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

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Train  •  58 min

  1. Take the train from Newark to Philadelphia Acela / ...

$31 - $84

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Bus  •  1h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Newark to Philadelphia "Greyhound"

$15 - $23

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4h 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

$17 - $26

Drive  •  1h 32m

  1. Drive from Newark to Philadelphia 85.7 miles

$8 - $13

Newark to Pennsylvania by train and tram

The journey time between Newark and Pennsylvania is around 1h 16m and covers a distance of around 82 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 3m. Operated by Amtrak, Amtrak Northeast Regional and SEPTA, the Newark to Pennsylvania service departs from Newark and arrives in 15th St Trolley Station. Typically 195 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 16m
Fastest journey time:
1h 3m
Services per week:
195
Cheapest price:
$31
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
03:13
Last service departs at:
21:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Newark to Pennsylvania train and tram schedules

Newark → Pennsylvania
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The cheapest way to get from Newark to Pennsylvania is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Pennsylvania is to train which costs $30 - $85 and takes 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newark and arriving at Philadelphia. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Newark to Pennsylvania station. However, there are services departing from Newark and arriving at 15th St Trolley Station via 30th St Trolley Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 58 min.

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It is 188 miles from Newark to Pennsylvania. It is approximately 85.7 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Newark to Pennsylvania without a car is to train which takes 58 min and costs $30 - $85.

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from Newark to Pennsylvania, including transfers.

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

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Newark to Pennsylvania train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Newark station.

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The best way to get from Newark to Pennsylvania is to train which takes 58 min and costs $30 - $85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $15 - $23 and takes 1h 50m.

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  • Distance: 187.6 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Pennsylvania, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Newark to Philadelphia hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 53 min. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Newark to Philadelphia 3 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $23 and the journey takes 1h 50m.

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 6m
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 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 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
$1 - $6
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $3
Adult
$3 - $6

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Newark to Pennsylvania bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Philadelphia station.

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Newark to Pennsylvania train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Philadelphia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Pennsylvania is 86 miles. It takes approximately 1h 32m to drive from Newark to Pennsylvania.

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