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There are 7 ways to get from Pennsylvania Station to Chester by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  2h 7m

  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 Chester Wilmington/Newark Line

$34 - $140

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Bus  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Philadelphia PA

$17 - $33

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Bus, line 37 bus  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the bus from New York 31st St. to Philadelphia
  2. Take the line 37 bus from Broad St & Snyder Av - MBNS to 3rd St & Madison St 37

$26

Drive  •  1h 57m

  1. Drive from Pennsylvania Station to Chester 112.5 miles

$11 - $16

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the subway from 34 St - Penn Station to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Philadelphia (PHL) LGA - PHL

$128 - $463

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  3h 49m

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Philadelphia (PHL) JFK - PHL

$132 - $444

Bus to Newburgh, fly  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Stewart International Airport
  2. Fly from Newburgh (SWF) to Philadelphia (PHL) SWF - PHL

$142 - $779

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The cheapest way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Chester is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 1h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Chester is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 1h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pennsylvania Station to Chester. However, there are services departing from New York 31st St. and arriving at 3rd St & Madison St via 15th St & Market St and Broad St & Snyder Av - MBNS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Pennsylvania Station station to Chester. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Chester via 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 7m.

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The distance between Pennsylvania Station and Chester is 96 miles. The road distance is 112.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Chester without a car is to train which takes 2h 7m and costs $30 - $140.

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It takes approximately 2h 7m to get from Pennsylvania Station to Chester, including transfers.

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Pennsylvania Station to Chester bus services, operated by Focus, depart from New York 31st St. station.

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Pennsylvania Station to Chester train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Chester is to train which takes 2h 7m and costs $30 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $17 - $35 and takes 3h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Pennsylvania Station to Chester.
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  • Distance: 95.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 7m

What companies run services between Pennsylvania Station, NY, USA and Chester, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Pennsylvania Station to Chester via Philadelphia 30th Street Station and 30th Street Station in around 2h 7m. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Pennsylvania Station to Chester hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $25 and the journey takes 2h 10m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from Newburgh to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $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.

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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$95 - $140
First Class
$110 - $230
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York 31st St. to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Book at
gotobus.com
SEPTA
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Stewart International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Book at
Coach USA

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 6m.

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Pennsylvania Station to Chester bus services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at 3rd St & Madison St station.

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Pennsylvania Station to Chester train services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Chester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pennsylvania Station to Chester is 112 miles. It takes approximately 1h 57m to drive from Pennsylvania Station to Chester.

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

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There are 469+ hotels available in Chester. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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