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

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Train  •  1 h 37 min

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

$82 - $209

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Bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny 3200 / ...

$19 - $38

4 alternative options

Bus, line 3506 bus  •  3 h 27 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 Queens Vil, Ny 3506 / ...

$21 - $56

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Jamaica 108.7 miles

$10 - $16

Fly to New York La Guardia, subway  •  3 h 7 min

  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

$132 - $467

Fly to New York JFK  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York JFK (JFK) PHL - JFK

$130 - $440

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Jamaica is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Jamaica is to train which costs $80 - $210 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Jamaica. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal and arriving at Archer Av/Sutphin Pl via New York, Ny and Hillside Av/Springfield Bl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to Jamaica. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station and arriving at Jamaica via Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 37 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Jamaica is 88 miles. The road distance is 108.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Jamaica without a car is to train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs $80 - $210.

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Philadelphia to Jamaica, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Jamaica bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal station.

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Philadelphia to Jamaica 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 Jamaica is to train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs $80 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $18 - $40 and takes 2 h 36 min, you could also fly, which costs $130 - $440 and takes 3 h 3 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 Jamaica bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Queens Vil, Ny station.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Jamaica.
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  • Distance: 88.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Philadelphia to Jamaica hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $210 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Philadelphia to Jamaica every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $15 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h.

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
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
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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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
Bus from New York, Ny to Queens Vil, Ny
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$14 - $18
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
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