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There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Chester by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, line 104 bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the line 104 bus from 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal to Chestnut St & Darlington St 104

$92 - $231

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Bus, line 104 bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal Nyc / ...
  2. Take the line 104 bus from 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal to Chestnut St & Darlington St 104

$27 - $53

5 alternative options

Train, line 92 bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Paoli Amtrak Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the line 92 bus from Lancaster Av & Valley Rd - FS to West Chester Transportation Center 92

$42 - $84

Train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Station to Malvern Paoli/Thorndale Line

$93 - $233

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Chester 136.7 miles

$13 - $20

Fly from New York JFK, line 104 bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Philadelphia (PHL) JFK - PHL
  2. Take the line 104 bus from 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal to Chestnut St & Darlington St

$130 - $430

Fly from New York La Guardia, line 104 bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Philadelphia (PHL) LGA - PHL
  2. Take the line 104 bus from 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal to Chestnut St & Darlington St

$143 - $473

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The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Chester is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Chester is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and West Chester is 108 miles. The road distance is 136.7 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Chester without a car is to train and line 104 bus which takes 3 h 35 min and costs $90 - $240.

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Chester, including transfers.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Chester is to train which takes 4 h 46 min and costs $90 - $240. Alternatively, you can bus and line 104 bus, which costs $27 - $55 and takes 5 h 8 min.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Chester is 137 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Chester.

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

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There are 99+ hotels available in West Chester. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Chester.
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  • Distance: 107.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

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

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Chester via Jamaica, NY, Jamaica, Penn Station, New York Penn Station, Philadelphia 30th Street Station, 30th Street Station, Malvern, and King St & Warren Av in around 4 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Chester via Howard Beach, NY, Howard Beach - JFK Airport, 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal, 11th St Station - MFL, 69th St Transportation Center - MFL EB, and 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal in around 5 h 8 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from New York La Guardia to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Paoli Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal to Chestnut St & Darlington St
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
Bus from Lancaster Av & Valley Rd - FS to West Chester Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
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
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bieber Transportation Group
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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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 34 min and costs $17.

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