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

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Train  •  3 h 24 min

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

$94 - $253

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Bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal 3200 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Fishkill, NY 708 / ...

$34 - $66

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Train via Croton-Harmon Amtrak  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station 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

Bus, train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to New York 31st St.
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Beacon Hudson

$36 - $57

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Beacon 154 miles

$15 - $22

Fly to Newburgh  •  4 h 3 min

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

$188 - $1,111

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

$146 - $497

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Beacon. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal and arriving at Beacon - Beacon Post Office via New York, Ny and Fishkill - Walmart. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to Beacon. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station and arriving at Beacon via New York Penn Station and Croton-Harmon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 49 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Beacon is 125 miles. The road distance is 154 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Beacon without a car is to train which takes 3 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Philadelphia to Beacon, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Beacon bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal station.

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Philadelphia to Beacon train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Beacon is to train which takes 3 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 52 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 3 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Newburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Philadelphia to Beacon bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Fishkill, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Beacon.
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  • Distance: 124.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

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 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Beacon via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, Fishkill, NY, and Fishkill - Walmart in around 5 h 52 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Newburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 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)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Beacon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 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
35 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
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 New York Penn Station to Croton-Harmon Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Croton-Harmon
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $30
Economy
$25 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $60
Business
$30 - $50
Business Plus/Sleeper
$60 - $90
Bus operators
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Philadelphia to New York 31st St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Book at
gotobus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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Philadelphia to Beacon train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at Beacon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Beacon is 154 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to drive from Philadelphia to Beacon.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Newburgh Airport.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Beacon. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs .

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