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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 28 min

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

$81 - $206

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  2 h 12 min

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

$14 - $38

4 alternative options

Bus HGT Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to New York - 133 E. Broadway
  2. Take the bus from Jay St/Fulton St to Jackson Av/21 St B62

$15 - $20

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Long Island City 98.8 miles

$9 - $14

Fly to New York La Guardia, subway  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to Court Sq

$132 - $467

Fly to New York JFK, subway  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York JFK (JFK) PHL - JFK
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to Court Sq

$135 - $445

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Long Island City is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Long Island City is to train which takes 1 h 28 min and costs $80 - $210.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Long Island City is 136 km. The road distance is 158 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to get from Philadelphia to Long Island City, including transfers.

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Philadelphia to Long Island City every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $75 - $210 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Philadelphia to Long Island City every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $15 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 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
New York City Transit (MTA)
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
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
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
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Jay St/Fulton St to Jackson Av/21 St
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info

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