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There are 7 ways to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bear by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, line 40 bus  •  1h 45m

  1. Take the train from Airport Terminal A to 30th Street Train Station
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Wilmington
  3. Take the line 40 bus from King St @ 3Rd St to Us Rt40 @ Governors Sq Ent 40

$13 - $70

Cheapest option

Line 37 bus, line 13 bus, line 40 bus  •  2h 59m

  1. Take the line 37 bus from Philadelphia Airport Terminal A to Chester Transportation Center 37
  2. Take the line 13 bus from Tri-State Mall @ P-N-R On Site to King St @ 3Rd St 13
  3. Take the line 40 bus from King St @ 3Rd St to Us Rt40 @ Governors Sq Ent 40

$8 - $12

5 alternative options

Line 37 bus, train, line 40 bus  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the line 37 bus from Philadelphia Airport Terminal A to Chester Transportation Center 37
  2. Take the train from Chester to Wilmington
  3. Take the line 40 bus from King St @ 3Rd St to Us Rt40 @ Governors Sq Ent 40

$8 - $12

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bear 33.4 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bear 33.4 miles

$3 - $5

Shuttle  •  39 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Philadelphia Airport to Bear

$40 - $60

Towncar  •  39 min

  1. Take a town car from Philadelphia Airport to Bear 33.4 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bear is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bear is to taxi which costs $150 - $180 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bear. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia Airport Terminal A and arriving at Us Rt40 @ Governors Sq Ent via Chester Transportation Center, Tri-State Mall @ P-N-R On Site and King St @ 3Rd St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 59m.

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The distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Bear is 28 miles. The road distance is 33.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bear without a car is to train and line 40 bus which takes 1h 45m and costs $12 - $70.

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It takes approximately 1h 45m to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bear, including transfers.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bear bus services, operated by SEPTA, depart from Philadelphia Airport Terminal A station.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bear bus services, operated by DART First State, arrive at Us Rt40 @ Governors Sq Ent station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bear is 33 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bear.

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  • Distance: 27.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 45m

What companies run services between Philadelphia Airport (PHL), USA and Bear, DE, USA?

You can take a bus from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bear via Chester Transportation Center, Tri-State Mall @ P-N-R On Site, and King St @ 3Rd St in around 2h 59m.

Train operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from Airport Terminal A to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
septa.org
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
septa.org
Train from Chester to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
septa.org
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 Philadelphia to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Business Seat
$27 - $40
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 Wilmington
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
Bus operators
DART First State
Phone
+1 800-652-3278
Website
dartfirststate.com
Bus from King St @ 3Rd St to Us Rt40 @ Governors Sq Ent
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
DART First State
Bus from Tri-State Mall @ P-N-R On Site to King St @ 3Rd St
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
DART First State
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from Philadelphia Airport Terminal A to Chester Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
Shuttles by Jayride

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Shuttle from Philadelphia Airport to Bear
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Shuttle
$40 - $60
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Towncar from Philadelphia Airport to Bear
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Private
$150 - $220
Taxi from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bear
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Philadelphia Taxicab Service
Phone
+1 215-535-6700
Website
philataxicab.com
Phila Taxi Service
Phone
+1 267-309-2675
Website
philataxiservice.com
http://www.philapark.org/
Website
philapark.org
Freedom Taxi
Phone
+1 215-222-9999
Website
facebook.com

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