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Recommended option

Train Amtrak  •  55 min

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

$25 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 32 min

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

$10 - $24

2 alternative options

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  1 h 12 min

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

$70 - $190

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from New Brunswick to Philadelphia 65.3 miles

$6 - $10

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

Amtrak operates a train from New Brunswick to Philadelphia once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $50 and the journey takes 55 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.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Brunswick Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Jersey Ave. to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New Brunswick and Philadelphia is 85 km. The road distance is 104 km.

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

The quickest way to get from New Brunswick to Philadelphia is to train which takes 55 min and costs $25 - $50.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from New Brunswick Amtrak and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

The train from New Brunswick Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak takes 55 min including transfers and departs once daily.