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There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Philadelphia by plane, train, bus, subway, car or towncar

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Fly

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

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Bus

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

Train

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia

Subway, bus

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

Drive

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

Towncar

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

New York JFK (JFK) to Philadelphia (PHL) flights

The flight time between New York JFK (JFK) and Philadelphia (PHL) is around 1h 7m and covers a distance of around 94 miles. The fastest flight normally takes 1h 7m. Services are operated by American Airlines. Typically seven flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Flight route information

Average flight journey time:
1h 7m
Fastest flight journey time:
1h 7m
Flight distance:
94 miles
Flights per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$118
Carbon emissions:
49 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
07:29
Last flight departs at:
07:29

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York JFK (JFK) to Philadelphia (PHL) flight schedules

New York JFK Airport (JFK) → Philadelphia
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800-232-4636

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Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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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 is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Philadelphia is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Philadelphia 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: 22 Sep 2021
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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 2h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Philadelphia is to fly which costs $110 - $410 and takes 2h.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Philadelphia via Jamaica and Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 10m.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Philadelphia is 88 miles. The road distance is 109.2 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 2h 10m and costs $26 - $160.

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It takes approximately 2h 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, depart from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Philadelphia is to fly which takes 2h and costs $110 - $410. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $26 - $160 and takes 2h 10m, you could also bus, which costs $24 - $50 and takes 3h 18m.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 7m.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Philadelphia 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: 2h

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 operates a train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 1h 19m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
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 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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$90 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$90 - $130
Business Seat - Child
$90 - $130
First Class - Adult
$150 - $210
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$150 - $210
First Class - Child
$140 - $210
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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$28 - $90
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Howard Beach-JFK Airport to 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
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
One way - 1 traveller
$21 - $29
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
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 New York JFK Airport to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$380 - $550
Private
$380 - $550

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