There are 6 ways to get from Kennedy to Philadelphia by car, plane, bus or train

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Drive to Erie, fly  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Kennedy to Erie
  2. Fly from Erie (ERI) to Philadelphia (PHL) ERI - PHL

$163 - $446

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Bus  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Seneca Allegany Casino to State College
  2. Take the bus from State College, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
  3. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Philadelphia, Pa

$159 - $256

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Bus to State College, fly  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Seneca Allegany Casino to State College
  2. Fly from State College (SCE) to Philadelphia (PHL) SCE - PHL

$299 - $1,050

Bus to Buffalo, fly  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Salamanca to Buffalo, NY
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Philadelphia (PHL) BUF - PHL

$204 - $788

Bus, train  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Seneca Allegany Casino to State College
  2. Take the bus from State College, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
  3. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$173 - $281

Drive  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Kennedy to Philadelphia 391.2 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Kennedy to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kennedy to Philadelphia is to drive and fly which costs $160 - $450 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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The distance between Kennedy and Philadelphia is 257 miles. The road distance is 391.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Kennedy to Philadelphia without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 33 min and costs $150 - $260.

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It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Kennedy to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Erie Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 18 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kennedy to Philadelphia is 391 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to drive from Kennedy to Philadelphia.

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American Airlines offers flights from Erie Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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  • Distance: 257 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

What companies run services between Kennedy, NY, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Kennedy to Philadelphia via Seneca Allegany Casino, State College, State College, Pa, and Harrisburg, Pa in around 8 h 33 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Erie to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from State College to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Seneca Allegany Casino to State College
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
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Bus from Salamanca to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
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Bus from State College, PA to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
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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 State College, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
bus
Bus from State College to Harrisburg Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week

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