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

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 28 min

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

$89 - $218

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to New York - 133 E. Broadway
  2. Take the bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Babylon LIRR Station n72

$21

6 alternative options

Bus, line 3506 bus  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny
  2. Take the line 3506 bus from New York, Ny to Hempstead, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Babylon LIRR Station n72

$25 - $59

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Islip 141.7 miles

$13 - $20

Fly Philadelphia to Islip, bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Islip (ISP) PHL - ISP
  2. Take the bus from Lincoln Avenue to Islip Town Hall

$292 - $1,612

Fly Philadelphia to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 43 min

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

$141 - $455

Fly Philadelphia to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 14 min

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

$139 - $479

Train to Baltimore, fly to Islip  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Islip (ISP) BWI - ISP

$237 - $653

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 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 56 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 JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Islip
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
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 Jamaica to Islip
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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
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
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Lincoln Avenue to Islip Town Hall
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and Islip is 187 km. The road distance is 227 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Islip. 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 56 min.

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