Welcome to Glenside

Glenside is located about 30 minutes from downtown Philadelphia, 2 hours to New York City, 2 hours to the Pocono Mountains, and 1.5 hours to the Jersey shore. Glenside has easy access to many major US highways, such as US Route 1, Interstate 95, Interstate 76, the Pennsylvania Turnpike, and US Route 30. Glenside is split into two townships: Abington Township, and Cheltenham Township, with the latter being where the majority of Glenside resides as well as having the easily-accessible United States Post Office, Glenside Library, and Glenside Memorial Hall. Glenside is around a 30-minute SEPTA ride or drive to Amtrak’s 30th Street Station Glenside is home to Arcadia University, a beautiful private co-educational four-year liberal arts university.