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There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia to Vandalia by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Philadelphia

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Dayton (DAY)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to Dayton Trotwood

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Train to Reagan Washington, fly

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Dayton (DAY)

Train to New York La Guardia, fly

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Dayton (DAY)

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Vandalia

Drive

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Vandalia

Philadelphia to Vandalia by train, walk, subway and bus

The journey time between Philadelphia and Vandalia is around 12h 13m and covers a distance of around 699 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 28 min. The fastest journey normally takes 12h. Services are operated by Amtrak, Amtrak Acela Express, Amtrak Northeast Regional and others. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
11h 45m
Layover time:
28 min
Total time:
12h 13m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
12h
Journey distance:
699 miles
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
$94
Carbon emissions:
128 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
18:50
Last service departs at:
19:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Philadelphia to Vandalia train, walk, subway and bus schedules

Philadelphia → Vandalia
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vandalia is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vandalia is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Vandalia is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Vandalia is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 9h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Vandalia is to fly which costs $200 - $500 and takes 3h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Vandalia. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia and arriving at North Dixie @ National via Northwest Hub and Wright Stop Plaza - N.B.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 22m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Vandalia is 481 miles. The road distance is 539.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Vandalia without a car is to train and bus which takes 13h 1m and costs $80 - $220.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Philadelphia to Vandalia, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Vandalia is to fly which takes 3h 19m and costs $200 - $500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $90 and takes 15h 22m.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Dayton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 44m.

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Philadelphia to Vandalia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Dayton Trotwood station.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Vandalia.
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  • Distance: 481.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 19m

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Vandalia, OH, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Philadelphia to Vandalia hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Philadelphia to Dayton Trotwood once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 13h 35m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dayton
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dayton via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dayton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $440
Flights from Reagan Washington to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $440
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $440
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dayton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
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 to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$110 - $160
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$110 - $150
Business Seat - Child
$100 - $150
First Class - Adult
$170 - $240
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$170 - $240
First Class - Child
$170 - $240
Train from Philadelphia to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$90 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$90 - $130
Business Seat - Child
$90 - $130
First Class - Adult
$150 - $210
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$150 - $210
First Class - Child
$140 - $210
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$16 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $100
Business Class Seat
$55 - $140
Train from Philadelphia to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$28 - $90
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
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 to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Philadelphia to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Bus operators
SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Vandalia
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Schedules at
gotobus.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.

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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 to Dayton Trotwood
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $90
Flexible
$95 - $140

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Vandalia is 540 miles. It takes approximately 9h 5m to drive from Philadelphia to Vandalia.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Dayton Airport.

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There are 74+ hotels available in Vandalia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $0 - $7.

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