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

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Fly to Philadelphia  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Knoxville (TYS) to Philadelphia (PHL) TYS - PHL

$234 - $674

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Bus Wanda Coach  •  17 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Knoxville to New York, NY Knoxville
  2. Take the bus from New York to Philadelphia, PA Nyc

$74

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Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Knoxville (TYS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) TYS - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$267 - $719

Fly to Newark, train  •  4 h 22 min

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

$173 - $782

Bus, train  •  14 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Knoxville, Tn to Roanoke, Va
  2. Take the train from Roanoke Amtrak to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$202 - $527

Bus NYTN Bus  •  16 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Knoxville, TN to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York to Philadelphia

$130 - $232

Drive  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Knoxville to Philadelphia 625.5 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Knoxville to Philadelphia is to bus which costs $74 and takes 17 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Knoxville to Philadelphia is to fly which costs $230 - $700 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Knoxville to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Cumberland Ave WB @ 11th St and arriving at Philadelphia, PA via Knoxville and New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 37 min.

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The distance between Knoxville and Philadelphia is 554 miles. The road distance is 625.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Knoxville to Philadelphia without a car is to bus and train which takes 14 h 18 min and costs $200 - $550.

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Knoxville to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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Knoxville to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Wanda Coach, depart from Knoxville station.

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The best way to get from Knoxville to Philadelphia is to fly which takes 2 h 40 min and costs $230 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $240 and takes 16 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Knoxville Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 43 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Knoxville to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 553.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

What companies run services between Knoxville, TN, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Knoxville to Philadelphia hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Knoxville to Philadelphia via Walmart, Knoxville, TN, New York, NY, and New York in around 16 h 14 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Knoxville to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Knoxville to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Knoxville to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Knoxville to New York La Guardia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Knoxville to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Knoxville to Newark via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Knoxville to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Knoxville to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Knoxville to Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Knoxville to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Knoxville to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Knoxville to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Knoxville to New York La Guardia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Knoxville to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
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 New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
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
1 h 34 min
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
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Train from Roanoke Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $140
Business Seat
$120 - $200
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 Knoxville, Tn to Roanoke, Va
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
NYTN Bus
Website
nytnbus.com
Bus from Knoxville, TN to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $200
Schedules at
nytnbus.com
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Book at
gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Knoxville to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York to Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
wandacoach.com

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Knoxville to Philadelphia is 625 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 36 min to drive from Knoxville to Philadelphia.

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Knoxville 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 Knoxville to Knoxville Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs $55 - $70.

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