Distance from Erie, PA to Philadelphia, PA


421 mi


7 hours 46 mins

Gas Cost

$31 - $60

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There are 297.17 miles from Erie to Philadelphia in southeast direction and 421 miles (677.53 kilometers) by car, following the I-80 route.

Erie and Philadelphia are 7 hours 46 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Erie, PA to Philadelphia, PA. The halfway point is Milesburg, PA.

Erie, PA and Philadelphia, PA are in the same time zone (Eastern Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 4:13 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 19.50 gallons of gas to cover the route between Erie, PA and Philadelphia, PA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Erie to Philadelphia is $49.92.

During the route, an average car will release 382.07 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.

Halfway Point Between Erie, PA and Philadelphia, PA

If you want to meet halfway between Erie, PA and Philadelphia, PA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 40.950073 and -77.741661, or 40º 57' 0.2628" N, 77º 44' 29.9796" W. This location is 210.61 miles away from Erie, PA and Philadelphia, PA and it would take approximately 3 hours 53 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest city or town to the halfway point is Milesburg, PA, situated 210 miles from Erie, PA and 214.7 miles from Philadelphia, PA. It would take 3 hours 51 mins to go from Erie to Milesburg and 4 hours 2 mins to go from Philadelphia to Milesburg.

Major Cities Along the Route

The only major city along the route is Allentown, PA.

Best Hotels In or Near Philadelphia, PA

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Erie, PA

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Weather in Erie and Philadelphia


Mixed precipitation today through Wednesday, with temperatures falling to 40°F on Wednesday.

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Rain Snow Snow Wind Partly cloudy day
54° 39° 48° 34° 44° 32° 49° 37° 40° 34°
98% Rain probability 94% Rain probability 45% Rain probability 21% Rain probability 32% Rain probability
16 188 degrees 21 298 degrees 16 245 degrees 20 218 degrees 9 292 degrees


Light rain today and tomorrow, with temperatures bottoming out at 47°F on Friday.

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Wind Rain Clear day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
56° 31° 59° 40° 49° 37° 56° 38° 54° 39°
54% Rain probability 83% Rain probability 14% Rain probability 6% Rain probability 29% Rain probability
8 190 degrees 13 265 degrees 10 268 degrees 10 212 degrees 5 302 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Erie, PA and Philadelphia, PA in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 297.17 mi 478.25 km 258.23 nautical mi
Driving distance 421 mi 677.53 km 365.84 nautical mi

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