There are 8 ways to get from Hartford to Philadelphia by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus via New York  •  4h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, CT to Manhattan, NY Hartford-Manhattan
  2. Take the bus from New York to Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St Ny

$27 - $50

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Bus  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Philadelphia, Pa 2555 / ...

$27 - $40

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Train via New Haven  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station Amtrak Hartford Line / ...
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to 30th Street Train Station Acela / ...

$53 - $173

Train  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to 30th Street Train Station Northeast Regional / ...

$35 - $120

Bus #2  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Hartford, CT to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA Peter Pan

$44 - $61

Drive  •  3h 47m

  1. Drive from Hartford to Philadelphia 207.5 miles

$20 - $30

Fly from Hartford  •  3h 20m

  1. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Philadelphia (PHL) BDL - PHL

$169 - $480

Train to New Haven, fly  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven State Street Station
  2. Fly from New Haven (HVN) to Philadelphia (PHL) HVN - PHL

$106 - $494

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The cheapest way to get from Hartford to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Hartford to Philadelphia is to fly which costs $160 - $480 and takes 3h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hartford, Ct and arriving at Philadelphia, Pa. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hartford Amtrak Station station and arriving at 30th Street Train Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 29m.

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The distance between Hartford and Philadelphia is 181 miles. The road distance is 207.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Philadelphia without a car is to bus via New York which takes 4h 17m and costs $27 - $50.

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It takes approximately 4h 17m to get from Hartford to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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Hartford to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Hartford, Ct station.

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Hartford to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Hartford Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Philadelphia is to bus via New York which takes 4h 17m and costs $27 - $50. Alternatively, you can train via New Haven, which costs $50 - $180 and takes 4h 20m, you could also fly, which costs $160 - $480 and takes 3h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Hartford to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 181.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 17m

What companies run services between Hartford, CT, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Hartford to Philadelphia via Manhattan, NY, 34 St - Penn Station, 28 St, and New York in around 4h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hartford to Philadelphia via New Haven Union Station in around 4h 20m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Hartford to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from New Haven to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Train 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
Train from New Haven Union Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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 Hartford Amtrak Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven State Street Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Train from New Haven Union Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $110
Business Class Seat
$85 - $160
Train from Hartford Amtrak Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $120
Business Class Seat
$95 - $170
Train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven State Street Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Bus operators
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Hartford, CT to Manhattan, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
gobuses.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York to Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
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megabus.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 Hartford, Ct to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Hartford, CT to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
peterpanbus.com

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The quickest flight from Hartford Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 16m.

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Hartford to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Philadelphia, Pa station.

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Hartford to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at 30th Street Train Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hartford to Philadelphia is 208 miles. It takes approximately 3h 47m to drive from Hartford to Philadelphia.

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American Airlines offers flights from Hartford Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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Book your Hartford to Philadelphia bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 648+ hotels available in Philadelphia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Hartford Airport is to line 30 bus which takes 26 min and costs $1 - $4.

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