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There are 4 ways to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Summit by train, car, plane or towncar

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Train  •  2h 42m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from Newark Broad St to Summit Gladstone Branch / ...

$43 - $105

3 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 48m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Summit 98.1 miles

$9 - $14

Fly, train  •  3h 2m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Summit

$130 - $471

Towncar  •  1h 48m

  1. Take a town car from Philadelphia Airport to Summit 98.1 miles

$310 - $440

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Summit is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Summit is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Summit. However, there are services departing from Airport Terminal A and arriving at Summit via University City, Philadelphia 30th Street Station, Penn Station Light Rail Departure and Newark Broad St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 42m.

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The distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Summit is 75 miles. The road distance is 98.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Summit without a car is to train which takes 2h 42m and costs $40 - $110.

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It takes approximately 2h 42m to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Summit, including transfers.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Summit train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 2m.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Summit train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Summit station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Summit is 98 miles. It takes approximately 1h 48m to drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Summit.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Summit.
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  • Distance: 74.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 42m

What companies run services between Philadelphia Airport (PHL), USA and Summit, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Summit via University City, 30th Street Station, Philadelphia 30th Street Station, Newark Penn Station, Penn Station Light Rail Departure, BROAD STREET station, and Newark Broad St in around 2h 42m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Broad St to Summit
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Summit
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers
Towncar from Philadelphia Airport to Summit
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$310 - $440
Private
$310 - $440

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

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