There are many ways to get your child to AFS every day!
Students come to AFS from more than 75 zip codes in neighborhoods around the greater Philadelphia area every day. For more information about the many ways AFS students get to and from school, please visit the Transportation page of our website or talk to your admission representative.
Coming for a visit? Follow these directions:
Admission visitors, please park in the Tyson House parking lot and begin your visit in Tyson House.
For GPS directions, please use the intersection of Vernon Road and Washington Lane instead of our street number.
For those heading south on Old York Road/611, note there is no left turn onto Washington Lane. Please take the left at Greenwood Avenue (one light south of the light at West Avenue intersection) and continue for two blocks. Turn left again at the light onto Washington Lane. AFS is on your right.
Lost? Call our main number: 215-576-3950.
From the Pennsylvania Turnpike
Exit at #343 (Willow Grove). Take Route 611 south for 5 miles (stay on route 611) into Jenkintown. At Greenwood Avenue (one light south of the light at West Avenue intersection), turn left. Go to the next light and turn left onto Washington Lane. AFS is on your right.
From Center City
North on Route 611 (Broad Street). Just past 66th Street, Route 611 bears to the right. Stay on Route 611 for approximately 3 miles to light at Washington Lane. Turn right, continue through light at Greenwood Avenue. AFS is on your right.
From the Main Line
City Line Avenue to Lincoln Drive. Follow Drive through light at Wissahickon Avenue. Turn right at first light (Johnson Street). Follow Johnson to Chew Avenue. Turn right. Go to light and turn left onto Washington Lane. Continue on Washington Lane for approximately 3 miles into Jenkintown. Cross Old York Road and continue through light at Greenwood Avenue. AFS is on your right.
From Route 476 (The Blue Route)
Take the Blue Route (I-476) to PA Turnpike/NJ East. Take Exit 26 (Ft. Washington). Take 309 South to first traffic light, turn left onto Greenwood Avenue. Follow Greenwood over Jenkintown train station bridge, turn left at the light and make an immediate right to follow Greenwood. Continue across Route 611 (Old York Road). Turn left at Washington Lane. AFS is on your right.