How to get from Philadelphia to New York City

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from Philadelphia to New York City

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

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To get from Philadelphia to New York City on 12 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to New York City from Philadelphia

distanceDistance80 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £34
fastestFastest modeTrain • £34 • 1 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Amtrak

Travel 80 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Philadelphia to New York City. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Philadelphia to New York City.

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There are 4 travel options from Philadelphia to New York City: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Philadelphia to New York City is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £17 compared to other travel options to New York City:

A flight is generally £4 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £21 from Philadelphia to New York City.

A flight journey is usually £17 less than a journey to New York City by train, which costs on average £34 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Philadelphia to New York City is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 14 min.

Other travel options between Philadelphia and New York City can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 1 h 45 min   of travel time.

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The distance between Philadelphia and New York City is around 80 miles.

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

  • Around 29 coaches per day.
  • 32 trains a day.

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

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

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

    • Flixbus can take you to New York City by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Philadelphia to New York City for £21.
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to New York City by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak Philadelphia to New York City tickets on Omio for £34.

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

    • You'll find 29 direct coaches per day with Flixbus or OurBus.

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

    Your journey from Philadelphia to New York City doesn't have to end in New York City. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays 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 trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from New York City today!

    Before travelling from Philadelphia to New York City, 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 for this trip is on average £21 one way.
    • The price of a plane ticket for this route is £17 one way on average.
    • The price of a train ticket is on average £34 one way for this journey.

    But we recommend booking Philadelphia to New York City 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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