The Academy of Notre Dame de Namur is a Catholic, independent, college prepatory school for young women in grades 6 through 12.

A Catholic, Independent, College Preparatory School for Young Women, Grades 6 through 12

Academy of Notre Dame de Namur: Inspiring Young Women Since 1956

Transportation Options

The Academy of Notre Dame is home to students from all over the Greater Philadelphia Region.

Our location on PA Route 320 is easily accessible from many major highways as well as SEPTA’s regional rail line (shuttle van service to and from the Bryn Mawr station is provided). Public school districts within a 10-mile radius will transport students to Notre Dame. Outside of that radius, three private busing options are available for an additional fee.

Please contact the Office of Admissions at 610.971.0498 to discuss transportation options from your area.

Public School Busing

The following public school districts will transport students to Notre Dame at no additional charge:

  • Colonial
  • Great Valley
  • Haverford Township
  • Interboro
  • Lower Merion
  • Marple Newtown
  • Methacton
  • Norristown Area
  • Phoenixville Area
  • Radnor Township
  • Ridley
  • Rose Tree Media
  • Southeast Delco
  • Springfield
  • Tredyffrin-Easttown
  • Upper Darby
  • Upper Merion
  • Wallingford-Swarthmore
  • West Chester Area
  • William Penn

Shuttle Van Service

Due to the high demand for the shuttle van service to and from the Bryn Mawr SEPTA train station, riders now need to pay to utilize this service. Please contact Josh Yates for pricing information, general questions, and to learn about our discount for students who ride the train.

Shuttle Van Schedule

Pick up at Bryn Mawr station (Lancaster Avenue): 7:40 am

Depart Notre Dame for Bryn Mawr station (Lancaster Avenue): 3:10 pm and 5:30 pm

Weekday SEPTA train schedule: Paoli/Thorndale Line

Private Busing

Notre Dame offers private busing for areas not serviced by public school districts (fees apply). Private bus routes change yearly according to ridership needs.

Chester County

  • Henrietta Hankin Library (Routes 401 & 100)
  • Target Store (Route 100 & Sunrise Boulevard)
  • Malvern Preparatory School

Montgomery County

  • Bus picks up and drops off at the Wegmans Cafe, Providence Town Center, Collegeville (partnership with Malvern Prep).

Philadelphia

  • Pick-up and drop-off locations are dependent upon the riders address. Questions can be directed to jyates@ndapa.org.