There are 5 ways to get from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Fort Wayne (FWA) PHL - FWA

$192 - $852

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Columbus, Oh 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Ft Wayne, IN Columbus / ...

$77 - $191

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Washington Union Station  •  21 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Elkhart Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Elkhart, IN to Ft Wayne, IN

$212 - $546

Train, bus  •  25 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Cardinal
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Fort Wayne, IN Cincinnati

$135 - $362

Drive  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne 628.7 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne is to fly which costs $190 - $850 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Coldwater Rd. across from Northeast Dr. via Columbus, OH and Northbound on Lafayette @ Wayne St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 50 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Fort Wayne is 532 miles. The road distance is 628.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 50 min and costs $75 - $200.

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Fort Wayne bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia, Pa station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne is to fly which takes 3 h 40 min and costs $190 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $200 and takes 16 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Fort Wayne Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Philadelphia to Fort Wayne bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, arrive at Ft Wayne, IN station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Fort Wayne is 629 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 30 min to drive from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Fort Wayne Airport.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne.
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  • Distance: 532.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Fort Wayne, IN, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne via Columbus, Oh, Columbus, OH, Ft Wayne, IN, and Northbound on Lafayette @ Wayne St. in around 16 h 50 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Fort Wayne via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
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 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 Washington Union Station to Elkhart Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Room
$390 - $550
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$230 - $330
Room
$470 - $650
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 Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Ft Wayne, IN
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Elkhart, IN to Ft Wayne, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Book at
hoosierride.com
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Fort Wayne, IN
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Fort Wayne, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Book at
baronsbus.com

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