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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Albany Empire Plaza, NY to Williamstown, MA

$132 - $308

Cheapest option

Bus Trailways New York  •  7 h 50 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 Nyc
  3. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Williamstown, MA

$48 - $94

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Train  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Pittsfield Amtrak

$143 - $354

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 286
  3. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Williamstown, MA

$50 - $105

Drive  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Williamstown 267.9 miles

$26 - $40

Fly Philadelphia to Albany, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Albany (ALB) PHL - ALB
  2. Take the bus from Albany International Airport to Bennington Bus Terminal - 215 Pleasant St.

$189 - $452

Train to Newark, fly to Albany, bus  •  7 h 26 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 International Airport to Bennington Bus Terminal - 215 Pleasant St.

$218 - $468

Train to Baltimore, fly to Albany, bus  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Albany (ALB) BWI - ALB
  3. Take the bus from Albany International Airport to Bennington Bus Terminal - 215 Pleasant St.

$205 - $567

Fly Philadelphia to Hartford, bus  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Hartford (BDL) PHL - BDL
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Springfield, Ma
  3. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Pittsfield, Ma
  4. Take the bus from Pittsfield, MA to Williamstown

$190 - $544

Fly Philadelphia to Worcester, train  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Worcester (ORH) PHL - ORH
  2. Take the train from Worcester Amtrak to Pittsfield Amtrak

$170 - $845

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Williamstown is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Williamstown is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Williamstown. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Williamstown, MA via New York, Ny, State St & S. Pearl St - S. Pearl Station and Albany, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 44 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Williamstown is 217 miles. The road distance is 267.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Williamstown without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 18 min and costs $130 - $310.

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It takes approximately 7 h 18 min to get from Philadelphia to Williamstown, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Williamstown is to train which takes 7 h 38 min and costs $140 - $360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $110 and takes 7 h 44 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 12 min.

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Philadelphia to Williamstown bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Williamstown, MA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Williamstown is 268 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to drive from Philadelphia to Williamstown.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Albany Airport.

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  • Distance: 217.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 18 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Williamstown, MA, USA?

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Williamstown via New York Penn Station, Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak, Pittsfield Amtrak, and Pittsfield, MA in around 7 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Williamstown via New York, Ny, Albany, Ny, State St & S. Pearl St - S. Pearl Station, Albany Bus Terminal, and Albany, NY in around 7 h 44 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Worcester
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
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 Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Pittsfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Worcester Amtrak to Pittsfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Albany
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
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 Albany Empire Plaza, NY to Williamstown, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Williamstown, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
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
Bus from Springfield, MA to Pittsfield, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Pittsfield, MA to Williamstown
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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 Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
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 Hartford, Ct to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$16 - $20
Bus from Springfield, Ma to Pittsfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bieber Transportation Group
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Vermont Translines
Phone
+1 844- 888-7267
Email
info@vttranslines.com
Website
vttranslines.com
Bus from Albany International Airport to Bennington Bus Terminal - 215 Pleasant St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
vttranslines.com
Book at
vttranslines.com
Berkshire Region Transit
Website
berkshirerta.com
Bus from Intermodal Center to Williams Inn
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
berkshirerta.com

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