There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia to Annapolis by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  3h 38m

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

$30 - $92

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Bus via West St & Church Cir  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md 3019 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Patapsco Light Rail Station Bay 3 to West St & Church Cir 70

$19 - $34

4 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA to Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD Peter Pan
  2. Take the bus from Patapsco Light Rail Station Bay 3 to CALVERT ST & BLADEN ST fs wb 70

$24 - $40

Drive  •  2h 18m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Annapolis 127 miles

$12 - $18

Fly to Baltimore, line 70 bus  •  5h 12m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Baltimore (BWI) PHL - BWI
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Cromwell Light Rail Station Bay 2 to West St & Church Cir

$121 - $388

Fly to Reagan Washington, bus  •  5h 3m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PHL - DCA
  2. Take the bus from INDEPENDENCE AVE & 4TH & 3RD ST SW eb to CALVERT ST & WEST ST fs nb

$120 - $565

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Annapolis is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Annapolis is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia station to Annapolis. However, there are services departing from Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, 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 4h 38m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Annapolis is 98 miles. The road distance is 127 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Annapolis without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 38m and costs $30 - $95.

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It takes approximately 3h 38m to get from Philadelphia to Annapolis, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Annapolis bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Baltimore Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Philadelphia to Annapolis bus services, operated by Maryland Transit, arrive at CALVERT ST & BLADEN ST fs wb station.

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

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  • Distance: 98.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 38m

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

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to Annapolis via Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD, HAINES ST & WARNER ST wb, and Patapsco Light Rail Station Bay 3 in around 4h 38m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
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 30th Street Train Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
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 30th Street Train Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $85
Business Class Seat
$70 - $130
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
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
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Maryland Transit
Bus from Patapsco Light Rail Station Bay 3 to West St & Church Cir
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
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Maryland Transit
Bus from Cromwell Light Rail Station Bay 2 to West St & Church Cir
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
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Maryland Transit
Bus from INDEPENDENCE AVE & 4TH & 3RD ST SW eb to CALVERT ST & WEST ST fs nb
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $5
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Maryland Transit
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA to Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
peterpanbus.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 Philadelphia, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Baltimore Airport.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Annapolis. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 23 min and costs $7.

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