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

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Train  •  2 h 19 min

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

$77 - $212

Cheapest option

Line 70 bus, bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 70 bus from Short Hills Mall to Newark Penn Station 70
  2. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Philadelphia, Pa 1683 / ...

$16 - $43

2 alternative options

Train, line 108 bus, bus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Morris Plains to Newark Broad St
  2. Take the line 108 bus from University Ave At Lackawanna Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal 108
  3. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal

$18 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Morris Plains to Philadelphia 84.6 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Morris Plains to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Morris Plains to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Morris Plains to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Speedwell Ave At Sanders St and arriving at Philadelphia, Pa via Short Hills Mall and Newark, Nj. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 38 min.

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The distance between Morris Plains and Philadelphia is 70 miles. The road distance is 84.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Morris Plains to Philadelphia without a car is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs $75 - $220.

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It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Morris Plains to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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Morris Plains to Philadelphia bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Short Hills Mall station.

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The best way to get from Morris Plains to Philadelphia is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs $75 - $220. Alternatively, you can line 70 bus and bus, which costs $16 - $45 and takes 4 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Morris Plains to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 70.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from Morris Plains to Philadelphia via Newark Broad St, University Ave At Lackawanna Ave, and Newark Penn Station in around 2 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Morris Plains to Philadelphia via Short Hills Mall, Newark Penn Station, and Newark, Nj in around 4 h 38 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
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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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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from University Ave At Lackawanna Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Short Hills Mall to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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
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

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