Distance from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Chester, Pennsylvania


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The distance from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Chester, Pennsylvania is 17.0 miles by the driving route, 17.0 miles by the biking route, and 17.0 miles by the walking route. The straight line distance between Philadelphia and Chester is 17.0 miles (airplane route). The distances via different routes and the durations needed to travel from Philadelphia to Chester are summarized in Table 1. The estimated gasoline cost of driving from Philadelphia to Chester is summarized in Table 2.

Table 1. Travel Distance & Duration from Philadelphia, PA to Chester, PA

Travel RouteDistance (mi) Distance (km)Travel Time
driving Driving 17.0 mi 27.3 km
biking Bicycling 17.0 mi 27.3 km
walking Walking 17.0 mi 27.3 km
flying Airplane 17.0 mi 27.3 km 2.0 minutes
Note: Distances of driving, bicycling, and walking routes and travel durations are calculated using Google Maps services API. Airplane distance and travel time are calculated using straight line and flying speed of 500 miles per hour [reference].

Table 2. Gasoline Cost of Traveling from Philadelphia to Chester by Car

Fuel Economy Distance (driving) Fuel Cost
20 mpg17.0 miles$1.70
25 mpg17.0 miles$1.36
30 mpg17.0 miles$1.13
35 mpg17.0 miles$0.97
40 mpg17.0 miles$0.85
50 mpg17.0 miles$0.68
Note: Gasoline price used in the calculation is $2.00 per gallon.

Table 3. Distance from Philadelphia, PA to Nearby Cities

From Philadelphia, PA to Camden, NJ 5.2 miles
From Philadelphia, PA to Moorestown-Lenola, NJ 9.6 miles
From Philadelphia, PA to King of Prussia, PA 14.3 miles
From Philadelphia, PA to Levittown, PA 17.9 miles
From Philadelphia, PA to Richwood, NJ 20.4 miles

Also see Distance from Philadelphia to other countries; Distance from Philadelphia to other world cities; Distance from Philadelphia to nearby airports.