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

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Train  •  1h 36m

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

$82 - $209

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Bus  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Peter Pan

$15 - $30

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Bus, subway  •  2h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to New York
  2. Take the subway from East Broadway to Sutphin Blvd F

$23

Drive  •  1h 56m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Jamaica 108.7 miles

$10 - $16

Fly to New York La Guardia, subway  •  3h 10m

  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  •  2h 46m

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

$132 - $442

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

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Jamaica is to train which costs $80 - $210 and takes 1h 36m.

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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 1h 36m.

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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 1h 36m and costs $80 - $210.

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It takes approximately 1h 36m to get from Philadelphia to Jamaica, including transfers.

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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 1h 36m and costs $80 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $15 - $35 and takes 2h 29m, you could also fly, which costs $130 - $450 and takes 2h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 58m.

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Philadelphia to Jamaica train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Jamaica.
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  • Distance: 88.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 36m

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Philadelphia to Jamaica every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $75 - $210 and the journey takes 1h 10m. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Philadelphia to Jamaica every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $25 and the journey takes 1h 50m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Philadelphia to New York
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
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gotobus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Jamaica is 109 miles. It takes approximately 1h 56m to drive from Philadelphia to Jamaica.

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

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There are 1983+ hotels available in Jamaica. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs $7.

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