Philadelphia to Baltimore

Cheapest

Carpool

Cheapest $9

Quickest

Train

Quickest 1h 44min

Most Convenient

Bus

Most Convenient

There are 2 bus companies, 1 train company operating 11 routes - Silver Star, Palmetto, Silver Service / Palmetto, Northeast Regional, Vermonter, Acela Express, Cardinal, Crescent, Piedmont, Carolinian, Pennsylvanian, 2 airlines from Philadelphia to Baltimore. The cheapest bus costs $12 and is 1h 54min. The cheapest train costs $18 and is 1h 47min. The cheapest flight costs $125 and is 3h 30min.

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What is the best way to travel from Philadelphia to Baltimore?

There are 4 ways to travel from Philadelphia to Baltimore. 4 buses, 2 trains, 4 flights and 1 by car are possible between the two areas. The by car from Philadelphia to Baltimore is the cheapest. The train operated by Amtrak running from PHL to BAL is the fastest. The bus operated by Greyhound running from Philadelphia to Baltimore is the most convenient.

It's important to check each mode when booking your ticket so that you can find the best method for you. The cost of each type varies differently, so be sure to use Faretrotter to keep an eye out!

Do you recommend the bus or the train between Philadelphia and Baltimore?

There are several bus companies - Greyhound, Peter Pan / Greyhound - scheduled to run from Philadelphia to Baltimore. Since there are multiple companies, this should increase your chances of finding a cheaper or discount bus ticket. One train provider, Amtrak, runs trains from Philadelphia to Baltimore. Because the by car is quickest, we recommend taking the by car.

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Bus from Philadelphia to Baltimore from $12 with Greyhound

Bus
Philadelphia to Baltimore
$12
1h 54min
Philadelphia
1h 54min · Bus
Baltimore

Train from PHL Philadelphia to BAL Baltimore from $18 with Amtrak

Train
PHL to BAL
$18
1h 44min
  • Amtrak $19
    Train · 1 stop 1h 53min
    PHL
    1h 53min · Train Silver Star
    BWI
  • Amtrak $18
    Train · 1 stop 1h 47min
    PHN
    1h 47min · Train Silver Star
    BAL
  • Amtrak $18
    Train · 1 stop 1h 44min
    PHL
    1h 44min · Train Silver Star
    BAL

Flight from PHL Philadelphia to BWI Baltimore from $145 with jetBlue, Alaska Airlines

Flight
PHL to BWI
$145
5h 30min
  • jetBlue flight to BWI
    jetBlue
    From $144
  • Alaska Airlines flight to BWI
    Alaska Airlines
    From $1,428

Bus from Mount Laurel to Baltimore from $18 with Peter Pan / Greyhound, Greyhound

Bus
Mount Laurel to Baltimore
$18
2h 35min
  • Peter Pan / Greyhound $19
    Bus 3h 15min
    Mount Laurel
    3h 15min · Bus
    Baltimore
  • Greyhound $17
    Bus 2h 35min
    Mount Laurel
    2h 35min · Bus
    Baltimore

Flight from TTN Trenton to BWI Baltimore from $228

Flight
TTN to BWI
$228
4h 59min
TTN
4h 59min · Flight
BWI

Bus from Philadelphia to Annapolis from $19 with Greyhound

Bus
Philadelphia to Annapolis
$19
4h 25min
Philadelphia
4h 25min · Bus
Annapolis

Train from ARD Ardmore to BAL Baltimore from $65 with Amtrak

Train
ARD to BAL
$65
5h 53min
ARD
1h 57min · Train Pennsylvanian
NYP
3h 55min · Train Silver Star
BAL
Flight
ILG to BWI
$219
4h 49min
ILG
4h 49min · Flight
BWI
Flight
PHL to DCA
$126
3h 30min
  • jetBlue flight to DCA
    jetBlue
    From $125
  • Alaska Airlines flight to DCA
    Alaska Airlines
    From $2,169
Bus
Wilmington to Baltimore
$28
2h 59min
Wilmington
2h 59min · Bus
Baltimore
Drive
Philadelphia to Baltimore
$9
2h 14min
Philadelphia
2h 14min · Drive
Baltimore