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There are 4 ways to get from Newark to Germantown by train, bus or car

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Train, line 9 bus, line 65 bus  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the train from Newark to Philadelphia
  2. Take the line 9 bus from Schuylkill Av & JFK Blvd to Ridge Av & Wissahickon Transfer Center 9 / ...
  3. Take the line 65 bus from Ridge Av & Wissahickon Transfer Center to Walnut Ln & Germantown Av 65

$33 - $84

Cheapest option

Bus, line 23 bus  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Newark to Philadelphia "Greyhound"
  2. Take the line 23 bus from 11th St & Arch St to Germantown Av & Washington Ln 23

$19 - $25

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Trenton Transit Center Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the bus from Wallenberg Ave Across From Terminal to Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St 409

$23 - $33

Drive  •  1h 36m

  1. Drive from Newark to Germantown 86.3 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Newark to Germantown is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Germantown is to train and line 9 bus and line 65 bus which costs $30 - $85 and takes 1h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark to Germantown. However, there are services departing from Newark and arriving at Germantown Av & Washington Ln via 11th St & Arch St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 43m.

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It is 72 miles from Newark to Germantown. It is approximately 86.3 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Newark to Germantown without a car is to train and line 9 bus and line 65 bus which takes 1h 36m and costs $30 - $85.

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It takes approximately 1h 36m to get from Newark to Germantown, including transfers.

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Newark to Germantown bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark station.

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Newark to Germantown bus services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Germantown Av & Washington Ln station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Germantown is 86 miles. It takes approximately 1h 36m to drive from Newark to Germantown.

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There are 1115+ hotels available in Germantown. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 71.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 36m

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Germantown, Philadelphia County, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Newark to Germantown via Philadelphia and 11th St & Arch St in around 2h 43m.

Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from Schuylkill Av & JFK Blvd to Ridge Av & Wissahickon Transfer Center
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
Bus from Ridge Av & Wissahickon Transfer Center to Walnut Ln & Germantown Av
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
Bus from 11th St & Arch St to Germantown Av & Washington Ln
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
septa.org
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 to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Wallenberg Ave Across From Terminal to Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com

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