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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 18 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:30New York City2h00 09:30Philadelphia
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£71One-way
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07:30New York City2h00 09:30Philadelphia
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£71One-way
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12:54Penn Station1h25 14:1930th Street Station
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£211One-way
09:30Penn Station1h20 10:5030th Street Station
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£331One-way
08:10Penn Station1h24 09:3430th Street Station
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£331One-way

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Wed
18 May
£21Amtrak
£7OurBus
Thu
19 May
£21Amtrak
£7OurBus
Fri
20 May
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£10Flixbus
Sat
21 May
£21Amtrak
£7OurBus
Sun
22 May
£21Amtrak
£7OurBus
Mon
23 May
£22Amtrak
£7OurBus
Tue
24 May
£21Amtrak
£7OurBus
Wed
25 May
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£9Flixbus
Thu
26 May
£22Amtrak
£7OurBus
Fri
27 May
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£13Flixbus
Sat
28 May
£22Amtrak
£11OurBus
Sun
29 May
£21Amtrak
£11OurBus
Mon
30 May
£22Amtrak
£11OurBus
Tue
31 May
£22Amtrak
£7OurBus
Wed
1 Jun
£22Amtrak
£7OurBus
Thu
2 Jun
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£10Flixbus
Fri
3 Jun
£22Amtrak
£7OurBus
Sat
4 Jun
£22Amtrak
£7OurBus
Sun
5 Jun
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£9Flixbus
Mon
6 Jun
£16Amtrak
£7OurBus

Travel Information between New York City and Philadelphia

distanceDistance80 miles (129 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£10 - £40
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £10 • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £10 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Amtrak

Take a coach or train to travel 80 miles (129 km) from New York City to Philadelphia. If speed is a priority, then a coach is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £10. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from New York City to Philadelphia.

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FAQs

What are my New York City to Philadelphia travel options?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel between New York City and Philadelphia?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from New York City to Philadelphia. Tickets for a coach cost on average £10.

This is compared to other travel options to Philadelphia:

A coach is £31 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from New York City to Philadelphia costing on average £40.

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

The fastest way from New York City to Philadelphia is by coach with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

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

In comparison, going by train can take 1 h 18 min   on average.

How many miles are between New York City and Philadelphia

The distance between New York City and Philadelphia 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 per day.

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

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

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

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

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from New York City to Philadelphia, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Flixbus can get you to Philadelphia by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from New York City to Philadelphia for £10 on Omio.
    • Amtrak can take you to Philadelphia by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Amtrak from New York City to Philadelphia for £40.

    Is there a way to travel directly from New York City to Philadelphia?

    Yes, there are direct services available between New York City and Philadelphia with the following travel operators:

    • You can travel directly by coach with Flixbus, Greyhound or Peter Pan Bus with direct coaches per day.
    • You can find around 17 direct trains per day and book this direct train with Amtrak or Amtrak.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Philadelphia as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Philadelphia from New York City.

    What is another destination I should add to my tour from New York City to Philadelphia?

    Looking to extend your trip from New York City to Philadelphia? Many Omio customers who go from New York City to Philadelphia usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Washington, DC, Paris or Madrid. If you're looking to explore Washington, DC, Paris or Madrid from Philadelphia, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

    When should I buy a ticket to Philadelphia from New York City 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 buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Coach tickets cost on average £10 one way.
    • Train tickets cost £40 one way on average.

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

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