There are 5 ways to get from Philadelphia to Chester by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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  •  31 min

  1. Take the train from Suburban Station to Chester Wilmington/Newark Line

$6 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 37 bus  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 37 bus from Broad St & Snyder Av - MBNS to 3rd St & Madison St 37

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Philadelphia to Chester 15.8 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Chester 15.8 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from Philadelphia to Chester 15.8 miles

$26 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Chester is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Chester is to taxi which costs $70 - $90 and takes 21 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Chester is 13 miles. The road distance is 15.8 miles.

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The train from Suburban Station to Chester takes 31 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Broad St & Snyder Av - MBNS and arriving at 3rd St & Madison St. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Suburban Station station and arriving at Chester. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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

SEPTA operates a train from Philadelphia to Chester hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 31 min. Alternatively, SEPTA operates a bus from Philadelphia to Chester every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 2 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from Broad St & Snyder Av - MBNS to 3rd St & Madison St
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
septa.org
Other operators
Uber Philadelphia
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Philadelphia to Chester
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$26 - $35
uberX
$29 - $40
uberWAV
$28 - $40
uberXL
$40 - $55
Car Seat BLACK
$75 - $95
UberBLACK
$65 - $85
Car Seat SUV
$85 - $110
UberSUV
$75 - $100
Taxi from Philadelphia to Chester
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
http://www.philapark.org/
Website
philapark.org
Freedom Taxi
Phone
+1 215-222-9999
Website
facebook.com
Phila Taxi Service
Phone
+1 267-309-2675
Website
philataxiservice.com
Philadelphia Taxicab Service
Phone
+1 215-535-6700
Website
philataxicab.com

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