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There are 8 ways to get from Philadelphia to Islip by train, bus, car, plane or car ferry

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Train  •  3h 34m

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

$39 - $96

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Bus, train  •  4h 31m

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

$20 - $40

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Bus  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny 3200 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC to Commack LIE/Rt 495, Exit 54, Wicks Road South Park & Ride South Bound:Ithaca-Ronkonkoma / ...

$34 - $75

Drive  •  2h 32m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Islip 141.7 miles

$13 - $20

Fly to New Haven, car ferry  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New Haven (HVN) PHL - HVN
  2. Take the car ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson

$113 - $649

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  4h 48m

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

$103 - $507

Fly to Islip, bus  •  5h

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Islip (ISP) PHL - ISP
  2. Take the bus from Montauk Hwy/Railroad Ave to Islip Town Hall

$96 - $561

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  5h 35m

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

$248 - $288

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Islip is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Islip is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Islip. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at South Shore Mall via Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC and Wicks Rd/LIE S Service Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 7m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Islip is 117 miles. The road distance is 141.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Islip without a car is to train which takes 3h 34m and costs $35 - $100.

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It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from Philadelphia to Islip, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Islip is to train which takes 3h 34m and costs $35 - $100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $80 and takes 6h 7m.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New Haven Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 24m.

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Philadelphia to Islip bus services, operated by North Fork Express, arrive at Commack LIE/Rt 495, Exit 54, Wicks Road South Park & Ride station.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Islip.
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  • Distance: 116.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 34m

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Islip, 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 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Islip via New York, Ny, Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC, Commack LIE/Rt 495, Exit 54, Wicks Road South Park & Ride, and Wicks Rd/LIE S Service Rd in around 6h 7m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Philadelphia to Islip
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $310
Train operators
Amtrak

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 30th Street Train Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from 30th Street Train Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Babylon
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$9 - $13
Train from Jamaica to Islip
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$8 - $12
Train from Woodside to Babylon
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$8 - $12
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St to New York
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $25
Book at
megabus.com
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 Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC to Commack LIE/Rt 495, Exit 54, Wicks Road South Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
Book at
northforkexpress.com
Commuter fares
$15
North Fork fares
$35 - $50
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Montauk Hwy/Railroad Ave to Islip Town Hall
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Ferry operators
The Bridgeport and Port Jefferson Steamboat Company
Phone
+1 888-443-3779
Website
88844ferry.com
Car ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $85
Schedules at
88844ferry.com
Book at
buytickets.88844ferry.com
Car and driver
$59
Car and passengers
$83
Adult
$20
Senior
$17

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Islip is 142 miles. It takes approximately 2h 32m to drive from Philadelphia to Islip.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to New Haven Airport.

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There are 90+ hotels available in Islip. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs $7.

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