There are 4 ways to get from Philadelphia to Towson by train, tram, bus, car or plane

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, tram  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the tram from MT ROYAL & LT RAIL STAT nb to LUTHERVILLE & LT RAIL STAT nb Light Raillink

$80 - $212

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md 3019 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Um Medical Center On-Street Stop to YORK RD & PENNSYLVANIA AVE nb CityLink RED

$18 - $47

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Towson 96.1 miles

$9 - $14

Line 36 tram, fly  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 36 tram from 15th St Trolley Station to Elmwood Av & Island Av
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Baltimore (BWI) PHL - BWI

$221 - $562

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Towson is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Towson is to train and tram which costs $80 - $220 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Towson is 86 miles. The road distance is 96.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to get from Philadelphia to Towson, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Towson. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at YORK RD & PENNSYLVANIA AVE nb via HAINES ST & WARNER ST eb and Um Medical Center On-Street Stop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Towson.
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  • Distance: 85.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 39 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Towson, MD, USA?

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to Towson via Baltimore Downtown, Md, HAINES ST & WARNER ST eb, PACA ST & SARATOGA ST fs nb, and Um Medical Center On-Street Stop in around 3 h 27 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Tram from MT ROYAL & LT RAIL STAT nb to LUTHERVILLE & LT RAIL STAT nb
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Tram from 15th St Trolley Station to Elmwood Av & Island Av
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
septa.org
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from Um Medical Center On-Street Stop to YORK RD & PENNSYLVANIA AVE nb
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov

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