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from New York City to Philadelphia

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Travel Information to Philadelphia from New York City

distanceDistance80 miles (129 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£8 - £25
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £8 • 1 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £25 • 1 h 22 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 train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 22 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £8. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey 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
How do I travel from New York City to Philadelphia?

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

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from New York City to Philadelphia, which costs on average £8.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Philadelphia:

A coach is £17 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from New York City to Philadelphia costing on average £25.

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

The quickest way to travel to Philadelphia from New York City 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, travelling by coach can take you on average 1 h 45 min.

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

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

How many services a day are there between New York City and 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 people depart from and arrive in when travelling from New York City to Philadelphia?

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

    Which travel companies 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 to Philadelphia from New York City by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £8 with Flixbus from New York City to Philadelphia.
    • You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia with Amtrak. Cheap tickets can be found for £25 with Amtrak from New York City to Philadelphia.
    Is it possible to travel directly from New York City to Philadelphia?

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

    • You'll find direct coaches per day with Flixbus, Greyhound or Peter Pan Bus.
    • You'll find 17 direct trains per day 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 from New York City to Philadelphia.

    What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Philadelphia from New York City?
    Your journey from New York City to Philadelphia doesn't have to end in Philadelphia. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays 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 trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Philadelphia today!
    How far in advance should I buy my New York City to Philadelphia ticket online to get the best deals?

    Before travelling from New York City to Philadelphia, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • The price of a coach ticket is £8 one way on average for this trip.
    • The price of a train ticket for this route is £25 one way on average.

    But we recommend booking New York City to Philadelphia tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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