Planning to visit the Waterfront? We have options beyond driving and parking to help you get to the Waterfront. We look forward to welcoming you whether you stroll on foot, cruise in by bike via the Delaware River Trail, or hop on public transit. 

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Are you looking for simple, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly ways to kick off your day or wind down your evenings on the Delaware River Waterfront? We have you covered.

On your journey, or once you arrive, let us know on social media using the hashtag #ArriveAtTheWaterfront.

Arrive to These Destinations

All Waterfront amenities and attractions will be open during the construction of the new Park at Penn’s Landing. Some Waterfront amenities are seasonal and operate from May through September and November through March. Please check the attraction's website for operational hours. 

Learn more about the great places to visit along the Waterfront.

Arrive by Public Transit

Arrive at any or all of your favorite Waterfront destinations by one of these modes of public transportation:

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To stay up to date on route changes, visit

Arrive on Foot or Wheels

You can access any or all of your favorite waterfront destinations on foot, skateboard, rollerblade, or bike via the Delaware River Trail. The trail runs 3.3 miles from Pier 70 in South Philadelphia to Penn Treaty Park in Fishtown, including interim trail segments between Tasker Street and Washington Avenue. Download the Trail Map and review our safety tips and best practices for navigating the trail.

  • Walking: Some sidewalks or pedestrian paths may be closed during the new park construction at Penn’s Landing. Access to the Delaware River Waterfront via Chestnut and Walnut Streets is no longer available. However, the best walking routes to the trail from Center City are South, Spruce, and Market Streets to Columbus Boulevard.
  • Biking: There are two Indego Bike stations along Columbus Boulevard, both of which have easy access to the Delaware River Trail: Race Street Pier, N. Columbus Blvd.; and Foglietta Plaza, 3 Dock St. Check for real-time updates on Indego bike availability at these locations.
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Arrive by Car

Parking along Penn’s Landing will be limited due to construction on the new Park at Penn’s Landing. We encourage visitors to arrive at the Waterfront by public transit, carpooling, rideshare, or using the Delaware River Trail. 

Upon arriving on the Philadelphia Waterfront, please follow all construction signs and barriers to avoid restricted areas. Be mindful of the increased heavy vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic along the Delaware River Trail.

Visitors arriving by car can expect increased traffic around the construction zone and reduced parking near the construction sites. Follow posted signs. 

However, if you arrive by car, we have you covered. The following are recommended parking lots adjacent to or along Penn’s Landing:
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The parking fee for DRWC-owned lots (Market and Lombard Street) is a flat rate of $20 per day. Parking lots accept cash or credit cards. Please note that parking rates are subject to change. Tailgating is prohibited, and parking is limited.

DRWC is committed to providing a safe and comfortable experience for all patrons. Each parking lot has parking for patrons with a valid handicap license plate or other authorized identification. Spots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please note that oversized vehicles are double the posted parking rate for that day and are subject to availability. 

Monthly Parking 
24-hour monthly parking permits are available for the Market and Lombard Street Lots for 24-hour access seven (7) days a week.

New and returning monthly parking customers can contact Yolanda Young at to register for a permit. Inquiries can also be directed to Young at 215-629-3210 or by email at

On your journey or once you arrive, let us know on  FacebookInstagram, and Twitter using the hashtag #ArriveAtTheWaterfront.

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The Waterfront Starts Here

Planning to visit the Waterfront? We have you covered with options beyond driving and parking that will help you arrive in no time. Whether you stroll on foot, cruise in by bike via the Delaware River Trail, or hop on public transit we look forward to welcoming you. Learn more!