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

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Train  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...

$75 - $210

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Bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Philadelphia, Pa 1002 / ...

$16 - $40

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Baltimore to Philadelphia 99.5 miles

$9 - $15

Fly  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Philadelphia (PHL) BWI - PHL

$219 - $559

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The cheapest way to get from Baltimore to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Baltimore to Philadelphia is to train which costs $75 - $210 and takes 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Baltimore Downtown, Md and arriving at Philadelphia, Pa. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Baltimore Penn Station station and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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The distance between Baltimore and Philadelphia is 90 miles. The road distance is 99.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Philadelphia without a car is to train which takes 1 h and costs $75 - $210.

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The train from Baltimore Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station takes 1 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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Baltimore to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Baltimore Downtown, Md station.

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Baltimore to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Baltimore Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Philadelphia is to train which takes 1 h and costs $75 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $16 - $40 and takes 1 h 55 min, you could also fly, which costs $210 - $600 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Baltimore to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 90.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Baltimore to Philadelphia hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $210 and the journey takes 1 h. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Baltimore to Philadelphia hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
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 Baltimore Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
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 Baltimore Downtown, Md to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40

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