There are 7 ways to get from Philadelphia to Johnstown 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  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Johnstown Amtrak Pennsylvanian

$45 - $130

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Johnstown 4693 / ...

$39 - $92

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Johnstown 241.2 miles

$23 - $35

Train to Baltimore, fly to Johnstown  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Johnstown (JST) BWI - JST

$170 - $438

Fly Philadelphia to State College, bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to State College (SCE) PHL - SCE
  2. Take the bus from State College, Pa to Johnstown

$186 - $909

Fly Philadelphia to Pittsburgh, train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Pittsburgh (PIT) PHL - PIT
  2. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Johnstown Amtrak

$164 - $522

Fly Philadelphia to Harrisburg, train  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Harrisburg (MDT) PHL - MDT
  2. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Johnstown Amtrak

$213 - $530

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Johnstown is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Johnstown is to train and fly which costs $170 - $440 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Johnstown is 201 miles. The road distance is 241.2 miles.

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The train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Johnstown Amtrak takes 5 h 25 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Johnstown. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Johnstown via Harrisburg, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak station and arriving at Johnstown Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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

Amtrak operates a train from Philadelphia to Johnstown once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $130 and the journey takes 5 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Johnstown via Harrisburg, Pa in around 7 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Baltimore to Johnstown
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
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 Amtrak to Johnstown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Johnstown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Johnstown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
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 BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
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 Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Johnstown
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from State College, Pa to Johnstown
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35

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