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There are 5 ways to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Paoli by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 27m

  1. Take the train from Airport Terminal A to 30th Street Train Station Airport Line
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Paoli Paoli/Thorndale Line / ...

$12 - $42

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Line 108 bus, line 106 bus  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the line 108 bus from Philadelphia Airport Terminal B to 69th St Transportation Center South Terminal 108
  2. Take the line 106 bus from 69th St Transportation Center North Terminal to Lancaster Av & Valley Rd - FS 106

$6

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Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Paoli 22.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Paoli 22.8 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  31 min

  1. Take a town car from Philadelphia Airport to Paoli 22.8 miles

$120 - $180

Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Paoli by train

The train journey time between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Paoli is around 1h 27m and covers a distance of around 27 miles. The fastest train normally takes 46 min. Operated by SEPTA and Amtrak, the Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Paoli train service departs from Airport Terminal A and arrives in Paoli. Typically 168 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 27m
Fastest train time:
46 min
Trains per week:
168
Cheapest price:
$12
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:11
Last train departs at:
23:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Paoli train schedules

Philadelphia Airport (PHL) → Paoli
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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Paoli is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Paoli is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Paoli. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia Airport Terminal B and arriving at Lancaster Av & Valley Rd - FS via 69th St Transportation Center North Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Paoli. However, there are services departing from Airport Terminal A and arriving at Paoli via 30th Street Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 27m.

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The distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Paoli is 17 miles. The road distance is 22.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Paoli without a car is to train which takes 1h 27m and costs $11 - $45.

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It takes approximately 1h 27m to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Paoli, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Paoli is to train which takes 1h 27m and costs $11 - $45. Alternatively, you can line 108 bus and line 106 bus, which costs $6 and takes 2h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Paoli.
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  • Distance: 17 miles
  • Duration: 1h 27m

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

You can take a train from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Paoli via 30th Street Train Station in around 1h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Paoli via 69th St Transportation Center South Terminal and 69th St Transportation Center North Terminal in around 2h 40m.

Train operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from Airport Terminal A to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
septa.org
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Paoli
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
septa.org
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 Paoli Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Business Seat
$26 - $40
Bus operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from Philadelphia Airport Terminal B to 69th St Transportation Center South Terminal
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
Bus from 69th St Transportation Center North Terminal to Lancaster Av & Valley Rd - FS
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
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 Paoli
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Private
$120 - $180
Taxi from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Paoli
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Paoli bus services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Lancaster Av & Valley Rd - FS station.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Paoli train services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Paoli station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Paoli is 23 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Paoli.

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