There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia to Ardmore by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Train  •  20 min

  1. Take the train from Suburban Station to Ardmore Paoli/Thorndale Line / ...

$6 - $35

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Line 44 bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the line 44 bus from JFK Blvd & 15th St to Montgomery Av & Llanfair Rd 44

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Philadelphia to Ardmore 8.5 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Ardmore 8.5 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Philadelphia to Ardmore 8.5 miles

$16 - $23

Walk  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Walk from Philadelphia to Ardmore 8.9 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Ardmore is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Ardmore is to taxi which costs $40 - $50 and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from JFK Blvd & 15th St and arriving at Montgomery Av & Llanfair Rd. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Suburban Station station and arriving at Ardmore. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Ardmore is 8 miles. The road distance is 8.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Ardmore without a car is to train which takes 20 min and costs $6 - $35.

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The train from Suburban Station to Ardmore takes 20 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Philadelphia to Ardmore bus services, operated by SEPTA, depart from JFK Blvd & 15th St station.

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Philadelphia to Ardmore train services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Suburban Station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Ardmore is to train which takes 20 min and costs $6 - $35. Alternatively, you can line 44 bus, which costs $3 and takes 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Ardmore.
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  • Distance: 7.5 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Ardmore, PA, USA?

SEPTA operates a train from Philadelphia to Ardmore hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 20 min. Amtrak also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, SEPTA operates a bus from Philadelphia to Ardmore hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 44 min.

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Ardmore Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$19 - $29
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Room
$120 - $170
Bus operators
SEPTA
Other operators
Uber Philadelphia
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Philadelphia to Ardmore
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $23
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UberPool
$16 - $23
UberX
$17 - $23
WAV
$16 - $22
UberXL
$26 - $35
Black Car Seat
$45 - $60
Black
$35 - $50
Black SUV Car Seat
$55 - $75
Black SUV
$45 - $60
Taxi from Philadelphia to Ardmore
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
http://www.philapark.org/
Website
philapark.org
Freedom Taxi
Phone
+1 215-222-9999
Website
facebook.com
Phila Taxi Service
Phone
+1 267-309-2675
Website
philataxiservice.com
Philadelphia Taxicab Service
Phone
+1 215-535-6700
Website
philataxicab.com

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Philadelphia to Ardmore bus services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Montgomery Av & Llanfair Rd station.

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Philadelphia to Ardmore train services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Ardmore station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Ardmore is 8 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Philadelphia to Ardmore.

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