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There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Groton by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

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Fly to New Haven, taxi  •  1h 57m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New Haven (HVN) PHL - HVN
  2. Take a taxi from New Haven to Groton

$255 - $680

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Bus, train  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia Megabus Stop to 11 Ave & W 36 NY Ny
  2. Take the bus from 36th St & 11th Ave NY to New Haven, CT
  3. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New London

$35 - $107

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Fly to Providence, train  •  3h 49m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Providence (PVD) PHL - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence to New London

$113 - $299

Fly to Boston, train  •  4h

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Boston (BOS) PHL - BOS
  2. Take the train from Boston to New London

$70 - $280

Train  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New London Northeast Regional / ...

$64 - $187

Drive  •  4h 13m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Groton 227.5 miles

$22 - $35

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The most affordable way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Groton is to drive, which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Groton is to fly and taxi which costs $250 - $700 and takes 1h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Groton. However, there are services departing from Airport Terminal A and arriving at New London via Philadelphia and New York Moynihan Train Hall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 44m.

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The distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Groton is 196 miles. The road distance is 227.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Groton without a car is to train which takes 5h 44m and costs $60 - $190.

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It takes approximately 1h 57m to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Groton, including transfers.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Groton train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Philadelphia station.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New Haven Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 3m.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Groton train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at New London station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Groton is 227 miles. It takes approximately 4h 13m to drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Groton.

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  • Distance: 196.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 57m

What companies run services between Philadelphia Airport (PHL), USA and Groton, CT, USA?

You can take a train from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Groton via 30th Street Train Station, Philadelphia, and New York Moynihan Train Hall in around 5h 44m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston via Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$20 - $330
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence to New London
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $75
Business Class Seat
$60 - $120
Train from Boston to New London
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $90
Business Class Seat
$70 - $130
Train from Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New London
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $95
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
Train from New Haven Union Station to New London
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$60 - $110
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 Providence to New London
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
Train from Boston to New London
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New London
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Train from New Haven Union Station to New London
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Shore Line East
Website
shorelineeast.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to New London
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia Megabus Stop to 11 Ave & W 36 NY
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from 36th St & 11th Ave NY to New Haven, CT
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
boltbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from New Haven to Groton
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 203-334-2121
Norwalk Taxi & Car Service
Phone
+1 203-855-1764
Website
norwalktaxi.com

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