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There are 7 ways to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Manhattan by plane, subway, train, bus, car or towncar

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Fly to New York La Guardia, subway  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to Lexington Av/63 St

$125 - $459

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Line 37 bus, line 4 bus, bus  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 37 bus from Philadelphia Airport Terminal B to Broad St & Snyder Av - MBNS 37
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Broad St & Snyder Av to Broad St & Walnut St 4
  3. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal

$16 - $30

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Fly to New York JFK, subway  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York JFK (JFK) PHL - JFK
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to 5 Av/53 St

$132 - $432

Train, line 1 subway  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Airport Terminal A to University City
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the line 1 subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 72 St 1 / ...

$85 - $220

Bus  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia PA to New York

$22 - $38

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Manhattan 109.5 miles

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take a town car from Philadelphia Airport to Manhattan 109.5 miles

$340 - $470

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Manhattan is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Manhattan is to fly and subway which costs $120 - $460 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia Airport Terminal B and arriving at New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal via Broad St & Snyder Av and Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 26 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Manhattan is 93 miles. The road distance is 109.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Manhattan without a car is to train and line 1 subway which takes 2 h 10 min and costs $85 - $220.

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It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Manhattan, including transfers.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Manhattan bus services, operated by SEPTA, depart from Philadelphia Airport Terminal B station.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Manhattan bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Manhattan is 110 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Manhattan.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 92.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia Airport (PHL), USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Manhattan via Broad St & Snyder Av - MBNS, Broad St & Snyder Av, Broad St & Walnut St, and Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal in around 3 h 26 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Train operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to Lexington Av/63 St
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to 5 Av/53 St
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 72 St
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
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 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from Philadelphia Airport Terminal B to Broad St & Snyder Av - MBNS
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
Bus from Broad St & Snyder Av to Broad St & Walnut St
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from Philadelphia Airport to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$340 - $470
Private
$340 - $470

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

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