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There are 5 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Reading by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

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Train, taxi  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Downingtown Amtrak Keystone Service
  2. Take a taxi from Downingtown Amtrak to Reading

$159 - $236

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Bus  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Reading Nyc

$38 - $51

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 39m

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Reading 137.8 miles

$13 - $20

Fly from New York JFK, bus  •  6h 22m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Philadelphia (PHL) JFK - PHL
  2. Take the bus from 30th St. Station to Reading, PA

$156 - $466

Fly from New York La Guardia, bus  •  7h 45m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Philadelphia (PHL) LGA - PHL
  2. Take the bus from 30th St. Station to Reading, PA

$169 - $509

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Reading is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Reading is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2h 39m.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Reading is 115 miles. The road distance is 137.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Reading without a car is to train and taxi which takes 4h 19m and costs $150 - $240.

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It takes approximately 4h 19m to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Reading, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 17m.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Reading is 138 miles. It takes approximately 2h 39m to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Reading.

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

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There are 31+ hotels available in Reading. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to New York La Guardia Airport is to shuttle which takes 34m and costs $17.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Reading.
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  • Distance: 115.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 19m

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

Bieber Transportation Group operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Reading every 3 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 3h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from New York La Guardia to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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 Penn Station to Downingtown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Bieber Transportation Group
Phone
+1 610-683-7333
Email
tourways@biebergroup.com
Website
biebergroup.com
Bus from New York to Reading
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
Bieber Transportation Group
Bus from 30th St. Station to Reading, PA
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Bieber Transportation Group
Other operators
Taxi from Downingtown Amtrak to Reading
Ave. Duration
39m
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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