How to get from Philadelphia to Fire Island

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Acela Express / ...
  2. Babylon / ...

$89 - $218

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. n72

$21 - $35

5 alternative options

Bus, line 3506 bus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. n72

$25 - $73

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. 141.7 miles

$13 - $20

Fly to Islip  •  3 h 45 min

  1. PHL - ISP

$290 - $1,610

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. PHL - LGA

$140 - $479

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. PHL - JFK

$141 - $454

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Fire Island, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Islip via New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Babylon, and Babylon LIRR in around 3 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Islip via New York, Ny, Hempstead, Ny, Hempstead Transit Center, Babylon LIRR Station, and Babylon LIRR in around 5 h 49 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Islip
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Babylon
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Babylon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Bay Shore
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 Hempstead, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bieber Transportation Group
Nassau Inter-County Express
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Babylon LIRR Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Hempstead, NY to Babylon, NY
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and Fire Island is 188 km. The road distance is 227 km.

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Fire Island is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 29 min.

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Fire Island is to drive which takes 2 h 29 min and costs $13 - $20.

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Fire Island. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Islip Town Hall via New York, Ny, Hempstead Transit Center and Babylon LIRR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 49 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Philadelphia to Fire Island, including transfers.