Penn State Great Valley
30 East Swedesford Road
Malvern, PA 19355
The Penn State Great Valley campus is approximately 30 miles from the Philadelphia International Airport. During rush hour, please allow at least 1 1/2 hours of travel time to the airport for return reservations. For additional information, please visit Penn State’s website.
Directions from the Philadelphia International Airport
Take I-95 south to I-476 north. From I-476, take Exit 16B (I-76 West, King of Prussia). Proceed to Exit 328A, 202 south West Chester. Keep to the left lane of the exit ramp and follow signs for Route 202 south. Take Route 202 south to the Great Valley Exit (Route 29 north). Take exit ramp to first traffic light. Turn left onto Swedesford Road. Turn left into Penn State Great Valley. Follow signs to the Main Building.
There is ample free parking.
For short-term access to the university’s computers, you will need to provide a valid photo ID. Valid photo ID examples include, but are not limited to, Driver's License, Passport, and other Government Issued ID.
Shuttle Service from the Philadelphia International Airport
There is no direct public transportation from the airport to the training center. The following transportation options are available to get to our training center from the airport: car rental, taxi service, or limousine service. Two services follow. Click here for additional transportation options.
Tropiano Shuttle Service
Reservations are required at least 24 hours in advance by calling (800) 559-2040. Flight information, arrival time and hotel information is needed to make a reservation. Logistic information will be provided upon making a reservation.
Reservations are required at least 24 hours in advance for door-to-door town car service. Call 800-640-7428 to make a reservation.
Penn State Great Valley has negotiated rates with many nearby hotels. Click here to view suggested hotels and request the Penn State rate when booking your hotel.
Most local hotels provide free shuttle service from the hotel to Penn State Great Valley. Please contact the hotel to make arrangements for shuttle service to and from Penn State in advance of your arrival. Vertex suggests that you consider renting a car as many hotels are not within walking distance to Penn State as well as a full-service restaurant on the hotel property.