DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Please note that all visitors are required to obtain permits to park in a Rutgers lot. For more information, contact Parking and Transportation at 856-225-6137. Parking and Transportation is located at 409 North Fourth Street, within the Rutgers University Police Department.


GPS Devices

Entering “303 Cooper Street, Camden, New Jersey” will take you to the campus entry at Third and Cooper Streets. We encourage drivers to use their GPS in conjunction with the driving directions below.


From New Jersey Turnpike (North or South)

  • Turn off at Exit 4. After toll booths proceed on Route 73 North approximately one mile to Route 38 West.
  • Route 38 will merge with Route 30.
  • Proceed on Route 30 West for approximately one mile where the road forks.
  • Take the right fork marked “Local Traffic Only, Last Exit Before Toll.”
  • Continue straight ahead to Seventh Street and turn left.
  • At the foot of the Seventh Street Bridge, turn right onto Cooper Street.
  • The main parking lot is Lot 11 at the end of Cooper Street.


From Route 295 (North or South)
Southbound - Coming from the north

  • Turn off at Route 38 West exit at Moorestown.
  • Route 38 will merge with Route 30.
  • Proceed on Route 30 West for approximately one mile where the road forks.
  • Take the right fork marked “Local Traffic Only, Last Exit Before Toll.”
  • Continue straight ahead to Seventh Street and turn left.
  • At the foot of the Seventh Street Bridge, turn right onto Cooper Street.
  • The main parking lot is Lot 11 at the end of Cooper Street.

Northbound - Coming from the south

  • Turn off at exit for North-South Freeway (Route 42).
  • Follow signs to Camden, exiting at Route 676.
  • Proceed along Route 676 to Exit 5B marked “Last Exit Before Toll - Benjamin Franklin Bridge.”
  • Turn left onto Linden Street at the first stop light. Continue one block to Seventh Street and turn left again.
  • At the foot of the Seventh Street Bridge, turn right onto Cooper Street.
  • The main parking lot is Lot 11 at the end of Cooper Street.


From Atlantic City Expressway

  • Pick-up the North-South Freeway (Route 42).
  • Follow signs to Camden, exiting at Route 676.
  • Proceed along Route 676 to Exit 5B marked “Last Exit Before Toll - Benjamin Franklin Bridge.”
  • Turn left onto Linden Street at the first stop light. Continue one block to Seventh Street and turn left again.
  • At the foot of the Seventh Street Bridge, turn right onto Cooper Street.
  • The main parking lot is Lot 11 at the end of Cooper Street.


From Admiral Wilson Boulevard (Route 30 West)

  • Proceed approximately one mile from the Airport Circle where the road forks.
  • Take the right fork marked “Local Traffic Only, Last Exit Before Toll.”
  • Continue straight ahead to Seventh Street and turn left.
  • At the foot of the Seventh Street Bridge, turn right onto Cooper Street.
  • The main parking lot is Lot 11 at the end of Cooper Street.


From Philadelphia (Benjamin Franklin Bridge)

  • Entering New Jersey, stay to the right.
  • Follow signage for “Sixth Street/Broadway” and take that exit.
  • On the exit ramp, bear right toward Sixth Street and stop sign.
  • Once through stop sign at the end of the exit, go one block to Cooper Street and make a right.
  • The main parking lot is Lot 11 at the end of Cooper Street.


From Philadelphia (Walt Whitman Bridge)

  • Take the “Camden/Gloucester City” exit.
  • Proceed in the left lane about 1,000 feet to the Camden Exit.
  • Turn left and continue on Route 676 to Exit 5B marked “Last Exit Before Toll - Benjamin Franklin Bridge.”
  • Turn left onto Linden Street at the first stop light.
  • Continue one block to Seventh Street and turn left again.
  • At the foot of the Seventh Street Bridge, turn right onto Cooper Street.
  • The main parking lot is Lot 11 at the end of Cooper Street.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Regional Rail
RiverLINE
The NJ TRANSIT RiverLINE light-rail system has a southbound stop (Cooper Street/Rutgers Station) on campus at Third and Cooper Streets. The northbound stop is located at Second and Cooper Streets. Student discounts are available from NJ TRANSIT.

PATCO
PATCO Speedline offers easy access from southern New Jersey and Philadelphia. The City Hall station at Fifth and Market Streets, one block from campus, is the nearest Rutgers–Camden stop. From City Hall station, walk north toward Cooper Street. Note:  PATCO will operate under an altered schedule starting in 2014 while track work is implemented on the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.  >>Learn more

SEPTA
Catch the SEPTA Market-Frankford Line to the Eighth and Market stop, and then board the PATCO Speedline into New Jersey. The first stop, the City Hall station, is the nearest stop to Rutgers–Camden. From City Hall station, walk north toward Cooper Street.

Amtrak
Amtrak stops at 30th Street Station in Philadelphia. Catch the SEPTA Market-Frankford Line and see SEPTA directions above.

Bus
NJ TRANSIT buses stop at the Walter Rand Transportation Center at Broadway and Mickle Blvd. Rutgers-Camden offers shuttle bus service to and from this transportation hub. Call the Rutgers University Police Department at 856-225-6009 to arrange rides between theWalter Rand Transportation Center and the campus.

The Waterfront Connection shuttle bus offers easy access between the Camden Waterfront and Philadelphia during the summer.

Ferry
The RiverLink Ferry offers seasonal service between Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia and the Camden Waterfront.

Airplane
Philadelphia International Airport is a 15-minute car ride from Rutgers–Camden. Take Interstate 95 North to the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, then follow directions from Philadelphia to the campus.

By public transportation, take the SEPTA Airport Line to the Market East Station in Philadelphia. At that station, board the PATCO Speedline into New Jersey and follow PATCO directions above.