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Philadelphia - Hampton Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Philadelphia to Hampton. Traveling by bus from Philadelphia to Hampton usually takes around 9 hours and 32 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 8 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance212 mi (341 km)
Shortest duration8h 5m
Cheapest price$41.99
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Philadelphia to Hampton?

Bus tickets for a trip from Philadelphia to Hampton cost $46.31 on average. Tickets cheaper than $46.31 are an excellent bargain. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly average prices

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Bus tickets from Philadelphia to Hampton are at their cheapest average price in May. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around $48. On the other hand, traveling on this route during November might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for November trips cost $81, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To find the cheapest bus tickets, book your trip at least 19 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $51.04 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Philadelphia to Hampton?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Philadelphia to Hampton that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus US usually offers more choice, with 2 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US210h 43m$86.61
Greyhound29h 6m$62.82
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 2 trips per day from Philadelphia to Hampton, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • 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 2 bus trips from Philadelphia to Hampton every day, with the average journey taking around 9 hours and 6 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Hampton usually start from $42.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 9 hours and 32 minutes to cover the 212 miles from Philadelphia to Hampton. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 5 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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.

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Philadelphia to Hampton, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Philadelphia to Hampton 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.

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. Head to Reading Terminal Market to fuel up for a night hitting the bars, clubs, and live music joints that line 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.

Hampton

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Hampton has a vibrant arts community and cultural attractions, like the Virginia Air and Space Center, the American Theatre, the Fort Monroe National Monument, and the Hampton History Museum. You can also easily visit Virginia Beach from Hampton, and the city offers cruises and harbor tours. Take amazing views at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, and explore the Sandy Bottom Nature Park with your family. Try your hand at Atlantic fishing with the different charter fishing services, and play golf at the Woodlands Golf Course while in Hampton, VA.

Hampton is bustling with fun things to do for people of all ages and offers a thriving beer scene with popular names like St. George Brewing Company. Every year, Hampton organizes The Festival, which reenacts the 18th century Hampton when pirates overran it. If you can't wait till The Festival, the downtown Hampton area is located at the waterfront, with restaurants, art galleries, pubs, marinas, and a waterfront park.

You can easily travel to Hampton by bus. Greyhound offers the most routes, but you can also find lines from Wanda Coach. Hampton Roads Transit provides bus, ridesharing, light rail, paratransit, and ferry within the city.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Philadelphia?

Main departure station: 199 Spg Gdn St

Buses to Hampton leave from 3 stations in Philadelphia.

All bus stations in Philadelphia:

  • 199 Spg Gdn St

  • 199 Spg Gdn St

  • Logan Square

Where does the bus arrive in Hampton?

Main arrival station: Hampton Bus Station

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

All bus stations in Hampton:

  • Hampton Bus Station

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