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There are 5 ways to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Kensington by train, subway, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Train, subway  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Airport Terminal A to 30th Street Station Airport Line
  2. Take the subway from Drexel Station at 30th Street to York-Dauphin Mfl

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Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Kensington 12.8 miles

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Kensington 12.8 miles

Towncar  •  18 min

  1. Take a town car from Philadelphia Airport to Kensington 12.8 miles

Shuttle  •  18 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Philadelphia Airport to Kensington

Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Kensington by train and subway

The journey time between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Kensington is around 38 min and covers a distance of around 13 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 4 min. Operated by SEPTA, the Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Kensington service departs from Airport Terminal A and arrives in York-Dauphin. Typically 237 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

237 Weekly Services
38 min Average Duration
$10 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Kensington is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 18 min.

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The fastest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Kensington is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs $55 - $70.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Kensington. However, there are services departing from Airport Terminal A and arriving at York-Dauphin via Drexel Station at 30th Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Kensington is 10 miles. The road distance is 12.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Kensington without a car is to train and subway which takes 38 min and costs $9 - $12.

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It takes approximately 38 min to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Kensington, including transfers.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Kensington train services, operated by SEPTA, depart from Airport Terminal A station.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Kensington train services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at York-Dauphin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Kensington is 13 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Kensington.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Kensington.
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  • Distance: 9.9 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

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

There is no direct connection from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Kensington. However, you can take the train to 30th Street Station, take the walk to Drexel Station at 30th Street, then take the subway to York-Dauphin. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Kensington.

Train operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from Airport Terminal A to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
http://www.septa.org/
Schedules at
https://www5.septa.org/travel/routes/
Subway from Drexel Station at 30th Street to York-Dauphin
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
http://www.septa.org/
Schedules at
https://www5.septa.org/travel/routes/
Bus operators
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from Philadelphia Airport to Kensington
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Shuttle
$40 - $60
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from Philadelphia Airport to Kensington
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Private
$100 - $150
Taxi from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Kensington
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Philadelphia Taxicab Service
Phone
+1 215-535-6700
Website
philataxicab.com
Phila Taxi Service
Phone
+1 267-309-2675
Website
philataxiservice.com
http://www.philapark.org/
Website
philapark.org
Freedom Taxi
Phone
+1 215-222-9999
Website
facebook.com

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