There are 9 ways to get from Chapel Hill to Philadelphia by bus, plane, train or car

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Line 800 bus to Raleigh/Durham, fly to Philadelphia  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the line 800 bus from Manning Dr at UNC Hospitals to GoTriangle Regional Transit Center
  2. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Philadelphia (PHL) RDU - PHL

$71 - $473

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Bus via Philadelphia, Pa  •  10h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Durham, NC to Washington Via Charlotte / ...
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Philadelphia, Pa 1002 / ...

$47 - $72

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Fly Raleigh/Durham to Baltimore, train  •  5h 30m

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Baltimore (BWI) RDU - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$117 - $386

Bus to Greensboro/High Point, fly to Philadelphia  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Columbia & Rosemary to Coble Transportation Center
  2. Fly from Greensboro/High Point (GSO) to Philadelphia (PHL) GSO - PHL

$192 - $712

Fly Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK, train  •  6h 1m

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to New York JFK (JFK) RDU - JFK
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$125 - $472

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Newark, train  •  6h 26m

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Newark (EWR) RDU - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$110 - $456

Bus, train  •  10h 44m

  1. Take the bus from N Columbia St at W Franklin St to Salisbury St at W Morgan St Crx
  2. Take the train from Raleigh Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Silver Star / ...

$57 - $83

Bus  •  10h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Durham, NC to Washington Via Charlotte / ...
  2. Take the bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA Peter Pan

$54 - $83

Drive  •  7h 13m

  1. Drive from Chapel Hill to Philadelphia 410.8 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Chapel Hill to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Chapel Hill to Philadelphia is to line 800 bus and fly which costs $70 - $480 and takes 4h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chapel Hill to Philadelphia station. However, there are services departing from E Franklin St at Carolina Coffee Shop and arriving at Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA via Durham, NC and Union Station, Washington, DC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 48m.

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The distance between Chapel Hill and Philadelphia is 352 miles. The road distance is 410.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Chapel Hill to Philadelphia without a car is to bus and train which takes 10h 44m and costs $55 - $85.

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It takes approximately 4h 24m to get from Chapel Hill to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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Chapel Hill to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Durham, NC station.

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The quickest flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Chapel Hill to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chapel Hill to Philadelphia is 411 miles. It takes approximately 7h 13m to drive from Chapel Hill to Philadelphia.

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Map of how to get from Chapel Hill to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 352.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 24m

What companies run services between Chapel Hill, NC, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Chapel Hill to Philadelphia via Chapel Hill St at Duke St, Durham, NC, and Union Station, Washington, DC in around 10h 48m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $950
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 New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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 New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
59m
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 Raleigh Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from Manning Dr at UNC Hospitals to GoTriangle Regional Transit Center
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
Bus from N Columbia St at W Franklin St to Salisbury St at W Morgan St
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
PART NC
Phone
+1 336-662-0002
Website
partnc.org
Bus from Columbia & Rosemary to Coble Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
partnc.org
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $29
Flexible
$40 - $60

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Frontier Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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