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There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia to El Yunque National Forest by plane, train or bus

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

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Fly from Philadelphia  •  7h 50m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to San Juan (SJU) PHL - SJU

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Train to Newark, fly  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Newark Liberty International Airport
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to San Juan (SJU) EWR - SJU

4 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  8h 51m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to San Juan (SJU) BWI - SJU

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  9h 9m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to San Juan (SJU) JFK - SJU

Bus to Atlantic City, fly  •  9h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Lindenwold Patco to US-30 at APPLE WAY
  2. Fly from Atlantic City (ACY) to San Juan (SJU) ACY - SJU

Train to Reagan Washington, fly  •  9h 36m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to San Juan (SJU) DCA - SJU

Philadelphia (PHL) to San Juan (SJU) flights

The flight time between Philadelphia (PHL) and San Juan (SJU) is around 6h 37m and covers a distance of around 2544 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 24m. The fastest flight normally takes 3h 45m. Services are operated by JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines, American Airlines and others. Typically 138 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
5h 13m
Layover time:
1h 24m
Total time:
6h 37m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
3h 45m
Flight distance:
2544 km
Flights per week:
138
Cheapest price:
$161
Carbon emissions:
515 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
05:32
Last flight departs at:
23:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Philadelphia (PHL) to San Juan (SJU) flight schedules

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to El Yunque National Forest is to train and fly which costs $170 - $360 and takes 8h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to El Yunque National Forest is to fly which costs $190 - $800 and takes 7h 50m.

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It is approximately 2569 km to get from Philadelphia to El Yunque National Forest.

It takes approximately 7h 50m to get from Philadelphia to El Yunque National Forest, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to San Juan Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 45m.

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JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to San Juan Airport.

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There are 40+ hotels available in El Yunque National Forest. Prices start at $100 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 $0 - $7.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to El Yunque National Forest.
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  • Distance: 2568.7 km
  • Duration: 7h 50m

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico?

JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines and six other airlines fly from Philadelphia to El Yunque National Forest hourly.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to San Juan via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to San Juan
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Baltimore to San Juan via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to San Juan via Tampa
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to San Juan via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Juan via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Juan via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Juan via Tampa
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Philadelphia to San Juan
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to San Juan
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Newark to San Juan via Punta Cana
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Newark to San Juan via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from New York JFK to San Juan
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,500
Flights from New York JFK to San Juan via Punta Cana
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,500
Flights from New York JFK to San Juan via Boston
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,500
Flights from New York JFK to San Juan via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,500
Flights from New York JFK to San Juan via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,500
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Juan
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Juan via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to San Juan
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,800
Flights from Philadelphia to San Juan via Miami
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,800
Flights from Newark to San Juan via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Newark to San Juan via Miami
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to San Juan via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to San Juan via Miami
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Juan via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Juan via Miami
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Philadelphia to San Juan
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $2,100
Flights from Philadelphia to San Juan via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $2,100
Flights from Newark to San Juan
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Newark to San Juan via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Newark to San Juan via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Baltimore to San Juan
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Atlantic City to San Juan
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Atlantic City to San Juan via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Atlantic City to San Juan via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to San Juan via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $470
Flights from Baltimore to San Juan via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to San Juan
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to San Juan via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $500
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Juan via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $480
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Juan via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to San Juan via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $2,000
Flights from Newark to San Juan
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Newark to San Juan via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Juan via Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to San Juan
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to San Juan via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to San Juan via Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to San Juan via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Newark to San Juan
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$14 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$27 - $85
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
Train from Philadelphia to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$29 - $90
Business Class Seat
$50 - $130
Train from Philadelphia to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$28 - $90
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
Train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$16 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $100
Business Class Seat
$55 - $140
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Philadelphia to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Philadelphia to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$23 - $75
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$40 - $130
Business Seat - Adult
$45 - $150
First Class - Child 2-12
$70 - $130
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$130 - $230
First Class - Adult
$140 - $250
Train from Philadelphia to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$22 - $70
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$35 - $120
Business Seat - Adult
$40 - $140
First Class - Child 2-12
$65 - $120
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$120 - $210
First Class - Adult
$140 - $230
Train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $170
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$27 - $85
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$45 - $160
Business Seat - Adult
$50 - $170
First Class - Child 2-12
$80 - $140
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$140 - $260
First Class - Adult
$160 - $280
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Lindenwold Patco to US-30 at APPLE WAY
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$3 - $5

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