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There are 7 ways to get from Philadelphia to El Paso by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly from Philadelphia  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to El Paso (ELP) PHL - ELP

$289 - $1,109

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to El Paso, Tx

$209 - $538

5 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  9 h 12 min

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

$335 - $824

Train via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Crescent
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to El Paso Union Depot Sunset Limited

$317 - $932

Bus, train  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to St Louis, Mo 1683 / ...
  2. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to El Paso Union Depot Texas Eagle

$292 - $874

Train  •  3 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Chicago Union Station Cardinal
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to El Paso Union Depot Texas Eagle

$370 - $1,150

Drive  •  34 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to El Paso 2089.8 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to El Paso is to drive which costs $200 - $300 and takes 34 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to El Paso is to fly which costs $280 - $1,200 and takes 8 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to El Paso. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at El Paso, Tx via Richmond, Va and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to El Paso. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station and arriving at El Paso Union Depot via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 10 h.

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The distance between Philadelphia and El Paso is 1843 miles. The road distance is 2089.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to El Paso without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 4 h and costs $200 - $550.

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It takes approximately 8 h 38 min to get from Philadelphia to El Paso, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to El Paso bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia, Pa station.

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

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to El Paso is to fly which takes 8 h 38 min and costs $280 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $200 - $550 and takes 2 days 4 h, you could also train, which costs $310 - $950 and takes 2 days 10 h.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to El Paso.
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  • Distance: 1842.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 38 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and El Paso, TX, USA?

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Philadelphia to El Paso hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to El Paso via Richmond, Va and Dallas, Tx in around 2 days 4 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to El Paso via Dallas
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to El Paso via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to El Paso via Austin
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to El Paso via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to El Paso via San Antonio
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to El Paso via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to El Paso via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to El Paso via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to El Paso via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to El Paso via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to El Paso via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to El Paso via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to El Paso via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Train operators
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 30th Street Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
28 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$290 - $420
Business Coach Seat
$350 - $490
Room
$600 - $900
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to El Paso Union Depot
Ave. Duration
29 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $390
Business Coach Seat
$320 - $450
Room
$600 - $850
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station to El Paso Union Depot
Ave. Duration
42 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$360 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$430 - $650
Room
$750 - $1,100
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
26 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$290 - $400
Room
$550 - $750
Train from Chicago Union Station to El Paso Union Depot
Ave. Duration
2 days 0 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$230 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$420 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Room
$900 - $1,300
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Richmond, Va to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
32 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $310
Bus from Dallas, Tx to El Paso, Tx
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $230

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There is no direct flight from Philadelphia Airport to El Paso Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 28 min and has one stopover.

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Philadelphia to El Paso bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at El Paso, Tx station.

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El Paso is 2 h behind Philadelphia. It is currently 1:08 PM in Philadelphia and 11:08 AM in El Paso.

Philadelphia to El Paso train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at El Paso Union Depot station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to El Paso is 2090 miles. It takes approximately 34 h 47 min to drive from Philadelphia to El Paso.

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Delta, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to El Paso Airport.

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Book your Philadelphia to El Paso bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 123+ hotels available in El Paso. Prices start at $47 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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