There are 5 ways to get from Ocean City to Atlantic City by bus, train, night bus, car or car ferry

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

Recommended option

Amtrak Thruway, train, bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Ocean City, MD to Baltimore
  2. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Atlantic City, Nj

$100 - $252

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Ocean City to Lewes, DE
  2. Take the car ferry from Lewes, DE to Cape May, NJ
  3. Drive from Cape May, NJ to Atlantic City

$17 - $22

3 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Ocean City Transfer Point to Shore Transit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Salisbury, Md to Baltimore Downtown, Md
  3. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Atlantic City, Nj

$41 - $98

Bus, night bus  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Ocean City Transfer Point to Shore Transit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the night bus from Salisbury, Md to Wilmington, De 906
  3. Take the bus from Wilmington, De to Philadelphia, Pa
  4. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Atlantic City, Nj

$41 - $92

Drive, car ferry, bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Ocean City to Lewes, DE
  2. Take the car ferry from Lewes, DE to Cape May, NJ
  3. Take the bus from Wildwood Bus Terminal to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal 552

$18 - $30

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ocean City to Atlantic City is to drive and car ferry which costs $17 - $22 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ocean City to Atlantic City is to drive and car ferry which costs $17 - $22 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ocean City to Atlantic City. However, there are services departing from Ocean City Transfer Point and arriving at Atlantic City, Nj via Salisbury, Md and Baltimore Downtown, Md. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 3 min.

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The distance between Ocean City and Atlantic City is 80 miles.

The best way to get from Ocean City to Atlantic City without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and train and bus which takes 6 h 43 min and costs $100 - $260.

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It takes approximately 6 h 43 min to get from Ocean City to Atlantic City, including transfers.

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Ocean City to Atlantic City bus services, operated by Shore Transit, depart from Ocean City Transfer Point station.

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Ocean City to Atlantic City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Atlantic City, Nj station.

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Map of how to get from Ocean City to Atlantic City.
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  • Distance: 80 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 43 min

What companies run services between Ocean City, MD, USA and Atlantic City, NJ, USA?

You can take a bus from Ocean City to Atlantic City via Shore Transit Bus Terminal, Salisbury, Md, and Baltimore Downtown, Md in around 8 h 3 min.

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Ocean City, MD to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.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 Philadelphia, Pa to Atlantic City, Nj
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Salisbury, Md to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Atlantic City, Nj
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Night bus from Salisbury, Md to Wilmington, De
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Wilmington, De to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Shore Transit
Phone
443-260-2300
Website
shoretransit.org
Bus from Ocean City Transfer Point to Shore Transit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
shoretransit.org
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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