[ BEST WAY TO GET AROUND ] Although the use of cabs around Philadelphia is common and relatively cheap, we do suggest the use of apps such as Uber or Lyft as they are they have the cheapest transportation fare.


Philly’s subway transportation system is also known as SEPTA.  Although it is a cheaper alternative to move around the city and there are several stops located in University City, we do recommend that you become familiar with the SEPTA lines before using them. More information can be found here: