There are 4 ways to get from Philadelphia to Pottsville by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, PA to Pottsville, PA 770

$47 - $95

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, PA to Pottsville, PA 770

$34 - $67

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Hazleton, PA Philadelphia

$40 - $81

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Pottsville 97.3 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Pottsville is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Pottsville is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Pottsville. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Pottsville, PA via Harrisburg, PA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Pottsville is 75 miles. The road distance is 97.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Pottsville without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 5 min and costs $45 - $95.

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Philadelphia to Pottsville, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Pottsville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia, Pa station.

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Philadelphia to Pottsville bus services, operated by Fullington Trailways, arrive at Pottsville, PA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Pottsville is 97 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to drive from Philadelphia to Pottsville.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Pottsville. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Pottsville.
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  • Distance: 74.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Pottsville, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to Pottsville via Harrisburg, Pa and Harrisburg, PA in around 4 h 15 min.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg, PA to Pottsville, PA
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Schedules at
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Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Hazleton, PA
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Schedules at
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Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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