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There are 10 ways to get from Philadelphia to Utica by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 30m

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

$123 - $323

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Bus via Albany, Ny  •  8h 30m

  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 - $109

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Bus Trailways New York  •  10h 11m

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

$64 - $103

Drive  •  5h 11m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Utica 276.2 miles

$27 - $40

Fly Philadelphia to Syracuse, train  •  5h 44m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Syracuse (SYR) PHL - SYR
  2. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Utica Amtrak Station

$219 - $769

Fly Philadelphia to Albany, train  •  7h 2m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Albany (ALB) PHL - ALB
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Utica Amtrak Station

$208 - $505

Fly Philadelphia to Ithaca, bus, train  •  7h 10m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Ithaca (ITH) PHL - ITH
  2. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Syracuse, NY
  3. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Utica Amtrak Station

$243 - $579

Train to Newark, fly to Syracuse, train  •  6h 41m

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

$138 - $575

Fly Philadelphia to Watertown, bus, train  •  7h 21m

  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 Regional Transportation Center to Utica Amtrak Station

$239 - $553

Fly Philadelphia to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, bus  •  8h 15m

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

$388 - $783

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

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

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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 8h 30m.

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

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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 6h 30m and costs $120 - $330.

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It takes approximately 6h 30m 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 6h 30m and costs $120 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $110 and takes 8h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Utica.
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  • Distance: 218.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 30m

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 in around 6h 30m. 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 8h 30m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Watertown
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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 New York Penn Station to Utica Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
4 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 Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
52m
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
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Utica Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Utica
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $65
Economy
$60 - $90
EconomyPlus
$85 - $120
Business
$100 - $150
Train from Syracuse to Utica
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$17 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Train from Albany to Utica
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$22 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Business
$60 - $90
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
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
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.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 New York, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Albany, Ny to Utica, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Bus from Scranton, Pa to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Utica, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, Port Authority to Utica
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Watertown, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Syracuse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 11m.

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Philadelphia to Utica bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Utica, Ny station.

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Philadelphia to Utica train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Utica Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Utica is 276 miles. It takes approximately 5h 11m to drive from Philadelphia to Utica.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Syracuse Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Utica. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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

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