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Allentown to Philadelphia bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$20.00
Shortest Duration1h 35m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1
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Allentown-Philadelphia Bus Schedule

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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Allentown to Philadelphia
Based on 21 reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Users that traveled with Fullington Trailways report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
October 17, 2019Business
Due to the limited service to Philadelphia I needed to come into from Lehigh Valley into Grayhound Trailways and leave @ 6:45 from 30th St Amtrak. I do this a least once a month. Causing me to stay in Philly from 11:30am - 6:45pm for an 2hr. appt @ 3pm. Wish it...More
More frequently round trips to Philadelphia.

Based on 19 reviews
Users that traveled with Amtrak Thruway report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 73 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
March 15, 2020Visiting family
The bus was in great conditions, clean and comfortable.
February 29, 2020Solo travel
I like the fact that the bus provide WiFi
January 26, 2020Visiting friends
Very friendly driver and I enjoy using wonderu to Purchase my tickets, it’s a music easier process than some other sites
Varun Joseph
December 31, 2019Solo travel
It was great that there were charging ports!
Maybe more information for booking online...
November 13, 2019Visiting family
Convenient and on time, esay connections with Amtrak

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Allentown to Philadelphia 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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 Allentown to Philadelphia?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $20.00 was the low point for bus fares from Allentown to Philadelphia. Buses from Philadelphia to Allentown are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $20.00 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.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 1 hour 35 minutes to cover the 48 miles (78 kilometers) from Allentown to Philadelphia. However, the fastest bus only takes 1 hour 35 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.

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

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Allentown to Philadelphia for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Allentown?

There is usually only one bus per day from Allentown to Philadelphia. It leaves the station in Allentown at 9:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Allentown to Philadelphia. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

What bus companies travel from Allentown to Philadelphia?

There is one bus company that operates from Allentown to Philadelphia. Amtrak Thruway is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway11h 36m$20.00

Where does the bus leave from in Allentown?

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

  • Bus Terminal - 325 Hamilton St

Where does the bus arrive in Philadelphia?

All buses from Allentown arrive at one main station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St

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