There are 6 ways to get from University of Pennsylvania to Manhattan by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  1h 40m

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

$31 - $84

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Bus  •  2h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia Megabus Stop to 11 Ave & W 36 NY Phil

$11 - $17

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Bus via 86 St  •  2h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - 30th St Station to New York Philadelphia

$12 - $28

Drive  •  1h 48m

  1. Drive from University of Pennsylvania to Manhattan 101.1 miles

$9 - $15

Fly to New York La Guardia, train, subway  •  3h 46m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Penn Station
  3. Take the subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 86 St

$116 - $624

Fly to New York JFK, train, subway  •  3h 49m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York JFK (JFK) PHL - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 86 St

$123 - $376

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The cheapest way to get from University of Pennsylvania to Manhattan is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from University of Pennsylvania to Manhattan is to train which costs $30 - $85 and takes 1h 40m.

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

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No, there is no direct train from University of Pennsylvania station to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from 30th Street Train Station and arriving at 86 St via 34 St - Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 40m.

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The distance between University of Pennsylvania and Manhattan is 87 miles. The road distance is 101.1 miles.

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The best way to get from University of Pennsylvania to Manhattan without a car is to train which takes 1h 40m and costs $30 - $85.

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It takes approximately 1h 40m to get from University of Pennsylvania to Manhattan, including transfers.

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University of Pennsylvania to Manhattan bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Philadelphia Megabus Stop station.

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University of Pennsylvania to Manhattan train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from 30th Street Train Station.

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The best way to get from University of Pennsylvania to Manhattan is to train which takes 1h 40m and costs $30 - $85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h 14m.

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  • Distance: 87 miles
  • Duration: 1h 40m

What companies run services between University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from 30th Street Train Station to New York Penn Station hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 1h 13m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Philadelphia Megabus Stop to 11 Ave & W 36 NY hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 2h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $470
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 30th Street Train Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
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 30th Street Train Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$4 - $7
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$5 - $8
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 34 St - Penn Station to 86 St
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia Megabus Stop to 11 Ave & W 36 NY
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
boltbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - 30th St Station to New York
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $25
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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 3m.

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University of Pennsylvania to Manhattan bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at 11 Ave & W 36 NY station.

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University of Pennsylvania to Manhattan train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between University of Pennsylvania to Manhattan is 101 miles. It takes approximately 1h 48m to drive from University of Pennsylvania to Manhattan.

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

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