school year is $2,000.

The cost for New Jersey roundtrip bus service for the school year is $2,500.

MMA Northwest Bus (Manayunk and Roxborough) 
We are pleased to offer bus service to our families living in Northwest Philadelphia and beyond.  

The Northwest Shuttle gathers students each morning at the Woodmere Art Museum, Kohl’s in the Andorra Shopping Center, Sunoco gas station at Leverington & Ridge Aves., the Sunoco gas station at Henry Ave. & Walnut Lane, and Gypsy & School House Lanes.

The cost for roundtrip bus service for the school year is $1,000.

SEPTA Transportation
Students residing in the School District of Philadelphia receive weekly SEPTA passes at school free of charge.  Students may upgrade their bus passes to a rail pass for approximately $10 a week. Visit the SEPTA website for the most up-to-date bus and train schedules and information.

Bus
SEPTA’s 44 bus stops at the school’s front gate. Students may ride the 44 bus to 54th and City Line Avenue, or to Center City, if transferring on to a connecting bus or other transportation such as PATCO’s high speed line. 

Train
SEPTA’s Paoli/Thorndale Line stops at the Narberth train station. For students riding the train, a complimentary MMA shuttle van provides roundtrip service to school from the Narberth train station. There are two pickups, 8:00 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. in the morning. The shuttle van leaves MMA at 3:15 p.m. in the afternoon. 

Student Parking
Due to township regulations, limited student parking is available on campus.  A student must be 17 years old and hold an official state driver’s license to drive to school. All vehicles being driven to school must be registered with the Student Life Office. 

Senior Parking
A limited number of reserved spots are available for Seniors only at an annual fee of $35.00.

Questions?
If you have any other questions regarding transportation, please contact the admissions office, Admissions@merion-mercy.com.