There are 8 ways to get from Philadelphia to Connecticut by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Amtrak  •  2 h 45 min

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

$35 - $85

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Bus  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal York
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Bridgeport, Ct 3464 / ...

$24 - $60

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station 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 19 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 Hartford  •  3 h 23 min

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

$168 - $481

Fly to New Haven  •  3 h 41 min

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

$138 - $761

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 31 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

$187 - $629

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

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Connecticut is to train which costs $35 - $85 and takes 2 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Connecticut. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal and arriving at Bridgeport, Ct via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station station and arriving at Bridgeport Amtrak. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Connecticut is 174 miles. The road distance is 151 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Connecticut without a car is to train which takes 2 h 45 min and costs $35 - $85.

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The train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Bridgeport Amtrak takes 2 h 45 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Philadelphia to Connecticut bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal station.

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Philadelphia to Connecticut train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Connecticut is to train which takes 2 h 45 min and costs $35 - $85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $24 - $65 and takes 4 h 28 min, you could also fly, which costs $160 - $490 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Connecticut.
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  • Distance: 173.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Philadelphia to Bridgeport every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Bridgeport via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and New York, Ny in around 4 h 28 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Bridgeport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Bridgeport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bieber Transportation Group
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Hartford Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 2 min.

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Philadelphia to Connecticut bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Bridgeport, Ct station.

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Philadelphia to Connecticut train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Bridgeport Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Connecticut is 151 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to drive from Philadelphia to Connecticut.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Hartford Airport.

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There are 97+ hotels available in Connecticut. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $7.

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