There are 9 ways to get from Philadelphia to Colonial Williamsburg 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  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Northeast Regional

$90 - $210

Cheapest option

Bus via Richmond, Va  •  7 h 35 min

  1. 3005 / ...
  2. 3561 / ...

$41 - $94

7 alternative options

Train via Washington Union Station Amtrak  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Acela Express / ...
  2. Northeast Regional

$169 - $446

Bus Megabus  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Philadelphia
  2. 3562 / ...

$41 - $63

Drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. 292.3 miles

$28 - $45

Fly Philadelphia to Norfolk, bus  •  4 h 28 min

  1. PHL - ORF

$200 - $528

Fly Philadelphia to Newport News, bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. PHL - PHF

$172 - $912

Train to Baltimore, fly to Norfolk, bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. BWI - ORF

$245 - $542

Fly Philadelphia to Richmond, train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. PHL - RIC

$244 - $610

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Colonial Williamsburg, VA, USA?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Philadelphia to Colonial Williamsburg 3 times a day. Tickets cost $90 - $210 and the journey takes 6 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Colonial Williamsburg via Richmond, Va in around 7 h 35 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Newport News
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Williamsburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$140 - $210
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Williamsburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
Train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak to Williamsburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $180
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Richmond, Va to Williamsburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Hampton, Va to Williamsburg
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$16 - $20
Bus from Norfolk, Va to Williamsburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
WATA
Phone
+1 757-220-5493
Website
gowata.org
Bus from Warwick Blvd + Elmhurst St to Pochnts Trl + Patrick Hnry Inn
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gowata.org

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and Colonial Williamsburg is 328 km. The road distance is 468 km.

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Colonial Williamsburg is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Colonial Williamsburg is to fly and bus which takes 4 h 24 min and costs $170 - $950.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Williamsburg Amtrak. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 19 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Colonial Williamsburg. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Williamsburg via Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

The train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Williamsburg Amtrak takes 6 h 19 min including transfers and departs three times a day.