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There are 7 ways to get from Philadelphia to Greenville by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Philadelphia  •  3h 34m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) PHL - GSP

$197 - $602

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Bus Pandora Bus  •  15h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Greenville, SC

$90 - $113

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Train to Newark, fly  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) EWR - GSP

$196 - $708

Bus La Cubana  •  12h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Greenville, SC Atlanta route

$174 - $178

Train, bus  •  13h 8m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station Crescent / ...
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte, NC to Greenville, SC Atlanta route

$261 - $400

Bus via Richmond, Va  •  19h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Greensboro, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  4. Take the bus from Asheville to Greenville

$95 - $221

Drive  •  11h

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Greenville 637 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Greenville is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 11h.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Greenville is to fly which costs $190 - $600 and takes 3h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Greenville. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Greenville via Richmond, Va, Greensboro, Nc and Asheville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 30m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Greenville is 533 miles. The road distance is 637 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Greenville without a car is to bus which takes 12h 20m and costs $174 - $179.

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It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from Philadelphia to Greenville, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Greenville is to fly which takes 3h 34m and costs $190 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $174 - $179 and takes 12h 20m.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Greenville/Spartanburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 51m.

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Philadelphia to Greenville bus services, operated by South Eastern Stages, arrive at Greenville station.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Greenville.
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  • Distance: 533.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 34m

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Greenville, SC, USA?

American Airlines and Delta fly from Philadelphia to Greenville every 2 hours. Alternatively, La Cubana operates a bus from Philadelphia to Greenville 3 times a week. Tickets cost $159 and the journey takes 11h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Greenville/Spartanburg via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Newark to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Newark to Greenville/Spartanburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $210
Room
$320 - $450
Bus operators
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Greenville, SC
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Charlotte, NC to Greenville, SC
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Philadelphia to New York
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Book at
gotobus.com
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Greenville, SC
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
search.gotobus.com
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 Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Richmond, Va to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Greenville is 637 miles. It takes approximately 11h to drive from Philadelphia to Greenville.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Greenville/Spartanburg Airport.

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There are 86+ hotels available in Greenville. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs $7.

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