Around Campus & the Region
Rutgers-Camden students have a number of convenient transportation options. The university offers an on-campus shuttle service for easy movement within the campus. Beyond the campus borders, Camden’s position just across the river from downtown Philadelphia opens up numerous transportation choices, connecting students to the wider region through a robust network of local services and systems.#
FIND WAYS TO GET AROUND
Rutgers-Camden Shuttle Service
The Rutgers University-Camden Campus Shuttle places an emphasis on the safety, security, and convenience of travel for all its passengers. With ADA-accessible buses, the service remains inclusive and accessible to everyone.
The shuttle route encompasses key campus destinations, including City Lots 15 and 16, the Rutgers University Law School, the Nursing and Science Building, the Business & Science Building, and the Joint Health Sciences Center.
NJ TRANSIT is New Jersey’s public transportation corporation dedicated to New Jersey and the region by providing safe, reliable, and affordable public transportation that connects people to their everyday lives, one trip at a time.
Plan Your Trip to discover how transit can assist you in reaching your destination using buses, trains, or light rail services. Simply input your origin, destination, date, and desired travel time, and you will receive travel itineraries with fare information. Even if you don’t know the exact street address, there are landmark options available for popular destinations.
With a comprehensive network of trains, buses, and light rail services, NJ TRANSIT can efficiently transport you to your desired locations. Moreover, the River LINE, connecting Trenton to Camden, offers access to family-friendly festivals, special dining experiences, and historic destinations. For additional information, please refer to the provided resources.
The Port Authority Transit Corporation (PATCO) serves as a vital transportation link for students at Rutgers University-Camden. The PATCO station is a bustling transportation hub close to the Rutgers-Camden campus, providing convenient access for students to Philadelphia and the surrounding region.
With 13 stations to serve you, from Lindenwold, New Jersey through Center City Philadelphia, you’ll easily get to where you need to go. More information can be found here.
Taking the PATCO offers numerous benefits for Rutgers-Camden students:
- Cost-Efficiency: Using PATCO can save you money compared to driving or parking in the city. Affordable fares make it an economical choice for students.
- Time Savings: PATCO’s reliable and frequent service ensures you reach your destination promptly, giving you more time to focus on academics, internships, and extracurricular activities.
Camden Loop is an on-demand ride service that connects riders to every Camden neighborhood. For as little as $2 a ride, you can book a ride in just a few minutes. Simply input your pickup and dropoff addresses and choose a ride that works best for you.
Think of Camden Loop as a mix between a bus and a taxi—you may need to walk a bit to meet your driver but the service cuts down on detours shortening your journey time. You can download the Camden Loop app on the App Store.