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There are 4 ways to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bel Air by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train, bus  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Aberdeen Amtrak Station Northeast Regional
  2. Take the bus from Aberdeen Train Station to Churchville Rd/Rt 22 & Giles St 1 / Green

$48 - $83

Cheapest option

Line 37 bus, line 113 bus, line 13 bus, bus  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the line 37 bus from Philadelphia Airport Terminal A to Chester Transportation Center 37
  2. Take the line 113 bus from Chester Transportation Center to Tri State Mall - 1 113
  3. Take the line 13 bus from Tri-State Mall @ P-N-R On Site to King St @ 3Rd St 13
  4. Take the bus from Wilmington to Aberdeen
  5. Take the bus from Aberdeen Train Station to Harford County Health Dept

$18 - $26

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 20m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bel Air 69.9 miles

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  1h 20m

  1. Take a town car from Philadelphia Airport to Bel Air 69.9 miles

$240 - $340

Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bel Air by train and bus

The journey time between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Bel Air is around 5h 59m and covers a distance of around 87 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 3m. Operated by SEPTA, Amtrak Northeast Regional and Harford Transit LINK, the Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bel Air service departs from Airport Terminal A and arrives in Churchville Rd/Rt 22 & Giles St. Typically 15 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 59m
Fastest journey time:
3h 3m
Services per week:
15
Cheapest price:
$48
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
13:41
Last service departs at:
19:11

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bel Air train and bus schedules

Philadelphia Airport (PHL) → Bel Air
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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bel Air is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bel Air is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bel Air. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia Airport Terminal A and arriving at Harford County Health Dept via Chester Transportation Center, Tri-State Mall @ P-N-R On Site, Wilmington and Aberdeen Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 14m.

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The distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Bel Air is 63 miles. The road distance is 69.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bel Air without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 47m and costs $45 - $85.

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It takes approximately 3h 47m to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bel Air, including transfers.

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

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bel Air bus services, operated by Harford Transit LINK, arrive at Harford County Health Dept station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bel Air is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1h 20m to drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bel Air.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Bel Air. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bel Air.
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  • Distance: 63.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 47m

What companies run services between Philadelphia Airport (PHL), USA and Bel Air, Harford County, MD, USA?

You can take a bus from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Bel Air via Chester Transportation Center, Tri-State Mall @ P-N-R On Site, King St @ 3Rd St, Wilmington, Aberdeen, and Aberdeen Train Station in around 6h 14m.

Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Aberdeen Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $75
Business Class Seat
$60 - $120
Bus operators
Harford Transit LINK
Phone
+1 410-638-3000
Email
citizensaffairs@harfordcountymd.gov
Website
harfordtransit.org
Bus from Aberdeen Train Station to Churchville Rd/Rt 22 & Giles St
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
harfordcountymd.gov
Bus from Aberdeen Train Station to Harford County Health Dept
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
harfordcountymd.gov
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
Bus from Chester Transportation Center to Tri State Mall - 1
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
DART First State
Phone
+1 800-652-3278
Website
dartfirststate.com
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Wilmington to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$28 - $40
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.

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Towncar from Philadelphia Airport to Bel Air
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$240 - $340
Private
$240 - $340

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