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

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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Fly Philadelphia to Greenville/Spartanburg, drive  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) PHL - GSP
  2. Drive from Greenville/Spartanburg to Johnson City

$179 - $575

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Bus via Washington DC  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Charlottesville, Va
  3. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Johnson City, Tn

$63 - $150

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Fly Philadelphia to Knoxville, drive  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Knoxville (TYS) PHL - TYS
  2. Drive from Knoxville to Johnson City

$188 - $624

Train to Newark, fly to Asheville, drive  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Asheville (AVL) EWR - AVL
  3. Drive from ART Station to Johnson City

$98 - $823

Fly Philadelphia to Charlotte, bus, drive  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Charlotte (CLT) PHL - CLT
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
  3. Take the bus from Hickory Airport to Blowing Rock
  4. Drive from Blowing Rock to Johnson City

$187 - $486

Fly Philadelphia to Roanoke, bus  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Roanoke (ROA) PHL - ROA
  2. Take the bus from Roanoke, Va to Johnson City, Tn

$210 - $406

Train, bus  •  13 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Roanoke Amtrak Northeast Regional
  2. Take the bus from Roanoke, Va to Johnson City, Tn 1511 / ...

$118 - $271

Train, bus via Washington Union Station  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Roanoke Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Roanoke, Va to Johnson City, Tn

$196 - $501

Bus  •  15 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Richmond, Va 3005 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Johnson City, Tn 1511 / ...

$64 - $163

Drive  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Johnson City 534.4 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Johnson City is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 9 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Johnson City is to fly and drive which costs $180 - $650 and takes 5 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Johnson City. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Johnson City, Tn via Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 50 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Johnson City is 467 miles. The road distance is 534.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Johnson City without a car is to train and bus which takes 13 h 7 min and costs $110 - $280.

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It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from Philadelphia to Johnson City, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Greenville/Spartanburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 47 min.

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Philadelphia to Johnson City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Johnson City, Tn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Johnson City is 534 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 19 min to drive from Philadelphia to Johnson City.

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  • Distance: 467.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 42 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Johnson City, TN, USA?

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to Johnson City via Richmond, Va in around 15 h 50 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Newport News
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Roanoke
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Wilmington
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Greenville/Spartanburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Asheville
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Newark to Asheville
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
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
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Business Seat
$140 - $220
Train from Washington Union Station to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $140
Business Seat
$120 - $200
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Bus operators
Hickory Hop
Website
hickoryhop.com
Bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Schedules at
hickoryhop.com
Bus from Hickory Airport to Blowing Rock
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
hickoryhop.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 Roanoke, Va to Johnson City, Tn
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Richmond, Va to Johnson City, Tn
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Washington, Dc to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Charlottesville, Va to Johnson City, Tn
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80

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

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Book your Philadelphia to Johnson City bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Johnson City. Prices start at $54 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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