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There are 4 ways to get from Towson to Philadelphia by tram, train, bus, car or plane

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Tram, train  •  1h 50m

  1. Take the tram from LUTHERVILLE & LT RAIL STAT sb to MT ROYAL AVE & LT RAIL STAT sb Light Raillink
  2. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...

$77 - $215

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Bus  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the bus from YORK RD & PENNSYLVANIA AVE sb to Um Medical Center On-Street Stop CityLink RED
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Philadelphia, Pa 1002 / ...

$19 - $50

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 47m

  1. Drive from Towson to Philadelphia 96.9 miles

$9 - $14

Fly  •  3h 33m

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Philadelphia (PHL) BWI - PHL

$219 - $559

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The cheapest way to get from Towson to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Towson to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Towson to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from YORK RD & PENNSYLVANIA AVE sb and arriving at Philadelphia, Pa via GREENE ST & LOMBARD ST ns sb and Baltimore Downtown, Md. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 2m.

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The distance between Towson and Philadelphia is 86 miles. The road distance is 96.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Towson to Philadelphia without a car is to tram and train which takes 1h 50m and costs $75 - $220.

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It takes approximately 1h 50m to get from Towson to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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Towson to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Maryland Transit, depart from YORK RD & PENNSYLVANIA AVE sb station.

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The best way to get from Towson to Philadelphia is to bus which takes 4h 2m and costs $18 - $50. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $210 - $600 and takes 3h 33m.

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The quickest flight from Baltimore Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 52m.

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

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Map of how to get from Towson to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 85.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 50m

What companies run services between Towson, MD, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Towson to Philadelphia via Um Medical Center On-Street Stop, GREENE ST & LOMBARD ST ns sb, HAINES ST & WARNER ST wb, and Baltimore Downtown, Md in around 4h 2m. Alternatively, American Airlines flies from Towson to Philadelphia 3 times a day.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Train operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Tram from LUTHERVILLE & LT RAIL STAT sb to MT ROYAL AVE & LT RAIL STAT sb
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
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 Baltimore Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from YORK RD & PENNSYLVANIA AVE sb to Um Medical Center On-Street Stop
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40

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Yes, the driving distance between Towson to Philadelphia is 97 miles. It takes approximately 1h 47m to drive from Towson to Philadelphia.

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American Airlines offers flights from Baltimore Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 455+ hotels available in Philadelphia. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Towson to Baltimore Airport is to tram which takes 1h 3m and costs $2.

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