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There are 3 ways to get from Newark to Elkins Park by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 41m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Station to Elkins Park Lansdale/Doylestown Line / ...

$80 - $201

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Bus  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia, JFK Blvd At 30th St Boston

$19 - $26

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Drive  •  1h 32m

  1. Drive from Newark to Elkins Park 81.8 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Newark to Elkins Park is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Elkins Park is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark station to Elkins Park. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Old York Rd & Church Rd via 30th St & Market St - MBNS, Market St & 15th St and Olney Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Newark station to Elkins Park. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Elkins Park via 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 41m.

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The distance between Newark and Elkins Park is 68 miles. The road distance is 81.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Elkins Park without a car is to train which takes 1h 41m and costs $80 - $210.

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It takes approximately 1h 41m to get from Newark to Elkins Park, including transfers.

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Newark to Elkins Park bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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

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The best way to get from Newark to Elkins Park is to train which takes 1h 41m and costs $80 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $18 - $26 and takes 2h 58m.

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  • Distance: 68.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 41m

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Elkins Park, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Newark to Elkins Park via Philadelphia 30th Street Station and 30th Street Station in around 1h 41m. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Newark to Elkins Park once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $17 and the journey takes 1h 35m.

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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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
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 to Elkins Park bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Philadelphia, JFK Blvd At 30th St station.

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Newark to Elkins Park train services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Elkins Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Elkins Park is 82 miles. It takes approximately 1h 32m to drive from Newark to Elkins Park.

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There are 473+ hotels available in Elkins Park. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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