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Philadelphia - Spring Garden Street
Allentown - 112 N 6th St
Philadelphia - 30th Street Station
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Allentown - Allentown, PA
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Bus Philadelphia to Allentown: Trip Overview

Bus Philadelphia to Allentown: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$28
Average bus trip duration1h 55m
Number of daily buses3
Earliest bus departure11:10 AM
Distance48 miles (76 km)
Latest bus departure5:45 PM

Philadelphia to Allentown Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses3
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures11:10AM - 5:45PM
Minimum Price$14
Average Ticket Price$28
Minimum Trip Duration1h10m
Average Bus Trip Duration1h55m
Distance48 miles (76 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteGreyhound, Amtrak, OurBus
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Philadelphia - Allentown

The bus is the best choice to get to Allentown without a car. Traveling by bus offers a budget-friendly, secure, and easy way to go between the two cities. Taking a ride with other travelers through carpool services is an additional option to consider.

The travel time from Philadelphia to Allentown is about 1h 55m, but you can get there in as little as 1h 10m with the fastest bus. This is the time it takes to travel the 50 miles (81 km) that separate the two cities.

About 50 miles (81 km) separate Philadelphia and Allentown.

You can choose from 3 travel times and travel with Greyhound, Amtrak and OurBus. The number of buses running from Philadelphia to Allentown may change based on the day of the week. Busbud can make your trip from Philadelphia to Allentown a breeze! Simply check the schedules and pick the bus that matches your style and budget. It's that easy!

The bus service has you covered with departures starting at 11:10 AM and ending at 5:45 PM.

If you're headed to Allentown from Philadelphia, chances are that your bus will leave from Bus Station and arrive at Allentown Bus Terminal. These are the main pick-up and drop-off locations on this route, but you could find others that could be a better fit for your travel plans.

You can save a lot of money on your trip from Philadelphia to Allentown by choosing to travel by bus. The lowest tickets for this trip cost as little as $21.

The average price of a one-way ticket from Philadelphia to Allentown is $28. Over the last 30 days, the prices ranged between $21 and $38, so make sure to compare them to get the best option.

Yes, it's possible to take a day trip from Philadelphia to Allentown! The total time it takes to make a round-trip between Philadelphia and Allentown is about 2h 20m. So you'll have plenty of time to discover Allentown before making your way back to Philadelphia.

Find cheapest prices for buses

Find cheapest prices for buses

Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
The cheapest trip from Philadelphia to Allentown was searched and found on Dec 6, 2023 with a price of $14

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Philadelphia to Allentown, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $14 to $31 for a bus ticket from Philadelphia to Allentown based on the last 1 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $14 which is on 2023-12-07.

Usually OurBus will charge you higher prices for tickets closer to the departure date. To find the best prices, you should be flexible on your date of travel.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Make friends with the driver. They usually know a lot about your destination and may even recommend which side of the bus to sit on to get the best views on the road between Philadelphia and Allentown!

From miles long of beauteous natural landscapes to impressive man-crafted sights, you're bound to be in for a visual treat on your bus trip from Philadelphia to Allentown.

Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from Philadelphia to Allentown.

Make a music playlist for your bus ride from Philadelphia to Allentown, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.

Did you know?

Did you know there are on average 4,400 intercity bus departures every day in the US only? This number has been growing for 9 years in a row, yay!

One of the longest bus route in the world goes all the way from Ontario to Alberta in Canada (with the same bus). This trip is 3,435 km or 2,135 miles long and the price is a bit under $100.

The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.

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Bus from Allentown to Philadelphia

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