There are 5 ways to get from Philadelphia to Times Square by train, bus, car, tram, plane or subway

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Train  •  1 h 15 min

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

$75 - $210

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  2 h

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

$10 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus HGT Bus  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to New York - 133 E. Broadway

$13

Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Times Square 96.4 miles

$9 - $14

Line 36 tram, fly, subway  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the line 36 tram from 15th St Trolley Station to Elmwood Av & Island Av
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  3. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 42 St - Bryant Pk

$134 - $470

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Times Square is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Times Square is to train which costs $75 - $210 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Times Square is 84 miles. The road distance is 96.4 miles.

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The train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station takes 1 h 15 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at New York, Ny. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak station and arriving at New York Penn Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Times Square.
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  • Distance: 83.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Philadelphia to Times Square hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $210 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Philadelphia to Times Square every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $15 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h. Three 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
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Tram from 15th St Trolley Station to Elmwood Av & Island Av
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
septa.org
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to 11 Ave & W 36 NY
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
boltbus.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

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