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There are 7 ways to get from Philadelphia to Germantown by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Train  •  19m

  1. Take the train from Jefferson Station to Germantown Chestnut Hill East Line

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 23 bus  •  46m

  1. Take the line 23 bus from 11th St & Arch St to Germantown Av & Washington Ln 23

$3

5 alternative options

Train, line 23 bus  •  32m

  1. Take the train from Jefferson Station to Wayne Junction Chestnut Hill East Line / ...
  2. Take the line 23 bus from Germantown Av & 20th St to Germantown Av & Washington Ln 23

$9 - $10

Taxi  •  11m

  1. Take a taxi from Philadelphia to Germantown 7.5 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  11m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Germantown 7.5 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  11m

  1. Take an Uber from Philadelphia to Germantown 7.5 miles

$14 - $20

Walk  •  2h 25m

  1. Walk from Philadelphia to Germantown 7.6 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Germantown is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Germantown is to taxi which costs $35 - $45 and takes 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 11th St & Arch St and arriving at Germantown Av & Washington Ln. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Jefferson Station station and arriving at Germantown. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Germantown is 6 miles. The road distance is 7.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Germantown without a car is to train which takes 19m and costs $5 - $8.

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The train from Jefferson Station to Germantown takes 19m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Philadelphia to Germantown bus services, operated by SEPTA, depart from 11th St & Arch St station.

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Philadelphia to Germantown train services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Jefferson Station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Germantown is to train which takes 19m and costs $5 - $8. Alternatively, you can line 23 bus, which costs $3 and takes 46m.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Germantown.
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  • Distance: 6.4 miles
  • Duration: 19m

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Germantown, PA, USA?

SEPTA operates a train from Philadelphia to Germantown hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 19m. Alternatively, SEPTA operates a bus from Philadelphia to Germantown every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 46m.

Train operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from Jefferson Station to Germantown
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
septa.org
Train from Jefferson Station to Wayne Junction
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
septa.org
Bus operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from Germantown Av & 20th St to Germantown Av & Washington Ln
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
Bus from 11th St & Arch St to Germantown Av & Washington Ln
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
Other operators
Uber Philadelphia
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Philadelphia to Germantown
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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UberPool
$14 - $20
UberX
$15 - $20
WAV
$13 - $18
UberXL
$23 - $35
Black
$35 - $45
Black Car Seat
$40 - $55
Black SUV
$40 - $60
Black SUV Car Seat
$50 - $70
Taxi from Philadelphia to Germantown
Ave. Duration
11m
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Philadelphia Taxicab Service
Phone
+1 215-535-6700
Website
philataxicab.com
Phila Taxi Service
Phone
+1 267-309-2675
Website
philataxiservice.com
http://www.philapark.org/
Website
philapark.org
Freedom Taxi
Phone
+1 215-222-9999
Website
facebook.com

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Philadelphia to Germantown bus services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Germantown Av & Washington Ln station.

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Philadelphia to Germantown train services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Germantown station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Germantown is 8 miles. It takes approximately 11m to drive from Philadelphia to Germantown.

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There are 467+ hotels available in Germantown. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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