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There are 10 ways to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Battle Creek by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Kalamazoo  •  5h 41m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Kalamazoo (AZO) PHL - AZO

$81 - $518

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Fly to Detroit, train  •  4h 53m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Detroit (DTW) PHL - DTW
  2. Take the train from Dearborn to Battle Creek

$114 - $228

Fly to Grand Rapids, Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Grand Rapids (GRR) PHL - GRR
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Grand Rapids to Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak

Fly to Fort Wayne, bus  •  7h 41m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Fort Wayne (FWA) PHL - FWA
  2. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Elkhart, IN
  3. Take the bus from Elkhart, IN to Kalamazoo Transit Center

$229 - $431

Train, bus  •  19h 22m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg to Detroit
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Albion Amtrak Station
  4. Take the train from Albion to Battle Creek

$133 - $192

Bus  •  20h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg to Detroit
  3. Take the bus from Detroit to Battle Creek

$92 - $150

Train, bus via Washington  •  21h 7m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Toledo
  3. Take the bus from Toledo to Detroit
  4. Take the train from Detroit to Battle Creek

$146 - $269

Train via New York  •  24h 40m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall
  2. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Battle Creek

$159 - $282

Train  •  30h 44m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Chicago Union Station Cardinal
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Battle Creek Blue Water / ...

$137 - $207

Drive  •  10h 50m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Battle Creek 654.4 miles

$60 - $95

Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Battle Creek by train and bus

The journey time between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Battle Creek is around 39h 58m and covers a distance of around 748 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 39h 34m. Operated by SEPTA, Amtrak, Greyhound USA and others, the Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Battle Creek service departs from Airport Terminal A and arrives in Battle Creek. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
39h 58m
Fastest journey time:
39h 34m
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$133
Carbon emissions:
133 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
16:11
Last service departs at:
17:11

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Battle Creek train and bus schedules

Philadelphia Airport (PHL) → Battle Creek
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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Battle Creek is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 10h 50m.

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The fastest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Battle Creek is to fly and train which takes 4h 53m and costs $110 - $230.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Battle Creek. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia Airport Terminal A and arriving at Battle Creek via Broad St & Snyder Av, Philadelphia, Harrisburg and Detroit. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Battle Creek. However, there are services departing from Airport Terminal A and arriving at Battle Creek via Philadelphia, New York Moynihan Train Hall and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 40m.

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The distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Battle Creek is 547 miles. The road distance is 654.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Battle Creek without a car is to train and bus which takes 19h 22m and costs $130 - $200.

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It takes approximately 5h 41m to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Battle Creek, including transfers.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Battle Creek bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia station.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Battle Creek train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Philadelphia station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Battle Creek is to fly which takes 5h 41m and costs $80 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $150 and takes 20h 31m, you could also train via New York, which costs $150 - $290 and takes 24h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Battle Creek.
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  • Distance: 546.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 41m

What companies run services between Philadelphia Airport (PHL), USA and Battle Creek, MI, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Battle Creek every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Battle Creek via Broad St & Snyder Av - MBNS, Broad St & Snyder Av, Broad St & Walnut St, Philadelphia, Harrisburg, and Detroit in around 20h 31m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Kalamazoo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Kalamazoo via Harrisburg, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Kalamazoo via Madison, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Kalamazoo via Dayton, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Kalamazoo via Pittsburgh, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Kalamazoo via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $350
Flights from Philadelphia to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Grand Rapids via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $480
Flights from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $480
Flights from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $480
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Kalamazoo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $490
Flights from Philadelphia to Kalamazoo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $380
Flights from Philadelphia to Grand Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $420
Flights from Philadelphia to Grand Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Kalamazoo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $430
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Grand Rapids via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Grand Rapids via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Dearborn to Battle Creek
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$40 - $65
Train from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Albion to Battle Creek
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Business Seat
$27 - $40
Train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Washington Union Station to Toledo
Ave. Duration
13h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
Train from Detroit to Battle Creek
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Train from Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Business Seat
$210 - $300
Train from Chicago Union Station to Battle Creek
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Train from Philadelphia to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $320
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $100
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
Train from Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Grand Rapids to Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Bus from Toledo to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Elkhart, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Elkhart, IN to Kalamazoo Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to Albion Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to Battle Creek, MI
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
hoosierride.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 Harrisburg to Detroit
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $130
Bus from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Detroit to Battle Creek
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $29
Flexible
$40 - $60
Amtrak Thruway

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 Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Toledo Amtrak Station to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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There is no direct flight from Philadelphia Airport to Kalamazoo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 42m and has one stopover.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Battle Creek bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Battle Creek station.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Battle Creek train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Battle Creek station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Battle Creek is 654 miles. It takes approximately 10h 50m to drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Battle Creek.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Kalamazoo Airport.

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There are 23+ hotels available in Battle Creek. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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