There are 3 ways to get from Atlantic City to Grand Central–42nd Street by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Atlantic City, Nj to New York, Ny 8502 / ...

$9 - $28

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Train  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the train from Atlantic City to 30th Street Train Station Atlantic City Rail Line
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to New York Penn Station Acela / ...

$40 - $103

Drive  •  2h 13m

  1. Drive from Atlantic City to Grand Central–42nd Street 129.2 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Atlantic City to Grand Central–42nd Street is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Atlantic City to Grand Central–42nd Street is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Atlantic City, Nj and arriving at New York, Ny. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Atlantic City to Grand Central–42nd Street station. However, there are services departing from Atlantic City and arriving at New York Penn Station via 30th Street Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 34m.

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The distance between Atlantic City and Grand Central–42nd Street is 99 miles. The road distance is 129.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Atlantic City to Grand Central–42nd Street without a car is to bus which takes 2h 40m and costs $9 - $28.

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The bus from Atlantic City, Nj to New York, Ny takes 2h 24m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Atlantic City to Grand Central–42nd Street bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Atlantic City, Nj station.

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Atlantic City to Grand Central–42nd Street train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Atlantic City station.

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The best way to get from Atlantic City to Grand Central–42nd Street is to bus which takes 2h 40m and costs $9 - $28. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $110 and takes 3h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Atlantic City to Grand Central–42nd Street.
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  • Distance: 99.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 40m

What companies run services between Atlantic City, NJ, USA and Grand Central–42nd Street, NY, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Atlantic City, Nj to New York, Ny every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $28 and the journey takes 2h 24m. NJ Transit also services this route every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Atlantic City to Grand Central–42nd Street via 30th Street Train Station and New York Penn Station in around 3h 34m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Atlantic City to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
njtransit.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from 30th Street Train Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from 30th Street Train Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Atlantic City, Nj to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $28
Flexible
$35 - $55
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Gate #3 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com

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Atlantic City to Grand Central–42nd Street bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New York, Ny station.

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Atlantic City to Grand Central–42nd Street train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Atlantic City to Grand Central–42nd Street is 129 miles. It takes approximately 2h 13m to drive from Atlantic City to Grand Central–42nd Street.

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