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There are 7 ways to get from Philadelphia to New Haven by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Haven Union Station Acela Express / ...

$100 - $280

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Bus  •  4 h 40 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, Ny to New Haven, Ct 2010 / ...

$25 - $59

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to New York 31st St.
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to New Haven New Haven

$38 - $62

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to New Haven 173.2 miles

$17 - $25

Fly to New Haven  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New Haven (HVN) PHL - HVN

$138 - $761

Fly to Hartford, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Hartford (BDL) PHL - BDL
  2. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven State Street Station

$190 - $526

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station

$202 - $659

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to New Haven is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to New Haven is to train which costs $100 - $280 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to New Haven. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal and arriving at New Haven, Ct via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station station and arriving at New Haven Union Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 6 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and New Haven is 151 miles. The road distance is 173.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to New Haven without a car is to train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs $100 - $280.

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The train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Haven Union Station takes 3 h 6 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Philadelphia to New Haven train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to New Haven is to train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs $100 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $25 - $60 and takes 4 h 40 min, you could also fly, which costs $130 - $800 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to New Haven.
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  • Distance: 150.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and New Haven, CT, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Philadelphia to New Haven hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $280 and the journey takes 3 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to New Haven via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and New York, Ny in around 4 h 40 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$190 - $280
Train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to New Haven
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $26
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven State Street Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Philadelphia to New York 31st St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Book at
gotobus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
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, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Haven
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
peterpanbus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New Haven Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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Philadelphia to New Haven bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New Haven, Ct station.

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Philadelphia to New Haven train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New Haven Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to New Haven is 173 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to drive from Philadelphia to New Haven.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to New Haven Airport.

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There are 65+ hotels available in New Haven. Prices start at $64 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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