There are 7 ways to get from Wichita to Philadelphia by plane, train, night bus, bus or car

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Fly to Philadelphia  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Wichita (ICT) to Philadelphia (PHL) ICT - PHL

$286 - $1,230

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Night bus, bus  •  30 h 10 min

  1. Take the night bus from Wichita, Ks to Kansas City, Mo 7324
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Philadelphia, Pa 1612 / ...

$125 - $327

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Fly to Newark, train  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Wichita (ICT) to Newark (EWR) ICT - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$195 - $378

Bus  •  31 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Wichita, Ks to Topeka, Ks 7320
  2. Take the bus from Topeka, Ks to Philadelphia, Pa 1682 / ...

$130 - $336

Night bus, train via Washington Union Station  •  34 h 49 min

  1. Take the night bus from Wichita to Newton Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Newton Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
  4. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$282 - $813

Night bus, train  •  40 h 47 min

  1. Take the night bus from Wichita to Newton Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Newton Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$232 - $653

Drive  •  21 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Wichita to Philadelphia 1329 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Wichita to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $130 - $190 and takes 21 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wichita to Philadelphia is to fly which costs $280 - $1,300 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wichita to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Wichita, Ks and arriving at Philadelphia, Pa via Kansas City, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 10 min.

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The distance between Wichita and Philadelphia is 1208 miles. The road distance is 1329 miles.

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The best way to get from Wichita to Philadelphia without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 30 h 10 min and costs $120 - $330.

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Wichita to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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Wichita to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Wichita, Ks station.

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The best way to get from Wichita to Philadelphia is to fly which takes 5 h 9 min and costs $280 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $340 and takes 31 h 55 min.

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There is no direct flight from Wichita Airport to Philadelphia Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Wichita to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 1207.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

What companies run services between Wichita, KS, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Wichita to Philadelphia hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Wichita to Philadelphia via Topeka, Ks in around 31 h 55 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Wichita to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Wichita to Philadelphia via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Wichita to Philadelphia via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Wichita to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from Wichita to Newark via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from Wichita to Newark via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Wichita to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Wichita to Philadelphia via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Wichita to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Wichita to Newark via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Wichita to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Wichita to Philadelphia via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Wichita to Newark via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Wichita to Newark via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Wichita to Philadelphia via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Wichita to Philadelphia via St. Louis, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Wichita to Newark via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Wichita to Newark via St. Louis, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newton Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
12 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Room
$380 - $550
Train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
25 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$290 - $400
Room
$550 - $750
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Wichita, Ks to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
26 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $180
Flexible
$200 - $270
Bus from Wichita, Ks to Topeka, Ks
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Topeka, Ks to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $190
Flexible
$210 - $290
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from Wichita to Newton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Philadelphia is 1 h ahead of Wichita. It is currently 2:23 AM in Wichita and 3:23 AM in Philadelphia.

Yes, the driving distance between Wichita to Philadelphia is 1329 miles. It takes approximately 21 h 50 min to drive from Wichita to Philadelphia.

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Delta, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Wichita Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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Book your Wichita to Philadelphia bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 376+ hotels available in Philadelphia. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Wichita to Wichita Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $19 - $23.

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