There are 4 ways to get from Philadelphia to Fort Lee by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  1 h 50 min

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

$84 - $215

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Bus, line 158 bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny 3200 / ...
  2. Take the line 158 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Main St At Martha Washington Way 156 / ...

$12 - $39

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Fort Lee 99.2 miles

$9 - $14

Fly, subway, line 158 bus  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  3. Take the line 158 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Central Ave At Bigler St

$133 - $471

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Fort Lee is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Fort Lee is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Fort Lee. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Main St At Martha Washington Way via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Fort Lee is 89 miles. The road distance is 99.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Fort Lee without a car is to train which takes 1 h 50 min and costs $80 - $220.

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It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to get from Philadelphia to Fort Lee, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Fort Lee bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia, Pa station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Fort Lee is to train which takes 1 h 50 min and costs $80 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus and line 158 bus, which costs $12 - $40 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Philadelphia to Fort Lee bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Main St At Martha Washington Way station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Fort Lee is 99 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to drive from Philadelphia to Fort Lee.

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

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Fort Lee.
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  • Distance: 88.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 50 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Fort Lee, NJ, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Philadelphia to Fort Lee hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $210 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Fort Lee via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 2 h 38 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $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 New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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 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
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
Bieber Transportation Group
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Main St At Martha Washington Way
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Central Ave At Bigler St
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com

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