There are 4 ways to get from New Jersey to Villanova University by train, bus or car

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Station to Villanova Paoli/Thorndale Line

$80 - $201

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Bus, line 124 bus  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Philadelphia, Pa 1683 / ...
  2. Take the line 124 bus from 13th St & Market St - MBFS to Gulph Mills Station - onsite 124 / ...

$23 - $43

2 alternative options

Train via Trenton Transit Center  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Trenton Transit Center Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from Trenton to 30th Street Station Trenton Line

$38 - $49

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Villanova University 94.6 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Villanova University is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Villanova University is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New Jersey station to Villanova University. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Villanova via 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Villanova University is 50 miles. The road distance is 94.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Villanova University without a car is to train which takes 1 h 42 min and costs $80 - $210.

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It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from New Jersey to Villanova University, including transfers.

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New Jersey to Villanova University train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Villanova University is to train which takes 1 h 42 min and costs $80 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus and line 124 bus, which costs $22 - $45 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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New Jersey to Villanova University train services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Villanova station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Villanova University is 95 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to drive from New Jersey to Villanova University.

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  • Distance: 50.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 42 min

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Villanova University, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Newark to Villanova University via Philadelphia 30th Street Station, 30th Street Station, and Villanova in around 1 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark to Villanova University via Philadelphia, Pa, 13th St & Market St - MBFS, Gulph Mills Station - onsite, Gulph Mills Station - NHSL, and Villanova Station - NHSL in around 3 h 22 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
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
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from 30th Street Station to Villanova
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
septa.org
Train from Trenton to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
septa.org
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 Newark, Nj to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from 13th St & Market St - MBFS to Gulph Mills Station - onsite
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
septa.org

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