There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Downingtown by train, tram, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Airport Terminal A to 30th Street Station Airport Bus Substitution
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Downingtown Amtrak Keystone Service

$29 - $47

Cheapest option

Line 108 bus, line 106 bus  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the line 108 bus from Philadelphia Airport Terminal B to 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal 108
  2. Take the line 106 bus from 69th St Transportation Center North Terminal to Lancaster Av & Valley Rd - FS 106

$12 - $40

4 alternative options

Line 36 tram, train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 36 tram from Elmwood Av & Island Av - MBFS to 30th St Trolley Station 36
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Station to Downingtown Paoli/Thorndale Line / ...

$14 - $50

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Downingtown 32.8 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Downingtown 32.8 miles

$3 - $5

Towncar  •  45 min

  1. Take a town car from Philadelphia Airport to Downingtown 32.8 miles

$150 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Downingtown is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Downingtown is to taxi which costs $140 - $180 and takes 45 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Downingtown is 26 miles. The road distance is 32.8 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Downingtown, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Downingtown. However, there are services departing from Airport Terminal A and arriving at Downingtown Amtrak via Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Downingtown.
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  • Distance: 25.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 16 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia Airport (PHL), USA and Downingtown, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Downingtown via 30th Street Station and Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak in around 2 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Downingtown via 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal, 69th St Transportation Center North Terminal, Lancaster Av & Valley Rd - FS, and Paoli in around 3 h 22 min.

Train operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from Airport Terminal A to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
septa.org
Tram from Elmwood Av & Island Av - MBFS to 30th St Trolley Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
septa.org
Train from 30th Street Station to Downingtown
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
septa.org
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Downingtown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Downingtown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from Philadelphia Airport Terminal B to 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
septa.org
Bus from 69th St Transportation Center North Terminal to Lancaster Av & Valley Rd - FS
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
septa.org
Other operators
Taxi from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Downingtown
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
http://www.philapark.org/
Website
philapark.org
Freedom Taxi
Phone
+1 215-222-9999
Website
facebook.com
Phila Taxi Service
Phone
+1 267-309-2675
Website
philataxiservice.com
Philadelphia Taxicab Service
Phone
+1 215-535-6700
Website
philataxicab.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Philadelphia Airport to Downingtown
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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