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There are 7 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 min

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

$14 - $16

Cheapest option

Line 108 bus, line 106 bus  •  2 h 55 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

$12 - $40

5 alternative options

Train Amtrak  •  2 h 11 min

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

$29 - $47

Line 108 bus, train  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 108 bus from Philadelphia Airport Terminal B to 69th St Transportation Center South Terminal 108
  2. Take the train from Overbrook to Downingtown Paoli/Thorndale Line

$12 - $14

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

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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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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 1 min.

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

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The best way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Downingtown without a car is to train which takes 2 h 1 min and costs $13 - $16.

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It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Downingtown, including transfers.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Downingtown train services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at 30th Street Station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Downingtown is to train which takes 2 h 1 min and costs $13 - $16. Alternatively, you can line 108 bus and line 106 bus, which costs $11 - $45 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Downingtown train services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Downingtown station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Downingtown is 33 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Downingtown.

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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 1 min

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

SEPTA operates a train from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Downingtown hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $9 and the journey takes 59 min. 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 2 h 55 min.

Train operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from 30th Street Station to Downingtown
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
septa.org
Train from Airport Terminal A to University City
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
septa.org
Train from Overbrook to Downingtown
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
septa.org
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 30th Street Station 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 South Terminal
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
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
Website
septa.org
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from Philadelphia Airport to Downingtown
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Private
$150 - $210
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

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