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There are 7 ways to get from 30th Street Station to Times Square by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  1 h 10 min

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

$75 - $210

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Bus Boltbus  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to 11 Ave & W 36 NY Phil

$10 - $25

5 alternative options

Bus Bieber Transportation Group  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from 30th St. Station to New York York

$23 - $35

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  2 h 25 min

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

$14 - $28

Train NJ Transit  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from 30th Street Station to Trenton Trenton Line
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor

$18 - $25

Drive  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Drive from 30th Street Station to Times Square 97.6 miles

$9 - $14

Fly, subway  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 42 St - Bryant Pk

$132 - $467

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The cheapest way to get from 30th Street Station to Times Square is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from 30th Street Station to Times Square is to train which costs $75 - $210 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Philadelphia, PA and arriving at 11 Ave & W 36 NY. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station station and arriving at New York Penn Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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The distance between 30th Street Station and Times Square is 84 miles. The road distance is 97.6 miles.

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The best way to get from 30th Street Station to Times Square without a car is to train which takes 1 h 10 min and costs $75 - $210.

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The train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station takes 1 h 10 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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30th Street Station to Times Square bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Philadelphia, PA station.

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30th Street Station to Times Square train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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The best way to get from 30th Street Station to Times Square is to train which takes 1 h 10 min and costs $75 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $10 - $25 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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  • Distance: 84.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

What companies run services between 30th Street Station, PA, USA and Times Square, NY, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from 30th Street Station to Times Square every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $75 - $210 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from 30th Street Station to Times Square hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $18 and the journey takes 2 h. Megabus also services this route hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Boltbus
Bieber Transportation Group
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
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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30th Street Station to Times Square bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at 11 Ave & W 36 NY station.

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30th Street Station to Times Square train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between 30th Street Station to Times Square is 98 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to drive from 30th Street Station to Times Square.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 1835+ hotels available in Times Square. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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The best way to get from 30th Street Station to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs $7.

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