There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Downingtown by train, 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

  1. Take the train from Airport Terminal A to 30th Street Station Airport Line
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Station to Downingtown Paoli/Thorndale Line

$14 - $18

Cheapest option

Line 108 bus, line 106 bus  •  3 h 20 min

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

$7 - $41

4 alternative options

Train Amtrak  •  2 h 10 min

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

$30 - $48

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

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 in around 2 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Downingtown via 69th St Transportation Center South Terminal, 69th St Transportation Center North Terminal, Lancaster Av & Valley Rd - FS, and Paoli in around 3 h 20 min.

Train operators
SEPTA
Website
septa.org
Train from Airport Terminal A to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
septa.org
Train from 30th Street Station to Downingtown
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
septa.org
Train from Airport Terminal A to University City
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
septa.org
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Downingtown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 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
Website
septa.org
Bus from Philadelphia Airport Terminal B to 69th St Transportation Center South 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
$2 - $4
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
Phila Taxi Service
Phone
+1 267-309-2675
Website
philataxiservice.com
Philadelphia Taxicab Service
Phone
+1 215-535-6700
Website
philataxicab.com
Freedom Taxi
Phone
+1 215-222-9999
Website
facebook.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Philadelphia Airport to Downingtown
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Downingtown?

The distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Downingtown is 41 km. The road distance is 52 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Downingtown?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Downingtown?

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

Is there a direct train between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Downingtown?

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 via 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h.

How long does it take to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Downingtown?

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