There are 5 ways to get from Philadelphia to Annapolis by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Acela Express / ...
  2. 70

$81 - $217

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 11 min

  1. 3019 / ...
  2. 70

$18 - $47

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. 126.6 miles

$12 - $18

Fly to Baltimore, line 70 bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. PHL - BWI

$222 - $569

Fly to Reagan Washington, bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. PHL - DCA

$171 - $446

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

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 11 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Maryland Transit
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from Patapsco Light Rail Station Bay 3 to West St & Church Cir
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from Cromwell Light Rail Station Bay 2 to West St & Church Cir
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and Annapolis is 157 km. The road distance is 203 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Annapolis. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at West St & Church Cir via HAINES ST & WARNER ST wb and Patapsco Light Rail Station Bay 3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from Philadelphia to Annapolis, including transfers.