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Philadelphia to New York coach - cost & duration

Cheapest priceMX$143.40
Shortest Duration1h 50m
Trips per day20
Coach lines4

Philadelphia to New York Route Map

Philadelphia New York

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cheapest bus from Philadelphia to NYC?

If you’re the first person to buy a Megabus ticket for a particular trip, you can find a bus ticket from Philadelphia to NYC for just $1. Otherwise, the average price for a bus ticket from Philly to NYC is around $8.

What is the best way to get from Philly to New York?

The best way to get from Philly to New York is by bus. Bus tickets generally cost just $9, and the trips take as little as 1 hour and 49 minutes. Trains from Philly to New York typically cost around $71 and still take at least 1 hour and 10 minutes, although most trips take longer. Flights are significantly more expensive, and take longer than both trains and buses when accounting for time to get through security.

Can you take a day-trip from Philadelphia to NYC?

Yes, a day-trip from Philadelphia to NYC is very doable. Buses take as little as 1 hour and 50 minutes to reach NYC from Philly, and bus trips in the opposite direction can be even faster. With over 100 trips going in each direction every day, you’ll have plenty of time to explore NYC and catch a bus back to Philly. The last bus of the day departs New York City at 11:00 p.m.

Is it safe to travel by coach from Philadelphia to New York right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most coach companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, coach companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a coach ticket from Philadelphia to New York?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, MX$307.29 was the low point for coach fares from Philadelphia to New York. Coaches from New York to Philadelphia are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than MX$307.29 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 4 days in advance. By doing so, you could save MX$45.68 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 2 hours and 2 minutes to cover the 81 miles (130 kilometers) from Philadelphia, PA to New York, NY. However, the fastest coach only takes 1 hour 50 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when coaches are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your coach travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Philadelphia?

The first coach leaves at 05:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Philadelphia to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 20 scheduled coaches that travel from Philadelphia to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Pennsylvania to New York without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Philadelphia to New York; ticket prices start at MX$389.23.

What coach companies travel from Philadelphia to New York?

There are 4 coach lines from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to New York, New York. With 8 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most coaches running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound82h 26mMX$375.10
PandaNY Bus42h 15mMX$409.72
Peter Pan Lines41h 50mMX$274.10
Wanda Coach42h 0mMX$368.75

Book Greyhound from Philadelphia to New York from MX$307. There are 8 Greyhound schedules from Philadelphia to New York and you can expect on average to pay MX$375 for a Greyhound ticket to New York. In Philadelphia, Greyhound departs to New York from Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St and no other station. In New York, Greyhound arrives at Port Authority Bus Station and 1 other station. An average trip on Greyhound from Philadelphia to New York takes 2 hours and 26 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to New York in 1 hours and 50 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 8 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to New York.

Book PandaNY Bus from Philadelphia to New York from MX$410. There are 4 PandaNY Bus schedules from Philadelphia to New York and you can expect on average to pay MX$410 for a PandaNY Bus ticket to New York. In Philadelphia, PandaNY Bus departs to New York from 2329 Cottman Ave and 1 other station. In New York, PandaNY Bus arrives at 127 East Broadway and no other station. An average trip on PandaNY Bus from Philadelphia to New York takes 2 hours and 15 minutes, while the fastest available PandaNY Bus trip will get you to New York in 1 hours and 50 minutes, On weekends, PandaNY Bus offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to New York.

Book Peter Pan Lines from Philadelphia to New York from MX$143. There are 4 Peter Pan Lines schedules from Philadelphia to New York and you can expect on average to pay MX$274 for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to New York. In Philadelphia, Peter Pan Lines departs to New York from Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St and no other station. In New York, Peter Pan Lines arrives at Port Authority Bus Station and no other station. An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from Philadelphia to New York takes 1 hours and 50 minutes, On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to New York.

Book Wanda Coach from Philadelphia to New York from MX$369. There are 4 Wanda Coach schedules from Philadelphia to New York and you can expect on average to pay MX$369 for a Wanda Coach ticket to New York. In Philadelphia, Wanda Coach departs to New York from 55-57 N 11th St and no other station. In New York, Wanda Coach arrives at 87 Division Street and no other station. An average trip on Wanda Coach from Philadelphia to New York takes 2 hours and 0 minutes, while the fastest available Wanda Coach trip will get you to New York in 1 hours and 50 minutes, On weekends, Wanda Coach offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to New York.

Where does the coach leave from in Philadelphia?

Coaches to New York leave from multiple locations in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. These are the 4 most popular coach stations:

  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St
  • 55-57 N 11th St
  • 722 Adams Ave
  • 2329 Cottman Ave

Where does the coach arrive in New York?

Coaches arrive in New York at 4 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with. These are the main coach stations in New York, New York:

  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • 127 East Broadway
  • 87 Division Street
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway

Price trends for coaches from Philadelphia to New York

Average prices by travel date

MX$615MX$410MX$205FebMar

Monthly average prices

MX$512MX$410MX$307MX$205MX$102MAMJJASONDJF

Prices as travel date approaches

MX$512MX$410MX$307MX$205MX$1023020100

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Philadelphia, PA to New York, NY

(Based on 179 ratings and reviews)

4.6

5.0

Neithe

6 September 2020 - Business

Peter Pan Lines

Cons: I did not find any fault with anyone. It was a decent and professional trip. From driver to passengers, every one conducted themselves well. Tips: No tips for travelers at this time. Thanks for allowing us to travel in safety. Please check the Wifi. Cons: I did not find any fault with anyone. It was a decent and professional trip. From driver to passengers, every one conducted themselves well. Tips: No tips for travelers at this time. Thanks for allowing us to travel in safety. Please check the Wifi.

5.0

Ebunoluwa

5 September 2020 - Visiting friends

Peter Pan Lines

SmoothSmooth

4.0

Britt

30 August 2020 - Visiting family

Greyhound

Pros: Very efficient and fast. Also very good that driver intervened and told clearly loud people to be quiet for those napping. Some loud rude coughing people on the bus. Also quite some not consistently wearing masks. Cons: Guess stricter intervention of rude people ... Pros: Very efficient and fast. Also very good that driver intervened and told clearly loud people to be quiet for those napping. Some loud rude coughing people on the bus. Also quite some not consistently wearing masks. Cons: Guess stricter intervention of rude people but guess they are everywhere and even confronting them can be dangerous. Tips: Be quiet and wear mask!!! Be courteous and leave your rudeness at home.More

5.0

Jonathan

12 July 2020 - Visiting family

Peter Pan Lines

Need strong wifi and more working outlets Need strong wifi and more working outlets

5.0

Jeane

30 April 2020 - Visiting family

Greyhound

Pros: Easy, convenient and extremely well priced. Tips: Arrive a bit early to line up for the best seating. Pros: Easy, convenient and extremely well priced. Tips: Arrive a bit early to line up for the best seating.

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