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There are 3 ways to get from New York to Pennsylvania by train, bus or car

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  1. Take the train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Philadelphia

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Bus

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

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  1. Drive from New York to Philadelphia

New York to Pennsylvania by train and tram

376 Weekly Services
1h 11m Average Duration
$16 Cheapest Price
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New York → Pennsylvania
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The cheapest way to get from New York to Pennsylvania is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 1h 42m.

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The fastest way to get from New York to Pennsylvania is to train which takes 1h 11m and costs $16 - $140.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York and arriving at Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to Pennsylvania station. However, there are services departing from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station and arriving at 15th St Trolley Station via 30th St Trolley Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 11m.

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The distance between New York and Pennsylvania is 197 miles. The road distance is 94.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Pennsylvania without a car is to train which takes 1h 11m and costs $16 - $140.

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It takes approximately 1h 11m to get from New York to Pennsylvania, including transfers.

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New York to Pennsylvania bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from New York station.

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New York to Pennsylvania train services, operated by Amtrak Acela, depart from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Pennsylvania is to train which takes 1h 11m and costs $16 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $15 - $29 and takes 2h.

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Map of how to get from New York to Pennsylvania.
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  • Distance: 196.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 11m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Pennsylvania, USA?

Amtrak Acela operates a train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Philadelphia hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $140 and the journey takes 1h 6m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from New York to Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $29 and the journey takes 2h. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela

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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$22 - $70
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$35 - $120
Business Seat - Adult
$40 - $140
First Class - Child 2-12
$65 - $120
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$120 - $210
First Class - Adult
$140 - $230
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
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
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$28 - $90
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Email
inquiries@megabus.com
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York to Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $29
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megabus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Philadelphia Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 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 Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50

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New York to Pennsylvania bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St station.

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New York to Pennsylvania train services, operated by Amtrak Acela, arrive at Philadelphia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Pennsylvania is 95 miles. It takes approximately 1h 42m to drive from New York to Pennsylvania.

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