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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Acela Express / ...

$95 - $252

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. New Canaan

$25 - $37

5 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. 3200 / ...
  2. 3464 / ...

$26 - $73

Drive  •  2 h 32 min

  1. 139.7 miles

$13 - $20

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. PHL - LGA

$192 - $644

Fly to New Haven, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. PHL - HVN

$154 - $936

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. PHL - JFK

$196 - $623

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and New Canaan, CT, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Philadelphia to New Canaan hourly. Tickets cost $90 - $240 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to New Canaan via New York, Ny, Stamford, Ct, and Stamford in around 4 h 53 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 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 Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $240
Train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to New Canaan
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $24
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$12 - $14
Off-peak onboard
$18 - $20
Onboard
$17 - $24
At station
$14 - $18
Train from Stamford to New Canaan
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$6 - $8
Off-peak onboard
$12 - $14
Onboard
$9 - $13
At station
$4 - $10
Train from New Haven to Stamford
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$11 - $13
Off-peak onboard
$18 - $19
Onboard
$17 - $24
At station
$14 - $18
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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 Stamford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and New Canaan is 194 km. The road distance is 224 km.

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to New Canaan is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 32 min.

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to New Canaan is to drive which takes 2 h 32 min and costs $13 - $20.

No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia to New Canaan. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and arriving at New Canaan via Stamford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Philadelphia to New Canaan, including transfers.