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There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 30th Street Station by train, bus, subway, car, plane, towncar or shuttle

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Train  •  1 h 58 min

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

$84 - $221

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Shuttle  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to 30th Street Station

$16 - $75

5 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from New York to Philadelphia PA

$20 - $36

Subway, bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal A
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal 3213

$24 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 30th Street Station 110.3 miles

$10 - $16

Fly  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Philadelphia (PHL) JFK - PHL

$131 - $431

Towncar  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to 30th Street Station 110.3 miles

$16 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 30th Street Station is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 30th Street Station is to train which costs $80 - $230 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 30th Street Station station. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station via Jamaica and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and 30th Street Station is 88 miles. The road distance is 110.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 30th Street Station without a car is to train which takes 1 h 58 min and costs $80 - $230.

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It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 30th Street Station, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 30th Street Station train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 30th Street Station is to train which takes 1 h 58 min and costs $80 - $230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $20 - $40 and takes 3 h 35 min, you could also fly, which costs $130 - $440 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 30th Street Station train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 30th Street Station.
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  • Distance: 88.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 58 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and 30th Street Station, PA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 30th Street Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $75 - $210 and the journey takes 1 h 8 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 30th Street Station hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $25 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Train operators
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
1 h 8 min
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
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
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
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Shuttles by Jayride
Website
jayride.com
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 30th Street Station is 110 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 30th Street Station.

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American Airlines offers flights from New York JFK Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 441+ hotels available in 30th Street Station. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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