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There are 6 ways to get from Long Island to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Islip  •  2h 39m

  1. Fly from Islip (ISP) to Philadelphia (PHL) ISP - PHL

$212 - $1,202

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Train, bus  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Penn Station Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal Peter Pan / ...

$32 - $61

4 alternative options

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Woodside
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Philadelphia (PHL) LGA - PHL

$133 - $473

Train  •  4h

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

$95 - $235

Bus, line 4 bus, line 37 bus  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Williams Boulevard to Expressway Drive North S57
  2. Take the bus from Airport Connection - WB to 40th Street - Manhattan
  3. Take the bus from New York 31st St. to Philadelphia
  4. Take the line 4 bus from Broad St & Arch St to Broad St & Snyder Av 4
  5. Take the line 37 bus from Broad St & Snyder Av - MBNS to Philadelphia Airport Terminal B 37

$48 - $88

Drive  •  2h 52m

  1. Drive from Centereach to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) 162.8 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Long Island to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Long Island to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is to fly which costs $210 - $1,200 and takes 2h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Long Island to Philadelphia Airport (PHL). However, there are services departing from Williams Boulevard and arriving at Philadelphia Airport Terminal B via Airport Connection - WB, New York 31st St., Broad St & Arch St and Broad St & Snyder Av - MBNS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 35m.

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The distance between Long Island and Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is 133 miles. The road distance is 162.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Long Island to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) without a car is to train which takes 4h and costs $90 - $240.

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It takes approximately 2h 39m to get from Long Island to Philadelphia Airport (PHL), including transfers.

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Long Island to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) bus services, operated by Suffolk County Transit, depart from Williams Boulevard station.

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The best way to get from Long Island to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is to fly which takes 2h 39m and costs $210 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $90 - $240 and takes 4h, you could also bus and line 4 bus and line 37 bus, which costs $45 - $90 and takes 6h 35m.

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The quickest flight from Islip Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Long Island to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) bus services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Philadelphia Airport Terminal B station.

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Map of how to get from Long Island to Philadelphia Airport (PHL).
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  • Distance: 132.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 39m

What companies run services between Long Island, NY, USA and Philadelphia Airport (PHL), USA?

American Airlines flies from Holbrook to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Centereach to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) via Railroad Avenue, Ronkonkoma, Penn Station, New York Penn Station, Philadelphia 30th Street Station, and 30th Street Station in around 4h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Islip to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Central Islip to Woodside
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
LIRR
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
LIRR
Train from Central Islip to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
LIRR
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 New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
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 New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Williams Boulevard to Expressway Drive North
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from Airport Connection - WB to 40th Street - Manhattan
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York 31st St. to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Book at
gotobus.com
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from Broad St & Arch St to Broad St & Snyder Av
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
Bus from Broad St & Snyder Av - MBNS to Philadelphia Airport Terminal B
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org

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Yes, the driving distance between Long Island to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is 163 miles. It takes approximately 2h 52m to drive from Long Island to Philadelphia Airport (PHL).

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American Airlines offers flights from Islip Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 409+ hotels available in Philadelphia Airport (PHL). Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Long Island to Islip Airport is to bus which takes 18m and costs $2.

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