There are 3 ways to get from Dover to Philadelphia by train, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Dover to Newark Broad St Morris & Essex Line / ...
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$78 - $213

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Dover to New York Penn Station Morris & Essex Line
  2. Take the bus from New York - 133 E. Broadway to Philadelphia

$22 - $26

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Dover to Philadelphia 92.4 miles

$9 - $14

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

You can take a train from Dover to Philadelphia via Newark Broad St, University Ave At Lackawanna Ave, Newark Penn Station, and Newark Penn Station Amtrak in around 2 h 31 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Dover to Newark Broad St
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Dover to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Bus operators
HGT Bus
Website
hgtbus.com
Bus from New York - 133 E. Broadway to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dover and Philadelphia is 115 km. The road distance is 148 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dover to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Dover to Philadelphia is to drive which takes 1 h 55 min and costs $9 - $14.

It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Dover to Philadelphia, including transfers.