There are 5 ways to get from Philadelphia to Ellicott City 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, bus  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from FAYETTE ST & EUTAW ST wb to ROLLING RD & ROLLINGWOOD RD wb CityLink PURPLE

$81 - $216

Cheapest option

Megabus, bus  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Philadelphia to Baltimore
  2. Take the bus from White Marsh Park And Ride Bay 1 to LOMBARD ST & CHARLES ST mb wb CityLink BROWN / ...

$12 - $30

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md 3019 / ...

$18 - $47

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Ellicott City 112 miles

$11 - $16

Fly, bus  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Baltimore (BWI) PHL - BWI
  2. Take the bus from FAYETTE ST & EUTAW ST wb to FREDERICK RD & FIVE OAKS POOL wb

$220 - $564

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Ellicott City is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Ellicott City is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Ellicott City is 100 miles. The road distance is 112 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Philadelphia to Ellicott City, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Ellicott City. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at ROLLING RD & RT 40 nb via HAINES ST & WARNER ST eb and West Baltimore Marc Lot A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 4 min.

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What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Ellicott City, MD, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Philadelphia to Ellicott City hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from FAYETTE ST & EUTAW ST wb to ROLLING RD & ROLLINGWOOD RD wb
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from White Marsh Park And Ride Bay 1 to LOMBARD ST & CHARLES ST mb wb
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from FAYETTE ST & EUTAW ST wb to FREDERICK RD & FIVE OAKS POOL wb
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
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 Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40

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