There are 4 ways to get from Philadelphia to Ocean City by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Airport Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Baltimore to Ocean City, MD 8109

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Suburban Station to Wilmington
  2. Take the bus from Wilmington, De to Salisbury, Md 903 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Ocean City Transfer Point

$26 - $52

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Ocean City 144.9 miles

$14 - $21

Fly, bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Salisbury (SBY) PHL - SBY
  2. Take the bus from Wor Wic Community College to Ocean City Transfer Point

$157 - $781

Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and Ocean City is 112 miles. The road distance is 144.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Ocean City without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 5 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Philadelphia to Ocean City, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Salisbury Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Ocean City is 145 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to drive from Philadelphia to Ocean City.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Salisbury Airport.

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There are 1026+ hotels available in Ocean City. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Ocean City.
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  • Distance: 112.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 29 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Ocean City, MD, USA?

There is no direct connection from Philadelphia to Ocean City. However, you can take the train to BWI Airport Amtrak, take the walk to Baltimore, then take the Amtrak Thruway to Ocean City, MD. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Philadelphia to Ocean City via Wilmington, Wilmington, De, Salisbury, Md, and Shore Transit Bus Terminal in around 6 h 12 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Baltimore to Ocean City, MD
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Wilmington joseph R biden to Salisbury Greyhound, MD
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
amtrak.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Wilmington, De to Salisbury, Md
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Shore Transit
Phone
443-260-2300
Website
shoretransit.org
Bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Ocean City Transfer Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
shoretransit.org
Bus from Wor Wic Community College to Ocean City Transfer Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
shoretransit.org

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