There are 9 ways to get from Philadelphia to Cincinnati by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly Philadelphia to Covington  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Covington (CVG) PHL - CVG

$109 - $859

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Columbus, Oh 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to University of Cincinnati, OH Buffalo

$68 - $157

7 alternative options

Fly Philadelphia to Dayton, bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Dayton (DAY) PHL - DAY
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh

$183 - $1,363

Fly Philadelphia to Lexington, bus  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Lexington (LEX) PHL - LEX
  2. Take the bus from Lexington, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh

$239 - $877

Train to Baltimore, fly to Covington  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Covington (CVG) BWI - CVG

$185 - $1,024

Train to Newark, fly to Covington  •  5 h 23 min

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

$128 - $815

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Covington  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Covington (CVG) DCA - CVG

$230 - $675

Bus SkyHorse / Jaguar  •  14 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to New York Philadelphia
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Cincinnati, OH

$82

Drive  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Cincinnati 575.7 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Cincinnati. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, PA and arriving at Cincinnati, OH via New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 14 min.

More details

The distance between Philadelphia and Cincinnati is 504 miles. The road distance is 575.7 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Philadelphia to Cincinnati without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 14 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Philadelphia to Cincinnati, including transfers.

More details

Philadelphia to Cincinnati bus services, operated by Wanda Coach, depart from Philadelphia, PA station.

More details

The best way to get from Philadelphia to Cincinnati is to fly which takes 4 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h 14 min.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Covington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

Search flights

Philadelphia to Cincinnati bus services, operated by SkyHorse / Jaguar, arrive at Cincinnati, OH station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Cincinnati is 576 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 33 min to drive from Philadelphia to Cincinnati.

Get driving directions

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Covington Airport.

Search flights

Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Cincinnati.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 504.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

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

American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Philadelphia to Cincinnati hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Cincinnati via New York and New York, NY in around 14 h 14 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Lexington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Covington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Covington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Newark to Covington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Lexington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Covington via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Newark to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Lexington, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to New York
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Cincinnati, OH
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
gotobus.com

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There are 179+ hotels available in Cincinnati. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs .

More details

Where to next?