Getting Here

Getting to Chester County, PA

Nestled in southeastern Pennsylvania, minutes from Philadelphia International Airport and just a short drive from New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C., Chester County’s Brandywine Valley is probably just around the corner.

300 Greenwood Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348


The region’s commuter rail line, SEPTA, offers service to destinations in the Brandywine Valley, including West Chester, Paoli, and Exton, from downtown Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station. Visit SEPTA online for full routes and schedules.


The county’s Paoli and Coatesville stations are popular stops on the Keystone line, easily connecting at Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station with the Acela and Northeast Corridor lines. Area hotels offer shuttle service between the stations and their properties, in addition to taxis and ride share programs.


Visitors flying into PHL can reach their hotels in Chester County by renting a car or taking a cab or service like UBER. The ride should take about 45 minutes depending on your destination. A SEPTA route connecting the airport with 30th Street Station is also available. Philadelphia International Airport offers COVID-19 testing.

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Want an insider’s guide to some of the best finds in the Brandywine Valley? Our brochures and guides provide easy-to-follow itineraries and must-visit lists for some of the area’s most popular activities, making planning your visit as easy as get it and go.

Download a digital version, or request hard copies by mail.


The Kennet Underground Railroad Center

Kennett Square and other local villages played an important part in the success of the Underground Railroad, serving as both a final destination and the start of a new life.

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Chester County Cheers

Chester County breweries, wineries, and distilleries all in one place. Check out all of the beverages the county has to offer, right here. Cheers!

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