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There are 8 ways to get from Philadelphia to New Bedford by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Providence Amtrak Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Providence, RI to New Bedford

$158 - $402

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Bus DATTCO  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to SRTA New Bedford Terminal

$24 - $75

6 alternative options

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence
  3. Take the bus from Providence, RI to New Bedford

$42 - $76

Drive  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to New Bedford 304.3 miles

$29 - $45

Fly Philadelphia to Boston, bus  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Boston (BOS) PHL - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New Bedford, MA

$99 - $318

Fly Philadelphia to Providence, bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Providence (PVD) PHL - PVD
  2. Take the bus from Providence, RI to New Bedford

$131 - $406

Train to Newark, fly to Providence, bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Providence (PVD) EWR - PVD
  3. Take the bus from Providence, RI to New Bedford

$210 - $632

Fly Philadelphia to Manchester, I-93, bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Manchester (MHT) PHL - MHT
  2. Take the I-93 from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston, MA
  3. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New Bedford, MA

$185 - $511

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to New Bedford is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to New Bedford is to fly and bus which costs $95 - $320 and takes 4 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to New Bedford. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St and arriving at SRTA New Bedford Terminal via New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h.

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The distance between Philadelphia and New Bedford is 251 miles. The road distance is 304.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to New Bedford without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 31 min and costs $150 - $410.

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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Philadelphia to New Bedford, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to New Bedford bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal station.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 13 min.

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Philadelphia to New Bedford bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at New Bedford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to New Bedford is 304 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to drive from Philadelphia to New Bedford.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to New Bedford.
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  • Distance: 251.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and New Bedford, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to New Bedford via New York, NY in around 8 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $290
First Class Seat
$240 - $390
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
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
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Providence, RI to New Bedford
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
DATTCO
Phone
1-860-229-4878
Website
dattco.com
Bus from New York, NY to SRTA New Bedford Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New Bedford, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
dattco.com
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.com

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Delta, JetBlue Airways and American Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 39+ hotels available in New Bedford. Prices start at $80 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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