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

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Fly  •  1 h 59 min

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

$131 - $431

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Shuttle  •  2 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to University of Pennsylvania

$16 - $75

5 alternative options

AirTrain, train  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$82 - $219

Bus  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from New York to Philadelphia PA

$18 - $34

Subway, bus  •  3 h 46 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  •  2 h

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to University of Pennsylvania 111.3 miles

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  2 h

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to University of Pennsylvania 111.3 miles

$16 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to University of Pennsylvania is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to University of Pennsylvania is to fly which costs $130 - $440 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to University of Pennsylvania 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 20 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and University of Pennsylvania is 89 miles. The road distance is 111.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to University of Pennsylvania without a car is to AirTrain and train which takes 2 h 20 min and costs $80 - $220.

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It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to University of Pennsylvania, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to University of Pennsylvania train services, operated by PATH, depart from Terminal 4 station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to University of Pennsylvania is to fly which takes 1 h 59 min and costs $130 - $440. Alternatively, you can AirTrain and train, which costs $80 - $220 and takes 2 h 20 min, you could also bus, which costs $17 - $35 and takes 3 h 34 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 University of Pennsylvania 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 University of Pennsylvania.
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  • Distance: 89 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 59 min

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

American Airlines flies from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to University of Pennsylvania once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to University of Pennsylvania via Jamaica, NY, Jamaica, Penn Station, New York Penn Station, and Philadelphia 30th Street Station in around 2 h 20 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
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
22 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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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
2 h
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to University of Pennsylvania
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to University of Pennsylvania
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to University of Pennsylvania is 111 miles. It takes approximately 2 h to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to University of Pennsylvania.

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

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There are 390+ hotels available in University of Pennsylvania. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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