Search bus, train, flight tickets from Philadelphia to New York City

There are 5 bus companies operating 4 routes, 1 train company operating 11 routes - Northeast Regional, Keystone Service, Silver Service / Palmetto, Silver Star, Piedmont, Pennsylvanian, Palmetto, Cardinal, Acela Express, Vermonter, Crescent, 3 airlines operating 4 routes. The cheapest bus costs $10 and is 2h 0min. The cheapest train costs $15 and is 1h 26min. The cheapest flight costs $223 and is 3h 47min.

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Philadelphia airports, bus, and train stations

PHN North Philadelphia Amtrak
3.1 miles from Philadelphia
PHL Philadelphia 30th Street Station
0.9 miles from Philadelphia
PHL Philadelphia Intl
airport · 6.9 miles from Philadelphia

New York City airports, bus, and train stations

NYP New York Penn Station
2.6 miles from New York City
LGA La Guardia
airport · 8.2 miles from New York City
EWR Newark Liberty Intl
airport · 8.6 miles from New York City
EWR Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
9.3 miles from New York City
NWK Newark Penn Station
8.4 miles from New York City
JFK John F Kennedy Intl
airport · 13 miles from New York City

Bus
$10
Philadelphia to New York
Train
$17
PHL to NYP
1h 37minFind tickets
Flight
$233
PHL to LGA
7h 19min
Bus
$15
Philadelphia to Secaucus
1h 40minFind tickets
Flight
$223
PHL to EWR
3h 47min
Train
$15
PHL to NWK
1h 29minFind tickets
Flight
$255
PHL to JFK
10h 25min
Bus
$10
Cherry Hill to New York
1h 40minFind tickets
Bus
$13
Philadelphia to Newark
3h 45minFind tickets
Flight
$221
PHL to MMU
4h 51min
Drive
$8
Philadelphia to New York City
2h 0min

What is the best way to travel from Philadelphia to New York City?

There are 4 ways to travel from Philadelphia to New York City. 4 buses, 2 trains, 4 flights and 1 driving option are possible between the two areas. The driving option from Philadelphia to New York City is the cheapest. The train operated by Amtrak running from PHL to EWR is the fastest. The bus operated by BoltBus running from Philadelphia to New York is the most convenient.

It's important to check each mode when booking your ticket so that you can find the best method for you. The cost of each type varies differently, so be sure to use Faretrotter to keep an eye out!

Do you recommend the bus or the train between Philadelphia and New York City?

There are several bus companies - BoltBus, Greyhound, Peter Pan / Greyhound, Megabus, Peter Pan / Greyhound - scheduled to run from Philadelphia to New York City. Since there are multiple companies, this should increase your chances of finding a cheaper or discount bus ticket. One train provider, Amtrak, runs trains from Philadelphia to New York City. Because the driving option is quickest, we recommend taking the driving option.

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