There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia to Fairfield by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 3 min

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

$98 - $255

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Bus  •  4 h 55 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 Bridgeport, Ct 3464 / ...

$27 - $77

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 43 min

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

$35 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Fairfield 145.7 miles

$14 - $21

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 51 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 Haven, train  •  4 h 51 min

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

$147 - $783

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to Fairfield. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station and arriving at Fairfield via Stamford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 3 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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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Fairfield without a car is to train which takes 3 h 3 min and costs .

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

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Philadelphia to Fairfield 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 Fairfield is to train which takes 3 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 55 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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Philadelphia to Fairfield train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Stamford Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Fairfield is 146 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to drive from Philadelphia to Fairfield.

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

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  • Distance: 130 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 3 min

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 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Fairfield via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, Bridgeport, Ct, and Bridgeport in around 4 h 55 min.

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
Flights from Philadelphia to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $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 Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $240
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
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
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.

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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
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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There are 43+ hotels available in Fairfield. Prices start at $89 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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