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 Directions

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Arriving by Bus:
Intercity bus terminal is located at 20 North 3rd Street, Reading, PA 19601, five minutes from Albright's campus. The bus terminal is open daily from 5 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. For departure and arrival times, or more information, please call 610-374-3182. Taxi service and the local bus service, BARTA (Berks Area Reading Transportation Authority) provide transportation from the terminal to campus for a minimal cost. For information about BARTA, call 610-921-0601.

Arriving by Air:
From the Philadelphia International Airport, visitors should take Route 95 South to Route 476 North to the Pennsylvania Turnpike and follow directions from the East via the PA Turnpike (Interstate 76 West). The travel time will generally be approximately one hour and thirty minutes.


DIRECTIONS FROM THE NORTHWEST VIA ROUTES 80 and 61 SOUTH:

Follow Route 80 East to the Danville exit.  From Danville, take Route 54 East to Route 61 South.

Follow Route 61South into Leesport where you will turn left onto Route 73 East.  This intersection is landmarked by Ozzie’s Sport Center that precedes the traffic light.

Follow Route 73 East approximately 3 miles to the traffic light at the intersection of Route 222 South.

Turn right onto Route 222 South.  After about the first mile you will need to stay to the left and proceed on Business 222 South to Laureldale and Center City Reading.  After passing through the intersection of Kutztown Road you will begin seeing many retail and fast food establishments.  After passing a K-Mart on your left and the Fairgrounds Square Shopping Mall on your right, you will proceed through two more traffic lights to the * Route 12 East (Pricetown) Exit, which exits to the left.  (The distance from 222 to 12 is about 6 miles)

On 12 EAST you will immediately exit to your right onto 11 Street.  Continue down the exit ramp to your right and onto 11th Street.  At the traffic light (about 2 blocks) turn left onto Rockland Street.  Proceed to the next traffic light (2 blocks) and turn right onto 13th Street.  At the second stop sign (2 blocks) turn left onto Bern Street and then make an immediate right into our parking lot.  Come to the far end of the lot where there will be signs for Admission guests. 

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DIRECTIONS FROM THE NORTHEAST VIA ROUTE 78 WEST:

Follow 78 W to Pennsylvania exit 54A.

Follow 222 South to Reading.    As you get closer to Reading you will be given the option of taking 222S to Lancaster or Business 222S to center city Reading.  You will continue on Business 222 South to Laureldale and Center City Reading

 As you enter Reading, you will be on Fifth Street, where you will pass many fast food restaurants and small shopping areas.  After you pass the Fairgrounds Square Mall
(on your right) and K-Mart (on your left), you will go through 2 more traffic lights and then take the 12East (Pricetown) exit, which exits to the left.

It should take approximately 20 –25 minutes to drive from Schantz Road to Route 12 E.

 On 12 East you will immediately exit to your right onto 11th Street.  Continue down the exit ramp to your right and onto 11th Street.  At the first traffic light (about 2 blocks) turn left onto Rockland Street.  Proceed to the next traffic light (2 blocks) and turn right onto 13th Street.   At the second stop sign (2 blocks) turn left onto Bern Street and then make an immediate right into our parking lot.  Come to the far end of the lot where there will be signs for Admission guests.

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DIRECTIONS FROM THE NORTH VIA PA TURNPIKE NORTHEAST EXTENSION: (UPPER NEW YORK STATE)

Follow 81 South to Exit 194,  the North East Extension of the PA Turnpike, Route 476.

Follow 476 South to  78 West..

Follow 78 W to Pennsylvania exit 54A

Follow 222 South to Reading.    As you get closer to Reading you will be given the option of taking 222S to Lancaster or Business 222S to Laureldale and  Center Dity Reading.  You will continue on Business 222 South to Center City Reading. 

 As you enter Reading, you will be on Fifth Street, where you will pass many fast food restaurants and small shopping areas.  After you pass the Fairgrounds Square Mall
(on your right) and K-Mart (on your left), you will go through 2 more traffic lights and then take the 12East (Pricetown) exit, which exits to the left.

It should take approximately 20 –25 minutes to drive from Schantz Road to Route 12 E.

 On 12 East you will immediately exit to your right onto 11th Street.  Continue down the exit ramp to your right and onto 11th Street.  At the first traffic light (about 2 blocks) turn left onto Rockland Street.  Proceed to the next traffic light (2 blocks) and turn right onto 13th Street.   At the second stop sign (2 blocks) turn left onto Bern Street and then make an immediate right into our parking lot.  Come to the far end of the lot where there will be signs for Admission guests.

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DIRECTIONS FROM THE NORTH VIA ROUTE 61 SOUTH:

Follow Route 61 South into Leesport where you will turn left onto Route 73 East.  This intersection is landmarked by Ozzie’s Sport Center, which precedes the traffic light.

  Follow Route 73 East approximately 3 miles to the traffic light at the intersection of Route 222 South.

 Turn right onto Route 222 South.  After about the first mile you will need to stay to the left and proceed on Business 222 South to Laureldale and Center City Reading.  After passing through the intersection of Kutztown Road you will begin seeing many retail and fast food establishments.  After passing a K-Mart on your left and the Fairgrounds Square Shopping Mall on your right, you will proceed through two more traffic lights to the Route 12 East (Pricetown) Exit, which exits to the left.  (The distance from 222 to 12 is about 6 miles)

On 12 EAST you will immediately exit to your right onto 11 Street.  Continue down the exit ramp to your right and onto 11th Street.  At the traffic light (about 2 blocks) turn left onto Rockland Street.  Proceed to the next traffic light (2 blocks) and turn right onto 13th Street.  At the second stop sign (2 blocks) turn left onto Bern Street and then make an immediate right into our parking lot.  Come to the far end of the lot where there will be signs for Admission guests. 

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FROM THE SOUTH: Baltimore and Washington, D.C. (Interstate 83 North), York (Route 30 East), and Lancaster (Route 222 North) From the Baltimore Beltway (Interstate 695), access Interstate 83 North.

Follow 83 North to Exit 21A, Route 30 East.           Take 30 East to 222 North

 Follow 222 North into the Reading area   You  will enter a commercial area where you will see the Berkshire Mall, a Home Depot,  Days  Inn, etc.  At this point there will be an exit for 222North to Allentown,   Do not exit, but continue straight ahead onto Route 12 East.

 Follow 12 EAST approximately 2.5 miles to the 11th Street Exit. Continue down the exit ramp to your right and onto 11th Street.  At the traffic light (about 2 blocks) turn left onto Rockland Street.  Proceed to the next traffic light (2 blocks) and turn right onto 13th Street.  At the second stop sign (2 blocks) turn left onto Bern Street and then make an immediate right into our parking lot.  Come to the far end of the lot where there will be signs for Admission guests.

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DIRECTIONS FROM THE EAST VIA PA TURNPIKE: (INTERSTATE 76 WEST)

Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike, 76 W to Exit 298 (Morgantown, formerly exit 22).

Follow the signs to Interstate 176 N.

Follow 176 N to 422 W (Reading).

Follow 422 West approximately 2 miles and take the 12East (Pricetown) exit. . DO NOT TAKE THE BUSINESS EXIT. (You will pass exits for West Reading and the North Wyomissing Blvd. prior to the 12 E exit)

Follow 12 EAST approximately 2.5 miles to the 11th Street Exit. Continue down the exit ramp to your right and onto 11th Street.

 At the traffic light (about 2 blocks) turn left onto Rockland Street.  Proceed to the next traffic light (2 blocks) and turn right onto 13th Street.  At the second stop sign (2 blocks) turn left onto Bern Street and then make an immediate right into our parking lot.  Come to the far end of the lot where there will be signs for Admission guests. 

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DIRECTIONS FROM THE WEST VIA ROUTE 81 NORTH:

Take 81 North to Interstate 78 East

Follow 78E to Exit 19 (Strausstown, formerly exit 7).

Follow Route 183 South approximately 20 miles to Reading.  You will pass the Reading Municipal Airport on your left as you near Reading.

Proceed South on 183 for 1.3 miles past the airport.  (In municipal areas Rte. 183 is also known as Schuylkill Avenue)

Follow signs for Route 12 East.

At the second light, turn right onto Lehigh Street; continue (through the Stop sign where right turns do not need to stop) to the intersection.

Make a right turn onto Route 12 East and continue for 2 miles to the 11th Street Exit.

Exit to your right onto 11 Street.  Continue down the exit ramp to your right and onto 11th Street.  At the traffic light (about 2 blocks) turn left onto Rockland Street.  Proceed to the next traffic light (2 blocks) and turn right onto 13th Street.  At the second stop sign (2 blocks) turn left onto Bern Street and then make an immediate right into our parking lot.  Come to the far end of the lot where there will be signs for Admission guests. 

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DIRECTIONS FROM THE WEST VIA PA TURNPIKE: ( PITTSBURGH)

Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike (76E) to Exit  286. (Reading-Ephrata, formerly exit 21)

Immediately after the exit, turn right onto 222 North   Follow 222N into the Reading area   You  will enter a commercial area where you will see the Berkshire Mall, a Home Depot,  Days Inn, etc. At this point there will be an exit for 222North to Allentown,   Do not exit, but continue straight ahead onto Route 12 East.

Follow 12 EAST approximately 2.5 miles to the 11th Street Exit. Continue down the exit ramp to your right and onto 11th Street.  At the traffic light (about 2 blocks) turn left
onto Rockland Street.  Proceed to the next traffic light (2 blocks) and turn right onto 13th Street.  At the second stop sign (2 blocks) turn left onto Bern Street and then make an immediate right into our parking lot.  Come to the far end of the lot where there will be signs for Admission guests. 

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