There are 8 ways to get from Philadelphia to Huntsville by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly Philadelphia to Huntsville  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Huntsville (HSV) PHL - HSV

$237 - $1,047

Cheapest option

Bus Akai Bus  •  20 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to New York - 133 E. Broadway
  2. Take the bus from New York to Huntsville

$80 - $170

6 alternative options

Fly Philadelphia to Birmingham, bus  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Birmingham (BHM) PHL - BHM
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Huntsville, Al

$220 - $668

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Huntsville  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Huntsville (HSV) DCA - HSV

$268 - $943

Train to Washington Dulles, fly to Huntsville  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Huntsville (HSV) IAD - HSV

$274 - $900

Bus Wanda Coach  •  21 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to New York Philadelphia
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Huntsville Nyc

$92

Train, bus  •  23 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Birmingham Amtrak Crescent
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Huntsville, Al 1152 / ...

$153 - $411

Drive  •  14 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Huntsville 832.4 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Huntsville is to bus which costs $92 and takes 21 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Huntsville is to train and fly which costs $260 - $950 and takes 5 h 33 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Huntsville is 727 miles. The road distance is 832.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Philadelphia to Huntsville, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Huntsville. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia and arriving at Huntsville via New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Huntsville, AL, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Philadelphia to Huntsville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Huntsville via New York - 133 E. Broadway and New York in around 20 h 30 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Huntsville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Huntsville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Huntsville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Huntsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Huntsville
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Huntsville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Huntsville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Huntsville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Huntsville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Huntsville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Huntsville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Huntsville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Huntsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Huntsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Birmingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $360
Room
$500 - $700
Bus operators
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 Birmingham, Al to Huntsville, Al
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
HGT Bus
Website
hgtbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia to New York - 133 E. Broadway
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Akai Bus
Website
akaiticket.com
Bus from New York to Huntsville
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Schedules at
akaibus.net
Book at
gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to New York
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Huntsville
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
wandacoach.com

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