There are 4 ways to get from Philadelphia to Carlisle 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 34 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Market Square Transfer Center to Hanover St & High St C Loc / ...

$31 - $68

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Market Square Transfer Center to Hanover St & High St C Loc / ...

$18 - $40

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Carlisle 123.9 miles

$12 - $18

Fly, bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Harrisburg (MDT) PHL - MDT
  2. Take the bus from Market Square Transfer Center to Hanover St & High St

$179 - $443

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Carlisle is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Carlisle is to drive which takes 2 h 7 min and costs $12 - $18.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Carlisle is 175 km. The road distance is 198 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to get from Philadelphia to Carlisle, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Carlisle. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Hanover St & High St via Market Square Transfer Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 44 min.

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What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Carlisle, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to Carlisle via Harrisburg, Pa and Market Square Transfer Center in around 3 h 44 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
CAT Transit
Phone
+1 717-238-8304
Website
cattransit.com
Bus from Market Square Transfer Center to Hanover St & High St
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
cattransit.com
Book at
cattransit.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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