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

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Train  •  3 h 29 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

$95 - $236

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to New York - 133 E. Broadway
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Beacon Hudson

$27 - $43

5 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny 3200 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ridgewood, NJ - Park and Ride to Newburgh, NY 734 / ...

$43 - $113

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Beacon 154 miles

$15 - $22

Fly to Newburgh  •  4 h 13 min

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

$188 - $1,111

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 9 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

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 14 min

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

$152 - $480

Questions & Answers

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

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

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

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It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Philadelphia to Beacon, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Beacon station. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Beacon Train Station via NEW YORK, NY (PABT), Ridgewood, NJ - Park and Ride and Newburgh - 17K Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 28 min.

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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, Times Sq - 42 St, Grand Central - 42 St, and Grand Central in around 3 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Beacon via New York, Ny, NEW YORK, NY (PABT), Ridgewood, NJ - (Park and Ride, Rt. 17), Ridgewood, NJ - Park and Ride, Newburgh, NY, and Newburgh - 17K Bus Terminal in around 5 h 28 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Newburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
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
Hourly
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
Bus operators
HGT Bus
Website
hgtbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia to New York - 133 E. Broadway
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Greyhound USA
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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
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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