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

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Fly  •  1 h 53 min

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

$131 - $431

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Shuttle  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to Philadelphia

$16 - $75

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Train  •  2 h 1 min

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

$82 - $219

Bus  •  2 h 59 min

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

$18 - $34

Subway, bus  •  3 h 20 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

$17 - $31

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Philadelphia 109.1 miles

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Philadelphia 109.1 miles

$16 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Philadelphia is to fly which costs $130 - $440 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Philadelphia 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 1 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Philadelphia is 88 miles. The road distance is 109.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Philadelphia without a car is to train which takes 2 h 1 min and costs $80 - $220.

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It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia is to fly which takes 1 h 53 min and costs $130 - $440. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $80 - $220 and takes 2 h 1 min, you could also bus, which costs $17 - $35 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 87.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 53 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

American Airlines flies from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Philadelphia once daily. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Philadelphia every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $75 - $210 and the journey takes 1 h 8 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
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
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Philadelphia
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Philadelphia
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Philadelphia is 109 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Philadelphia.

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

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There are 412+ hotels available in Philadelphia. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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