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

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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 Northeast Regional  •  4 h 32 min

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

$80 - $200

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  4 h 46 min

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

$123 - $322

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Hartford to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York - 133 E. Broadway to Philadelphia

$30 - $43

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Hartford to Philadelphia 210.6 miles

$20 - $30

Fly Hartford to Philadelphia, line 36 tram  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Philadelphia (PHL) BDL - PHL
  2. Take the line 36 tram from Elmwood Av & Island Av - MBFS to 15th St Trolley Station

$170 - $484

Train to New Haven, fly to Philadelphia, line 36 tram  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven
  2. Fly from New Haven (HVN) to Philadelphia (PHL) HVN - PHL
  3. Take the line 36 tram from Elmwood Av & Island Av - MBFS to 15th St Trolley Station

$107 - $475

Fly Hartford to Newark, train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Newark (EWR) BDL - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak

$158 - $408

Questions & Answers

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 drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hartford, Ct and arriving at Philadelphia, Pa. Services depart hourly, 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 and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 32 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 bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs $25 - $60.

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The bus from Hartford, Ct to Philadelphia, Pa takes 4 h 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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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, depart from Hartford Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Philadelphia is to bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs $25 - $60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $80 - $200 and takes 4 h 32 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 30 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Hartford to Philadelphia hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $60 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Hartford to Philadelphia twice daily. Tickets cost $80 - $200 and the journey takes 4 h 32 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Hartford to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from New Haven to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Hartford to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
46 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 to New Haven
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$190 - $280
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Tram from Elmwood Av & Island Av - MBFS to 15th St Trolley Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
septa.org
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
HGT Bus
Website
hgtbus.com
Bus from New York - 133 E. Broadway to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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