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There are 13 ways to get from Houston to Philadelphia by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Philadelphia  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Philadelphia (PHL) HOU - PHL

$148 - $328

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Fly Houston to Philadelphia  •  5h 45m

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Philadelphia (PHL) IAH - PHL

$128 - $450

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Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Baltimore, train  •  6h 27m

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Baltimore (BWI) HOU - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$211 - $926

Fly Houston to Baltimore, train  •  6h 41m

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Baltimore (BWI) IAH - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$166 - $1,428

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to New York La Guardia, train  •  7h 23m

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to New York La Guardia (LGA) HOU - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$241 - $691

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Reagan Washington, train  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Reagan Washington (DCA) HOU - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$235 - $958

Fly Houston to Reagan Washington, train  •  7h 14m

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Reagan Washington (DCA) IAH - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$225 - $1,060

Fly Houston to Newark, train  •  7h 30m

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Newark (EWR) IAH - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$147 - $718

Bus  •  32h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Atlanta, Ga 1596 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Philadelphia, PA Atlanta route

$249 - $367

Bus, train  •  35h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Houston, TX to New Orleans, LA Houston
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Crescent

$180 - $535

Bus via New York, NY  •  36h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta ,GA to New York, NY
  3. Take the bus from New York to Philadelphia, PA Nyc

$154 - $290

Train  •  38h 38m

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Sunset Limited
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Crescent

$220 - $647

Drive  •  25h 51m

  1. Drive from Houston to Philadelphia 1552.1 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Houston to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $150 - $220 and takes 25h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Philadelphia is to fly which costs $140 - $330 and takes 5h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Houston to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at Philadelphia, PA via Alabama St @ Forsyth St, Atlanta ,GA and New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Houston station to Philadelphia station. However, there are services departing from Houston Amtrak Station and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38h 38m.

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The distance between Houston and Philadelphia is 1347 miles. The road distance is 1552.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Philadelphia without a car is to bus which takes 32h 11m and costs $240 - $370.

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It takes approximately 5h 39m to get from Houston to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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Houston to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Houston, Tx station.

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Houston to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Houston Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Houston to Philadelphia is to fly which takes 5h 39m and costs $140 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $240 - $370 and takes 32h 11m, you could also train, which costs $220 - $650 and takes 38h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Houston to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 1347.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 39m

What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Houston to Philadelphia hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Philadelphia via Atlanta, Ga, Five Points Station, Doraville Station, Atlanta, GA, Philadelphia, PA, Allegheny Av & Thompson St, Girard Av & Front St, and Girard Station - MFL in around 32h 11m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Philadelphia via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Philadelphia via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Philadelphia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Philadelphia via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Philadelphia via Tampa
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Baltimore via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Baltimore via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Baltimore via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Baltimore via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to New York La Guardia via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to New York La Guardia via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to New York La Guardia via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to New York La Guardia via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Reagan Washington via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Reagan Washington via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Reagan Washington via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Flights from Houston to Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Newark via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Newark via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Newark via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Newark via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Newark via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Philadelphia via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Houston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Houston to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Houston to Baltimore via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Baltimore via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Baltimore via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Newark via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Houston to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Baltimore via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Houston to Baltimore via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to New York La Guardia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Houston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Houston to Baltimore via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Houston to Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Houston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Train operators
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.

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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
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
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 New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$290 - $420
Business Coach Seat
$350 - $490
Room
$600 - $900
Train from Houston Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Houston, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from Atlanta ,GA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
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Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York to Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
wandacoach.com

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The quickest flight from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 10m.

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Houston to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Wanda Coach, arrive at Philadelphia, PA station.

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Philadelphia is 1h ahead of Houston. It is currently 3:02 PM in Houston and 4:02 PM in Philadelphia.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Philadelphia is 1552 miles. It takes approximately 25h 51m to drive from Houston to Philadelphia.

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Delta, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 471+ hotels available in Philadelphia. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Houston to Houston Hobby Apt Airport is to line 040 bus which takes 51m and costs $2.

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