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

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Train  •  1 h 10 min

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

$75 - $210

Cheapest option

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  1 h 50 min

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

$10 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus Wanda Coach  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to New York Philadelphia

$15

Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Times Square 96.4 miles

$9 - $14

Fly, subway  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 42 St - Bryant Pk

$132 - $467

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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 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal and arriving at New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station station and arriving at New York Penn Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 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 best way to get from Philadelphia to Times Square without a car is to train which takes 1 h 10 min and costs $75 - $210.

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The train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station takes 1 h 10 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Philadelphia to Times Square bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal station.

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Philadelphia to Times Square 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 Times Square is to train which takes 1 h 10 min and costs $75 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $10 - $35 and takes 1 h 50 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 10 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 every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $75 - $210 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Philadelphia to Times Square hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
55 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
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
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
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
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gotobus.com
Boltbus
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
wandacoach.com

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Philadelphia to Times Square bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Times Square is 96 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to drive from Philadelphia to Times Square.

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

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Book your Philadelphia to Times Square bus tickets online with Busbud and Greyhound.

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There are 1835+ hotels available in Times Square. Prices start at $110 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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