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There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia to Long Island by train, bus, car, plane or car ferry

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Train  •  3 h 45 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 Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma

$91 - $221

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Bus  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to New York 31st St.
  2. Take the bus from 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St to Airport Connection - EB Eastbound

$42 - $82

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Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Centereach 152.2 miles

$14 - $22

Fly to New Haven, carferry  •  5 h 29 min

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

$156 - $843

Fly to Islip  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Islip (ISP) PHL - ISP

$289 - $1,609

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 56 min

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

$141 - $481

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Long Island is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Long Island is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Long Island. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia and arriving at Williams Boulevard via 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St and Expressway Drive North. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 34 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Long Island is 126 miles. The road distance is 152.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Long Island without a car is to train which takes 3 h 45 min and costs $90 - $230.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Philadelphia to Long Island, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Long Island bus services, operated by Focus, depart from Philadelphia station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Long Island is to train which takes 3 h 45 min and costs $90 - $230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $85 and takes 5 h 34 min, you could also fly, which costs $280 - $1,700 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New Haven Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Philadelphia to Long Island bus services, operated by Hampton Luxury Liner, arrive at Airport Connection - EB station.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Long Island.
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  • Distance: 126.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

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

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Centereach via New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Ronkonkoma, and Ronkonkoma LIRR in around 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Centereach via New York 31st St., 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St, Airport Connection - EB, and Expressway Drive North in around 5 h 34 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Islip
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
54 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
LIRR
Train from Woodside to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Philadelphia to New York 31st St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Book at
gotobus.com
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St to Airport Connection - EB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Ferry operators
888 44 Ferry
Website
88844ferry.com
Car ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $80
Schedules at
88844ferry.com
Book at
buytickets.88844ferry.com
Car and driver
$58
Car and unlimited passengers
$80
Adult
$19
Senior
$16

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Long Island is 152 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to drive from Philadelphia to Long Island.

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

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There are 33+ hotels available in Long Island. Prices start at $107 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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