There are 4 ways to get from Philadelphia to Central Park by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...

$81 - $206

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Bus  •  2 h 9 min

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

$14 - $38

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Central Park 99.3 miles

$9 - $15

Fly, subway  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 7 Av

$135 - $470

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The distance between Philadelphia and Central Park is 86 miles. The road distance is 99.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Central Park without a car is to train which takes 1 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Philadelphia to Central Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Central Park is to train which takes 1 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Central Park is 99 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to drive from Philadelphia to Central Park.

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

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There are 1780+ hotels available in Central Park. Prices start at $116 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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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Central Park.
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  • Distance: 85.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 32 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Philadelphia to Central Park every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $75 - $210 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Philadelphia to Central Park hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h 49 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
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
Bus operators
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.

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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
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
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
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gotobus.com

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