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There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia to Kingston by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Rhinecliff Amtrak Station Adirondack / ...

$161 - $333

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Bus  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Peter Pan
  2. Take the bus from New York, Port Authority to Rosendale

$31 - $89

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Bus, train  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to New York 31st St.
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Poughkeepsie Hudson

$39 - $62

Drive  •  3h 11m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Kingston 181.2 miles

$17 - $26

Fly to Albany, bus  •  6h 56m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Albany (ALB) PHL - ALB
  2. Take the bus from Albany Airport to Kingston

$194 - $461

Fly to Newburgh, train, bus  •  6h 38m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Newburgh (SWF) PHL - SWF
  2. Take the train from Beacon to Poughkeepsie
  3. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie Train Station to Kingston Hospital

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Kingston is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Kingston is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Kingston. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal and arriving at Rt 32 @ Golden Hill Dr. via New York, Port Authority and Rosendale Park & Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 50m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Kingston is 150 miles. The road distance is 181.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Kingston without a car is to train which takes 4h 3m and costs $160 - $340.

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It takes approximately 4h 3m to get from Philadelphia to Kingston, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Kingston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Kingston is to train which takes 4h 3m and costs $160 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $90 and takes 5h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 12m.

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Philadelphia to Kingston bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Rosendale station.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Kingston.
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  • Distance: 150.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 3m

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

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Kingston via New York Penn Station and Rhinecliff Amtrak Station in around 4h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Kingston via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Port Authority, and Rosendale Park & Ride in around 5h 50m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Newburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Rhinecliff Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Rhinecliff
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Business
$60 - $85
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$17 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $27
Train from Beacon to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$7 - $9
Off-peak onboard
$13 - $15
Onboard
$11 - $16
At station
$6 - $11
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, Port Authority to Rosendale
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany Airport to Kingston
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Philadelphia to New York 31st St.
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Book at
gotobus.com
Ulster County Area Transit
Website
ulstercountyny.gov
Bus from Poughkeepsie Train Station to Kingston Hospital
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
r.peaktransit.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Kingston is 181 miles. It takes approximately 3h 11m to drive from Philadelphia to Kingston.

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JetBlue Airways, Cape Air and American Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 58+ hotels available in Kingston. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs $7.

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