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There are 4 ways to get from Metuchen to Philadelphia by train, bus or car

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the train from Metropark Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...

$67 - $186

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the train from Metuchen to Trenton Transit Center Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the bus from Wallenberg Ave Across From Terminal to Market St At 8Th St 409

$12 - $25

2 alternative options

Train Amtrak  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the train from Metuchen to Trenton Transit Center Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Keystone Service / ...

$14 - $51

Drive  •  1h 16m

  1. Drive from Metuchen to Philadelphia 68.9 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Metuchen to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Metuchen to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Metuchen to Philadelphia station. However, there are services departing from Metuchen and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station via Metropark Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 21m.

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The distance between Metuchen and Philadelphia is 59 miles. The road distance is 68.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Metuchen to Philadelphia without a car is to train which takes 1h 21m and costs $65 - $190.

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It takes approximately 1h 21m to get from Metuchen to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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Metuchen to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Metropark Amtrak Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Metuchen to Philadelphia is 69 miles. It takes approximately 1h 16m to drive from Metuchen to Philadelphia.

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There are 471+ hotels available in Philadelphia. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 59.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 21m

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Metuchen to Philadelphia hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $180 and the journey takes 43m.

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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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Metropark Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$65 - $170
First Class Seat
$130 - $180
NJ Transit
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
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