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

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Train  •  2 h 11 min

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

$82 - $219

Cheapest option

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 22 min

  1. Take the bus from New York to Philadelphia PA

$18 - $34

Subway, bus  •  3 h 33 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

$22 - $38

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 40 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 shuttle which costs $16 - $75 and takes 1 h 59 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 2 h 11 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 2 h 11 min and costs $80 - $220.

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 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 Long Island Rail Road, depart from Jamaica 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 2 h 11 min and costs $80 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $17 - $35 and takes 3 h 22 min, you could also fly, which costs $130 - $440 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 17 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: 2 h 11 min

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

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to 30th Street Station via Jamaica, NY, Jamaica, Penn Station, and New York Penn Station in around 2 h 11 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 1 h 55 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to 30th Street Station
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to 30th Street Station
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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