Distance from Philadelphia, PA to Columbia, SC

Distance

620 mi

Time

11 hours 46 mins

Gas Cost

$45 - $88

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There are 523.25 miles from Philadelphia to Columbia in southwest direction and 620 miles (997.79 kilometers) by car, following the I-295 route.

Philadelphia and Columbia are 11 hours 46 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Philadelphia, PA to Columbia, SC. The halfway point is Skippers, VA.

Philadelphia, PA and Columbia, SC are in the same time zone (Eastern Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 5:05 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 28.69 gallons of gas to cover the route between Philadelphia, PA and Columbia, SC.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Philadelphia to Columbia is $73.46.

During the route, an average car will release 562.19 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Philadelphia, PA and Columbia, SC

If you want to meet halfway between Philadelphia, PA and Columbia, SC or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 36.632847 and -77.534462, or 36º 37' 58.2492" N, 77º 32' 4.0632" W. This location is 309.90 miles away from Philadelphia, PA and Columbia, SC and it would take approximately 5 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 Skippers, VA, situated 321.08 miles from Philadelphia, PA and 300.99 miles from Columbia, SC. It would take 6 hours 21 mins to go from Philadelphia to Skippers and 5 hours 29 mins to go from Columbia to Skippers.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Washington, DC,Arlington, VA,Alexandria, VA,Henrico, VA,Richmond, VA, and Fayetteville, NC.

Best Hotels In or Near Columbia, SC

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Philadelphia, PA

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Weather in Philadelphia and Columbia

Philadelphia

Light rain today, with temperatures falling to 45°F on Thursday.

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60° 41° 48° 37° 54° 38° 51° 36° 45° 32°
69% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 57% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
12 276 degrees 10 265 degrees 10 210 degrees 6 321 degrees 4 328 degrees

Columbia

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures bottoming out at 52°F on Thursday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
65° 45° 56° 35° 58° 38° 64° 48° 52° 41°
18% Rain probability 9% Rain probability 52% Rain probability 32% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
8 315 degrees 2 61 degrees 3 47 degrees 7 16 degrees 9 47 degrees

Distance conversions

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

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 523.25 mi 842.09 km 454.69 nautical mi
Driving distance 620 mi 997.79 km 538.77 nautical mi

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