There are 7 ways to get from Philadelphia to Canton by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly from Philadelphia  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Akron (CAK) PHL - CAK

$202 - $502

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  12 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Pittsburgh, PA
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Akron, Oh 4411 / ...

$52 - $103

5 alternative options

Train to Newark, fly  •  4 h 12 min

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

$181 - $558

Train  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Pennsylvanian
  2. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Alliance Amtrak Capitol Limited

$158 - $306

Bus  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa 1685 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Akron, Oh 4411 / ...

$61 - $141

Train, bus  •  12 h

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Pennsylvanian
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Akron, Oh 4411 / ...

$86 - $211

Drive  •  7 h

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Canton 403.3 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Canton is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Canton is to fly which costs $200 - $500 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Canton. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Canton, OH via Pittsburgh, Pa and Akron, OH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 28 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Canton is 334 miles. The road distance is 403.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Canton without a car is to train which takes 10 h 23 min and costs $150 - $310.

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Philadelphia to Canton, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Canton is to fly which takes 2 h 59 min and costs $200 - $500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $150 - $310 and takes 10 h 23 min, you could also bus, which costs $60 - $150 and takes 10 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Akron Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 22 min.

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Philadelphia to Canton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Akron, Oh station.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Canton.
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  • Distance: 334.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Canton, OH, USA?

American Airlines and Delta fly from Philadelphia to Canton 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Philadelphia to Canton via Pittsburgh Amtrak and Alliance Amtrak in around 10 h 23 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Akron
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Akron
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Akron via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Train operators
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 Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Alliance Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
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 Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Akron, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40

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