Ardmore (Pennsylvania)

Ardmore, Pennsylvania is in a small town on the border of Montgomery County and Delaware County in the Philadelphia Region.


Ardmore is located on the what was formerly the Pennsylvania Railroad's "Main Line" west out of Philadelphia. The town was originally named Athensville in 1853 but was changed to Ardmore in 1873 because the railroad's management believed the name was not distinguished enough.

Get in

By Rail

Ardmore can be reached by rail using SEPTA Regional Rail, SEPTA's Norristown High Speed Line, or Amtrak.

By bus

By road

U.S. Route 30 runs through Ardmore, so that is the easiest was to get into town. There is an exit for Route 30 on Interstate 476. Also, Route 30 can be reached by taking the exit on Interstate 76 for south U.S. Route 1 then turning right on Route 30.

Get around

The best way to get around is to walk or bike. Driving and public transportation are also options.








There are no hotels in Ardmore. There are many hotels in Philadelphia from which Ardmore can be easily reached.

Go next

Routes through Ardmore

Lancaster Paoli  W  E  Philadelphia New York City
Lancaster Haverford  W  E  Philadelphia Atlantic City
Thorndale Haverford  W  E  Philadelphia END
Norristown Haverford  N  S  Upper Darby END

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