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Philadelphia to Baltimore bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||1h 15m|
|Trips per day||13|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is Philadelphia to Baltimore a good day-trip?
Is there a train from Philadelphia to Baltimore?
Yes, there is Amtrak service between Philly and Baltimore — 68 daily trips, all of which are direct. Amtrak Northeast Regional offers the most options with 37 daily trips, averaging 1 hour and 16 minutes in duration. Amtrak Acela offers 22 daily routes, but the average duration is only 8 minutes faster than the Northeast Regional, and at $116, tickets average almost twice as much.
Amtrak Carolinian, Amtrak Cardinal, Amtrak Crescent, Amtrak Vermonter, Amtrak Silver Service and Amtrak Palmetto all cover this route as well, with 1-2 trips per day at various price points.
What is the best way to get from Philadelphia to Baltimore?
How much is a bus ticket from Philadelphia to Baltimore?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $11.83 was the low point for bus fares from Philadelphia to Baltimore. Buses from Baltimore to Philadelphia are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $11.83 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 9 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $8.21 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Baltimore at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Philadelphia?
How many buses are there each day?
There are 13 scheduled buses that travel from Philadelphia to Baltimore every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 12 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Philadelphia to Baltimore; ticket prices start at $41.00.
What bus companies travel from Philadelphia to Baltimore?
Where does the bus leave from in Philadelphia?
Buses to Baltimore leave from multiple locations in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. These are the 4 most popular bus stations:
- 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd
- Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St
- In front of 3802 Ludlow St
- Independence Hall Visitors Ctr - 601 Market St
Where does the bus arrive in Baltimore?
Buses arrive in Baltimore at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Baltimore, Maryland:
- White Marsh Mall (JC Penney Outer Parking Lot)
- Bus Terminal - 2110 Haines St
- White Marsh Park & Ride - 8476 Honeygo Blvd
- White Marsh Mall - Boscov's Parking Lot
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