Travel and Parking Information
Our street address is:
100 South Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone Number: (717) 238-6715
FROM PHILADELPHIA AREA
Take Exit 247 (Harrisburg East/State Capitol exit) off the PA Turnpike.* Go straight through toll booth, you will be on I283. Follow signs for the Harrisburg (I83 South) exit. Exit is from the LEFT LANE. Follow I83 South to Second Street exit (Exit 43) which is immediately after the 13th Street exit. Go straight through traffic lights at the end of exit ramp, you will be on Second Street.
Go through next six traffic lights and watch for South Street on the left (it is half way to the next set of traffic lights). A high-rise apartment building is on one corner of South. Follow South Street one block, the PBA is on your right.
FROM PITTSBURGH AREA
Take Exit 242 (Harrisburg West) of the PA Turnpike* onto I83 North to Harrisburg. Follow to Second Street exit. Exit is on the right and you will begin to exit while still on the bridge crossing the Susquehanna River. Take Second Street exit (Exit 43) to traffic lights at the end of the ramp and follow same directions as above.
*See the PA Turnpike Web site at www.paturnpike.com for the latest on possible construction-related delays.
FROM ALLENTOWN AREA
Follow I-78 West (from Allentown) to I-81 South. Follow 81 South. At the 81-83 split, take I-83 South to Harrisburg (left exit) to Second Street exit ( Exit 43). Second Street is immediately after the 13th Street exit. Go straight through traffic lights at the end of ramp and follow same directions as above.
PARKING: Unfortunately, there is no visitor parking available at the PBA. Metered parking may be available on nearby streets.
PARKING GARAGES in walking distance (in order of closest to PBA):
South Street Garage: Hourly Parking Available/Maximum: $20 per day
River Street Garage: Hourly Parking Available/Maximum: $20 per day
See the Harrisburg Parking Authority Web site at www.harrisburgparking.org for additional information, and additional parking locations, including City Island (below).
CITY ISLAND PARKING
There is a $5.00 daily fee to park on City Island. Weekday shuttle service is provided to and from the lot and garage located on City Island to Downtown Harrisburg. The shuttle operates from 6:40 a.m. – 8:40 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. – 6:03 p.m. only. The fee for shuttle service to downtown is 1.60 (exact change required).
See the route schedule at http://www.cattransit.com/routepdfs/Market_Walnut_Islander.pdf. Drop off location: choose Walnut & Court Streets.
Downtown Harrisburg is served by Amtrak’s Keystone Rail Service from New York and Philadelphia. The train station is at Fourth and Chestnut Streets. See the Amtrak Web site at www.amtrak.com for schedules and fares.