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There are 7 ways to get from West Chester to Bristol by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train via New Haven  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Haven Union Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Hartford Amtrak Station Shuttle / ...

$62 - $190

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Bus  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Hartford, Ct 2552 / ...

$32 - $50

5 alternative options

Train  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Hartford Amtrak Station Northeast Regional / ...

$44 - $134

Bus via New York  •  9h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Hartford, CT Peter Pan

$40 - $66

Drive  •  4h 1m

  1. Drive from West Chester to Bristol 221.8 miles

$21 - $35

Line 104 bus, fly to New Haven, taxi  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the line 104 bus from Chestnut St & Darlington St to 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New Haven (HVN) PHL - HVN
  3. Take a taxi from New Haven to Bristol

$240 - $888

Line 104 bus, fly to Hartford, line 102 bus  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the line 104 bus from Chestnut St & Darlington St to 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Hartford (BDL) PHL - BDL
  3. Take the line 102 bus from Main St and Travelers to Riverside Ave and Main St

$178 - $496

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The cheapest way to get from West Chester to Bristol is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from West Chester to Bristol is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from West Chester to Bristol. However, there are services departing from Chestnut St & Darlington St and arriving at Riverside Ave and Main St via 69th St Transportation Center South Terminal, Philadelphia, Pa and Main St and Travelers. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 54m.

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The distance between West Chester and Bristol is 184 miles. The road distance is 221.8 miles.

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The best way to get from West Chester to Bristol without a car is to train via New Haven which takes 8h 17m and costs $60 - $190.

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It takes approximately 8h 17m to get from West Chester to Bristol, including transfers.

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West Chester to Bristol bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia, Pa station.

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The best way to get from West Chester to Bristol is to train via New Haven which takes 8h 17m and costs $60 - $190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 8h 54m.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New Haven Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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West Chester to Bristol bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Hartford, Ct station.

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Map of how to get from West Chester to Bristol.
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  • Distance: 183.5 miles
  • Duration: 8h 17m

What companies run services between West Chester, PA, USA and Bristol, CT, USA?

You can take a train from West Chester to Bristol via 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal, 69th St Transportation Center - MFL EB, 30th St Station - MFL, Philadelphia 30th Street Station, New Haven Union Station, Hartford Amtrak Station, and Main St and Travelers in around 8h 17m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from West Chester to Bristol 3 times a day. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 4h 44m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Train operators
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Seat
$55 - $80
Train from New Haven Union Station to Hartford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Hartford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $110
Business Class Seat
$85 - $160
Train from New Haven Union Station to Hartford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Hartford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $120
Business Class Seat
$95 - $170
Bus operators
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 Philadelphia, Pa to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Hartford, CT
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
peterpanbus.com
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from Chestnut St & Darlington St to 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Main St and Travelers to Riverside Ave and Main St
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
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Other operators
Taxi from New Haven to Bristol
Ave. Duration
46m
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 203-334-2121
Norwalk Taxi & Car Service
Phone
+1 203-855-1764
Website
norwalktaxi.com

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Yes, the driving distance between West Chester to Bristol is 222 miles. It takes approximately 4h 1m to drive from West Chester to Bristol.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to New Haven Airport.

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