There are 4 ways to get from Newark to Cape May by train, bus, car, plane or car ferry

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Train, bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gate #1 Inside The Wrtc to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street 316

$90 - $230

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Bus  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Camden, Nj 1683 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gate #1 Inside The Wrtc to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street 316

$25 - $60

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Cape May 149.5 miles

$14 - $22

Train, fly, drive, car ferry  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Salisbury (SBY) PHL - SBY
  3. Drive from Salisbury to Lewes, DE
  4. Take the car ferry from Lewes, DE to Cape May, NJ

$226 - $968

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The cheapest way to get from Newark to Cape May is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Cape May is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark to Cape May. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street via Gate #1 Inside The Wrtc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 11 min.

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The distance between Newark and Cape May is 131 miles. The road distance is 149.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Cape May without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 36 min and costs $90 - $230.

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Newark to Cape May, including transfers.

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Newark to Cape May bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark, Nj station.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Salisbury Airport is the direct flight which takes 57 min.

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Newark to Cape May bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Cape May is 150 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to drive from Newark to Cape May.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Salisbury Airport.

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There are 242+ hotels available in Cape May. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Cape May.
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  • Distance: 131.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Cape May, NJ, USA?

You can take a bus from Newark to Cape May via Camden, Nj and Gate #1 Inside The Wrtc in around 5 h 11 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Newark, Nj to Camden, Nj
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Ferry operators
Cape May-Lewes Ferry
Website
capemaylewesferry.com
Car ferry from Lewes, DE to Cape May, NJ
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
cmlf.com
Book at
booking.cmlf.com

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