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There are 5 ways to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Journal Square (Station) by train, bus, car, plane or towncar

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Train  •  1h 54m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Newark Silver Meteor / ...

$37 - $140

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Bus  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - 30th St Station to New York Philadelphia

$19 - $33

3 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 45m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Journal Square (Station) 100.7 miles

$9 - $15

Fly, train  •  2h 29m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from 33rd Street to Journal Square

$89 - $425

Towncar  •  1h 45m

  1. Take a town car from Philadelphia Airport to Journal Square (Station) 100.7 miles

$320 - $440

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Journal Square (Station) is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Journal Square (Station) is to drive which takes 1h 45m and costs $9 - $15.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Journal Square (Station). However, there are services departing from Airport Terminal A and arriving at Journal Square via Philadelphia and Newark. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 54m.

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The distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Journal Square (Station) is 87 miles. The road distance is 100.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Journal Square (Station) without a car is to train which takes 1h 54m and costs $35 - $140.

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It takes approximately 1h 54m to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Journal Square (Station), including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Journal Square (Station) is to train which takes 1h 54m and costs $35 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $18 - $35 and takes 4h 6m.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 8m.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Journal Square (Station) train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Newark station.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Journal Square (Station).
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  • Distance: 86.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 54m

What companies run services between Philadelphia Airport (PHL), USA and Journal Square (Station), NJ, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Philadelphia to Newark hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 1h 5m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Philadelphia, PA - 30th St Station to New York every 2 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $23 and the journey takes 2h 10m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $430
Train operators
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 to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Newark
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $130
First Class
$100 - $230
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 Philadelphia to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$6 - $9
Peak
$3 - $12
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from 33rd Street to Journal Square
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - 30th St Station to New York
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Book at
megabus.com
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

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Towncar from Philadelphia Airport to Journal Square (Station)
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$320 - $440
Private
$320 - $440

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Journal Square (Station) is 101 miles. It takes approximately 1h 45m to drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Journal Square (Station).

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

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There are 1039+ hotels available in Journal Square (Station). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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