There are 9 ways to get from Philadelphia to San Antonio by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Philadelphia to San Antonio  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to San Antonio (SAT) PHL - SAT

$159 - $499

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Fly Philadelphia to Austin, bus  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Austin (AUS) PHL - AUS
  2. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx

$143 - $550

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Train to Baltimore, fly to San Antonio  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to San Antonio (SAT) BWI - SAT

$275 - $824

Train to Newark, fly to San Antonio  •  7 h 18 min

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

$218 - $615

Train to Washington Dulles, fly to San Antonio  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to San Antonio (SAT) IAD - SAT

$336 - $962

Train, bus  •  40 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Crescent
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans to San Antonio

$212 - $547

Bus  •  43 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 895 / ...

$179 - $453

Train  •  44 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Crescent
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to San Antonio Amtrak Sunset Limited

$252 - $722

Drive  •  28 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to San Antonio 1739.2 miles

$170 - $250

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to San Antonio. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at San Antonio, Tx via Richmond, Va and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to San Antonio. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station and arriving at San Antonio Amtrak via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 42 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and San Antonio is 1514 miles. The road distance is 1739.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to San Antonio without a car is to train and bus which takes 40 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Philadelphia to San Antonio, including transfers.

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

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Philadelphia to San Antonio train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to San Antonio is to fly which takes 6 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 43 h 36 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 44 h 42 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to San Antonio Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 43 min.

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Philadelphia to San Antonio bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Antonio, Tx station.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to San Antonio.
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  • Distance: 1514.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 5 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and San Antonio, TX, USA?

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Philadelphia to San Antonio hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to San Antonio via Richmond, Va and Dallas, Tx in around 43 h 36 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to San Antonio via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Philadelphia to San Antonio via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Philadelphia to San Antonio via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to San Antonio via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to San Antonio via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to San Antonio via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to San Antonio via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to San Antonio via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Antonio via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to San Antonio via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to San Antonio via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to San Antonio via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Baltimore to San Antonio via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to San Antonio via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to San Antonio via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to San Antonio via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to San Antonio via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to San Antonio via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to San Antonio via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to San Antonio via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to San Antonio via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to San Antonio via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to San Antonio via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Baltimore to San Antonio via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to San Antonio via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to San Antonio via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to San Antonio via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Austin
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $1,200
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
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
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

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 New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
28 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$290 - $420
Business Coach Seat
$350 - $490
Room
$600 - $900
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Room
$350 - $490
Bus operators
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 Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Richmond, Va to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
32 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $310
Bus from Dallas, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75

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San Antonio is 1 h behind Philadelphia. It is currently 2:14 AM in Philadelphia and 1:14 AM in San Antonio.

Philadelphia to San Antonio train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Antonio Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to San Antonio is 1739 miles. It takes approximately 28 h 37 min to drive from Philadelphia to San Antonio.

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Delta, United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to San Antonio Airport.

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Book your Philadelphia to San Antonio bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 409+ hotels available in San Antonio. Prices start at $52 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 .

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