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There are 10 ways to get from Philadelphia to Hamilton by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Utica Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Utica, NY to Colgate University 122

$139 - $345

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Scranton, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Binghamton, Ny 206 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Colgate University 122

$49 - $110

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Bus OurBus  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to New York 31st St.
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Colgate University 122

$54 - $75

Drive  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Hamilton 246.4 miles

$24 - $35

Fly Philadelphia to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) PHL - AVP
  2. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Binghamton, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Colgate University

$387 - $766

Fly Philadelphia to Ithaca, bus  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Ithaca (ITH) PHL - ITH
  2. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Binghamton, NY
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Colgate University

$232 - $559

Fly Philadelphia to Syracuse, train, bus  •  8 h

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Syracuse (SYR) PHL - SYR
  2. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Utica Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Utica, NY to Colgate University

$235 - $791

Fly Philadelphia to Albany, train, bus  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Albany (ALB) PHL - ALB
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Utica Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Utica, NY to Colgate University

$224 - $527

Train to Newark, fly to Syracuse, train, bus  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Syracuse (SYR) EWR - SYR
  3. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Utica Amtrak Station
  4. Take the bus from Utica, NY to Colgate University

$154 - $597

Fly Philadelphia to Watertown, bus, train  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Watertown (ART) PHL - ART
  2. Take the bus from Watertown, NY to Syracuse, NY
  3. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Utica Amtrak Station
  4. Take the bus from Utica, NY to Colgate University

$255 - $575

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Hamilton is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Hamilton is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Hamilton. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Colgate University via Scranton, Pa and Binghamton, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Hamilton is 201 miles. The road distance is 246.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Hamilton without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 50 min and costs $130 - $350.

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It takes approximately 8 h 50 min to get from Philadelphia to Hamilton, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport is the direct flight which takes 52 min.

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Philadelphia to Hamilton bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Colgate University station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Hamilton is 246 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to drive from Philadelphia to Hamilton.

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  • Distance: 200.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 50 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Hamilton, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to Hamilton via Scranton, Pa, Binghamton, Ny, and Binghamton, NY in around 9 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Watertown
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Utica Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Utica Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Utica Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Utica
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $65
Economy
$60 - $90
EconomyPlus
$85 - $120
Business
$100 - $150
Train from Syracuse to Utica
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$17 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Train from Albany to Utica
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$22 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Business
$60 - $90
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
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Utica, NY to Colgate University
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Colgate University
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
sales.coachusa.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.

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 Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Scranton, Pa to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Bus from Ithaca, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Scranton
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Philadelphia to New York 31st St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Book at
gotobus.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Book at
ourbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Watertown, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Hamilton. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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

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