There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to Elkins Park by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Elkins Park Lansdale/Doylestown Line / ...

$36 - $96

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Bus  •  3h 12m

  1. Take the bus from 300 W 31st St, NYC to Spring Garden Station BSL FlixBus

$12 - $18

3 alternative options

Bus, line 55 bus  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Doylestown Westbound / ...
  2. Take the line 55 bus from Main St & Bridge St to Old York Rd & Church Rd - FS 55

$37 - $57

Drive  •  1h 44m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Elkins Park 95.4 miles

$9 - $14

Fly, train  •  4h 24m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Philadelphia (PHL) LGA - PHL
  2. Take the train from Penn Medicine Station to Elkins Park

$128 - $575

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Elkins Park is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Elkins Park is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Elkins Park. However, there are services departing from 300 W 31st St, NYC and arriving at Old York Rd & Church Rd via Broad St & Spring Garden St and Olney Transportation Center - onsit. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Elkins Park. However, there are services departing from 86 St and arriving at Elkins Park via New York Penn Station and 30th Street Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 30m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Elkins Park is 79 miles. The road distance is 95.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Elkins Park without a car is to train which takes 2h 30m and costs $35 - $100.

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It takes approximately 2h 30m to get from Manhattan to Elkins Park, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Elkins Park bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from 300 W 31st St, NYC station.

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Manhattan to Elkins Park train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Penn Station.

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What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Elkins Park, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Manhattan to Elkins Park via 34 St - Penn Station, New York Penn Station, and 30th Street Train Station in around 2h 30m. Alternatively, Flixbus USA operates a bus from 300 W 31st St, NYC to Spring Garden Station BSL every 3 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $13 and the journey takes 2h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Elkins Park
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
septa.org
Train from Penn Medicine Station to Elkins Park
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
septa.org
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from 300 W 31st St, NYC to Spring Garden Station BSL
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Trans-bridge Lines
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from Main St & Bridge St to Old York Rd & Church Rd - FS
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Elkins Park is to train which takes 2h 30m and costs $35 - $100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $11 - $19 and takes 3h 12m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 9m.

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Manhattan to Elkins Park bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Spring Garden Station BSL.

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Manhattan to Elkins Park train services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Elkins Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Elkins Park is 95 miles. It takes approximately 1h 44m to drive from Manhattan to Elkins Park.

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

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There are 700+ hotels available in Elkins Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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