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There are 10 ways to get from Worcester to Downingtown by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Worcester to New Haven
  2. Take the train from New Haven to Philadelphia
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia to Downingtown Amtrak

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Worcester, MA to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA

Bus, train via Philadelphia

  1. Take the bus from Worcester to New Haven
  2. Take the bus from New Haven to Philadelphia Market Street
  3. Take the train from Suburban Station to Downingtown

Drive

  1. Drive from Worcester to Downingtown

Train to Boston, fly to Philadelphia, train

  1. Take the train from Worcester to Back Bay
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Philadelphia (PHL)
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia to Downingtown Amtrak

Bus to Hartford, fly to Philadelphia, train

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Worcester, MA to Union Station, Hartford, CT
  2. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Philadelphia (PHL)
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia to Downingtown Amtrak

Fly Worcester to New York JFK, train

  1. Fly from Worcester (ORH) to New York JFK (JFK)
  2. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Downingtown Amtrak

Fly Worcester to New York La Guardia, train

  1. Fly from Worcester (ORH) to New York La Guardia (LGA)
  2. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Downingtown Amtrak

Train, train to Providence, fly to Philadelphia

  1. Take the train from Worcester to Back Bay
  2. Take the train from Boston to Providence
  3. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Philadelphia (PHL)
  4. Take the train from Philadelphia to Downingtown Amtrak

Train, bus to Manchester, fly to Philadelphia

  1. Take the train from Worcester to South Station
  2. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  3. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to Philadelphia (PHL)
  4. Take the train from Philadelphia to Downingtown Amtrak

Worcester to Downingtown by bus and train

The journey time between Worcester and Downingtown is around 9h 55m and covers a distance of around 302 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 28m. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 47m. Operated by Greyhound USA, Amtrak Acela Express, Amtrak Northeast Regional and others, the Worcester to Downingtown service departs from Worcester and arrives in Downingtown Amtrak. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
6h 27m
Layover time:
3h 28m
Total time:
9h 55m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
7h 47m
Journey distance:
302 miles
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$59
Carbon emissions:
37 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
14:25
Last service departs at:
14:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Worcester to Downingtown bus and train schedules

Worcester → Downingtown
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Downingtown is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Downingtown is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Worcester to Downingtown is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Worcester to Downingtown is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Worcester to Downingtown. However, there are services departing from Worcester, MA and arriving at Lancaster Av & Green St - FS via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY, Market St & 11th St, 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal and West Chester Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h.

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The distance between Worcester and Downingtown is 257 miles. The road distance is 296.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Worcester to Downingtown without a car is to bus and train which takes 7h 13m and costs $35 - $230.

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It takes approximately 7h 13m to get from Worcester to Downingtown, including transfers.

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Worcester to Downingtown bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Worcester, MA station.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 26m.

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Worcester to Downingtown bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA.

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Yes, the driving distance between Worcester to Downingtown is 297 miles. It takes approximately 5h 15m to drive from Worcester to Downingtown.

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Map of how to get from Worcester to Downingtown.
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  • Distance: 257.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 13m

What companies run services between Worcester, MA, USA and Downingtown, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Worcester to Downingtown via New York, NY, Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY, Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA, Market St & 11th St, 69th St Transportation Center South Terminal, 69th St Transportation Center West Terminal, and West Chester Transportation Center in around 10h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Hartford to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Manchester to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Flights from Worcester to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $310
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Worcester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
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 New Haven to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$120 - $170
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$120 - $170
Business Seat - Child
$120 - $170
First Class - Adult
$190 - $260
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$190 - $260
First Class - Child
$180 - $260
Train from Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$75 - $110
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$75 - $110
Business Seat - Child
$70 - $110
First Class - Adult
$120 - $180
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$120 - $170
First Class - Child
$120 - $170
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 New Haven to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$18 - $55
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $110
Business Class Seat
$55 - $150
Train from Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$40 - $100
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $80
Train from Philadelphia to Downingtown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Downingtown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Downingtown
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $10
Website
septa.org
65 and over
$1 - $2
Train from Suburban Station to Downingtown
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $10
Website
septa.org
65 and over
$1 - $2
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Worcester to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $13
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$10 - $13
Train from Back Bay to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $12
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$10 - $12
Train from Worcester to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $13
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$11 - $13
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 Worcester to New Haven
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Worcester to New York
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from New York to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Worcester, MA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Worcester, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Worcester, MA to Union Station, Hartford, CT
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
peterpanbus.com
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New Haven to Philadelphia Market Street
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
webstore.bostonexpressbus.com

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