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There are 5 ways to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Downingtown by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from New York La Guardia, train

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Philadelphia (PHL)
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Downingtown Amtrak

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Train

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

Bus to New York JFK, fly, train

  1. Take the bus from Laguardia/Terminal B to Woodside Av/61 St
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Philadelphia (PHL)
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia to Downingtown Amtrak

Train via Trenton

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center
  2. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Downingtown Amtrak

Drive

  1. Drive from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Downingtown

New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Downingtown by bus and train

The journey time between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) and Downingtown is around 3h 10m and covers a distance of around 132 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 18 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h. Operated by MTA, Long Island Rail Road and Amtrak, the New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Downingtown service departs from Laguardia/Terminal B and arrives in Downingtown Amtrak. Typically 33 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 51m
Layover time:
18 min
Total time:
3h 10m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h
Journey distance:
132 miles
Services per week:
33
Cheapest price:
$34
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:28
Last service departs at:
19:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Downingtown bus and train schedules

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Downingtown is to drive, which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Downingtown is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2h 19m.

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The distance between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) and Downingtown is 111 miles. The road distance is 134.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Downingtown without a car is to train which takes 3h 59m and costs $30 - $65.

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It takes approximately 3h 12m to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Downingtown, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Downingtown is 134 miles. It takes approximately 2h 19m to drive from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Downingtown.

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American Airlines offers flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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Map of how to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Downingtown.
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  • Distance: 110.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 12m

What companies run services between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA), USA and Downingtown, PA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Downingtown Amtrak every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2h 16m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
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 Philadelphia to Downingtown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Downingtown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Downingtown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$35 - $50
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Downingtown
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $10
Website
septa.org
65 and over
$1 - $2
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$6 - $8
Adult
$13 - $17
Bus operators
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
Bus from Laguardia/Terminal B to Woodside Av/61 St
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
mta.info
Standard Rider
$2 - $7
Seniors 65+ and disabled
$1 - $4

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