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There are 9 ways to get from Philadelphia to Williamstown by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus via 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal  •  7 h 36 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 to Williamstown

$34 - $67

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Train, bus  •  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 Station
  3. Take the bus from Albany Empire Plaza, NY to Williamstown, MA

$132 - $308

Bus  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to New York Philadelphia
  2. Take the bus from New York to Williamstown

$35 - $55

Train  •  8 h 2 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 Station
  3. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Pittsfield Amtrak Station

$143 - $354

Drive  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Williamstown 267.9 miles

$26 - $40

Fly Philadelphia to Albany, bus  •  6 h 29 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 International Airport
  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

Fly Philadelphia to Hartford, train  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Hartford (BDL) PHL - BDL
  2. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Pittsfield Amtrak Station

$214 - $587

Fly Philadelphia to Worcester, train  •  9 h 16 min

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

$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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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 bus which takes 7 h 36 min and costs $30 - $70.

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It takes approximately 7 h 36 min to get from Philadelphia to Williamstown, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Williamstown is to bus which takes 7 h 36 min and costs $30 - $70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $140 - $360 and takes 8 h 2 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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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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There are 50+ hotels available in Williamstown. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Williamstown.
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  • Distance: 217.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 36 min

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

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to Williamstown via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal, W 4 St, and New York in around 7 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Philadelphia to Williamstown via New York Penn Station, Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station, Pittsfield Amtrak Station, and Pittsfield, MA in around 8 h 2 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Worcester
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 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.

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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
1 h 10 min
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 Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Pittsfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 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 Hartford Amtrak Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Pittsfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
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 Worcester Union Station to Pittsfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 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
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
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 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York to Williamstown
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $40
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
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
wandacoach.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

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