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

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Bus, car ferry  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street 316
  2. Take the car ferry from Cape May, NJ to Lewes, DE

$23 - $41

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Lewes 116.2 miles

$11 - $17

Fly, taxi  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Salisbury (SBY) PHL - SBY
  2. Take a taxi from Salisbury to Lewes

$317 - $987

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

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

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The distance between Philadelphia and Lewes is 82 miles. The road distance is 116.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Philadelphia to Lewes, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Salisbury Airport is the direct flight which takes 57 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Lewes is 116 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to drive from Philadelphia to Lewes.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Salisbury Airport.

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There are 121+ hotels available in Lewes. Prices start at $89 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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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Lewes.
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  • Distance: 81.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

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 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Bus operators
NJ Transit
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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