• Our partners include:

  • Greyhound USA
  • VIA Rail
  • Amtrak
  • Acela Express
  • Megabus
  • SuperShuttle
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia

There are 5 ways to get from Philadelphia to Shippensburg by train, bus, car, plane 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

Train, bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Carlisle Commons Park & Ride Lot C Exp / ...

$31 - $68

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Carlisle Commons Park & Ride Lot C Exp / ...

$18 - $40

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Shippensburg 144.9 miles

$14 - $21

Train to Baltimore, fly to Hagerstown, taxi  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Hagerstown (HGR) BWI - HGR
  3. Take a taxi from Hagerstown to Shippensburg

$165 - $352

Fly Philadelphia to Harrisburg, bus, line 081 bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Harrisburg (MDT) PHL - MDT
  2. Take the bus from Market Square Transfer Center to Carlisle Commons Park & Ride Lot
  3. Take the line 081 bus from Carlisle Commons Park & Ride Lot to Shippensburg Walmart Park & Ride Lot

$179 - $443

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Shippensburg is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 31 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Shippensburg is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 31 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Shippensburg. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Lancaster Dr & Cumberland Dr via Harrisburg Transportation Center and Carlisle Commons Park & Ride Lot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 21 min.

More details

The distance between Philadelphia and Shippensburg is 125 miles. The road distance is 144.9 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Philadelphia to Shippensburg without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 1 min and costs $30 - $70.

More details

It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Philadelphia to Shippensburg, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

The quickest flight from Baltimore Airport to Hagerstown Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

Search flights

Philadelphia to Shippensburg bus services, operated by CAT Transit, arrive at Carlisle Commons Park & Ride Lot station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Shippensburg is 145 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to drive from Philadelphia to Shippensburg.

Get driving directions

Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Shippensburg.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 125.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Shippensburg, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to Shippensburg via Harrisburg, Pa, Harrisburg Transportation Center, and Carlisle Commons Park & Ride Lot in around 5 h 21 min.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Baltimore to Hagerstown
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $120
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Bus operators
CAT Transit
Phone
+1 717-238-8304
Website
cattransit.com
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Carlisle Commons Park & Ride Lot
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
cattransit.com
Book at
cattransit.com
Bus from Market Square Transfer Center to Carlisle Commons Park & Ride Lot
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
cattransit.com
Book at
cattransit.com
Bus from Carlisle Commons Park & Ride Lot to Shippensburg Walmart Park & Ride Lot
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
cattransit.com
Book at
cattransit.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 Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Other operators
Taxi from Hagerstown to Shippensburg
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Bonnie's Transportation
Phone
+1 240-527-5377

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Southern Airways Express offers flights from Baltimore Airport to Hagerstown Airport.

Search flights

There are 24+ hotels available in Shippensburg. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $7.

More details