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There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to Bala-Cynwyd by train, bus or car

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Train, line 44 bus

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
  2. Take the line 44 bus from Schuylkill Av & JFK Blvd to City Av & Belmont Av - MBFS

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from New York to Philadelphia, PA - 30th St Station

2 alternative options

Bus, line 44 bus

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA
  2. Take the line 44 bus from Market St & 10th St - MBFS to Old Lancaster Rd & Gramercy Rd

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  1. Drive from Manhattan to Bala-Cynwyd

Manhattan to Bala-Cynwyd by train and bus

The journey time between Manhattan and Bala-Cynwyd is around 1h 50m and covers a distance of around 97 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 13 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 26m. Operated by Amtrak, Amtrak Acela Express, Amtrak Northeast Regional and others, the Manhattan to Bala-Cynwyd service departs from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station and arrives in City Av & Belmont Av - MBFS. Typically 179 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 36m
Layover time:
13 min
Total time:
1h 50m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 26m
Journey distance:
97 miles
Services per week:
179
Cheapest price:
$15
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
03:20
Last service departs at:
20:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Bala-Cynwyd train and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Bala-Cynwyd is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Bala-Cynwyd is to train and line 44 bus which costs $15 - $140 and takes 1h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Bala-Cynwyd. However, there are services departing from New York and arriving at City Av & Bala Av via Schuylkill Av & JFK Blvd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 40m.

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It is 86 miles from Manhattan to Bala-Cynwyd. It is approximately 101.4 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Bala-Cynwyd without a car is to train and line 44 bus which takes 1h 47m and costs $15 - $140.

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It takes approximately 1h 47m to get from Manhattan to Bala-Cynwyd, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Bala-Cynwyd bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from New York station.

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Manhattan to Bala-Cynwyd bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Philadelphia, PA - 30th St Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Bala-Cynwyd is 101 miles. It takes approximately 1h 53m to drive from Manhattan to Bala-Cynwyd.

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  • Distance: 86.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 47m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Bala-Cynwyd, PA, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from New York to Philadelphia, PA - 30th St Station hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $29 and the journey takes 2h 10m.

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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$90 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$90 - $130
Business Seat - Child
$90 - $130
First Class - Adult
$150 - $210
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$150 - $210
First Class - Child
$140 - $210
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$28 - $90
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
Bus operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from Schuylkill Av & JFK Blvd to City Av & Belmont Av - MBFS
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Website
septa.org
Seniors - 65 and over
$0
Bus from Market St & 10th St - MBFS to Old Lancaster Rd & Gramercy Rd
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Website
septa.org
Seniors - 65 and over
$0
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York to Philadelphia, PA - 30th St Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Book at
megabus.com
One way - 1 traveller
$21 - $29
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $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 New York to Philadelphia
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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