There are 3 ways to get from Philadelphia to Lewes by bus, car ferry, car, plane or taxi

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

Bus, car ferry  •  5 h 51 min

  1. 313 / ...

$23 - $42

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. 116.2 miles

$11 - $17

Fly, taxi  •  3 h 36 min

  1. PHL - SBY

$318 - $988

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Lewes, DE, USA?

There is no direct connection from Philadelphia to Lewes. However, you can take the bus to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street, take the drive to Cape May, NJ, take the car ferry to Lewes, DE, then take the drive to Lewes. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Lewes.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Ferry operators
Cape May-Lewes Ferry
Website
capemaylewesferry.com
Car ferry from Cape May, NJ to Lewes, DE
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
cmlf.com
Book at
booking.cmlf.com
Other operators
Taxi from Salisbury to Lewes
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Estimated price
$180 - $230

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and Lewes is 131 km. The road distance is 186 km.

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Lewes is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 14 min.

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Lewes is to drive which takes 2 h 14 min and costs $11 - $17.

It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Philadelphia to Lewes, including transfers.