Philadelphia to Queens Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $10
Fastest Way Train — 1h 34min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 12 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — flight, bus, train and by car
Distance 86 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak, Peter Pan / Greyhound, Alaska Airlines, jetBlue, Multiple Airlines, BoltBus
Flight
$223 · 3h 47min · 935 lb of CO2
PHL to JFK
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Philadelphia to Queens Flights

There are 2 airports — PHL, TTN — that make sense to fly out of from Philadelphia and 3 airports — JFK, LGA, EWR — to access Queens. The best deals are usually found by flying out of PHL.

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

The cheapest way by air is via jetBlue and flies from Philadelphia Intl (PHL) to Newark Liberty Intl (EWR). jetBlue flies from Philadelphia Intl (PHL) to Newark Liberty Intl (EWR) and is the quickest flight to get you from Philadelphia to Queens.

Bus
$10 · 2h 0min · 21 lb of CO2
Philadelphia to Queens Village
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Train
$16 · 1h 34min · 18 lb of CO2
PHL to NYP
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Drive
$12 · 1h 46min · 20 lb of CO2
Philadelphia to Queens

Drive from Philadelphia to Queens

It's 87 miles between Philadelphia to Queens. On a typical day, it might take between 1h 46min and 1h 51min from Philadelphia to Queens under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 1h 56min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Queens 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 $11.

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

The are 12 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Philadelphia to Queens. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Philadelphia towards New York, as it is the cheapest to Queens. It's common to find tickets for as low as $10. BoltBus operates from Philadelphia to Queens, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Philadelphia to Queens?

On your trip from Philadelphia to Queens, 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 Philadelphia to Queens NY?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Philadelphia to Queens. 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 Queens is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Philadelphia/Queens buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia PA and Queens 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 Philadelphia to Queens? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Queens 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 Queens 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 Philadelphia to Queens?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Philadelphia to Queens is by bus. The bus costs $10 roughly and will take 2 hours.

How much does Amtrak cost from Philadelphia to Queens?

Amtrak costs about $17 between Philadelphia and Queens. 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 PHN North Philadelphia Amtrak, which is 4 miles from Philadelphia. Further, once you arrive at NYP New York Penn Station or you will still have 10 miles to Queens.

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

The total distance between Philadelphia and Queens is 87 miles and will take you about 1 hour 46 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $12.

Travel companies on this route

Bus
Greyhound Greyhound from Philadelphia to Queens
Useful Links Greyhound Contact Page Greyhound Bustracker Website
Customer Service1-214-849-8966
Customer Service Español1-800-531-5332
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Train
Amtrak Amtrak from Philadelphia to Queens
Useful Links Map Coverage Schedule Pet Policy Website
Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
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Bus
Peter Pan / Greyhound Peter Pan / Greyhound from Philadelphia to Queens
Flight
Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines from Philadelphia to Queens
Flight
jetBlue jetBlue from Philadelphia to Queens
Useful Links Website
Bus
BoltBus