Maps, Directions & Parking

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Address

840 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Driving Directions

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From the Pennsylvania Turnpike
Exit at Valley Forge. Take Schuylkill Expressway (Rte. 76 East) to I-676 East. Continue on I-676 to the 8th St./Chinatown exit. Turn right on 8th St.(South) and proceed to Walnut Street. Turn right on Walnut. Wills Eye is at 840 Walnut Street.

From I-95 North from Wilmington
Take Exit 22, Independence Hall/Callowhill Street, and follow signs for Callowhill Street. Proceed on Callowhill to 8th Street (South). Turn left on 8th and follow it to Walnut Street. Turn right on Walnut. Wills Eye is at 840 Walnut Street.

From I-95 South from Bucks County
Take Exit 22, Independence Hall/Callowhill Street. Turn right onto Callowhill Street and proceed to 8th Street (South). Turn left on 8th and follow it to Walnut Street. Turn right on Walnut. Wills Eye is at 840 Walnut Street.

From New Jersey Shore Points
Take Atlantic City Expressway North to Rte. 42 North. Take the Ben Franklin Bridge. Get in the left-hand lane and follow signs to 8th St. (South). Turn left on 8th and proceed to Walnut Street. Turn right on Walnut. Wills Eye is at 840 Walnut Street.

From Central New Jersey
Routes 70 West and 38 West will take you to the Ben Franklin Bridge. Take the bridge into Philadelphia. Get in the left-hand lane and follow signs to 8th St. (South). Turn left on 8th and proceed to Walnut Street. Turn right on Walnut. Wills Eye is at 840 Walnut Street.

From New York
Take the New Jersey Turnpike south to Exit 4 (Rt. 73 North). Follow to Rt. 38 West, to the Ben Franklin Bridge. Get in the left-hand lane and follow signs to 8th St. (South). Turn left on 8th and proceed to Walnut Street. Turn right on Walnut. Wills Eye is at 840 Walnut St.

From Philadelphia International Airport
Take I-95 North toward Philadelphia. Take Exit 22, Independence Hall/Callowhill Street, and follow signs for Callowhill Street. Proceed on Callowhill to 8th Street (South). Turn left on 8th and follow it to Walnut Street. Turn right on Walnut. Wills Eye is at 840 Walnut Street.

Public Transportation

Wills Eye is easily accessible by public transportation. Market East Station (at 11th and Market Sts.) and Suburban Station (16th and Arch Streets), which serve the suburban regional rail lines, are a few blocks north of Wills Eye. In addition, many of the following public transportation routes are also within walking distance:

SEPTA (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority) provides transit services for Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs. Routes nearby Wills Eye are:

  • Bus and trolley routes: 9, 12, 17, 21, 23, 27, 32, 33, 38, 42, 44, 47, 48, 61, 76, 90, C.
  • Subway-surface routes: 10, 11, 13, 34, 36.
  • Subway lines: Broad St. Subway, Market-Frankford Elevated Line.
  • Regional Rail Lines to Market East Station (11th and Market Streets).

Information: (215) 580-7800.
www.septa.org.


PATCO High Speed Line (from New Jersey)
The PATCO station closest to Wills Eye is at 9th & Locust Streets and is open 4:45 a.m. to 12:15 a.m. everyday. Handicap accessible PATCO stations, open 24 hours/day, 7 days a week, are located at 15-16th & Locust and 8th & Market Streets.

For more information, call (856) 772-6900 in New Jersey; (215) 922-4600 in Pennsylvania.
www.ridepatco.org

Amtrak
30th & Market Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19104
www.amtrak.com

New Jersey Transit

  • For information in New Jersey: (800) 582-5946

For information in Pennsylvania: (215) 569-3752
www.njtransit.com

Philadelphia International Airport
www.phl.org

Parking

Wills Eye Hospital – Main Building
 Walnut Towers Garage Parking

Enter Walnut Towers Garage on 8th Street or 9th Street between Locust and Walnut Streets and Walnut Street just before 9th Street. If you Park on levels 2 - 6 take the parking garage elevators to the ground floor. Walk through the garage lobby to enter the Wills Eye Main Lobby. If you park on level 7 you will enter on our Inpatient/Surgical Suite floor. You can use the elevators to access our other departments. Parking tickets can be validated, for discounted parking, in the first floor lobby or 7th floor surgery center.

Open: Mon - Fri, 6 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Sat, 6 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Sun, 8 a.m. to midnight

Wills Eye Hospital – Emergency Department

Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience Garage
Entrance on 9th Street between Locust and Walnut Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19107

The Wills Eye Emergency Department is located in the Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience Building on 9th Street between Walnut and Locust Streets. For easy access to our Emergency Department, park in the Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience Garage. DO NOT PARK in the Walnut Towers Garage.

Open: 7 days, 24 hours

Alternate Parking Sites

  • Walnut Street Theater Lot, 819 Walnut Street (across the street from Wills Eye entrance) map
  • Downtown Garage - enter on Walnut St. between 9th and 10th, and 10th between Sansom and Walnut Sts. Open: Mon.-Sat., 6:30 a.m. - midnight Sun., 6:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Central - lot at 801 Chestnut St. - enter on 8th St. Open: 7 days, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. map
  • 5-Star Garage - 733 Chestnut St. - enter on 8th St. Open: 7 days, 24 hours map
  • Parkway - lot at 8th and Ludlow Sts. Open: 7 days, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.


Important Phone Numbers:

Appointments: Toll Free (877) AT-WILLS (289-4557)
Request an appointment online

General Information:  (215) 928-3000

Wills Eye Emergency Department
Phone: (215) 503-8080
Fax: (215) 503-8088