There are 8 ways to get from Philadelphia to Louisville by plane, train, bus 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 from Philadelphia  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Louisville (SDF) PHL - SDF

$188 - $660

Cheapest option

Bus Spring Tour Bus  •  15 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to New York Philadelphia
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY to Louisville, KY

$93 - $95

6 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  5 h 7 min

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

$214 - $595

Train to Reagan Washington, fly  •  6 h 10 min

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

$229 - $666

Train to Newark, fly  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Louisville (SDF) EWR - SDF

$207 - $716

Bus Greyhound USA  •  19 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky
  4. Take the bus from Lexington, KY to Louisville, KY

$106 - $236

Train, bus  •  24 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak Cardinal
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Louisville, KY

$129 - $353

Drive  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Louisville 676.5 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Louisville is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Louisville is to fly which costs $180 - $700 and takes 4 h 42 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Louisville is 583 miles. The road distance is 676.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Philadelphia to Louisville, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Louisville. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, PA and arriving at Muhammad Ali @ Clay via New York City, NY and Newburg @ Bishop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 56 min.

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What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Louisville, KY, USA?

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Philadelphia to Louisville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Louisville via New York, New York City, NY, Louisville, KY, and Newburg @ Bishop in around 15 h 56 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Louisville
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Louisville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Louisville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Newark to Louisville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Louisville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to Louisville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $700
Flights from Newark to Louisville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Louisville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Louisville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Louisville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Newark to Louisville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Louisville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Louisville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Newark to Louisville
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Louisville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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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
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 Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$230 - $330
Room
$470 - $650
Bus operators
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
Spring Tour Bus
Phone
+1 917-288-6888 / (513) 658-8886
Email
cs@springtourbus.com
Website
springtourbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
12 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
springtourbus.com
Book at
springtourbus.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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