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from Philadelphia to New York City

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

Our recommendation

To get from Philadelphia to New York City on Sep 19 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:00PMPhiladelphia1h50 08:50PMNew York City
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$281One-way
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07:30AMPhiladelphia1h50 09:20AMNew York City
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$271One-way
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09:30AMPhiladelphia1h50 11:20AMNew York City
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$281One-way
05:30PMPhiladelphia1h50 07:20PMNew York City
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$281One-way
11:00AMPhiladelphia1h50 12:50PMNew York City
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$281One-way

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Sat
Sep 18
$48Amtrak
$13Flixbus
Sun
Sep 19
$48Amtrak
$13Flixbus
Mon
Sep 20
$35Amtrak
$11Flixbus
Tue
Sep 21
$35Amtrak
$11Flixbus
Wed
Sep 22
$35Amtrak
$11Flixbus
Thu
Sep 23
$27Amtrak
$11Flixbus
Fri
Sep 24
$27Amtrak
$11Flixbus
Sat
Sep 25
$20Amtrak
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Sun
Sep 26
$27Amtrak
$11Flixbus
Mon
Sep 27
$27Amtrak
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Tue
Sep 28
$20Amtrak
$11Flixbus
Wed
Sep 29
$20Amtrak
$11Flixbus
Thu
Sep 30
$20Amtrak
$11Flixbus
Fri
Oct 1
$27Amtrak
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Sat
Oct 2
$20Amtrak
$11Flixbus
Sun
Oct 3
$27Amtrak
$11Flixbus
Mon
Oct 4
$20Amtrak
$11Flixbus
Tue
Oct 5
$20Amtrak
$11Flixbus
Wed
Oct 6
$20Amtrak
$11Flixbus
Thu
Oct 7
$20Amtrak
$13Flixbus
Fri
Oct 8
$27Amtrak
$13Flixbus

Travel Information to New York City from Philadelphia

distanceDistance80 miles (129 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $27
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $11 (€9) • 1 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $27 (€22) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Amtrak

Travel 80 miles (129 km) by bus or train between Philadelphia and New York City. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 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 trip are Flixbus or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Philadelphia to New York City.

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

There are 2 ways to get from Philadelphia to New York City: bus or train.

How do I get from Philadelphia to New York City the cheapest way?

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

This is compared to other travel options to New York City:

A bus is generally $16 (€13) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $27 (€22) from Philadelphia to New York City.

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

The fastest way to get to New York City from Philadelphia is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options to New York City can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 1 h 45 min   on average.

How far is New York City from Philadelphia?

New York City is approximately 80 miles (129 km) away from Philadelphia.

How many services a day are there between Philadelphia and New York City?

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

  • 17 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Philadelphia? Where do I arrive in New York City?

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

    Which travel companies can take me from Philadelphia to New York City?

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

    • You can travel from Philadelphia to New York City by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $11 (€9) with Flixbus from Philadelphia to New York City.
    • You can go to New York City from Philadelphia by train with Amtrak. You'll see cheap train tickets for $27 (€22) with Amtrak from Philadelphia to New York City on Omio.
    Where else should I travel to after my journey from Philadelphia to New York City ends?
    Your trip from Philadelphia to New York City doesn't have to end in New York City. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Madrid or London. If you’d like to add Paris, Madrid or London to your Philadelphia to New York City tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from New York City today!
    How early should I book tickets between Philadelphia and New York City online for the best deals?

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

    • Bus tickets are costing $11 (€9) one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $27 (€22) one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Philadelphia to New York City 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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