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There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Niagara Falls State Park by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Buffalo, bus  •  3h 28m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Buffalo (BUF) PHL - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$140 - $522

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Train  •  12h 56m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station Empire Service

$91 - $179

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Fly to Rochester, bus  •  4h 1m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Rochester (ROC) PHL - ROC
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Niagara Falls, NY

$244 - $870

Bus via Scranton  •  13h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia 30th St Station, PA to Scranton, PA 202 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Scranton to Buffalo "Greyhound"

$94 - $129

Bus  •  13h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - 30th St Station to New York Philadelphia
  2. Take the bus from New York City to Niagara Falls 2686

Drive  •  7h 16m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Niagara Falls State Park 405.4 miles

$35 - $60

Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Niagara Falls State Park by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Niagara Falls State Park is around 14h 21m and covers a distance of around 568 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 13h 22m. Operated by SEPTA, Amtrak, Amtrak Northeast Regional and others, the Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Niagara Falls State Park service departs from Airport Terminal A and arrives in Niagara Falls State Park. Typically 13 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
14h 21m
Fastest journey time:
13h 22m
Services per week:
13
Cheapest price:
$91
Carbon emissions:
48 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:41
Last service departs at:
23:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Niagara Falls State Park train, bus and walk schedules

Philadelphia Airport (PHL) → Niagara Falls State Park
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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Niagara Falls State Park is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 7h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Niagara Falls State Park is to fly and bus which costs $140 - $550 and takes 3h 28m.

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The distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Niagara Falls State Park is 299 miles. The road distance is 405.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Niagara Falls State Park without a car is to train which takes 12h 56m and costs $90 - $180.

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It takes approximately 3h 28m to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Niagara Falls State Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Niagara Falls State Park is to train which takes 12h 56m and costs $90 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus via Scranton, which costs $90 - $130 and takes 13h 8m.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 17m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Niagara Falls State Park is 405 miles. It takes approximately 7h 16m to drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Niagara Falls State Park.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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There are 361+ hotels available in Niagara Falls State Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Niagara Falls State Park.
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  • Distance: 298.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 28m

What companies run services between Philadelphia Airport (PHL), USA and Niagara Falls State Park, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Niagara Falls State Park via 30th Street Train Station, Philadelphia, New York Moynihan Train Hall, Niagara Falls Amtrak Station, Main St & Bath Ave, and Rainbow Blvd & 1st St in around 12h 56m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Niagara Falls State Park via 30th Street Train Station, Philadelphia 30th St Station, PA, Scranton, PA, Scranton, Buffalo, North Division & Main St, and Rainbow Blvd & 1st St in around 13h 8m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
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 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 Niagara Falls Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$110 - $160
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Bus operators
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Buffalo to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from New York City to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
flixbus.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Niagara Falls, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Martz Trailways
Phone
+1 570 821-3838
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Philadelphia 30th St Station, PA to Scranton, PA
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Philadelphia to Scranton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Scranton to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $85
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

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