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

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Fly to Philadelphia  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Philadelphia (PHL) SEA - PHL

$170 - $611

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Fly to Baltimore, train  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Baltimore (BWI) SEA - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$233 - $609

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  8 h 45 min

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

$225 - $653

Fly to Newark, train  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Newark (EWR) SEA - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$179 - $469

Fly to Reagan Washington, train  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) SEA - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$247 - $691

Fly to Washington Dulles, train  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Washington Dulles (IAD) SEA - IAD
  2. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$248 - $636

Train via Washington Union Station  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$462 - $1,366

Train  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Cardinal

$412 - $1,206

Bus  •  3 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Frisco
  4. Take the bus from Frisco to Philadelphia, Pa

$306 - $808

Bus, train  •  4 days 16 h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Vancouver, BC
  2. Take the train from Vancouver to Toronto
  3. Take the bus from Toronto to 30th St. Station Philadelphia

$351 - $1,234

Drive  •  44 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Philadelphia 2876.6 miles

$280 - $410

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Philadelphia is to fly which costs $170 - $650 and takes 7 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Philadelphia is to fly which costs $170 - $650 and takes 7 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Seattle, WA and arriving at Philadelphia, Pa via Portland, Or, Denver, Co and Frisco. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 6 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Seattle station to Philadelphia station. However, there are services departing from Seattle King Street Station and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station via Chicago Union Station and Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 17 h.

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The distance between Seattle and Philadelphia is 2387 miles. The road distance is 2876.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Philadelphia without a car is to train which takes 2 days 17 h and costs $460 - $1,400.

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It takes approximately 7 h 20 min to get from Seattle to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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Seattle to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Seattle, WA station.

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Seattle to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Seattle King Street Station.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Philadelphia is to fly which takes 7 h 20 min and costs $170 - $650. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $460 - $1,400 and takes 2 days 17 h, you could also bus, which costs $300 - $850 and takes 3 days 6 h.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 2387.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 20 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and three other airlines fly from Seattle to Philadelphia hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Seattle to Philadelphia via Chicago Union Station and Washington Union Station in around 2 days 17 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Philadelphia via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Baltimore via Covington
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Baltimore via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Baltimore via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Seattle to New York JFK via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Seattle to New York JFK via Portland
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Seattle to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Newark via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Reagan Washington via Covington
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Reagan Washington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Washington Dulles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Washington Dulles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Philadelphia via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Philadelphia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Philadelphia via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Philadelphia via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Baltimore via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Newark via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Newark via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Philadelphia via Portland
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Seattle to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Seattle to New York JFK via Portland
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Seattle to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
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 Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
45 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
25 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$290 - $400
Room
$550 - $750
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 days 23 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$290 - $400
Economy
$550 - $750
Economy Plus
$750 - $1,100
Business
$800 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,400 - $2,000
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Seattle, WA to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Website
boltbus.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 Portland, Or to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from Denver, Co to Frisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Frisco to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
41 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$160 - $270
Flexible
$320 - $420
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Frisco Transfer Center
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
ridebustang.com
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
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Frisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h 8 min.

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Seattle to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Philadelphia, Pa station.

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Philadelphia is 3 h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 10:53 AM in Seattle and 1:53 PM in Philadelphia.

Seattle to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Philadelphia is 2877 miles. It takes approximately 44 h 54 min to drive from Seattle to Philadelphia.

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American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Seattle Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 412+ hotels available in Philadelphia. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 34 min and costs $2 - $4.

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