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There are 11 ways to get from New Bedford to Cape May by bus, train, car, plane or car ferry

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Bus, train via New York, Ny  •  10h 36m

  1. Take the bus from SRTA Terminal, New Bedford, MA to Convention Center, Providence, RI
  2. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atl City Casinos, Nj
  4. Take the bus from Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street 552

$93 - $141

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Bus  •  10h 56m

  1. Take the bus from SRTA Terminal, New Bedford, MA to Convention Center, Providence, RI
  2. Take the bus from Convention Center, Providence, RI to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
  3. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atlantic City, Nj 319
  4. Take the bus from Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street 552

$50 - $108

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Bus, train  •  10h 41m

  1. Take the bus from SRTA Terminal, New Bedford, MA to Convention Center, Providence, RI
  2. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal 551
  4. Take the bus from Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Rt-109 At Schellenger Landing 552

$170 - $447

Bus, train #2  •  11h 2m

  1. Take the bus from SRTA Terminal, New Bedford, MA to Convention Center, Providence, RI
  2. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street 313 / ...

$170 - $445

Bus via Manhattan, NY  •  11h 31m

  1. Take the bus from SRTA Terminal, New Bedford, MA to Convention Center, Providence, RI
  2. Take the bus from Providence, RI to Manhattan, NY
  3. Take the bus from New York to Atlantic City
  4. Take the bus from Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street 552

$62 - $98

Drive  •  6h 36m

  1. Drive from New Bedford to Cape May 365 miles

$35 - $55

Bus to Boston, fly to Philadelphia, bus  •  10h 29m

  1. Take the bus from New Bedford to South Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Philadelphia (PHL) BOS - PHL
  3. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Rt-109 At Schellenger Landing

$110 - $340

Bus to Providence, fly to Reagan Washington, bus, car ferry  •  10h 7m

  1. Take the bus from SRTA Terminal, New Bedford, MA to Convention Center, Providence, RI
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PVD - DCA
  3. Take the bus from Washington, DC to Rehoboth Ave & Boardwalk
  4. Take the car ferry from Lewes, DE to Cape May, NJ

$105 - $378

Bus to Providence, fly to Philadelphia, bus  •  10h 18m

  1. Take the bus from SRTA Terminal, New Bedford, MA to Convention Center, Providence, RI
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Philadelphia (PHL) PVD - PHL
  3. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Rt-109 At Schellenger Landing

$142 - $435

Bus to Providence, fly to Baltimore, train, bus  •  10h 36m

  1. Take the bus from SRTA Terminal, New Bedford, MA to Convention Center, Providence, RI
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Baltimore (BWI) PVD - BWI
  3. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  4. Take the bus from Gate #3 Inside The Wrtc to Rt-109 At Schellenger Landing

$190 - $611

Bus, bus to Worcester, fly to Philadelphia  •  12h 54m

  1. Take the bus from SRTA Terminal, New Bedford, MA to Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI
  2. Take the bus from Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI to Union Station, Worcester, MA
  3. Fly from Worcester (ORH) to Philadelphia (PHL) ORH - PHL
  4. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Rt-109 At Schellenger Landing

$204 - $974

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The cheapest way to get from New Bedford to Cape May is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from New Bedford to Cape May is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Bedford to Cape May. However, there are services departing from SRTA Terminal, New Bedford, MA and arriving at Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street via Convention Center, Providence, RI, New York, Ny and Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 56m.

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The distance between New Bedford and Cape May is 282 miles. The road distance is 365 miles.

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The best way to get from New Bedford to Cape May without a car is to bus and train which takes 10h 36m and costs $90 - $150.

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It takes approximately 10h 36m to get from New Bedford to Cape May, including transfers.

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New Bedford to Cape May bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from SRTA Terminal, New Bedford, MA station.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 33m.

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New Bedford to Cape May bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Bedford to Cape May is 365 miles. It takes approximately 6h 36m to drive from New Bedford to Cape May.

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  • Distance: 282 miles
  • Duration: 10h 36m

What companies run services between New Bedford, MA, USA and Cape May, NJ, USA?

You can take a bus from New Bedford to Cape May via Convention Center, Providence, RI, Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY, New York, Ny, Atlantic City, Nj, and Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal in around 10h 56m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Providence to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Providence to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Worcester to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Providence to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Providence to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$55 - $80
Business Class
$90 - $150
First Class
$210 - $280
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $290
First Class Seat
$240 - $390
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from SRTA Terminal, New Bedford, MA to Convention Center, Providence, RI
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Convention Center, Providence, RI to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from SRTA Terminal, New Bedford, MA to Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI to Union Station, Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
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 New York, Ny to Atl City Casinos, Nj
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $26
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from New York, Ny to Atlantic City, Nj
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $26
Flexible
$35 - $55
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Rt-109 At Schellenger Landing
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Gate #3 Inside Ac Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $40
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Rt-109 At Schellenger Landing
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Gate #3 Inside The Wrtc to Rt-109 At Schellenger Landing
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $29
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Providence, RI to Manhattan, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25
Website
gobuses.com
Academy Bus
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from New York to Atlantic City
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
academybus.com
DATTCO
Phone
1-860-229-4878
Website
dattco.com
Bus from New Bedford to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Book at
DATTCO
Best Bus
Website
bestbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Rehoboth Ave & Boardwalk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
bestbus.com
Ferry operators
Cape May-Lewes Ferry
Website
capemaylewesferry.com
Car ferry from Lewes, DE to Cape May, NJ
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
cmlf.com
Book at
booking.cmlf.com

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