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There are 5 ways to get from Philadelphia to Northampton by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Northampton Amtrak Vermonter

$45 - $120

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Bus  •  7 h 23 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 Springfield, Ma 2008 / ...

$36 - $84

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Train via New York Penn Station  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Northampton Amtrak Vermonter

$113 - $288

Drive  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Northampton 252.9 miles

$24 - $40

Fly, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Hartford (BDL) PHL - BDL
  2. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to Northampton Amtrak

$191 - $526

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Northampton is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Northampton is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal and arriving at Northampton, MA via New York, Ny and Springfield, MA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station station and arriving at Northampton Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 56 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Northampton is 211 miles. The road distance is 252.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Northampton without a car is to train which takes 5 h 56 min and costs $45 - $120.

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The train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Northampton Amtrak takes 5 h 56 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Philadelphia to Northampton train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Northampton is to train which takes 5 h 56 min and costs $45 - $120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $85 and takes 7 h 23 min.

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  • Distance: 211.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 56 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Philadelphia to Northampton once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 5 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Northampton via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, and Springfield, MA in around 7 h 23 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Northampton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
Frequency
Once 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
Train from New York Penn Station to Northampton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Hartford Amtrak Station to Northampton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
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 Springfield
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $35
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 Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Hartford Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 2 min.

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Philadelphia to Northampton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Springfield, Ma station.

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Philadelphia to Northampton train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Northampton Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Northampton is 253 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to drive from Philadelphia to Northampton.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Hartford Airport.

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There are 47+ hotels available in Northampton. Prices start at $69 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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