There are 6 ways to get from Downingtown to New York by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train Amtrak  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Downingtown Amtrak to New York Penn Station Keystone Service

$30 - $75

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Train, bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Downingtown to Jefferson Station Paoli/Thorndale Line
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal 3200 / ...

$21 - $47

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Downingtown to 30th Street Station Paoli/Thorndale Line
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...

$82 - $219

Train, bus Megabus  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Downingtown Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Keystone Service
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia PA to New York

$33 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Downingtown to New York 123.9 miles

$12 - $18

Train, fly, subway  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Downingtown to 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  3. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to W 4 St

$139 - $476

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Downingtown Amtrak and arriving at New York Penn Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

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The distance between Downingtown and New York is 103 miles. The road distance is 123.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Downingtown to New York without a car is to train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs .

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The train from Downingtown Amtrak to New York Penn Station takes 2 h 24 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Downingtown to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Downingtown Amtrak station.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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Downingtown to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Downingtown to New York is 124 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to drive from Downingtown to New York.

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

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  • Distance: 103.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 24 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Downingtown to New York every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 24 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Downingtown Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Downingtown Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from Downingtown to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
septa.org
Train from Downingtown to Jefferson Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
septa.org
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
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
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
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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