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

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Train  •  1 h 43 min

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

$79 - $216

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Subway, bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the subway from 104 St to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal A
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal 3213

$14 - $38

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl to W 34 St/5 Av Qm15
  2. Take the bus from New York 31st St. to Philadelphia

$23 - $26

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Queens to Philadelphia 105.7 miles

$10 - $15

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  3 h 10 min

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

$132 - $467

Fly from New York JFK  •  3 h 8 min

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

$132 - $442

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The cheapest way to get from Queens to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Queens to Philadelphia is to train which costs $75 - $220 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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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 via New York 31st St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Queens to Philadelphia station. However, there are services departing from Jamaica and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

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The distance between Queens and Philadelphia is 87 miles. The road distance is 105.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Queens to Philadelphia without a car is to train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs $75 - $220.

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It takes approximately 1 h 43 min 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 Long Island Rail Road, depart from Jamaica station.

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The best way to get from Queens to Philadelphia is to train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs $75 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $22 - $27 and takes 3 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs $130 - $450 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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Map of how to get from Queens to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 86.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 43 min

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

You can take a train from Queens to Philadelphia via Penn Station and New York Penn Station in around 1 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Queens to Philadelphia via W 34 St/5 Av and New York 31st St. in around 3 h 15 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
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 New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 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 New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.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
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl to W 34 St/5 Av
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York 31st St. to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
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gotobus.com

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 7 min.

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Queens to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Focus, arrive at Philadelphia station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Queens to Philadelphia is 106 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to drive from Queens to Philadelphia.

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

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There are 439+ hotels available in Philadelphia. Prices start at $87 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.

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