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from New York City to Philadelphia

You can get from New York City to Philadelphia by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from New York City to Philadelphia on Sep 22 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:00PMNew York City1h50 07:50PMPhiladelphia
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$221One-way
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06:00PMNew York City1h50 07:50PMPhiladelphia
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$221One-way
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09:30AMNew York City1h50 11:20AMPhiladelphia
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$241One-way
07:15AMNew York City1h50 09:05AMPhiladelphia
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$221One-way
07:00PMNew York City2h00 09:00PMPhiladelphia
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$261One-way

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Tue
Sep 21
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$16Flixbus
Wed
Sep 22
$48Amtrak
$13Flixbus
Thu
Sep 23
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$21Greyhound
Fri
Sep 24
$35Amtrak
$13Flixbus
Sat
Sep 25
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$11Flixbus
Sun
Sep 26
$35Amtrak
$11Flixbus
Mon
Sep 27
$35Amtrak
$11Flixbus
Tue
Sep 28
$27Amtrak
$11Flixbus
Wed
Sep 29
$20Amtrak
$11Flixbus
Thu
Sep 30
$27Amtrak
$11Flixbus
Fri
Oct 1
$27Amtrak
$11Flixbus
Sat
Oct 2
$20Amtrak
$11Flixbus
Sun
Oct 3
$27Amtrak
$11Flixbus
Mon
Oct 4
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$11Flixbus
Tue
Oct 5
$20Amtrak
$11Flixbus
Wed
Oct 6
$20Amtrak
$11Flixbus
Thu
Oct 7
$20Amtrak
$13Flixbus
Fri
Oct 8
$27Amtrak
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Sat
Oct 9
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$22Peter Pan Bus
Sun
Oct 10
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$11Flixbus
Mon
Oct 11
$20Amtrak
$11Flixbus

Travel Information from New York City to Philadelphia

distanceDistance80 miles (129 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $35
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $11 (€9) • 1 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $35 (€28) • 1 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Amtrak

Take a bus or train to travel 80 miles (129 km) from New York City to Philadelphia. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 22 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $11 (€9). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from New York City to Philadelphia.

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FAQs
How do I travel from New York City to Philadelphia?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between New York City and Philadelphia. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from New York City to Philadelphia?

The cheapest way to travel from New York City to Philadelphia is by taking a bus with an average price of $11 (€9).

This is compared to other travel options to Philadelphia:

A bus is $24 (€19) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from New York City to Philadelphia costing on average $35 (€28).

What is the quickest way from New York City to Philadelphia?

The quickest way to travel between New York City and Philadelphia is by train, which takes on average 1 h 22 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Philadelphia by bus can take on average 1 h 45 min.

How many miles from New York City to Philadelphia would I travel?

The New York City to Philadelphia distance is around 80 miles (129 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from New York City to Philadelphia?

The average frequency per day from New York City to Philadelphia is:

  • 17 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Philadelphia from New York City as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from New York City to Philadelphia?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from New York City to Philadelphia:

    Who can get me from New York City to Philadelphia?

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from New York City to Philadelphia:

    • You can travel between New York City and Philadelphia by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $11 (€9) with Flixbus from New York City to Philadelphia.
    • You can travel from New York City to Philadelphia by train with Amtrak. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $35 (€28) with Amtrak from New York City to Philadelphia.
    Is there a way to travel directly from New York City to Philadelphia?

    Yes, there are direct routes from New York City to Philadelphia with the following travel companies:

    • You can find 17 direct trains per day to take to Philadelphia with Amtrak or Amtrak.

    Direct services to Philadelphia tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

    Where should I go next after I travel between New York City and Philadelphia?
    Your trip from New York City to Philadelphia doesn't have to end in Philadelphia. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Washington, DC, Paris or Madrid. If you’d like to add Washington, DC, Paris or Madrid to your New York City to Philadelphia tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Philadelphia today!
    How early should I purchase New York City to Philadelphia tickets online to score the best deals?

    When planning your trip from New York City to Philadelphia, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets cost $11 (€9) one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing $35 (€28) one way on average.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from New York City to Philadelphia online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Philadelphia
    Philadelphia 30th Street Station
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