There are 8 ways to get from Philadelphia to Staunton by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Washington Union Station  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Staunton Amtrak Cardinal

$129 - $331

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Bus, Megabus  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC
  2. Take the Megabus from Washington DC to Staunton

$41 - $80

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Train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Staunton Amtrak Cardinal

$50 - $130

Bus, train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc 3005 / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Staunton Amtrak Cardinal

$54 - $129

Drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Staunton 288.6 miles

$28 - $45

Fly to Charlottesville, train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Charlottesville (CHO) PHL - CHO
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Staunton Amtrak

$239 - $522

Fly to Richmond, bus, train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Richmond (RIC) PHL - RIC
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
  3. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Staunton Amtrak

$243 - $556

Fly to Reagan Washington, train  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PHL - DCA
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Staunton Amtrak

$204 - $520

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station station and arriving at Staunton Amtrak. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 39 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Staunton is 245 miles. The road distance is 288.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Staunton without a car is to train which takes 6 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to get from Philadelphia to Staunton, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Staunton 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 Staunton is to train which takes 6 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and Megabus, which costs and takes 7 h 53 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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Philadelphia to Staunton train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Staunton Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Staunton is 289 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to drive from Philadelphia to Staunton.

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

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  • Distance: 245.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 37 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Staunton, VA, USA?

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Staunton via Washington Union Station in around 6 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Staunton via Washington DC and Staunton in around 7 h 53 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
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
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 8 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
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.

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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 Staunton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Staunton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Staunton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Staunton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Bus operators
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
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megabus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Staunton
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
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megabus.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 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
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

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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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