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There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to Penn's Landing by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  1h 17m

  1. Take the train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Philadelphia Acela / ...

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Bus  •  2h

  1. Take the bus from New York to Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St NY - Philadelphia

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Bus via 86 St  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA Peter Pan / ...

Drive  •  1h 43m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Penn's Landing 97.8 miles

Train, fly, subway  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Philadelphia (PHL) EWR - PHL
  3. Take the subway from 30th St Station - MFL to 2nd St Station - MFL

Manhattan to Penn's Landing by train and subway

The journey time between Manhattan and Penn's Landing is around 1h 17m and covers a distance of around 93 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 4 min. Operated by Amtrak Acela, Amtrak, Amtrak Northeast Regional and others, the Manhattan to Penn's Landing service departs from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station and arrives in 2nd St Station - MFL. Typically 364 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

364 Weekly Services
1h 17m Average Duration
$16 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Penn's Landing is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Penn's Landing is to train which costs $16 - $140 and takes 1h 17m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York and arriving at Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan station to Penn's Landing station. However, there are services departing from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station and arriving at 2nd St Station - MFL via 30th St Station - MFL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 17m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Penn's Landing is 85 miles. The road distance is 97.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Penn's Landing without a car is to train which takes 1h 17m and costs $16 - $140.

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It takes approximately 1h 17m to get from Manhattan to Penn's Landing, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Penn's Landing bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from New York station.

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Manhattan to Penn's Landing train services, operated by Amtrak Acela, depart from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Penn's Landing is to train which takes 1h 17m and costs $16 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $15 - $29 and takes 2h.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Penn's Landing.
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  • Distance: 85.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 17m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Penn's Landing, PA, USA?

Amtrak Acela operates a train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Philadelphia hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $140 and the journey takes 1h 6m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from New York to Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $29 and the journey takes 2h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Philadelphia
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 NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
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 NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Amtrak
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
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 New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Subway from 30th St Station - MFL to 2nd St Station - MFL
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Website
septa.org
65 and over
$1
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Email
inquiries@megabus.com
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York to Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Book at
megabus.com
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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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 46 min.

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Manhattan to Penn's Landing bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St station.

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Manhattan to Penn's Landing train services, operated by Amtrak Acela, arrive at Philadelphia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Penn's Landing is 98 miles. It takes approximately 1h 43m to drive from Manhattan to Penn's Landing.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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