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There are 8 ways to get from Philadelphia to Olean by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  10h 21m

  1. Take the train from 30th Street Train 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 - $158

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Bus  •  12h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia Megabus Stop to Buffalo Washington
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY Buffalo

$40 - $95

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Bus via Binghamton  •  10h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY 252 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Olean, NY

$78 - $128

Train, bus via Sandy  •  11h 6m

  1. Take the train from 30th Street Train 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 - $165

Train, bus #2  •  13h 3m

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

$106 - $192

Drive  •  5h 53m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Olean 348.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Buffalo, bus  •  5h 48m

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

$101 - $571

Fly to State College, bus  •  8h 35m

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

$168 - $810

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Olean is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Olean is to fly and bus which costs $100 - $600 and takes 5h 48m.

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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 New York, NY and Binghamton, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 51m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Olean is 226 miles. The road distance is 348.1 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 21m and costs $80 - $160.

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It takes approximately 10h 21m to get from Philadelphia to Olean, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 17m.

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Philadelphia to Olean bus services, operated by Shortline Bus, arrive at Olean, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Olean is 348 miles. It takes approximately 5h 53m to drive from Philadelphia to Olean.

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  • Distance: 226.1 miles
  • Duration: 10h 21m

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, New York, NY, and Binghamton, NY in around 10h 51m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to State College
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to State College via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
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 30th Street Train Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from 30th Street Train Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from New York Penn Station to Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from 30th Street Train Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
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 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Bus from State College to Seneca Allegany Casino
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
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Bus from Harrisburg to Dubois, PA
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Bus from Dubois, PA to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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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
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
Shortline Bus
Phone
+1 (845) 782-3528
Email
shortline@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
ourbus.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 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$40 - $55
Online Fare
$18 - $26
Advanced Purchase
$24 - $35
Standard Fare
$32 - $37
Refundable
$40 - $44
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Philadelphia Megabus Stop to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $80
Book at
megabus.com
Coach Erie
Phone
(814) 459-6666
Email
erie@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com

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

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There are 16+ hotels available in Olean. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs $7.

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