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There are 6 ways to get from King of Prussia to Manhattan by bus, train, car or plane

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Line 124 bus, train

  1. Take the line 124 bus from Plaza at King of Prussia to 30th St & Market St - MBNS
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

Train

  1. Take the train from Paoli Amtrak Station to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

Line 124 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 124 bus from Plaza at King of Prussia to 30th St & Market St - MBNS
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - 30th St Station to New York

Line 124 bus, bus via 86 St

  1. Take the line 124 bus from Plaza at King of Prussia to 13th St & Market St - MBFS
  2. Take the bus from Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY

Drive

  1. Drive from King of Prussia to Manhattan

Line 124 bus, fly, train

  1. Take the line 124 bus from Plaza at King of Prussia to 30th St & Market St - MBNS
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Newark (EWR)
  3. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station

King of Prussia to Manhattan by bus and train

The journey time between King of Prussia and Manhattan is around 2h 26m and covers a distance of around 111 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 13 min. Operated by SEPTA, Amtrak Acela, Amtrak and others, the King of Prussia to Manhattan service departs from Plaza at King of Prussia and arrives in NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station. Typically 381 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

381 Weekly Services
2h 26m Average Duration
$15 Cheapest Price
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King of Prussia → Manhattan
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The cheapest way to get from King of Prussia to Manhattan is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from King of Prussia to Manhattan is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from King of Prussia to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from Plaza at King of Prussia and arriving at New York via Philadelphia, PA - 30th St Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 44m.

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The distance between King of Prussia and Manhattan is 90 miles. The road distance is 109.2 miles.

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The best way to get from King of Prussia to Manhattan without a car is to line 124 bus and train which takes 2h 26m and costs $15 - $150.

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It takes approximately 2h 26m to get from King of Prussia to Manhattan, including transfers.

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King of Prussia to Manhattan bus services, operated by SEPTA, depart from Plaza at King of Prussia station.

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The best way to get from King of Prussia to Manhattan is to train which takes 3h 28m and costs $29 - $50. Alternatively, you can line 124 bus and bus, which costs $15 - $35 and takes 3h 44m.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 46 min.

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King of Prussia to Manhattan bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at New York station.

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Map of how to get from King of Prussia to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 89.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 26m

What companies run services between King of Prussia, PA, USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Paoli Amtrak Station to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station every 3 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 2h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from King of Prussia to Manhattan via 30th St & Market St - MBNS and Philadelphia, PA - 30th St Station in around 3h 44m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Newark
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $360
Train operators
Amtrak Acela

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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$22 - $70
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$35 - $120
Business Seat - Adult
$40 - $140
First Class - Child 2-12
$65 - $120
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$120 - $210
First Class - Adult
$140 - $230
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Paoli Amtrak Station to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$40 - $65
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$28 - $90
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from Plaza at King of Prussia to 30th St & Market St - MBNS
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Website
septa.org
Seniors - 65 and over
$0
Bus from Plaza at King of Prussia to 13th St & Market St - MBFS
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Website
septa.org
Seniors - 65 and over
$0
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Email
inquiries@megabus.com
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - 30th St Station to New York
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Book at
megabus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia to New York
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Yes, the driving distance between King of Prussia to Manhattan is 109 miles. It takes approximately 1h 51m to drive from King of Prussia to Manhattan.

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