There are 9 ways to get from Philadelphia to Emerald Isle by plane, taxi, bus, train 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 New Bern, taxi  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New Bern (EWN) PHL - EWN
  2. Take a taxi from New Bern to Emerald Isle

$337 - $1,177

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi  •  16 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Jacksonville Nyc
  3. Take a taxi from Jacksonville to Emerald Isle

$167 - $192

7 alternative options

Fly Philadelphia to Wilmington, bus, taxi  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Wilmington (ILM) PHL - ILM
  2. Take the bus from Wilmington, Nc to Jacksonville
  3. Take a taxi from Jacksonville to Emerald Isle

$290 - $1,024

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Wilmington, bus, taxi  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Wilmington (ILM) LGA - ILM
  3. Take the bus from Wilmington, Nc to Jacksonville
  4. Take a taxi from Jacksonville to Emerald Isle

$376 - $1,182

Fly Philadelphia to Myrtle Beach, bus, taxi  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Myrtle Beach (MYR) PHL - MYR
  2. Take the bus from Myrtle Beach, Sc to Jacksonville
  3. Take a taxi from Jacksonville to Emerald Isle

$202 - $837

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilson Amtrak Carolinian / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Wilson, NC to Havelock, NC 6089

Train, Amtrak Thruway via Washington Union Station  •  11 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Wilson Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Wilson, NC to Havelock, NC

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  18 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Norfolk, Va
  2. Take the bus from Norfolk, Va to Wilson, Nc 391
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Wilson, NC to Havelock, NC

Drive  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Emerald Isle 508.4 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Emerald Isle is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 9 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Emerald Isle is to fly and bus and taxi which costs $290 - $1,100 and takes 5 h 40 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Emerald Isle is 380 miles. The road distance is 508.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Emerald Isle without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 11 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Philadelphia to Emerald Isle, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Philadelphia Airport to New Bern Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Emerald Isle is 508 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 7 min to drive from Philadelphia to Emerald Isle.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to New Bern Airport.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Emerald Isle.
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  • Distance: 379.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 54 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Emerald Isle, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to Emerald Isle via Norfolk, Va, Wilson, Nc, Wilson, NC, and Havelock, NC in around 18 h 48 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Bern via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to New Bern via Pittsburgh, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to New Bern via Harrisburg, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to New Bern via Baltimore, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to New Bern via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to New Bern via Charlottesville, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to New Bern via Providence, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Wilmington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Myrtle Beach via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Myrtle Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Wilmington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Bern via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,200
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 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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Train from Washington Union Station to Wilson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
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 Wilmington, Nc to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Myrtle Beach, Sc to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Norfolk, Va
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Norfolk, Va to Wilson, Nc
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Wilson, NC to Havelock, NC
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to New York
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Other operators
Taxi from New Bern to Emerald Isle
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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