There are 5 ways to get from Philadelphia to Gettysburg by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train, bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Market St. At 5th St. to Gb Transit Center 15N

$31 - $70

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Bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Market St. At 5th St. to Gb Transit Center 15N

$18 - $42

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Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Gettysburg 140.9 miles

$13 - $20

Train to Baltimore, fly to Hagerstown, taxi  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Hagerstown (HGR) BWI - HGR
  3. Take a taxi from Hagerstown to Gettysburg

$185 - $377

Fly Philadelphia to Harrisburg, bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Harrisburg (MDT) PHL - MDT
  2. Take the bus from 2nd St. At Market St. to Gb Transit Center

$179 - $445

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Gettysburg is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Gettysburg is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Gettysburg. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Gb Transit Center via Market St. At 5th St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Gettysburg is 111 miles. The road distance is 140.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Gettysburg without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 10 min and costs $30 - $70.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Philadelphia to Gettysburg, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Baltimore Airport to Hagerstown Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Philadelphia to Gettysburg bus services, operated by Rabbit Transit, arrive at Gb Transit Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Gettysburg is 141 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to drive from Philadelphia to Gettysburg.

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Southern Airways Express offers flights from Baltimore Airport to Hagerstown Airport.

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There are 53+ hotels available in Gettysburg. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Gettysburg.
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  • Distance: 110.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

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

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to Gettysburg via Harrisburg, Pa and Market St. At 5th St. in around 4 h 20 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Baltimore to Hagerstown
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
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 BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Rabbit Transit
Phone
+1 800-632-9063
Website
rabbittransit.org
Bus from Market St. At 5th St. to Gb Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
rabbittransit.org
Bus from 2nd St. At Market St. to Gb Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
rabbittransit.org
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Other operators
Taxi from Hagerstown to Gettysburg
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Bonnie's Transportation
Phone
+1 240-527-5377

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