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There are 6 ways to get from Newark to Cape May by bus, train, tram or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Bus Lanes to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal 319
  2. Take the bus from Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street 552

$19 - $52

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Train, bus via Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Take the bus from Gate #3 Inside The Wrtc to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal 551
  3. Take the bus from Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Rt-109 At Schellenger Landing 552

$91 - $233

Train, bus  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gate #3 Inside The Wrtc to Rt-109 At Schellenger Landing 313 / ...

$90 - $231

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atl City Casinos, Nj 8659 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street 552

$26 - $79

Train, tram, bus  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
  2. Take the tram from TRENTON TRANSIT CENTER station to Walter Rand Transportation Ctr
  3. Take the bus from Gate #3 Inside The Wrtc to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street 313 / ...

$21 - $78

Drive  •  2h 37m

  1. Drive from Newark to Cape May 149.5 miles

$14 - $22

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark to Cape May. However, there are services departing from Bus Lanes and arriving at Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street via Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 1m.

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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 bus which takes 5h 1m and costs $19 - $55.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m to get from Newark to Cape May, including transfers.

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Newark to Cape May bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Bus Lanes station.

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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 2h 37m to drive from Newark to Cape May.

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There are 166+ hotels available in Cape May. Prices start at $69 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: 5h 1m

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

You can take a bus from Newark to Cape May via Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal and Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal in around 5h 1m.

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
+1 215-856-7924
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$130 - $190
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Tram from TRENTON TRANSIT CENTER station to Walter Rand Transportation Ctr
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Bus Lanes to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Gate #3 Inside The Wrtc to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Rt-109 At Schellenger Landing
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Gate #3 Inside The Wrtc to Rt-109 At Schellenger Landing
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $29
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Gate #3 Inside The Wrtc to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $29
Schedules at
njtransit.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 Atl City Casinos, Nj
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45

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