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

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  •  18 min

  1. Chestnut Hill East Line

$3 - $5

Cheapest option

Line 23 bus  •  46 min

  1. 23

$2 - $3

5 alternative options

Train, line 23 bus  •  30 min

  1. Chestnut Hill East Line / ...
  2. 23

$5 - $7

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. 7.5 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  11 min

  1. 7.5 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  11 min

  1. 7.5 miles

$13 - $19

Walk  •  2 h 25 min

  1. 7.6 miles

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

SEPTA operates a train from Philadelphia to Germantown hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 18 min. Alternatively, SEPTA operates a bus from Philadelphia to Germantown every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 46 min.

Train operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from Jefferson Station to Germantown
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
septa.org
Train from Jefferson Station to Wayne Junction
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
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
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
septa.org
Bus from 11th St & Market St - MBFS to Germantown Av & Washington Ln
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
septa.org
Other operators
Uber Philadelphia
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Philadelphia to Germantown
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$13 - $19
uberX
$16 - $22
uberWAV
$15 - $20
uberXL
$24 - $35
UberBLACK
$35 - $45
Car Seat BLACK
$40 - $55
Car Seat SUV
$50 - $70
UberSUV
$40 - $55
Taxi from Philadelphia to Germantown
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
http://www.philapark.org/
Website
philapark.org
Freedom Taxi
Phone
+1 215-222-9999
Website
facebook.com
Phila Taxi Service
Phone
+1 267-309-2675
Website
philataxiservice.com
Philadelphia Taxicab Service
Phone
+1 215-535-6700
Website
philataxicab.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and Germantown is 10 km. The road distance is 12 km.

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

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

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Jefferson Station and arriving at Germantown. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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

The train from Jefferson Station to Germantown takes 18 min including transfers and departs hourly.