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Journey Information

Philadelphia to Hartford bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€26.15
Shortest Duration4h 49m
Trips per day4
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Philadelphia to Hartford right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Philadelphia to Hartford?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, €26.15 was the low point for bus fares from Philadelphia to Hartford. Buses from Hartford to Philadelphia are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than €26.15 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 10 days in advance. By doing so, you could save €21.60 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 6 hours and 12 minutes to cover the 180 miles (290 kilometers) from Philadelphia, PA to Hartford, CT. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 49 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Hartford. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Philadelphia?

The first bus leaves at 06:00 and the last bus leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all buses from Philadelphia to Hartford, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Philadelphia to Hartford every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Philadelphia to Hartford; ticket prices start at €26.15.

What bus companies travel from Philadelphia to Hartford?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Hartford, Connecticut. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 3 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound36h 41m€37.69
Peter Pan Lines25h 2m€30.30

Where does the bus leave from in Philadelphia?

Most buses depart from the main station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St

Where does the bus arrive in Hartford?

All buses from Philadelphia arrive at one main station in Hartford, Connecticut:

  • Union Station - 1 Union Pl

Price trends for buses from Philadelphia to Hartford

Average prices by travel date

€51€34€17SepSep

Monthly average prices

€42€34€25€17€8ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

€63€51€38€25€133020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Philadelphia, PA to Hartford, CT
5.0
Based on 2 ratings and reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Peter Pan Lines report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.5
Value
4.0
Condition
4.5
Danielle
5.0
19 January 2020Visiting friends
Pros
Bus was on time. Very nice service

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