Travel from Portsmouth to Philadelphia

Bus
$44
8h 9min
46 lb of CO2
Train
$43
4h 12min
51 lb of CO2
$
Flight
$196
6h 39min
597 lb of CO2

Portsmouth to Philadelphia Flights

There are 2 airports — PVD, EWB — that make sense to fly out of from Portsmouth and 3 airports — PHL, TTN, ILG — to access Philadelphia. The best deals are usually found by flying out of PVD.

jetBlue, United operate flights which can help you travel from Portsmouth to Philadelphia.

The cheapest way by air is via jetBlue and flies from Theodore Francis Green State (PVD) to Philadelphia Intl (PHL). jetBlue flies from Theodore Francis Green State (PVD) to Philadelphia Intl (PHL) and is the quickest flight to get you from Portsmouth to Philadelphia.
Drive
$32
4h 14min
48 lb of CO2

Drive from Portsmouth to Philadelphia

It's 235 miles between Portsmouth to Philadelphia. On a typical day, it might take between 4h 14min and 4h 26min from Portsmouth to Philadelphia under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 4h 39min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Philadelphia by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $31.

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

The are 11 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Portsmouth to Philadelphia. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the train out of KIN towards PHL, as it is the cheapest to Philadelphia. It's common to find tickets for as low as $43. Amtrak operates from Portsmouth to Philadelphia, so you book your trip with them! Take the train, it is cheaper and more comfortable than the bus!

When to book trip from Portsmouth to Philadelphia?

On your trip from Portsmouth to Philadelphia, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Portsmouth to Philadelphia PA - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Portsmouth to Philadelphia. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Philadelphia is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Portsmouth/Philadelphia buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Portsmouth is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Portsmouth RI and Philadelphia during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Portsmouth to Philadelphia? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Philadelphia traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Philadelphia is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Portsmouth to Philadelphia?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Portsmouth to Philadelphia is by train. The train costs $43 roughly and will take 4 hours 15 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Portsmouth to Philadelphia?

Amtrak costs about $47 between Portsmouth and Philadelphia. In total, the train will take roughly 4 hours 37 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at PVD Providence Amtrak, which is 18 miles from Portsmouth. Further, once you arrive at PHN North Philadelphia Amtrak or you will still have 4 miles to Philadelphia.

How long does it take from Portsmouth to Philadelphia by car?

The total distance between Portsmouth and Philadelphia is 235 miles and will take you about 4 hours 14 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $32.

Portsmouth to Philadelphia Travel Information

Cheapest Way Train — $43
Fastest Way Train — 4h 12min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 45 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 234 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak, jetBlue, United, Multiple Airlines

Travel companies on this route

Amtrak from Portsmouth to Philadelphia
Amtrak
Train company
19015 routes
jetBlue from Portsmouth to Philadelphia
jetBlue
Airline
440 routes
United from Portsmouth to Philadelphia
United
Airline
2002 routes