There are 8 ways to get from Philadelphia to Connecticut 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  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Bridgeport Amtrak Northeast Regional / ...

$75 - $200

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny 3200 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Bridgeport, Ct 3464 / ...

$24 - $64

6 alternative options

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Bridgeport Amtrak Northeast Regional / ...

$148 - $393

Bus, train  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to New York - 133 E. Broadway
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Bridgeport New Haven

$27 - $42

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Bridgeport 151 miles

$14 - $22

Fly to New Haven  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New Haven (HVN) PHL - HVN

$139 - $762

Fly to Hartford  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Hartford (BDL) PHL - BDL

$169 - $482

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak

$188 - $630

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

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Philadelphia to Bridgeport every 2 hours. Tickets cost $75 - $200 and the journey takes 2 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Bridgeport via New York, Ny in around 4 h 36 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Hartford via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Bridgeport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
Train from New York Penn Station to Bridgeport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$14 - $16
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$21 - $29
At station
$19 - $22
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
HGT Bus
Website
hgtbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia to New York - 133 E. Broadway
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from New York, Ny to Bridgeport, Ct
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Bridgeport, CT - Greyhound Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bieber Transportation Group

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and Connecticut is 278 km. The road distance is 242 km.

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Connecticut is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Connecticut is to drive which takes 2 h 48 min and costs $14 - $22.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Bridgeport Amtrak. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Connecticut. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Bridgeport, Ct via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

The train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Bridgeport Amtrak takes 2 h 52 min including transfers and departs every two hours.