A couple miles outside of Center City Philadelphia, yet easily accessible by public transportation, Chestnut Hill boasts small town feel with big city amenities.

Public Transportation

Septa, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, services Chestnut Hill with two regional rail lines, Chestnut Hill East and Chestnut Hill West Line, as well as buses to take you to Center City, Temple University and other surrounding areas. With multiple bus and train lines, getting where you need to go is a breeze.


It’s easy to understand why Chestnut Hill’s walkability score is 91 out of 100, coupled with the bucolic setting and proximity of necessities has been used as a model by city planners across the country. Shopping errands and visiting can happen without having a car. The many shops and markets around Chestnut Hill are so easily accessible by foot. You’ll love seeing the beautiful sights around town as well as greeting your friendly neighbors and new friends.

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