Service Hours

Most SEPTA services begin operating after 4 am and end around midnight Mondays-Fridays.

Weekend and holiday services operate on different schedules. Services may begin later, end earlier and be less frequent.

A limited number of lines and routes continue running after midnight on weekdays. For details, consult the schedule for the line or route you plan to ride.

Travel with SEPTA

Whether you are traveling to the Philadelphia area by plane, train or bus, SEPTA provides the connections to destinations throughout the five-county service, region, and it can help make your journey worry-free.

Get Started

SEPTA posts its service and schedule information in several formats. If you know your route, visit our Lines & Routes page to find the details you need. If you’re not sure what route will get you where you’re going, try our Trip Planner for suggestions.

Combined Center City Rail Schedules

For customer convenience, SEPTA offers a schedule of all trains operating from Center City stations to Penn Medicine Station and Fern Rock Transportation Center.

See all of our Trip-Planning Tools and Popular Links for more travel resources.

Check for Updates

When SEPTA makes schedule or route changes due to holidays, extreme weather, or major events, it announces them via Live View alerts and advisories, on its home page, on social media and through the official SEPTA apps.

Holiday Service Schedule

SEPTA services operate on modified schedules on major holidays. Details are posted in the days leading up to the holiday. The holidays are:

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas

Weather-Related Suspensions

If the weather becomes too severe for regular operation of any route or service, SEPTA will announce a suspension of service.

Information will be sent immediately to media as well as being published through its own channels.

See our information on winter weather preparations and response.