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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 48m

  1. Take the tram from LUTHERVILLE LIGHT RAIL STATION sb to MT ROYAL/MICA LIGHT RAIL STATION sb Light Raillink
  2. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station Acela / ...

$30 - $90

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Bus  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore to Philadelphia Megabus Stop

$13 - $22

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 48m

  1. Drive from Towson to Philadelphia 96.8 miles

$9 - $14

Fly  •  3h 52m

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

$104 - $439

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The cheapest way to get from Towson to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Towson to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Towson to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from FAIRMOUNT AVE & TOWSONGATE DR fs eb and arriving at Philadelphia Megabus Stop via Baltimore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Towson station to Philadelphia station. However, there are services departing from LUTHERVILLE LIGHT RAIL STATION sb and arriving at 30th Street Train Station via Baltimore Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 48m.

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The distance between Towson and Philadelphia is 86 miles. The road distance is 96.8 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 48m and costs $29 - $90.

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It takes approximately 1h 48m to get from Towson to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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Towson to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Baltimore station.

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Towson to Philadelphia train services, operated by Maryland Transit, depart from LUTHERVILLE LIGHT RAIL STATION sb.

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The best way to get from Towson to Philadelphia is to bus which takes 4h 13m and costs $12 - $22. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $100 - $440 and takes 3h 52m.

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Map of how to get from Towson to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 85.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 48m

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

Boltbus operates a bus from Baltimore to Philadelphia Megabus Stop 3 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 2h 31m. 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
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $900
Train operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Tram from LUTHERVILLE LIGHT RAIL STATION sb to MT ROYAL/MICA LIGHT RAIL STATION sb
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
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Maryland Transit
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $85
Business Class Seat
$70 - $130
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Baltimore to Philadelphia Megabus Stop
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
boltbus.com

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The quickest flight from Baltimore Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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Towson to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Philadelphia Megabus Stop station.

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Towson to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at 30th Street Train Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Towson to Philadelphia is 97 miles. It takes approximately 1h 48m 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 598+ hotels available in Philadelphia. Prices start at $100 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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