There are 11 ways to get from Philadelphia to Utica by train, 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  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York to Utica VIA Rail / ...

$118 - $343

Cheapest option

Bus via Albany, Ny  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 286
  3. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Utica, Ny 277

$46 - $116

9 alternative options

Bus Trailways New York  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York, Port Authority to Utica

$54 - $93

Drive  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Utica 276.2 miles

$27 - $40

Fly Philadelphia to Syracuse, train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Syracuse (SYR) PHL - SYR
  2. Take the train from Syracuse to Utica

$220 - $787

Fly Philadelphia to Albany, bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Albany (ALB) PHL - ALB
  2. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Utica, Ny

$194 - $474

Fly Philadelphia to Ithaca, bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Ithaca (ITH) PHL - ITH
  2. Take the bus from Cortland Suny to Syracuse, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Utica, Ny

$319 - $675

Fly Philadelphia to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, bus  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) PHL - AVP
  2. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Binghamton, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
  4. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Utica, Ny

$394 - $796

Train to Newark, fly to Albany, bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB
  3. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Utica, Ny

$223 - $490

Train to Newark, fly to Syracuse, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Syracuse (SYR) EWR - SYR
  3. Take the train from Syracuse to Utica

$139 - $593

Fly Philadelphia to Watertown, bus, train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Watertown (ART) PHL - ART
  2. Take the bus from Watertown, NY to Syracuse, NY
  3. Take the train from Syracuse to Utica

$238 - $569

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Utica is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Utica is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Utica. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal and arriving at Utica, Ny via New York, Ny and Albany, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to Utica. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station and arriving at Utica via New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 31 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Utica is 219 miles. The road distance is 276.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Utica without a car is to train which takes 6 h 31 min and costs $110 - $350.

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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Philadelphia to Utica, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Utica bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal station.

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Philadelphia to Utica 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 Utica is to train which takes 6 h 31 min and costs $110 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $120 and takes 6 h 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Utica.
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  • Distance: 218.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Utica, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Utica via New York Penn Station and New York in around 6 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Utica via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, and Albany, Ny in around 6 h 56 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Watertown
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Syracuse via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,100
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Newark to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
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 New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Utica
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$65 - $90
Economy Plus
$95 - $140
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$170 - $240
Train from Syracuse to Utica
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $65
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$23 - $35
Economy
$29 - $40
Economy Plus
$45 - $65
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$75 - $110
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 New York Penn Station to Utica Boehlert Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Utica Boehlert Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
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
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bieber Transportation Group
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 New York, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Albany, Ny to Utica, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Bus from Cortland Suny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Utica, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Scranton, Pa to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Bus from Binghamton, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, Port Authority to Utica
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Watertown, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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