Elkins Park

Elkins Park is a city in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.


Elkins Park is a great destination to get away from the hustle of the city but yet still surrounded by diversity downtown Philly has to offer. Only a thirty minute drive to Center City or fifteen minute train ride. Elkins Park has attractions to satisfy the thrill for people of all ages. Come visit where so much history has taken place and new history is being made. Elkins Park is where leaders are born or call home, such as, singer Pink, comedian Bill Cosby, NFL player Marvin Harrison, Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu, and many many more.

Get in

There are many ways to get to Elkins Park from various cities of the Pennsylvania or even other parts of the country. Easy roads are available, national highways, a train station, bus stops, and a close by airport.

By car

Route 73 and route 611 are both major roads that run through Elkins Park.

The main major highway is Route 309 which leads to the Pennsyvania Turnpike as well as other Montgomery County cities.

By plane

If traveling by plane, the airport to land in is Philadelphia International Airport. It is only a thirty minute drive to Elkins Park. Trains from and to the airport are available at the Elkins Park train station.

By train

Train station is Elkins Park Station. Served by SEPTA with the R1, R2, R3, and R5 trains stopping at Elkins Park to transport passengers into or out of Philadelphia.

Get around

The Elkins Park train station has trains that stop twice every hour. There are bus stops conveniently scattered throughout the town. Personal cars are an easy way of transportation as well, finding parking spots is not an issue.





The diverse range of people that inhabit Elkins Park also makes available eateries from around the world. The broad range of restaurants serves to satisfy all taste buds. Come and enjoy distinct and authentic foods from all over the globe. Be adventurous or satisfy your cravings.



There are no lodging areas within Elkins Park, however, there are plenty in the nearby towns of Willow Grove and Washington Park and in the city of Philadelphia.

Go next

Routes through Elkins Park

Doylestown Jenkintown  N  S  Philadelphia END
Doylestown Jenkintown  N  S  Philadelphia END
Warminster Jenkintown  N  S  Philadelphia END
END Philadelphia  SW  NE  Jenkintown Ewing

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