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.

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Fly to Akron  •  2 h 59 min

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

$202 - $502

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 20 min

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

$50 - $130

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Fly to Columbus  •  3 h 23 min

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

$169 - $492

Fly to Dayton  •  3 h 20 min

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

$177 - $1,347

Fly to Cleveland, bus  •  4 h 29 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 Covington, line 46 bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Covington (CVG) PHL - CVG
  2. Take the line 46 bus from Government Square Area C to Vine St & Mcmillan St

$111 - $864

Fly to Pittsburgh, bus  •  5 h 20 min

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

$143 - $469

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 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 costs $200 - $500 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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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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The distance between Philadelphia and Ohio is 400 miles. The road distance is 472.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Ohio without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 35 min and costs $55 - $140.

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Philadelphia to Ohio, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Ohio bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia, Pa station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Ohio is to fly which takes 2 h 59 min and costs $200 - $500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $140 and takes 9 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Akron Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 22 min.

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Philadelphia to Ohio bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Columbus, Oh station.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Ohio.
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  • Distance: 400.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

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

American Airlines and Delta fly from Philadelphia to Canton 3 times a day. 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 Akron
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 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 39 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 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
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 Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Akron via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
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 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
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
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station 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
Phone
+1 216-621-9500
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
Go Metro
Phone
+1 513-632-7575
Email
customerservice@go-metro.com
Website
go-metro.com
Bus from Government Square Area C to Vine St & Mcmillan St
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
go-metro.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.

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Contact Details
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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