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

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Train  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Palmetto

$25 - $50

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Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal to Market St At 8Th St 409

$10 - $24

2 alternative options

Train via Trenton Transit Center  •  1 h 18 min

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

$27 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from New Brunswick to Philadelphia 65.3 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from New Brunswick to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Brunswick to Philadelphia is to train which costs $25 - $50 and takes 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New Brunswick Amtrak and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station station. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between New Brunswick and Philadelphia is 53 miles. The road distance is 65.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New Brunswick to Philadelphia without a car is to train which takes 54 min and costs $25 - $50.

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The train from New Brunswick Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station takes 54 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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New Brunswick to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New Brunswick Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from New Brunswick to Philadelphia is to train which takes 54 min and costs $25 - $50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $10 - $24 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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New Brunswick to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Brunswick to Philadelphia is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to drive from New Brunswick to Philadelphia.

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  • Distance: 53 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from New Brunswick to Philadelphia 5 times a week. Tickets cost $25 - $50 and the journey takes 54 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from New Brunswick to Philadelphia hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min.

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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.

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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Brunswick Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Jersey Ave. to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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