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There are 8 ways to get from Allentown to Ocean City by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, train  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to 30th St. Station
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Ocean City, MD

Cheapest option

Bus, train, night bus  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to 16th St.
  2. Take the train from Suburban Station to Wilmington
  3. Take the night bus from Wilmington, De to Salisbury, Md 905
  4. Take the bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Ocean City Transfer Point

$46 - $76

6 alternative options

Bus, train via Doylestown  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to Doylestown
  2. Take the train from Doylestown to Temple University
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  4. Take the bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Ocean City, MD

Bus, train, night bus via 30th St. Station  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to 30th St. Station
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station
  3. Take the night bus from Wilmington, De to Salisbury, Md 905
  4. Take the bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Ocean City Transfer Point

$87 - $228

Bus, train #2  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to 30th St. Station
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Wilmington, De to Salisbury, Md 903 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Ocean City Transfer Point

$87 - $228

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Allentown to Ocean City 194 miles

$19 - $28

Bus, fly to Salisbury  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to 30th St. Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Salisbury (SBY) PHL - SBY
  3. Take the bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to West Ocean City Park and Ride

$176 - $817

Bus, fly to Baltimore  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to 30th St. Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Baltimore (BWI) PHL - BWI
  3. Take the bus from BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport to Ocean City, MD

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The cheapest way to get from Allentown to Ocean City is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Allentown to Ocean City is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The distance between Allentown and Ocean City is 159 miles. The road distance is 194 miles.

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The best way to get from Allentown to Ocean City without a car is to bus and train which takes 8 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 19 min to get from Allentown to Ocean City, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Salisbury Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Allentown to Ocean City is 194 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to drive from Allentown to Ocean City.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Salisbury Airport.

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There are 868+ hotels available in Ocean City. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Allentown to Ocean City.
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  • Distance: 159.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 19 min

What companies run services between Allentown, PA, USA and Ocean City, MD, USA?

There is no direct connection from Allentown to Ocean City. However, you can take the bus to 30th St. Station, take the walk to Philadelphia 30th Street Station, take the train to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station, take the walk to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak, then take the bus to Ocean City, MD. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Allentown to Ocean City via Doylestown, Doylestown, Temple University, 30th Street Station, Philadelphia 30th Street Station, BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station, and BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak in around 8 h 54 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$50 - $140
First Class Seat
$110 - $150
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from Doylestown to Temple University
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
septa.org
Train from Suburban Station to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
septa.org
Bus operators
Bieber Transportation Group
Phone
+1 610-683-7333
Email
tourways@biebergroup.com
Website
biebergroup.com
Bus from Allentown to 30th St. Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
Bieber Transportation Group
Bus from Allentown to 16th St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
Bieber Transportation Group
Amtrak Thruway

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 Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Allentown, PA to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
amtrak.com
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Allentown, PA to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com
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
Bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Ocean City, MD
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport to Ocean City, MD
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
amtrak.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Allentown to Doylestown
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.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
Night bus from Wilmington, De to Salisbury, Md
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Shore Transit
Phone
443-260-2300
Website
shoretransit.org
Bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Ocean City Transfer Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
shoretransit.org
Bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to West Ocean City Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
shoretransit.org

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