There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia to Olean by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Scranton
  2. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Binghamton, Ny 206 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Olean, NY

$80 - $130

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Bus via Philadelphia, Pa  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Scranton, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Binghamton, Ny 206 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Olean, NY

$61 - $121

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa 704
  3. Take the bus from State College to Seneca Allegany Casino

$85 - $183

Drive  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Olean 348.2 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Buffalo, bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Buffalo (BUF) PHL - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY

$178 - $736

Fly to State College, bus  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to State College (SCE) PHL - SCE
  2. Take the bus from State College to Seneca Allegany Casino

$211 - $952

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Olean is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Olean is to fly and bus which costs $170 - $750 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Olean. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, PA and arriving at Olean, NY via Scranton, Pa and Binghamton, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 1 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Olean is 226 miles. The road distance is 348.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Olean without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 1 min and costs $80 - $130.

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It takes approximately 10 h 1 min to get from Philadelphia to Olean, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Olean bus services, operated by Martz Trailways, depart from Philadelphia, PA station.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 19 min.

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Philadelphia to Olean bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Olean, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Olean is 348 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to drive from Philadelphia to Olean.

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  • Distance: 226.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 1 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Olean, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to Olean via Scranton, Scranton, Pa, Binghamton, Ny, and Binghamton, NY in around 10 h 1 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
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 Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Scranton
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.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 Scranton, Pa to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Bus from State College to Seneca Allegany Casino
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
bus
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Olean. 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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