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

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Subway, train  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the subway from 104 St to 34 St - Penn Station A
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station Acela / ...

$30 - $88

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Bus  •  3h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl to W 34 St/5 Av Qm15 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York to Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St Ny

$11 - $32

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Subway, bus  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the subway from 104 St to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal A
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa 3213 / ...

$19 - $27

Drive  •  1h 57m

  1. Drive from Queens to Philadelphia 105.8 miles

$10 - $15

Fly from New York JFK  •  3h 4m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Philadelphia (PHL) JFK - PHL

$112 - $665

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  3h 15m

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

$242 - $277

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The cheapest way to get from Queens to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Queens to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Queens to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl and arriving at Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St via New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Queens to Philadelphia station. However, there are services departing from 104 St and arriving at 30th Street Train Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 5m.

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The distance between Queens and Philadelphia is 87 miles. The road distance is 105.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Queens to Philadelphia without a car is to subway and train which takes 2h 5m and costs $29 - $90.

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It takes approximately 2h 5m to get from Queens to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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Queens to Philadelphia bus services, operated by MTA, depart from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl station.

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Queens to Philadelphia train services, operated by MTA, depart from 104 St station.

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The best way to get from Queens to Philadelphia is to bus which takes 3h 13m and costs $10 - $35. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $110 - $700 and takes 3h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Queens to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 86.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 5m

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

You can take a bus from Queens to Philadelphia via W 34 St/5 Av and New York in around 3h 13m. Alternatively, American Airlines flies from Queens to Philadelphia 5 times a day.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $310
Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 104 St to 34 St - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 104 St to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Briarwood to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
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

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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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
Bus operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Bus from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl to W 34 St/5 Av
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York to Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $25
Book at
megabus.com
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

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 13m.

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Queens to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St station.

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Queens to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at 30th Street Train Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Queens to Philadelphia is 106 miles. It takes approximately 1h 57m to drive from Queens to Philadelphia.

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American Airlines offers flights from New York JFK Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 586+ hotels available in Philadelphia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Queens to New York JFK Airport is to AirTrain which takes 10 min and costs $5 - $8.

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