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There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Ocean City by plane, bus, shuttle, train, night bus or car

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Fly to Salisbury, bus  •  3h 17m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Salisbury (SBY) PHL - SBY
  2. Take the bus from Wor Wic Community College to Ocean City Transfer Point

$143 - $356

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Night bus, bus  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the night bus from Wilmington to Salisbury "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Ocean City Transfer Point 203E / ...

$26 - $36

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Fly to Baltimore, shuttle  •  5h 20m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Baltimore (BWI) PHL - BWI
  2. Take a shuttle bus from BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport to Ocean City, MD

$135 - $429

Train, bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Ocean City, MD 8109

Bus  •  9h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Wilmington to Salisbury, Md
  2. Take the bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Ocean City Transfer Point 203E / ...

Drive  •  2h 42m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Ocean City 137.7 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Ocean City is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Ocean City is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Ocean City. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia Airport Terminal A and arriving at Ocean City Transfer Point via Chester Transportation Center, Tri-State Mall @ P-N-R On Site, Wilmington and Shore Transit Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 23m.

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The distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Ocean City is 107 miles. The road distance is 137.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Ocean City without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 20m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 17m to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Ocean City, including transfers.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Ocean City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Wilmington station.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Salisbury Airport is the direct flight which takes 57 min.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Ocean City bus services, operated by Shore Transit, arrive at Ocean City Transfer Point station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Ocean City is 138 miles. It takes approximately 2h 42m to drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Ocean City.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Ocean City.
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  • Distance: 107.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 17m

What companies run services between Philadelphia Airport (PHL), USA and Ocean City, MD, USA?

You can take a bus from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Ocean City via Chester Transportation Center, Chester, Wilmington, Wilmington, and Shore Transit Bus Terminal in around 9h 29m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $90
Business Class Seat
$70 - $130
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 Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
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
Bus operators
Shore Transit
Phone
443-260-2300
Website
shoretransit.org
Bus from Wor Wic Community College to Ocean City Transfer Point
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
shoretransit.org
Bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Ocean City Transfer Point
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
shoretransit.org
BayRunner Shuttle
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
Bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Ocean City, MD
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Bus from Wilmington to Salisbury, Md
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
amtrak.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Wilmington to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Salisbury Airport.

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