There are 10 ways to get from South Carolina to Philadelphia by plane, taxi, train, bus 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 Columbia to Philadelphia  •  2 h 37 min

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

$243 - $888

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

8 alternative options

Fly Greenville/Spartanburg to Philadelphia  •  2 h 44 min

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

$204 - $600

Taxi to Charlotte, fly to Philadelphia  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rock Hill to Charlotte
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Philadelphia (PHL) CLT - PHL

$171 - $401

Fly Charleston to Philadelphia  •  4 h 37 min

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

$172 - $714

Taxi to Charlotte, fly to Trenton-Mercer, train  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rock Hill to Charlotte
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Trenton-Mercer (TTN) CLT - TTN
  3. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak

$259 - $755

Bus to Myrtle Beach, fly to Philadelphia  •  4 h 56 min

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

$106 - $696

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

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Columbia to Philadelphia every 2 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Florence to Philadelphia 3 times a day. 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 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Columbia to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Newport News
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Charleston
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Wilmington
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Richmond
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charleston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Charleston to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Myrtle Beach to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Flights from Myrtle Beach to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 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 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Charleston to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbia to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Charleston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Charlotte to Trenton-Mercer
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
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 Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Amtrak
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
3 times a day
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Other operators
Taxi from Rock Hill to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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Questions & Answers

The distance between South Carolina and Philadelphia is 840 km. The road distance is 865 km.

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

The quickest way to get from South Carolina to Philadelphia is to fly which takes 2 h 37 min and costs $240 - $900.

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

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.

It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from South Carolina to Philadelphia, including transfers.