There are 9 ways to get from Philadelphia to Annapolis by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Baltimore Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Patapsco Light Rail Station Bay 3 to CALVERT ST & BLADEN ST fs wb 70

$81 - $217

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Bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md 3019 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Patapsco Light Rail Station Bay 3 to CALVERT ST & BLADEN ST fs wb 70

$18 - $47

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Train  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Carrollton Amtrak Northeast Regional / ...

$86 - $213

Bus via Harry S Truman P & R  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md 3019 / ...

$26 - $62

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Annapolis 126.6 miles

$12 - $18

Fly Philadelphia to Baltimore, line 70 bus  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Baltimore (BWI) PHL - BWI
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Cromwell Light Rail Station Bay 2 to CALVERT ST & BLADEN ST fs wb

$221 - $568

Fly Philadelphia to Reagan Washington, bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PHL - DCA
  2. Take the bus from MASSACHUSETTES AVE & 5TH ST NW eb to CALVERT ST & WEST ST fs nb

$170 - $446

Fly Philadelphia to Washington Dulles, bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Washington Dulles (IAD) PHL - IAD
  2. Take the bus from INDEPENDENCE AVE & 7&6 ST SW mid eb to CALVERT ST & WEST ST fs nb

$196 - $820

Train to Lancaster, fly to Baltimore, line 70 bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Lancaster Amtrak
  2. Fly from Lancaster (LNS) to Baltimore (BWI) LNS - BWI
  3. Take the line 70 bus from Cromwell Light Rail Station Bay 2 to CALVERT ST & BLADEN ST fs wb

$72 - $132

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Annapolis. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at CALVERT ST & BLADEN ST fs wb via HAINES ST & WARNER ST wb and Patapsco Light Rail Station Bay 3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 31 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Annapolis is 98 miles. The road distance is 126.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Annapolis without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Philadelphia to Annapolis, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Annapolis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia, Pa station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Annapolis is to train which takes 4 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 31 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Baltimore Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Philadelphia to Annapolis bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Baltimore Downtown, Md station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Annapolis is 127 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to drive from Philadelphia to Annapolis.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Baltimore Airport.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Annapolis.
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  • Distance: 98.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Annapolis, MD, USA?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Philadelphia to Annapolis hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $190 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Annapolis via Baltimore Downtown, Md, HAINES ST & WARNER ST wb, Patapsco Light Rail Station Bay 2, and Patapsco Light Rail Station Bay 3 in around 4 h 31 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Lancaster to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Carrollton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Lancaster Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from Patapsco Light Rail Station Bay 3 to CALVERT ST & BLADEN ST fs wb
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from Cromwell Light Rail Station Bay 2 to CALVERT ST & BLADEN ST fs wb
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from MASSACHUSETTES AVE & 5TH ST NW eb to CALVERT ST & WEST ST fs nb
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from INDEPENDENCE AVE & 7&6 ST SW mid eb to CALVERT ST & WEST ST fs nb
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
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 Philadelphia, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs .

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