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Driving Directions

Approaches to Lancaster

 

From Baltimore/Washington and Points South

From Baltimore Beltway (I-695), exit onto I-83 north. Follow Rt. 83 north to York, PA. Take exit 19A (462 east, Market Street). Cross over Rt. 462 as you proceed through two lights and come to your third at Rt. 30. Turn right onto Rt. 30 east to Lancaster (approximately 20 miles.) Take the exit for Harrisburg Pike. Turn right at the light at the top of the exit ramp and proceed toward Lancaster City. Franklin & Marshall is about 1.5 miles and several traffic lights ahead on your right.

From Delaware

Follow Rt. 41 north from Hockessin, DE to Rt. 30 junction in Gap, PA. Turn left at the light at the 41/30 junction onto Rt. 30 west toward Lancaster. Follow Rt. 30 west for approximately 10 miles. You will pass the shopping outlets and continue to follow 30 west until it becomes a 2 lane highway.

For a tour of downtown Lancaster: Look for Rt. 23 west (Walnut Street) exit. Continue west on Walnut Street for approximately 2.5 miles/12 traffic lights to the intersection of West Walnut and College Avenue. Turn right onto College Avenue and proceed for approximately 0.25 mile. The main campus will be on your left.

For a more direct approach: Continue to follow signs for Rt. 30 west (York). Pass Oregon, Lititz and Fruitville Pikes. Just beyond Fruitville Pike, exit to continue on 30 west (York). Take next exit for Harrisburg Pike (The Park City Mall will be on right). At the top of the exit ramp, turn left onto Harrisburg Pike. Proceed 1.5 miles through several traffic lights until you reach College Square (on your left). The main campus of Franklin & Marshall on your right.

From Harrisburg and Central Pennsylvania

From north of Harrisburg, take Rt. 15 south to Rt. 322 east. Cross the Susquehanna River and follow to I-81 north/322 east. From I-81 north/322 east, take I-83 south to I-283 south. Exit onto Rt. 283 east (to Lancaster). Take Rt. 283 east to Rt. 30 west towards York. Take the first exit for Harrisburg Pike (The Park City Mall will be on right). At the top of the exit ramp, turn left onto Harrisburg Pike. Proceed 1.5 miles through several traffic lights until you reach College Square (on your left). The main campus of Franklin & Marshall will be on your right.

From Northeastern Pennsylvania

Follow I-81 south and take exit 90 (Rt. 72 south). Follow Rt. 72 south to Lancaster area. Approximately 1 mile past the Rt. 30/Rt. 72 junction, turn right at traffic light onto Dillerville Road. At next light, turn left onto Harrisburg Pike. Franklin & Marshall is 0.5 mile ahead on your right.

From York and Western Pennsylvania

Take Pennsylvania Turnpike to exit 247 (Harrisburg East). Take first exit to your right immediately out of toll booth to get onto Rt. 283 East. Take Rt. 283 east to Rt. 30 west towards York. Take the first exit for Harrisburg Pike (The Park City Mall will be on right). At the top of the exit ramp, turn left onto Harrisburg Pike. Proceed 1.5 miles through several traffic lights until you reach College Square (on your left). The main campus of Franklin & Marshall will be on your right.

From Philadelphia

Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike west to exit 286 (Lancaster/Reading/Rt. 222 south). Follow Rt. 222 south approximately 14 miles to the Lancaster area.

For a tour of downtown Lancaster: Stay to the left and exit onto Rt. 30 east (Coatesville). Proceed less than one mile and exit onto Rt. 23 west (Walnut Street). Continue west on Walnut Street for approximately 2.5 miles/12 traffic lights to the intersection of West Walnut and College Avenue. Turn right onto College Avenue and proceed for approximately 0.25 mile. The main campus will be on your left.

For a more direct approach: Stay to the right and follow signs for Rt. 30 west (York). Pass Oregon, Lititz and Fruitville Pikes. Just beyond Fruitville Pike, exit to continue on 30 west (York). Take first exit for Harrisburg Pike (The Park City Mall will be on right). At the top of the exit ramp, turn left onto Harrisburg Pike. Proceed 1.5 miles through several traffic lights until you reach College Square (on your left). The main campus of Franklin & Marshall will be on your right.

From New York City and New Jersey

Take the New Jersey Turnpike to exit 6 (Pennsylvania Turnpike west). Take the PA Turnpike west to exit 286 (Lancaster/Reading/Rt. 222 south). Take Rt. 222 south approximately 14 miles to the Lancaster area.

For a tour of downtown Lancaster: Stay to the left and exit onto Rt. 30 east (Coatesville). Proceed less than one mile and exit onto Rt. 23 west (Walnut Street). Continue west on Walnut Street for approximately 2.5 miles/12 traffic lights to the intersection of West Walnut and College Avenue. Turn right onto College Avenue and proceed for approximately 0.25 mile. The Admission Office is on the right; the Admission parking lot is on the left.

For a more direct approach: Stay to the right and follow signs for Rt. 30 west (York). Pass Oregon, Lititz and Fruitville Pikes. Just beyond Fruitville Pike, exit to continue on 30 west (York). Take first exit for Harrisburg Pike (The Park City Mall will be on right). At the top of the exit ramp, turn left onto Harrisburg Pike. Proceed 1.5 miles through several traffic lights until you reach College Square (on your left). The main campus of Franklin & Marshall will be on your right.

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