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There are 5 ways to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Philadelphia by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Northeast Regional / ...

$26 - $65

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Towncar  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take a town car from Newark Airport to Philadelphia 83.9 miles

$16 - $180

3 alternative options

Line 62 bus, train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 62 bus from Terminal B to Newark Penn Station 62
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...

$71 - $202

Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Newark Airport - Terminal B to Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal Peter Pan / ...

$28 - $52

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Newark Airport (EWR) to Philadelphia 83.9 miles

$8 - $12

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Philadelphia is to train which costs $26 - $65 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark Airport (EWR) to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Newark Airport - Terminal B and arriving at Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Liberty International Airport and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 3 min.

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The distance between Newark Airport (EWR) and Philadelphia is 73 miles. The road distance is 83.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Philadelphia without a car is to train which takes 1 h 3 min and costs $26 - $65.

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The train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Philadelphia 30th Street Station takes 1 h 3 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Newark Airport (EWR) to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Newark Airport Express, depart from Newark Airport - Terminal B station.

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Newark Airport (EWR) to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Newark Liberty International Airport station.

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The best way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Philadelphia is to train which takes 1 h 3 min and costs $26 - $65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $28 - $55 and takes 3 h.

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Map of how to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 73.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 3 min

What companies run services between Newark Airport (EWR), USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Newark Airport (EWR) to Philadelphia every 3 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark Airport (EWR) to Philadelphia via Port Authority Bus Terminal and New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 3 h.

Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Newark Airport Express
Phone
+1-908-354-3330
Email
olympia@coachusa.com
Website
newarkairportexpress.com
Bus from Newark Airport - Terminal B to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17
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Newark Airport Express
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
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 New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from Newark Airport to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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Newark Airport (EWR) to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal station.

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Newark Airport (EWR) to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark Airport (EWR) to Philadelphia is 84 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to drive from Newark Airport (EWR) to Philadelphia.

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