There are 5 ways to get from Journal Square Transportation Center to Philadelphia by train, bus, car, subway 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...

$73 - $203

Cheapest option

Line 119 bus, bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the line 119 bus from Journal Square Transportation Center to Port Authority Bus Terminal 119 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal

$12 - $27

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Philadelphia, Pa 1683 / ...

$17 - $38

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Journal Square Transportation Center to Philadelphia 91 miles

$8 - $13

Train, subway, fly  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
  2. Take the subway from 34 St - Herald Sq to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Philadelphia (PHL) LGA - PHL

$135 - $470

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The cheapest way to get from Journal Square Transportation Center to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Journal Square Transportation Center to Philadelphia is to train which costs $70 - $210 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Journal Square Transportation Center to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Journal Square Transportation Center and arriving at Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Journal Square Transportation Center to Philadelphia station. However, there are services departing from Journal Square and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station via Newark Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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The distance between Journal Square Transportation Center and Philadelphia is 80 miles. The road distance is 91 miles.

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The best way to get from Journal Square Transportation Center to Philadelphia without a car is to train which takes 1 h 27 min and costs $70 - $210.

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Journal Square Transportation Center to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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Journal Square Transportation Center to Philadelphia bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Journal Square Transportation Center station.

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Map of how to get from Journal Square Transportation Center to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 79.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

What companies run services between Journal Square Transportation Center, NJ, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Journal Square Transportation Center to Philadelphia hourly. Tickets cost $70 - $200 and the journey takes 52 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Journal Square Transportation Center to Philadelphia hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
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.

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 Newark, Nj to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
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
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com

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