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There are 11 ways to get from Bowling Green to Philadelphia by bus, plane, train 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.

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Bus to Nashville, fly to Philadelphia  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Bowling Green, Ky to Nashville, Tn
  2. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Philadelphia (PHL) BNA - PHL

$156 - $428

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Bus via Dayton  •  22h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Bowling Green, Ky to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1502
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Philadelphia, Pa 1682 / ...

$98 - $140

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Bus to Louisville, fly to Philadelphia  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Bowling Green, Ky to Louisville, Ky
  2. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to Philadelphia (PHL) SDF - PHL

$218 - $700

Bus to Nashville, fly to Baltimore, train  •  7h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Bowling Green, Ky to Nashville, Tn
  2. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Baltimore (BWI) BNA - BWI
  3. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$187 - $626

Bus, bus to Lexington, fly to Philadelphia  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Bowling Green, Ky to Louisville, Ky
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Lexington, KY
  3. Fly from Lexington (LEX) to Philadelphia (PHL) LEX - PHL

$275 - $907

Bus to Nashville, fly to Reagan Washington, train  •  8h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Bowling Green, Ky to Nashville, Tn
  2. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BNA - DCA
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$193 - $598

Bus to Nashville, fly to Newark, train  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Bowling Green, Ky to Nashville, Tn
  2. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Newark (EWR) BNA - EWR
  3. Take the train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$175 - $621

Bus, train via Lynchburg  •  22h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Bowling Green, Ky to Nashville, Tn
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Lynchburg, Va
  3. Take the train from Lynchburg Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  4. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$141 - $384

Bus  •  22h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Bowling Green, Ky to Louisville, Ky
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to New York, NY
  3. Take the bus from New York to Philadelphia

$121 - $133

Bus, train  •  28h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Bowling Green, Ky to Louisville, Ky
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN
  3. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$145 - $215

Drive  •  13h 6m

  1. Drive from Bowling Green to Philadelphia 792.8 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Bowling Green to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 13h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Bowling Green to Philadelphia is to bus and fly which costs $150 - $430 and takes 6h 34m.

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The distance between Bowling Green and Philadelphia is 647 miles. The road distance is 792.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Bowling Green to Philadelphia without a car is to bus and train via Lynchburg which takes 22h 3m and costs $140 - $390.

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It takes approximately 6h 34m to get from Bowling Green to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Nashville Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Philadelphia is 1h ahead of Bowling Green. It is currently 2:31 AM in Bowling Green and 3:31 AM in Philadelphia.

Yes, the driving distance between Bowling Green to Philadelphia is 793 miles. It takes approximately 13h 6m to drive from Bowling Green to Philadelphia.

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Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Nashville Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 557+ hotels available in Philadelphia. Prices start at $96 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bowling Green to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 646.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 34m

What companies run services between Bowling Green, KY, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Bowling Green to Philadelphia via Bowling Green, Ky, Louisville, Ky, Chestnut @ 7th, Goldsmith @ Newburg, Louisville, KY, New York, NY, and New York in around 22h 6m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Nashville to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Louisville to Philadelphia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Nashville to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Nashville to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Nashville to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Louisville to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from Louisville to Philadelphia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from Louisville to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from Louisville to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from Lexington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Lexington to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Nashville to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Louisville to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Louisville to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Lexington to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Nashville to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $90
Business Class Seat
$70 - $130
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $100
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
Train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
Train from Lynchburg Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$55 - $110
Business Class Seat
$85 - $160
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $140
First Class
$120 - $240
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $160
First Class
$130 - $260
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Lynchburg Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Seat
$55 - $80
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
20h 27m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Premium
$300 - $420
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Business Seat
$190 - $270
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.

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 Bowling Green, Ky to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Bowling Green, Ky to Louisville, Ky
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Lynchburg, Va
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $80
Flexible
$85 - $130
Bus from Bowling Green, Ky to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$55 - $80
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $130
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Lexington, KY
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
hoosierride.com
SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Book at
gotobus.com

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