Brooklyn to Philadelphia Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $11
Fastest Way Train — 1h 26min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 11 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 80 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak, Peter Pan / Greyhound, Alaska Airlines, jetBlue, BoltBus, Megabus
$11 · 1h 54min · 12 lb of CO2
New York to Philadelphia
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$15 · 1h 26min · 18 lb of CO2
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$285 · 5h 58min · 622 lb of CO2
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Brooklyn to Philadelphia Flights

There are 4 airports — JFK, LGA, EWR, MMU — that make sense to fly out of from Brooklyn and 1 airports — PHL — to access Philadelphia. The best deals are usually found by flying out of JFK.

jetBlue, Alaska Airlines operate flights which can help you travel from Brooklyn to Philadelphia.

The cheapest way by air is via jetBlue and flies from La Guardia (LGA) to Philadelphia Intl (PHL). Alaska Airlines flies from La Guardia (LGA) to Philadelphia Intl (PHL) and is the quickest flight to get you from Brooklyn to Philadelphia.
$11 · 1h 40min · 19 lb of CO2
Brooklyn to Philadelphia

Drive from Brooklyn to Philadelphia

It's 81 miles between Brooklyn to Philadelphia. On a typical day, it might take between 1h 40min and 1h 45min from Brooklyn to Philadelphia under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 1h 50min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Philadelphia by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $10.

What is the best way to travel from Brooklyn to Philadelphia?

The are 11 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Brooklyn to Philadelphia. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of New York towards Philadelphia, as it is the cheapest to Philadelphia. It's common to find tickets for as low as $11. Greyhound operates from Brooklyn to Philadelphia, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Brooklyn to Philadelphia?

On your trip from Brooklyn to Philadelphia, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Is the train or the bus better from Brooklyn to Philadelphia PA?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Brooklyn to Philadelphia. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Philadelphia is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Brooklyn/Philadelphia buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Brooklyn is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Brooklyn NY and Philadelphia during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Brooklyn to Philadelphia? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Philadelphia traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Philadelphia is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Brooklyn to Philadelphia?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Brooklyn to Philadelphia is by bus. The bus costs $11 roughly and will take 2 hours 4 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Brooklyn to Philadelphia?

Amtrak costs about $17 between Brooklyn and Philadelphia. In total, the train will take roughly 1 hour 37 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at NYP New York Penn Station, which is 8 miles from Brooklyn. Further, once you arrive at PHN North Philadelphia Amtrak or you will still have 4 miles to Philadelphia.

How long does it take from Brooklyn to Philadelphia by car?

The total distance between Brooklyn and Philadelphia is 81 miles and will take you about 1 hour 40 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $11.

Travel companies on this route

Greyhound Greyhound from Brooklyn to Philadelphia
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Amtrak Amtrak from Brooklyn to Philadelphia
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Peter Pan / Greyhound Peter Pan / Greyhound from Brooklyn to Philadelphia
Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines from Brooklyn to Philadelphia
jetBlue jetBlue from Brooklyn to Philadelphia
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Megabus Megabus from Brooklyn to Philadelphia
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