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There are 7 ways to get from Hartford to Philadelphia by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  4 h 29 min

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

$80 - $200

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Philadelphia, Pa 2561 / ...

$25 - $60

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station Shuttle / ...
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...

$123 - $322

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, CT - Union Station to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York to Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St

$31 - $55

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Hartford to Philadelphia 210.6 miles

$20 - $30

Fly from Hartford  •  3 h 23 min

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

$169 - $480

Train to New Haven, fly  •  4 h 27 min

  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 - $472

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The cheapest way to get from Hartford to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hartford to Philadelphia is to fly which costs $160 - $480 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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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 4 h 30 min.

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

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The distance between Hartford and Philadelphia is 181 miles. The road distance is 210.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Philadelphia without a car is to train which takes 4 h 29 min and costs $80 - $200.

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The train from Hartford Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station takes 4 h 29 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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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 Northeast Regional, arrive at Hartford Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Philadelphia is to train which takes 4 h 29 min and costs $80 - $200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $25 - $60 and takes 4 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs $160 - $480 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Hartford to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 181.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

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

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Hartford to Philadelphia twice daily. Tickets cost $80 - $200 and the journey takes 4 h 29 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Hartford to Philadelphia 3 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $60 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Hartford to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from New Haven to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Hartford to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
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 Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven State Street Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
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 New Haven Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$190 - $280
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 Hartford, Ct to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Hartford, CT - Union Station to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
peterpanbus.com

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The quickest flight from Hartford Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 19 min.

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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 Northeast Regional, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hartford to Philadelphia is 211 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to drive from Hartford to Philadelphia.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Hartford Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 437+ hotels available in Philadelphia. Prices start at $84 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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