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

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 Philadelphia to Omaha  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Omaha (OMA) PHL - OMA

$159 - $659

Cheapest option

Bus  •  32 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Kansas City, Mo 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Omaha, NE 502

$146 - $332

8 alternative options

Train to Newark, fly to Omaha  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Omaha (OMA) EWR - OMA

$198 - $475

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Omaha  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Omaha (OMA) DCA - OMA

$280 - $1,105

Fly Philadelphia to Lincoln, shuttle  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Lincoln (LNK) PHL - LNK
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Lincoln, NE to Omaha

$346 - $1,370

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Omaha  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Omaha (OMA) LGA - OMA

$255 - $697

Fly Philadelphia to Sioux City, drive  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Sioux City (SUX) PHL - SUX
  2. Drive from Sioux City to Omaha

$265 - $1,120

Train via Washington Union Station  •  30 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Omaha Amtrak

$269 - $766

Train  •  36 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Chicago Union Station Cardinal
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Omaha Amtrak California Zephyr

$215 - $610

Drive  •  19 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Omaha 1219.4 miles

$110 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Omaha is to drive which costs $110 - $180 and takes 19 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Omaha is to fly which costs $150 - $700 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Omaha. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Omaha, NE via Kansas City, MO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to Omaha. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station and arriving at Omaha Amtrak via Washington Union Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 18 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Omaha is 1097 miles. The road distance is 1219.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Omaha without a car is to train which takes 30 h 18 min and costs $260 - $800.

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Philadelphia to Omaha, including transfers.

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

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  • Distance: 1097.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 49 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Omaha, NE, USA?

American Airlines, Frontier Airlines and four other airlines fly from Philadelphia to Omaha hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Philadelphia to Omaha via Washington Union Station and Chicago Union Station in around 30 h 18 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Newark to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Lincoln via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Lincoln via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Philadelphia to Lincoln via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Sioux City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Sioux City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Sioux City via Buffalo, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Sioux City via Cleveland, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Sioux City via New York La Guardia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Sioux City via Rochester, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Sioux City via Pittsburgh, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Sioux City via Detroit, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Sioux City via Dayton, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Sioux City via Norfolk, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Sioux City via Harrisburg, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Lincoln via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Lincoln via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station to Omaha Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
26 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$290 - $400
Room
$550 - $750
Bus operators
Navigator Airport Express
Website
navigatorairportexpress.com
Shuttle from Lincoln, NE to Omaha
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
navigatorairportexpress.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 Philadelphia, Pa to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
28 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $180
Flexible
$210 - $280
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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