There are 3 ways to get from New Jersey to Pennsylvania by train, bus or car

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Train  •  58 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station Acela / ...

$32 - $85

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Bus  •  1h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia Megabus Stop Boston

$14 - $17

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Drive  •  1h 33m

  1. Drive from Newark to Philadelphia 85.8 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Pennsylvania is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Pennsylvania is to train which costs $30 - $85 and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey station to Pennsylvania. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Market St & 15th St via Market St & 30th St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from New Jersey station to Pennsylvania station. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at 15th St Trolley Station via 30th St Trolley Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 58 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Pennsylvania is 186 miles. The road distance is 85.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Pennsylvania without a car is to train which takes 58 min and costs $30 - $85.

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from New Jersey to Pennsylvania, including transfers.

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New Jersey to Pennsylvania bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Newark Penn Station.

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New Jersey to Pennsylvania train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Newark Penn Station.

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What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Pennsylvania, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Newark Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 53 min. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia Megabus Stop 4 times a week. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 1h 35m.

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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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia Megabus Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
boltbus.com

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Pennsylvania is to train which takes 58 min and costs $30 - $85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $13 - $17 and takes 1h 48m.

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New Jersey to Pennsylvania bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Philadelphia Megabus Stop station.

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New Jersey to Pennsylvania train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at 30th Street Train Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Pennsylvania is 86 miles. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from New Jersey to Pennsylvania.

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There are 56+ hotels available in Pennsylvania. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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