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

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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Train  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Stamford Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$98 - $255

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  4 h 3 min

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

$26 - $41

5 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny 3200 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Bridgeport, Ct 3464 / ...

$32 - $77

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Fairfield 145.7 miles

$14 - $21

Fly to New Haven, train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New Haven (HVN) PHL - HVN
  2. Take the train from New Haven to Fairfield

$147 - $783

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 55 min

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

$145 - $495

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York JFK (JFK) PHL - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Stamford to Fairfield

$198 - $625

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Fairfield is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Fairfield is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Fairfield is 130 miles. The road distance is 145.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Philadelphia to Fairfield, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to Fairfield. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Fairfield via Stamford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 6 min.

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What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Fairfield, CT, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Philadelphia to Fairfield hourly. Tickets cost $90 - $240 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Fairfield via New York, Ny, Bridgeport, Ct, and Bridgeport in around 5 h 6 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
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 5 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 Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $240
Train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Fairfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$13 - $15
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $21
Onboard
$20 - $28
At station
$17 - $21
Train from New Haven to Fairfield
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $16
Onboard
$13 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
Train from Stamford to Fairfield
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$8 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$14 - $15
Onboard
$12 - $17
At station
$7 - $12
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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
Bus from New York, Ny to Bridgeport, Ct
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29

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