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There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to Philadelphia by plane, shuttle, bus, taxi, train or car

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Fly from Manhattan  •  5h 31m

  1. Fly from Manhattan (MHK) to Philadelphia (PHL) MHK - PHL

$336 - $1,341

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Shuttle, bus  •  30h 35m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Manhattan, KS to Topeka, KS
  2. Take the bus from Topeka, Ks to Philadelphia, Pa 1682 / ...

$156 - $339

3 alternative options

Shuttle to Kansas City, fly  •  7h 6m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Manhattan, KS to Kansas City International Airport, MO
  2. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Philadelphia (PHL) MCI - PHL

$251 - $669

Taxi, train  •  31h 30m

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Topeka Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Topeka Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
  4. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$404 - $935

Drive  •  20h 46m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Philadelphia 1253.7 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 20h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Philadelphia is to fly which costs $330 - $1,400 and takes 5h 31m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Philadelphia is 1145 miles. The road distance is 1253.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Philadelphia without a car is to shuttle and bus which takes 30h 35m and costs $150 - $340.

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It takes approximately 5h 31m to get from Manhattan to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Manhattan Airport to Philadelphia Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 41m and has one stopover.

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Philadelphia is 1h ahead of Manhattan. It is currently 5:09 AM in Manhattan and 6:09 AM in Philadelphia.

Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Philadelphia is 1254 miles. It takes approximately 20h 46m to drive from Manhattan to Philadelphia.

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American Airlines offers flights from Manhattan Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 455+ hotels available in Philadelphia. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 1145.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 31m

What companies run services between Manhattan, KS, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

American Airlines flies from Manhattan to Philadelphia hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Manhattan to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Manhattan to Philadelphia via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Manhattan to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare, State College
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Manhattan to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare, Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Manhattan to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare, Buffalo
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Manhattan to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Manhattan to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare, Albany
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Manhattan to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare, Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Manhattan to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare, Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Manhattan to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare, Cleveland
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Manhattan to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Manhattan to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare, Covington
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Philadelphia via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to Philadelphia via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to Philadelphia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Kansas City to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Topeka Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $450
Train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
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 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
Bus operators
KCI RoadRunner
Website
kciroadrunner.com
Shuttle from Manhattan, KS to Kansas City International Airport, MO
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Schedules at
arivalshuttle.com
Shuttle from Manhattan, KS to Topeka, KS
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$46 - $50
Schedules at
arivalshuttle.com
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 Topeka, Ks to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $190
Flexible
$210 - $290
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Topeka Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
56m
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Manhattan Airport is to taxi which takes 11m and costs $29 - $35.

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