The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority (SEPTA) provides various means of transport to the Academy of Music.
Subway: The Broad Street subway Walnut-Locust Station is located one block from the Academy of Music. Market-Frankford and subway surface riders should make a transfer to the Broad Street line at the 15th and Market Streets stop.
Regional Rail: All regional rail lines stop at Suburban Station where riders can transfer to the nearby Broad Street line at the City Hall Station, or take the 15-minute walk to the Academy of Music. There is a regional line station on Grant Avenue near the Northeast Philadelphia Campus.
Bus: Routes 4, 27, and 32 travel along Broad Street. Route 12 runs east-west along Locust and Walnut Streets. Other nearby buses include Routes 9, 21, and 42, which run along Walnut and Chestnut Streets. Bus routes 9, 21, 32, and 42 are handicapped accessible.