There are 9 ways to get from Ann Arbor to Philadelphia by plane, tram, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Philadelphia, line 36 tram  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Philadelphia (PHL) DTW - PHL
  2. Take the line 36 tram from Elmwood Av & Island Av - MBFS to 15th St Trolley Station

$56 - $280

8 alternative options

Fly to Baltimore, train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Baltimore (BWI) DTW - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak

$148 - $525

Fly to Newark, train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Newark (EWR) DTW - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak

$129 - $465

Fly to Trenton-Mercer, train  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Trenton-Mercer (TTN) DTW - TTN
  2. Take the train from West Trenton to Jefferson Station

$95 - $232

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  16 h 55 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Ann Arbor, MI - Amtrak to Toledo, OH Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak

$103 - $279

Bus via Pittsburgh, Pa  •  17 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Detroit, Mi
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Pittsburgh, Pa
  3. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Philadelphia, PA

$71 - $158

Bus  •  17 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Detroit, Mi
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Newark, Nj
  3. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Philadelphia, Pa

$85 - $218

Bus, train  •  18 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Detroit, Mi
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
  3. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak

$193 - $531

Drive  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Ann Arbor to Philadelphia 585.5 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ann Arbor to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ann Arbor to Philadelphia is to fly and line 36 tram which costs $55 - $280 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The distance between Ann Arbor and Philadelphia is 477 miles. The road distance is 585.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Ann Arbor to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ann Arbor to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Ann Arbor, Mi and arriving at Philadelphia, PA via Detroit, Mi and Pittsburgh, PA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Ann Arbor to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 477 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

What companies run services between Ann Arbor, MI, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Ann Arbor to Philadelphia via Detroit, Mi, Pittsburgh, Pa, and Pittsburgh, PA in around 17 h 45 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Detroit to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Philadelphia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Detroit to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Flights from Detroit to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Detroit to Philadelphia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Detroit to Trenton-Mercer
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Train operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Tram from Elmwood Av & Island Av - MBFS to 15th St Trolley Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
septa.org
Train from West Trenton to Jefferson Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
septa.org
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Toledo Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Train from Toledo Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $470
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from Newark, Nj to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28

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