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There are 5 ways to get from New York to Philadelphia by train, bus, car or plane

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Map of how to get from New York to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 82.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 8 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from New York to Philadelphia hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $210 and the journey takes 1 hour 8 minutes. Alternatively, HGT Bus operates a bus from New York to Philadelphia every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 2 hours. Six other operators also service this route.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Philadelphia
Avg. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia
Avg. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
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Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
HGT Bus
Website
hgtbus.com
Bus from New York - 133 E. Broadway to Philadelphia
Avg. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
hgtbus.com
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hgtbus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York to Philadelphia, PA
Avg. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York to Philadelphia
Avg. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal
Avg. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bieber Transportation Group
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from 6th Ave NY to Philadelphia, PA
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
boltbus.com

How far is it from New York to Philadelphia?

The distance between New York and Philadelphia is 131 km. The road distance is 152 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from New York to Philadelphia?

The cheapest way to get from New York to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $11 and takes 1 hour 42 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from New York to Philadelphia?

The quickest way to get from New York to Philadelphia is to train which takes 1 hour 8 minutes and costs $170.

Is there a direct train between New York and Philadelphia?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 hour 8 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between New York and Philadelphia?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York - 133 E. Broadway and arriving at Philadelphia. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 hours.

How long does it take to get from New York to Philadelphia?

The train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak takes 1 hour 8 minutes including transfers and departs hourly.