There are 5 ways to get from New Jersey to Atlantic City by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Atlantic City, Nj 8794 / ...

$91 - $228

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Bus NJ Transit  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Broad St At Bank St to Lakewood Bus Terminal 67
  2. Take the bus from Lakewood Bus Terminal to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal 559

$13 - $37

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Train, bus via Gate #3 Inside The Wrtc  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gate #3 Inside The Wrtc to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal 551

$86 - $219

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atlantic City, Nj 8545 / ...

$27 - $62

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Atlantic City 116.7 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Atlantic City is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Atlantic City is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey to Atlantic City. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Atlantic City, Nj via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between New Jersey and Atlantic City is 49 miles. The road distance is 116.7 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Atlantic City without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 40 min and costs $90 - $230.

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from New Jersey to Atlantic City, including transfers.

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New Jersey to Atlantic City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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New Jersey to Atlantic City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Atlantic City, Nj station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Atlantic City is 117 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to drive from New Jersey to Atlantic City.

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  • Distance: 49.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Atlantic City, NJ, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Newark to Atlantic City every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $18 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min.

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 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
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 Philadelphia, Pa to Atlantic City, Nj
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from New York, Ny to Atlantic City, Nj
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Gate #3 Inside The Wrtc to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Broad St At Bank St to Lakewood Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Lakewood Bus Terminal to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
njtransit.com

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