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There are 5 ways to get from Perth Amboy to Philadelphia by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 45m

  1. Take the train from Perth Amboy to Newark Penn Station North Jersey Coast Line
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...

$74 - $209

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Line 813 bus, train via 30th Street Station  •  2h 49m

  1. Take the line 813 bus from Rector St At Washington St# to Main St At Woodbridge Ave, Rail Station 813
  2. Take the train from Metuchen to Trenton Transit Center
  3. Take the train from Trenton to 30th Street Station

$14 - $22

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Line 813 bus, train  •  2h 22m

  1. Take the line 813 bus from Rector St At Washington St# to Main St At Woodbridge Ave, Rail Station 813
  2. Take the train from Metuchen to Trenton Transit Center
  3. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$29 - $53

Bus  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Rector St At Smith St to Port Authority Bus Terminal 116
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal Peter Pan / ...

$14 - $44

Drive  •  1h 20m

  1. Drive from Perth Amboy to Philadelphia 73.2 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Perth Amboy to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Perth Amboy to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Perth Amboy to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Rector St At Smith St and arriving at Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Perth Amboy to Philadelphia station. However, there are services departing from Perth Amboy and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station via Newark Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 45m.

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The distance between Perth Amboy and Philadelphia is 61 miles. The road distance is 73.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Perth Amboy to Philadelphia without a car is to train which takes 1h 45m and costs $70 - $210.

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It takes approximately 1h 45m to get from Perth Amboy to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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Perth Amboy to Philadelphia bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Rector St At Smith St station.

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Perth Amboy to Philadelphia train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Perth Amboy station.

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The best way to get from Perth Amboy to Philadelphia is to train which takes 1h 45m and costs $70 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $14 - $45 and takes 3h 29m.

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  • Distance: 61.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 45m

What companies run services between Perth Amboy, NJ, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Perth Amboy to Philadelphia via Newark Penn Station in around 1h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Perth Amboy to Philadelphia via Port Authority Bus Terminal and New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 3h 29m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Perth Amboy to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Metuchen to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Rector St At Washington St# to Main St At Woodbridge Ave, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Rector St At Smith St to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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Perth Amboy to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal station.

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Perth Amboy to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Perth Amboy to Philadelphia is 73 miles. It takes approximately 1h 20m to drive from Perth Amboy to Philadelphia.

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