There are 9 ways to get from Philadelphia to Brown University 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  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak Acela Express

$140 - $390

Cheapest option

Bus Go Buses  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Market St & 6th St to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from Manhattan, NY to Providence, RI

$29 - $39

7 alternative options

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny 3200 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1, Kennedy Plaza, Providence

$30 - $70

Drive  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Brown University 275.3 miles

$27 - $40

Fly Philadelphia to Providence  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Providence (PVD) PHL - PVD

$120 - $390

Fly Philadelphia to Boston, train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Boston (BOS) PHL - BOS
  2. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak

$109 - $318

Train to Newark, fly to Providence  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Providence (PVD) EWR - PVD

$198 - $615

Fly Philadelphia to New Haven, train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New Haven (HVN) PHL - HVN
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak

$224 - $992

Fly Philadelphia to Manchester, bus, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Manchester (MHT) PHL - MHT
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma
  3. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak

$189 - $518

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Brown University, RI, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Philadelphia to Brown University hourly. Tickets cost $140 - $390 and the journey takes 4 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Brown University via New York, Ny, New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, and 1, Kennedy Plaza, Providence in around 6 h 40 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Philadelphia to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $290
First Class Seat
$240 - $390
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
Train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$85 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1, Kennedy Plaza, Providence
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bieber Transportation Group
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Manhattan, NY to Providence, RI
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
gobuses.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and Brown University is 379 km. The road distance is 441 km.

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Brown University is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 58 min.

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Brown University is to fly which takes 3 h 42 min and costs $120 - $390.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Providence Amtrak. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 32 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Brown University. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at 1, Kennedy Plaza, Providence via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

The train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak takes 4 h 32 min including transfers and departs hourly.