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Train  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Danville Amtrak Station Crescent

$50 - $70

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Train via Washington  •  7h 39m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Danville Amtrak Station Crescent

$66 - $209

Bus via Washington  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC Philadelphia
  2. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Danville, VA - Danville Transit System Hub Capital Connector / ...

$52 - $82

Bus  •  10h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia Megabus Stop to Washington, DC - Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Danville, VA - Danville Transit System Hub Capital Connector / ...

$54 - $75

Drive  •  7h 13m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Danville 385.2 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Greensboro/High Point, train  •  6h 17m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) PHL - GSO
  2. Take the train from Greensboro to Danville Amtrak Station

$125 - $375

Fly to Charlottesville, train  •  6h 29m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Charlottesville (CHO) PHL - CHO
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville to Danville Amtrak Station

$237 - $322

Fly to Richmond, bus  •  8h 18m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Richmond (RIC) PHL - RIC
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, VA - Main Street Station to Danville, VA - Danville Transit System Hub

$137 - $283

Fly to Raleigh/Durham, bus, train  •  8h 40m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) PHL - RDU
  2. Take the bus from Durham to Greensboro
  3. Take the train from Greensboro to Danville Amtrak Station

$96 - $237

Fly to Roanoke, train  •  8h 47m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Roanoke (ROA) PHL - ROA
  2. Take the train from Roanoke to Lynchburg
  3. Take the train from Lynchburg to Danville Amtrak Station

$188 - $431

Philadelphia to Danville by train

The train journey time between Philadelphia and Danville is around 7h 27m and covers a distance of around 370 miles. The fastest train normally takes 7h 27m. Operated by Amtrak, the Philadelphia to Danville train service departs from Philadelphia and arrives in Danville Amtrak Station. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 27m
Fastest train time:
7h 27m
Train distance:
370 miles
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$50
Carbon emissions:
31 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
15:55
Last train departs at:
15:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Philadelphia to Danville train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Danville is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 7h 13m.

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The fastest way to get from Philadelphia to Danville is to fly and train which takes 6h 17m and costs $120 - $380.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Danville. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, PA and arriving at Danville, VA - Danville Transit System Hub via Washington, DC - Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Philadelphia and arriving at Danville Amtrak Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 27m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Danville is 329 miles. The road distance is 385.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Danville without a car is to train which takes 7h 27m and costs $50 - $70.

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The train from Philadelphia to Danville Amtrak Station takes 7h 27m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Philadelphia to Danville bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Philadelphia, PA station.

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Philadelphia to Danville train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Philadelphia station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Danville is to train which takes 7h 27m and costs $50 - $70. Alternatively, you can bus via Washington, which costs $50 - $85 and takes 9h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Danville.
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  • Distance: 328.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 27m

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

Amtrak operates a train from Philadelphia to Danville Amtrak Station twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $70 and the journey takes 7h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Danville via Washington DC and Washington, DC - Union Station in around 9h 35m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Greensboro/High Point via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
Flights from Philadelphia to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Greensboro/High Point via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Danville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$95 - $140
Train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Washington Union Station to Danville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $100
Train from Greensboro to Danville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Charlottesville to Danville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Train from Lynchburg to Danville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$35 - $50
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $160
First Class
$130 - $260
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $100
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
Train from Roanoke to Lynchburg
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$60 - $110
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $27
Book at
megabus.com
Virginia Breeze
Email
support@virginiabreeze.org
Website
virginiabreeze.org
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Danville, VA - Danville Transit System Hub
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
virginiabreeze.org
Bus from Richmond, VA - Main Street Station to Danville, VA - Danville Transit System Hub
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
virginiabreeze.org
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia Megabus Stop to Washington, DC - Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
boltbus.com
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 Durham to Greensboro
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$29 - $45

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Greensboro/High Point Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 37m.

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Philadelphia to Danville bus services, operated by Virginia Breeze, arrive at Danville, VA - Danville Transit System Hub station.

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Philadelphia to Danville train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Danville Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Danville is 385 miles. It takes approximately 7h 13m to drive from Philadelphia to Danville.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Greensboro/High Point Airport.

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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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