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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Columbia  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Columbia (CAE) to Philadelphia (PHL) CAE - PHL

$242 - $887

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Sc to Fayetteville, Nc 1008
  2. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Philadelphia, Pa 1002

$60 - $153

7 alternative options

Fly from Greenville/Spartanburg  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) to Philadelphia (PHL) GSP - PHL

$203 - $599

Fly from Charlotte  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Philadelphia (PHL) CLT - PHL

$170 - $400

Fly from Charleston  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Charleston (CHS) to Philadelphia (PHL) CHS - PHL

$171 - $713

Bus to Myrtle Beach, fly  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Myrtle Beach, SC
  2. Fly from Myrtle Beach (MYR) to Philadelphia (PHL) MYR - PHL

$105 - $695

Train  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Florence Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak Palmetto / ...

$80 - $230

Bus, Megabus  •  18 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Sc to Fayetteville, Nc 1008
  2. Take the Megabus from Fayetteville to Philadelphia via Fayetteville

$60 - $93

Drive  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Philadelphia 540.8 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Carolina to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 9 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Carolina to Philadelphia is to fly which costs $240 - $900 and takes 2 h 36 min.

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The distance between South Carolina and Philadelphia is 525 miles. The road distance is 540.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from South Carolina to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Carolina to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Florence, Sc and arriving at Philadelphia, Pa via Fayetteville, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Florence Amtrak and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between South Carolina, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Columbia to Philadelphia every 3 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Florence to Philadelphia twice daily. Tickets cost $80 - $230 and the journey takes 10 h 45 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbia to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Columbia to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Newport News
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Salisbury
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Wilmington
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Columbia
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Richmond
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charleston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Charleston to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Myrtle Beach to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbia to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Charleston to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbia to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Charleston to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Charleston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Myrtle Beach to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Florence Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $470
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Florence, Sc to Fayetteville, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120

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