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

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

Fly to Columbus  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Columbus (CMH) PHL - CMH

$169 - $492

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Columbus, Oh 1683 / ...

$50 - $130

8 alternative options

Fly to Dayton  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Dayton (DAY) PHL - DAY

$177 - $1,347

Fly to Cleveland, bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Cleveland (CLE) PHL - CLE
  2. Take the bus from Superior Av & W 3Rd St to State Rd & Hearthstone Rd

$163 - $423

Fly to Akron  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Akron (CAK) PHL - CAK

$166 - $466

Fly to Covington, line 78 bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Covington (CVG) PHL - CVG
  2. Take the line 78 bus from Vine St & 6Th St to Vine St & Hollister St

$111 - $864

Fly to Pittsburgh, bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Pittsburgh (PIT) PHL - PIT
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Youngstown, Oh

$150 - $491

Bus via Pittsburgh, Pa  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa 1685 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh 1683 / ...

$57 - $136

Train, bus  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak Pennsylvanian
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh 1683 / ...

$82 - $206

Drive  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Columbus 472.7 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Ohio is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Ohio is to fly which takes 3 h 21 min and costs $170 - $1,400.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Ohio is 641 km. The road distance is 756 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Philadelphia to Ohio, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Columbus, Oh. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 20 min.

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What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Ohio, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Philadelphia to Columbus hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Columbus via Pittsburgh, Pa in around 9 h 35 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Akron
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Akron via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Bus operators
Greater Cleveland Transit
Website
riderta.com
Bus from Superior Av & W 3Rd St to State Rd & Hearthstone Rd
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
riderta.com
Cincinnati Metro
Website
go-metro.com
Bus from Vine St & 6Th St to Vine St & Hollister St
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
go-metro.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Youngstown, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130

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