There are 5 ways to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Swarthmore by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Swarthmore Media/Elwyn Line

$34 - $89

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Bus, train  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa 3213 / ...
  2. Take the train from Jefferson Station to Swarthmore Media/Elwyn Line

$23 - $31

3 alternative options

Bus, line 21 bus, line 109 bus  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Walnut St & Broad St - MBNS to 69th St Transportation Center South Terminal 21
  3. Take the line 109 bus from 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal to Chester Rd & Rutgers Av - FS 109

$27 - $35

Drive  •  1h 59m

  1. Drive from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Swarthmore 113.2 miles

$11 - $16

Subway, fly, train  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Philadelphia (PHL) LGA - PHL
  3. Take the train from University City to Swarthmore

$138 - $475

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The cheapest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Swarthmore is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 1h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Swarthmore is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 1h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Swarthmore. However, there are services departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY and arriving at Chester Rd & Rutgers Av - FS via Walnut St & Broad St - MBNS and 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Port Authority Bus Terminal station to Swarthmore. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Swarthmore via 30th Street Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 23m.

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The distance between Port Authority Bus Terminal and Swarthmore is 93 miles. The road distance is 113.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Swarthmore without a car is to train which takes 2h 23m and costs $30 - $90.

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It takes approximately 2h 23m to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Swarthmore, including transfers.

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Port Authority Bus Terminal to Swarthmore bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY station.

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Port Authority Bus Terminal to Swarthmore train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Swarthmore is to train which takes 2h 23m and costs $30 - $90. Alternatively, you can bus and line 21 bus and line 109 bus, which costs $27 - $35 and takes 3h 32m.

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  • Distance: 93.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 23m

What companies run services between Port Authority Bus Terminal, NY, USA and Swarthmore, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Swarthmore via New York Penn Station and 30th Street Train Station in around 2h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Swarthmore via Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA, Walnut St & Broad St - MBNS, 69th St Transportation Center South Terminal, and 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal in around 3h 32m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak

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 New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Swarthmore
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
septa.org
Train from Jefferson Station to Swarthmore
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
septa.org
Train from University City to Swarthmore
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
septa.org
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
peterpanbus.com
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from Walnut St & Broad St - MBNS to 69th St Transportation Center South Terminal
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
Bus from 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal to Chester Rd & Rutgers Av - FS
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Port Authority Bus Terminal to Swarthmore bus services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Chester Rd & Rutgers Av - FS station.

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Port Authority Bus Terminal to Swarthmore train services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Swarthmore station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Port Authority Bus Terminal to Swarthmore is 113 miles. It takes approximately 1h 59m to drive from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Swarthmore.

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

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