There are 9 ways to get from Philadelphia to Nashville by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Philadelphia  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Nashville (BNA) PHL - BNA

$134 - $394

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Bus NYTN Bus  •  18 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to New York Philadelphia
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Nashville, TN

$76 - $151

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Train to Baltimore, fly  •  5 h 21 min

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

$220 - $669

Train to Newark, fly  •  5 h 48 min

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

$153 - $570

Train to Trenton-Mercer, fly  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Jefferson Station to West Trenton
  2. Fly from Trenton-Mercer (TTN) to Nashville (BNA) TTN - BNA

$184 - $779

Train to Reagan Washington, fly  •  6 h 9 min

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

$235 - $650

Train, bus  •  20 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Crescent / ...
  2. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Nashville, Tn 1511 / ...

$103 - $280

Bus  •  26 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to New York Philadelphia
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Nashville Nyc

$97

Drive  •  13 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Nashville 800.4 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Nashville. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, PA and arriving at Music City Central 4Th - Bay 15 via New York, NY and Bell Station Inbound. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 48 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Nashville is 687 miles. The road distance is 800.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Nashville without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Philadelphia to Nashville, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Nashville bus services, operated by Wanda Coach, depart from Philadelphia, PA station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Nashville is to fly which takes 4 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Nashville Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Philadelphia to Nashville bus services, operated by NYTN Bus, arrive at Nashville, TN station.

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Nashville is 1 h behind Philadelphia. It is currently 5:50 PM in Philadelphia and 4:50 PM in Nashville.

Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Nashville is 800 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 33 min to drive from Philadelphia to Nashville.

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  • Distance: 687.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

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

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Philadelphia to Nashville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Nashville via New York, New York, NY, Nashville, TN, and Bell Station Inbound in around 18 h 48 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Nashville
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Nashville via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Nashville via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Nashville via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Nashville via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Nashville
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Nashville
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Baltimore to Nashville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Newark to Nashville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nashville
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nashville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Nashville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Nashville
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Newark to Nashville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Nashville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Nashville
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Trenton-Mercer to Nashville
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 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 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
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
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
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 to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$220 - $300
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
Bus from New York, NY to Nashville
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
NYTN Bus
Website
nytnbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Nashville, TN
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
nytnbus.com
Book at
search.gotobus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Charlottesville, Va to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150

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Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Nashville Airport.

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There are 540+ hotels available in Nashville. Prices start at $90 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 .

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