There are 5 ways to get from Philadelphia to Garden City by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 2 min

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

$84 - $212

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines, line 3506 bus  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal York
  2. Take the line 3506 bus from New York, Ny to Hempstead, Ny 3506 / ...

$23 - $53

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Bus, line 3506 bus via Philadelphia, Pa  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny 3200 / ...
  2. Take the line 3506 bus from New York, Ny to Hempstead, Ny 3506 / ...

$28 - $57

Drive  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Garden City 119.6 miles

$11 - $17

Fly, train  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Mineola

$137 - $474

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Garden City is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Garden City is to train which costs $80 - $220 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Garden City. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal and arriving at Franklin Ave + 7th St via New York, Ny and Main St at Nassau County District C. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to Garden City. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station and arriving at Mineola via Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Garden City is 97 miles. The road distance is 119.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Garden City without a car is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs $80 - $220.

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It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to get from Philadelphia to Garden City, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Garden City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia, Pa station.

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Philadelphia to Garden City 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 Garden City is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs $80 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus and line 3506 bus, which costs $23 - $55 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Garden City.
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  • Distance: 97.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 2 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Garden City, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Garden City via New York Penn Station and Penn Station in around 2 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Garden City via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, Hempstead, Ny, and Main St at Nassau County District C in around 3 h 37 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
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Mineola
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Mineola
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
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
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 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
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

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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 Garden City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Hempstead, Ny station.

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Philadelphia to Garden City train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Mineola station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Garden City is 120 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to drive from Philadelphia to Garden City.

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

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There are 200+ hotels available in Garden City. Prices start at $110 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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