How to go to Upper Providence Township from Allentown

How to go to Upper Providence Township from Allentown

Upper Providence Township is a township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States, located around and north of the borough of Media, and about 15 miles (24 km) west of center city Philadelphia.

If you’re planning this same drive and want to know all about it – how long it is, how long it takes, and where to stop along the way – read on. By the end of this post, you’ll know everything about the drive between Allentown and Upper Providence Township.

How far is Upper Providence Township from Allentown?

As the crow flies, it’s roughly 30 miles between Allentown and Upper Providence Township. Luckily, we can’t skip over all the good stuff and have to drive – that means seeing some of the sights and countryside between these two points.

For driving, it is roughly 45 miles or 73 km between Allentown and Upper Providence Township. This may vary slightly depending on your start and end points.

Allentown to Upper Providence Township drive hours

In terms of travel time by car, the 45 miles drive from Allentown to Upper Providence Township takes 1 hour . Again, your final drive time depends on where you start in Allentown and end in Upper Providence Township.

As 45 miles is roughly one tank of gas, you may or may not need to stop for gas along the way; there are plenty of options along these major roads.

Allentown to Upper Providence Township road trip

Realistically, you're not going to want to drive without stopping all the way from Allentown to Upper Providence Township, especially if you're the main driver. So let's say you're actually planning a road trip to Upper Providence Township, and you need to stop along the way to rest. Plus if it's a real road trip, you might want to check out interesting stops along the way, eat at great restaurants, and find a hotel to stay overnight. That's what we are perfect for, helping you figure out travel plans in detail.

Let's say you're actually planning a road trip to Upper Providence Township, and you want to stop on the way to explore. If it's a real road trip, you might want to check out interesting places along the way, or maybe eat at a great restaurant. That's what we are perfect for, helping you figure out travel plans in detail.

Road trip: 1 days of driving

With the full itinerary planned out, we can estimate your total travel time for this trip.

Travel time: 1 hour on the road

Itinerary

Start at Allentown.

Drive for about 1 hours and arrive in Upper Providence Township

Allentown to Upper Providence Township airports and flights

To give you a better estimate of real-life travel, we've put together a flight itinerary with actual airports. Eventually you'll be able to customize this plan, choosing your own airports and flights. But for now, here's an example we've selected to give you an idea of how traveling might work between airports.

Departure airport: Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE)

Arrival airport: Reading Regional Airport (Carl A Spaatz Field) (RDG)

With the airports selected, we can estimate the travel time to and from the airport, based on how far the airport is from downtown.

Getting to the airport:

Getting to your destination: 48 minutes

Now finally, let's look at an example flight from ABE to RDG and figure out how long it would take to fly including take-off and landing, and time to taxi on the runway.

Commercial flight time:

So now we can finally get an idea of the total travel time from Allentown to Upper Providence Township including time spent getting to/from the airports, an estimated wait time of 2 hours at the airport for TSA security lines and waiting at the gate, and the actual flight itself.

Total travel time: 3 hours

Flying non-stop from Allentown to Upper Providence Township

Now let's assume you have a private jet and you can fly in the fastest possible straight line between Allentown and Upper Providence Township. Because of the curvature of the Earth, the shortest distance is actually the "great circle" distance, or "as the crow flies" which is calculated using an iterative Vincenty formula.

Flight time from Allentown, Pennsylvania to Upper Providence Township, Pennsylvania is under avarage conditions.

Our flight time calculator assumes an average flight speed for a commercial airliner of 500 mph, which is equivalent to 805 km/hr or 434 knots.

Actual flight times may vary depending on aircraft type, cruise speed, routing, weather conditions, passenger load, and other factors.