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There are 9 ways to get from Philadelphia to Olean 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.

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Train, bus  •  10h 20m

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

$85 - $188

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Bus, Megabus  •  10h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the Megabus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY 300 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Olean, NY

$57 - $129

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Train, bus via Dubois, PA  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg to Dubois, PA
  3. Take the bus from Dubois, PA to Olean, NY

$85 - $190

Bus  •  11h 15m

  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 - $134

Train, bus #2  •  13h 28m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Buffalo Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY

$167 - $440

Drive  •  5h 52m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Olean 348.2 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Buffalo, bus  •  5h 46m

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

$178 - $736

Fly to Ithaca, bus  •  8h 18m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Ithaca (ITH) PHL - ITH
  2. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Elmira, NY
  3. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Olean, NY

$241 - $565

Fly to State College, bus  •  8h 27m

  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 5h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Olean is to fly and bus which costs $170 - $750 and takes 5h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Olean. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal and arriving at Olean, NY via New York, NY and Binghamton, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 46m.

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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 train and bus which takes 10h 20m and costs $85 - $190.

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It takes approximately 10h 20m to get from Philadelphia to Olean, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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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 5h 52m to drive from Philadelphia to Olean.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Olean.
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  • Distance: 226.1 miles
  • Duration: 10h 20m

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

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to Olean via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY, and Binghamton, NY in around 10h 46m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to State College
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $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 Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
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
Train from New York Penn Station to Buffalo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $410
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
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$65 - $90
Economy
$90 - $130
EconomyPlus
$120 - $170
Business
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg to State College, PA
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Bus from State College to Seneca Allegany Casino
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Bus from Harrisburg to Dubois, PA
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Bus from Dubois, PA to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.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 Harrisburg, Pa to State College, Pa
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Scranton, Pa to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
bus
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to State College
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
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
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal to Binghamton, NY - 81 Chenango Street
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$20 - $29
Online Fare
$24 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $50
Refundable
$35 - $60
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Book at
trailwaysny.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Book at
ourbus.com
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Scranton
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs $7.

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