There are 8 ways to get from Philadelphia to Delaware by plane, train, bus, taxi 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 Columbus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Columbus (CMH) PHL - CMH

$232 - $567

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa 1685 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh 1683 / ...

$89 - $179

6 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly to Columbus  •  4 h 11 min

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

$268 - $782

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Columbus  •  5 h 7 min

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

$238 - $693

Train to Newark, fly to Columbus  •  4 h 52 min

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

$251 - $693

Fly Philadelphia to Dayton, bus, taxi  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Dayton (DAY) PHL - DAY
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Columbus, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cota Transit Terminal Bay 2 Leave to 8664 Sancus Blvd
  4. Take a taxi from 8664 Sancus Blvd to Delaware

$216 - $1,414

Train, bus  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak Pennsylvanian
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh 1683 / ...

$142 - $281

Drive  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Delaware 496.3 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Delaware is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Delaware is to fly which costs $230 - $600 and takes 3 h 35 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Delaware is 421 miles. The road distance is 496.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Philadelphia to Delaware, including transfers.

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Philadelphia to Delaware hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Delaware via Pittsburgh, Pa, Columbus, Oh, Cota Transit Terminal Bay 2 Leave, and 8664 Sancus Blvd in around 11 h 8 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Newark to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Newark to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 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 Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
COTA
Phone
+1 614-228-1776
Website
cota.com
Bus from Cota Transit Terminal Bay 2 Leave to 8664 Sancus Blvd
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
cota.com
Rush Hour
$3
Standard and Frequent
$2
Other operators
Taxi from 8664 Sancus Blvd to Delaware
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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