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There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia to Fire Island by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Babylon Babylon / ...

$89 - $218

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Bus, train  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St to New York
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Babylon Babylon / ...

$22 - $40

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Drive  •  2h 29m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Islip 141.7 miles

$13 - $20

Fly to Islip  •  3h 23m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Islip (ISP) PHL - ISP

$289 - $1,609

Fly to New York La Guardia, subway, train  •  4h 57m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport
  3. Take the train from Jamaica to Islip

$140 - $479

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  4h 33m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York JFK (JFK) PHL - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Islip

$140 - $454

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

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

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The distance between Philadelphia and Fire Island is 118 miles. The road distance is 141.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Fire Island without a car is to train which takes 3h 33m and costs $85 - $220.

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It takes approximately 3h 33m to get from Philadelphia to Fire Island, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Fire Island is to train which takes 3h 33m and costs $85 - $220. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $280 - $1,700 and takes 3h 23m.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Islip Airport is the direct flight which takes 59m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Fire Island is 142 miles. It takes approximately 2h 29m to drive from Philadelphia to Fire Island.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Islip Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Fire Island. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Fire Island.
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  • Distance: 118.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 33m

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 3h 33m. Alternatively, American Airlines flies from Philadelphia to Sayville twice daily.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Islip
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Babylon
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
LIRR
Train from Jamaica to Islip
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
LIRR
Bus operators

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs $7.

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