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Buses from Philadelphia to Brooklyn

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Philadelphia to Brooklyn. Traveling by bus from Philadelphia to Brooklyn usually takes around 4 hours, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance82 mi (131 km)
Shortest duration4h 0m
Cheapest price$15.00
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
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What bus companies travel from Philadelphia to Brooklyn?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Philadelphia to Brooklyn. Greyhound is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound14h 0m$15.00
  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 1 bus trips from Philadelphia to Brooklyn every day, with the average journey taking around 4 hours and 0 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Brooklyn usually start from $15.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Philadelphia to Brooklyn during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Philadelphia to Brooklyn?

The bus takes an average of 4 hours to cover the 82 miles from Philadelphia to Brooklyn. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

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

Travel trends tend to vary greatly for bus trips from Philadelphia to Brooklyn.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Philadelphia?

There is usually only one bus per day from Philadelphia to Brooklyn. It leaves the station in Philadelphia 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 bus departures serve Brooklyn each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Philadelphia to Brooklyn. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.

City Information

Philadelphia

We may feel a little bit more than just brotherly love for Philadelphia, a city steeped in history and culture. Where else can you channel your inner Rocky Balboa on his epic run, and later enjoy an authentic Philly cheesesteak as a reward?

Philadelphia’s affordability (especially compared to other East Coast cities) is just one of many reasons it is among Wanderu’s best destinations for college students. Another reason is how much there is to do! Early American history takes precedence at Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, while museums abound on Benjamin Franklin Parkway, sometimes called the most artistic mile in the city. Fuel up at the Reading Terminal Market or Italian Market, both offering fresh food from local vendors, to prepare for a night hitting up the bars, clubs, and live music joints that line up South Street.

Philadelphia is a major hub for both Greyhound and Amtrak, and its 30th Street Station is one of the busiest stations in the country. The plentitude of ground travel and the nearby Philadelphia International Airport make this exciting city very easily accessible, even on a budget.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Philadelphia?

Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Bus Terminal (1001 Filbert St) - PHLGLI-0

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Departure stations

Philadelphia's Greyhound Bus Terminal is a popular bus station served by several intercity bus companies, including Greyhound, Fullington Trailways, and Peter Pan Bus Lines. Conveniently located in downtown Philly, you can walk from the bus station to the nearby Pennsylvania Convention Center, Reading Terminal Market, and even Independence Hall (home of the Liberty Bell). The station is a comfortable place to begin your bus journey, with a snack bar, restrooms, and vending machines, as well as several nearby parking garages and quick bites. And if your destination is Philadelphia, the Greyhound Bus Terminal makes it easy to start your sightseeing or head to your hotel, thanks to the SEPTA subway stop half a block away.

All bus stations in Philadelphia:

  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St

Where does the bus arrive in Brooklyn?

Arrival stations

All buses from Philadelphia arrive at one main station in Brooklyn.

All bus stations in Brooklyn:

  • Brooklyn Bus Stn

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