There are 11 ways to get from Philadelphia to Worcester by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train Amtrak, bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak Vermonter / ...
  2. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Worcester, Ma 255 / ...

$56 - $135

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Hartford, Ct 2552 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Worcester, Ma 2000 / ...

$37 - $87

9 alternative options

Train Amtrak Acela Express, bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to Hartford, Ct
  3. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Worcester, Ma

$128 - $328

Bus via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Mt. Laurel, NJ to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Farmington, CT - Park & Ride Lot.
  3. Take the bus from Hartford, CT - Union Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station

$62 - $100

Drive  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Worcester 268.1 miles

$26 - $40

Fly Philadelphia to Boston, bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Boston (BOS) PHL - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma

$106 - $328

Fly Philadelphia to Manchester, bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Manchester (MHT) PHL - MHT
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma
  3. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma

$186 - $528

Fly Philadelphia to Hartford, bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Hartford (BDL) PHL - BDL
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Worcester, Ma

$181 - $510

Fly Philadelphia to Providence, train, bus  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Providence (PVD) PHL - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma

$138 - $574

Fly Philadelphia to New Haven, bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New Haven (HVN) PHL - HVN
  2. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to Hartford, Ct
  3. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Worcester, Ma

$162 - $814

Train to New York JFK, fly to Worcester  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Worcester (ORH) JFK - ORH

$166 - $656

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

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to Worcester via Hartford, Ct in around 6 h 36 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Philadelphia to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Worcester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Hartford via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$190 - $280
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Springfield, Ma to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from New Haven, Ct to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Bus from Hartford, Ct to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Springfield, MA to Worcester, MA - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Mt. Laurel, NJ to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Farmington, CT - Park & Ride Lot.
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Hartford, CT - Union Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and Worcester is 381 km. The road distance is 429 km.

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Worcester is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 44 min.

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Worcester is to fly and bus which takes 4 h 10 min and costs $100 - $330.

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Worcester. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Worcester, Ma via Hartford, Ct. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 36 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Philadelphia to Worcester, including transfers.