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There are 12 ways to get from Philadelphia to Omaha by plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly Philadelphia to Omaha  •  6h 4m

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

$159 - $659

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Bus  •  32h 15m

  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

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Train to Newark, fly to Omaha  •  7h 7m

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

$198 - $475

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Omaha  •  7h 39m

  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

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Omaha  •  7h 28m

  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  •  9h 7m

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

$346 - $1,370

Fly Philadelphia to Des Moines, bus  •  7h 52m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Des Moines (DSM) PHL - DSM
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Omaha, NE

$172 - $413

Fly Philadelphia to Sioux City, drive  •  8h 13m

  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  •  30h 18m

  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 Station

$269 - $766

Train, bus  •  36h 5m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station Cardinal
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Omaha, NE 1401

$197 - $450

Train  •  36h 40m

  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 Station California Zephyr

$215 - $610

Drive  •  19h 43m

  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 19h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Omaha is to fly which costs $150 - $700 and takes 6h 4m.

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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 32h 15m.

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

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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 30h 18m and costs $260 - $800.

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It takes approximately 6h 4m 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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Philadelphia to Omaha train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Omaha is to fly which takes 6h 4m and costs $150 - $700. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $260 - $800 and takes 30h 18m, you could also bus, which costs $140 - $340 and takes 32h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Omaha.
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  • Distance: 1097.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 4m

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 30h 18m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Newark to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Sioux City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Sioux City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Sioux City via Pittsburgh, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Sioux City via Baltimore, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Sioux City via Reagan Washington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Sioux City via Syracuse, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Sioux City via Columbus, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Sioux City via Cleveland, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Sioux City via New York La Guardia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Sioux City via Toronto, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Sioux City via Rochester, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Sioux City via Detroit, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Lincoln via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Lincoln via Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Lincoln via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Lincoln via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Lincoln via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 39m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Des Moines via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
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.

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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
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
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 Station
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Twice 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 Indianapolis Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$230 - $330
Room
$470 - $650
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
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
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
navigatorairportexpress.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
28h
Frequency
4 times a day
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
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Omaha Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 22m.

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Philadelphia to Omaha bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Omaha, NE station.

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Omaha is 1h behind Philadelphia. It is currently 5:18 PM in Philadelphia and 4:18 PM in Omaha.

Philadelphia to Omaha train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Omaha Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Omaha is 1219 miles. It takes approximately 19h 43m to drive from Philadelphia to Omaha.

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Frontier Airlines, Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Omaha Airport.

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There are 130+ hotels available in Omaha. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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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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