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There are 5 ways to get from Times Square to 30th Street Station by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 8m

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

$75 - $210

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Bus Boltbus  •  2h 4m

  1. Take the bus from 11 Ave & W 36 NY to Philadelphia, PA Ny

$10 - $25

3 alternative options

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  2h 12m

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

$16 - $42

Bus Wanda Coach  •  3h 8m

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

$20 - $22

Drive  •  1h 43m

  1. Drive from Times Square to 30th Street Station 97.6 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Times Square to 30th Street Station is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Times Square to 30th Street Station is to train which costs $75 - $210 and takes 1h 8m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 11 Ave & W 36 NY and arriving at Philadelphia, PA. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 8m.

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The distance between Times Square and 30th Street Station is 84 miles. The road distance is 97.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Times Square to 30th Street Station without a car is to train which takes 1h 8m and costs $75 - $210.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station takes 1h 8m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Times Square to 30th Street Station bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from 11 Ave & W 36 NY station.

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Times Square to 30th Street Station train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Times Square to 30th Street Station is to train which takes 1h 8m and costs $75 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $10 - $25 and takes 2h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Times Square to 30th Street Station.
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  • Distance: 84.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 8m

What companies run services between Times Square, NY, USA and 30th Street Station, PA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Times Square to 30th Street Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $75 - $210 and the journey takes 1h 8m. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Times Square to 30th Street Station hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $18 and the journey takes 2h. Megabus also services this route hourly.

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 New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Boltbus
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
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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.

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 New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice 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 New York to Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
wandacoach.com

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Times Square to 30th Street Station bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Philadelphia, PA station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Times Square to 30th Street Station is 98 miles. It takes approximately 1h 43m to drive from Times Square to 30th Street Station.

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