There are 7 ways to get from Philadelphia to Beacon by train, bus, car, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Beacon Hudson

$94 - $247

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny 3200 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Newburgh, NY 734 / ...

$31 - $83

5 alternative options

Train via Croton-Harmon Amtrak  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Croton-Harmon Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Croton-Harmon to Beacon

$109 - $262

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Beacon 154 miles

$15 - $22

Fly to Newburgh  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Newburgh (SWF) PHL - SWF

$189 - $1,112

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Beacon

$147 - $498

Fly to New York JFK, subway, train  •  5 h 19 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
  3. Take the train from Grand Central to Beacon

$150 - $476

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Beacon, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Beacon via New York Penn Station, W 32 St/7 Av, Madison Av/E 42 St, and Grand Central in around 3 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Beacon via New York, Ny, Newburgh, NY, and Newburgh - 17K Bus Terminal in around 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Newburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Beacon
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$14 - $17
Off-peak onboard
$21 - $23
Onboard
$22 - $30
At station
$19 - $23
Train from Croton-Harmon to Beacon
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $11
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $17
Onboard
$14 - $19
At station
$9 - $14
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bieber Transportation Group

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and Beacon is 200 km. The road distance is 246 km.

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Beacon is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2 h 44 min.

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Beacon is to drive which takes 2 h 44 min and costs $15 - $22.

No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia to Beacon. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Beacon via New York Penn Station and Croton-Harmon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 3 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Beacon. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Beacon Train Station via New York, Ny and Newburgh - 17K Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Philadelphia to Beacon, including transfers.