There are 6 ways to get from Journal Square Transportation Center to Philadelphia by train, bus, car, subway or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Acela Express / ...

$73 - $203

Cheapest option

Line 119 bus, bus  •  2 h 43 min

  1. 119 / ...
  2. 3213 / ...

$12 - $37

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 42 min

$16

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. 91 miles

$8 - $13

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  3 h 42 min

  1. LGA - PHL

$136 - $471

Train, train to New York JFK, fly  •  3 h 54 min

  1. JFK - PHL

$137 - $452

What companies run services between Journal Square Transportation Center, NJ, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Journal Square Transportation Center to Philadelphia every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $70 - $200 and the journey takes 54 min. Alternatively, HGT Bus operates a bus from Journal Square Transportation Center to Philadelphia every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 2 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Port Authority NYNJ
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
HGT Bus
Website
hgtbus.com
Bus from New York - 133 E. Broadway to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
NJ Transit
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $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
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bieber Transportation Group

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Journal Square Transportation Center and Philadelphia is 127 km. The road distance is 146 km.

The cheapest way to get from Journal Square Transportation Center to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Journal Square Transportation Center to Philadelphia is to train which takes 1 h 24 min and costs $70 - $210.

No, there is no direct train from Journal Square Transportation Center to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Journal Square and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak via Newark Penn Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Journal Square Transportation Center to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Journal Square Transportation Center and arriving at Philadelphia, Pa via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 43 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to get from Journal Square Transportation Center to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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