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

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Train  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Airport Terminal A Airport Line

$35 - $88

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Bus  •  4h 1m

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

$19 - $33

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Bus, line 37 bus  •  3h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA Peter Pan / ...
  2. Take the line 37 bus from Broad St & Snyder Av - MBNS to Philadelphia Airport Terminal A 37

$23 - $35

Drive  •  1h 54m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) 108.5 miles

$10 - $16

Fly  •  2h 31m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Philadelphia (PHL) LGA - PHL

$115 - $340

Towncar  •  1h 54m

  1. Take a town car from Manhattan to Philadelphia Airport 108.5 miles

$340 - $470

Manhattan to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) by train

The train journey time between Manhattan and Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is around 2h 6m and covers a distance of around 99 miles. The fastest train normally takes 1h 44m. Operated by Amtrak, Amtrak Northeast Regional and SEPTA, the Manhattan to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) train service departs from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arrives in Airport Terminal A. Typically 166 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 6m
Fastest train time:
1h 44m
Train distance:
99 miles
Trains per week:
166
Cheapest price:
$35
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
02:53
Last train departs at:
22:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) train schedules

Manhattan → Philadelphia Airport (PHL)
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 20 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is to train which costs $35 - $90 and takes 1h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Philadelphia Airport (PHL). However, there are services departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY and arriving at Philadelphia Airport Terminal A via 15th St & Market St - FS and Broad St & Snyder Av - MBNS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Philadelphia Airport (PHL). However, there are services departing from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arriving at Airport Terminal A via 30th Street Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 49m.

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It is 93 miles from Manhattan to Philadelphia Airport (PHL). It is approximately 108.5 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) without a car is to train which takes 1h 49m and costs $35 - $90.

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It takes approximately 1h 49m to get from Manhattan to Philadelphia Airport (PHL), including transfers.

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Manhattan to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY station.

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Manhattan to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is to train which takes 1h 49m and costs $35 - $90. Alternatively, you can bus and line 37 bus, which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3h 18m, you could also fly, which costs $110 - $340 and takes 2h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Philadelphia Airport (PHL).
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  • Distance: 92.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 49m

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

You can take a train from Manhattan to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) via Philadelphia and 30th Street Train Station in around 1h 49m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) via Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA, 15th St & Market St - FS, Broad St & Snyder Av, and Broad St & Snyder Av - MBNS in around 3h 18m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
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 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
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 Airport Terminal A
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
septa.org
Bus operators
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.

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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 to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from Broad St & Snyder Av - MBNS to Philadelphia Airport Terminal A
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York to Philadelphia, PA - 30th St Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Book at
megabus.com
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

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Towncar from Manhattan to Philadelphia Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$340 - $470
Private
$340 - $470

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 3m.

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Manhattan to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) bus services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Philadelphia Airport Terminal A station.

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Manhattan to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) train services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Airport Terminal A station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is 109 miles. It takes approximately 1h 54m to drive from Manhattan to Philadelphia Airport (PHL).

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

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