There are 10 ways to get from Philadelphia to New London by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Acela Express / ...

$120 - $330

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Bus

$36 - $95

8 alternative options

Train via New York Penn Station  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Acela Express / ...
  2. Acela Express / ...

$168 - $443

Bus, train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Acela Express / ...

$101 - $261

Drive  •  3 h 58 min

  1. 220 miles

$21 - $35

Fly to New Haven, train  •  4 h 15 min

  1. PHL - HVN

$146 - $932

Fly to Providence, train  •  5 h 11 min

  1. PHL - PVD

$185 - $570

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. PHL - LGA

$223 - $710

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. PHL - JFK

$227 - $689

Fly to Hartford, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. PHL - BDL

$198 - $697

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Philadelphia to New London hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $330 and the journey takes 3 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to New London via New York, Ny and New Haven, Ct in around 5 h 43 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from Philadelphia to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Hartford via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New London Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $250
First Class Seat
$210 - $330
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from New York Penn Station to New London Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $240
Train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to New London Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $160
First Class Seat
$130 - $170
Train from Providence Amtrak to New London Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$65 - $160
First Class Seat
$130 - $180
Shore Line East
Website
shorelineeast.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to New London
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from New Haven, Ct to New London, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bieber Transportation Group
Shore Line East
Website
shorelineeast.com
Bus from New Haven Union Station to New London
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and New London is 302 km. The road distance is 352 km.

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to New London is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 58 min.

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to New London is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs $120 - $330.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and arriving at New London Union Station Amtrak. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 53 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to New London. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at New London, Ct via New York, Ny and New Haven, Ct. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 43 min.

The train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New London Union Station Amtrak takes 3 h 53 min including transfers and departs hourly.