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There are 8 ways to get from Philadelphia to Finger Lakes by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Geneva, Ny 300

$126 - $295

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Scranton, Pa 7956 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Geneva, Ny 300

$61 - $124

6 alternative options

Bus Trailways New York  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Geneva, NY 300

$63 - $126

Drive  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Finger Lakes 285.1 miles

$27 - $45

Fly to Ithaca, bus  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Ithaca (ITH) PHL - ITH
  2. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Geneva, NY

$240 - $556

Fly to Rochester, bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Rochester (ROC) PHL - ROC
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Geneva, NY

$211 - $709

Fly to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) PHL - AVP
  2. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Geneva, Ny

$399 - $789

Fly to Buffalo, bus  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Buffalo (BUF) PHL - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Geneva, NY

$203 - $787

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Finger Lakes is to drive which costs $27 - $45 and takes 5 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Finger Lakes is to fly and bus which costs $240 - $600 and takes 4 h 54 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Finger Lakes is 222 miles. The road distance is 285.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Finger Lakes without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 26 min and costs $120 - $300.

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It takes approximately 8 h 26 min to get from Philadelphia to Finger Lakes, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Ithaca Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 7 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Finger Lakes is 285 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to drive from Philadelphia to Finger Lakes.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Ithaca Airport.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Finger Lakes. Prices start at $74 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 $7.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Finger Lakes.
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  • Distance: 221.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 26 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Finger Lakes, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to Finger Lakes via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and Geneva, NY in around 8 h 42 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Newark, Nj to Geneva, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from New York, Ny to Geneva, Ny
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Scranton, Pa to Geneva, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Geneva, Ny
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Bus from Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
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 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Geneva, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Geneva, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Geneva, NY
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Scranton
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com

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