There are 7 ways to get from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Longwood Gardens by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station Acela / ...

$75 - $144

Cheapest option

Bus, line 104 bus  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa 3213 / ...
  2. Take the line 104 bus from 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal to Walnut St & E Campus Dr 104

$56 - $74

5 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Midtown - 5th Ave and 31st St. to Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St. New York to Wilmington

$61 - $77

Drive  •  2h 22m

  1. Drive from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Longwood Gardens 131 miles

$12 - $19

Line 7 subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  3h 18m

  1. Take the line 7 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to 74 St - Broadway
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Philadelphia (PHL) LGA - PHL

$235 - $610

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Philadelphia (PHL) JFK - PHL

$239 - $591

Bus to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, fly  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Lehigh Valley International Airport Trans Bridge Bus Stop
  2. Fly from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton (ABE) to Philadelphia (PHL) ABE - PHL

$286 - $1,054

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Longwood Gardens is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Longwood Gardens is to train which costs $75 - $150 and takes 2h 15m.

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The distance between Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) and Longwood Gardens is 109 miles. The road distance is 131 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Longwood Gardens without a car is to train which takes 2h 15m and costs $75 - $150.

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It takes approximately 2h 15m to get from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Longwood Gardens, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Longwood Gardens is to train which takes 2h 15m and costs $75 - $150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $80 and takes 3h 6m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Longwood Gardens is 131 miles. It takes approximately 2h 22m to drive from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Longwood Gardens.

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

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There are 93+ hotels available in Longwood Gardens. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Longwood Gardens.
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  • Distance: 108.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 15m

What companies run services between Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway), NY, USA and Longwood Gardens, PA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Longwood Gardens hourly. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 1h 27m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Rockledge Bus operates a bus from Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) to Longwood Gardens hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 2h 30m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $90
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Rockledge Bus
Phone
7577171677VA
Email
climing44@yahoo.com
Website
rockledgebus.com
Bus from Midtown - 5th Ave and 31st St. to Wilmington, DE - 3 W 4th St.
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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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 New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal to Walnut St & E Campus Dr
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
Trans-bridge Lines
Phone
+1 610-868-6001
Email
webmaster@transbridgelines.com
Website
transbridgelines.com
Bus from New York to Lehigh Valley International Airport Trans Bridge Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com

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