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There are 3 ways to get from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia by train, bus or car

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Train  •  53m

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

$70 - $200

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Bus  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Philadelphia, Pa 1675 / ...

$9 - $21

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 33m

  1. Drive from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 86.1 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia is to train which costs $70 - $200 and takes 53m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Philadelphia, Pa. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station station and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53m.

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The distance between Newark Penn Station and Philadelphia is 76 miles. The road distance is 86.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia without a car is to train which takes 53m and costs $70 - $200.

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The train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station takes 53m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark, Nj station.

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Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia is to train which takes 53m and costs $70 - $200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $9 - $21 and takes 2h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 75.9 miles
  • Duration: 53m

What companies run services between Newark Penn Station, NJ, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $70 - $200 and the journey takes 53m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 4 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 2h 5m. Boltbus also services this route once daily.

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Newark, Nj to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$30 - $50
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia, JFK Blvd At 30th St
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
boltbus.com

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Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Philadelphia, Pa station.

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Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia is 86 miles. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia.

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