There are 7 ways to get from Philadelphia to Shenandoah National Park by plane, bus, car, train or taxi

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 to Charlottesville  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Charlottesville (CHO) PHL - CHO

$297 - $577

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC
  2. Take the Megabus from Washington DC to Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg

$116 - $162

5 alternative options

Fly to Richmond, bus, drive  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Richmond (RIC) PHL - RIC
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
  3. Drive from Charlottesville, Va to Shenandoah National Park

$226 - $505

Train, bus, taxi  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Washington, DC - 17th & K Street to Culpeper, VA - Sports Complex
  3. Take a taxi from Culpeper, VA - Sports Complex to Shenandoah National Park

$199 - $380

Train, drive  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Charlottesville Amtrak
  3. Drive from Charlottesville Amtrak to Shenandoah National Park

$130 - $326

Bus, taxi  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc
  2. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Independence & 12th West Side to Culpeper, VA - Sports Complex
  3. Take a taxi from Culpeper, VA - Sports Complex to Shenandoah National Park

$123 - $176

Drive  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Shenandoah National Park 245.4 miles

$24 - $35

Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and Shenandoah National Park is 205 miles. The road distance is 245.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Shenandoah National Park without a car is to train and bus and taxi which takes 6 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Philadelphia to Shenandoah National Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Shenandoah National Park is to fly which takes 4 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and Megabus, which costs and takes 8 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Charlottesville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Shenandoah National Park is 245 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to drive from Philadelphia to Shenandoah National Park.

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

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There are 57+ hotels available in Shenandoah National Park. 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 22 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Shenandoah National Park.
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  • Distance: 204.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Shenandoah National Park, VA, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Philadelphia to Shenandoah National Park 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Shenandoah National Park via Washington DC and Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg in around 8 h 14 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
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.

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
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 Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
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.

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 Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Academy Bus
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 17th & K Street to Culpeper, VA - Sports Complex
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
academybus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Independence & 12th West Side to Culpeper, VA - Sports Complex
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
academybus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Book at
megabus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Culpeper, VA - Sports Complex to Shenandoah National Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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