The Upper Bucks region is located within a one-day drive of one-third of the American population. This eastern seaboard location means easy access to major east coast markets, including the Lehigh Valley area (Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton), Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, New York, Boston, Baltimore, Wilmington and Washington, D.C.
Traveling through the county is made easy through several major thoroughfares. The Pennsylvania Turnpike, Interstates 78 and 95, U.S. Highway 1 and State Routes 309, 313, 663, 611 and 202 are among the many roadways that wind through the Upper Bucks County region.
Public general aviation services are offered through the Quakertown Airport. Operated by the Bucks County Airport Authority, the airport features a paved 3,200-foot runway; hangar and tie-down capabilities; maintenance, repair, fuel and avionics services; corporate charter services; and flight instruction options. Lehigh Valley International Airport in Allentown offers 33 nonstop flights through eight airlines. Additionally, Philadelphia International Airport can be reached in one hour from Upper Bucks County, while Newark International Airport in New Jersey can be accessed in 1.5 hours.
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) operates public transportation services in several Pennsylvania counties, including Bucks County. The Bucks County Transportation Management Authority handles all of the county’s transportation concerns, ensuring that traffic flows smoothly for both the private and public sectors.