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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

Bus, train  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Ocean City, MD to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Take the bus from Gate #3 Inside The Wrtc to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal 551

$95 - $243

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  3h 10m

  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, night bus, train  •  7h 59m

  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 train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  4. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal 551

$80 - $218

Bus  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Ocean City, MD to BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport 8109 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Atlantic City, Nj 8808 / ...

$21 - $57

Drive, car ferry, bus  •  4h 17m

  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 3h 10m.

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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 3h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ocean City to Atlantic City. However, there are services departing from Ocean City, MD and arriving at Atlantic City, Nj via BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb and Baltimore Downtown, Md. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 18m.

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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 bus and train which takes 6h 52m and costs $95 - $250.

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It takes approximately 6h 52m to get from Ocean City to Atlantic City, including transfers.

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Ocean City to Atlantic City bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Ocean City, MD 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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There are 132+ hotels available in Atlantic City. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ocean City to Atlantic City.
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  • Distance: 80 miles
  • Duration: 6h 52m

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 BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport, BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb, HAINES ST & WARNER ST eb, and Baltimore Downtown, Md in around 8h 18m.

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 BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$50 - $140
First Class Seat
$110 - $150
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Ocean City, MD to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Ocean City, MD to BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
amtrak.com
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
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 Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Wildwood Bus Terminal to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Shore Transit
Phone
443-260-2300
Website
shoretransit.org
Bus from Ocean City Transfer Point to Shore Transit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
shoretransit.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Salisbury, Md to Wilmington, De
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Atlantic City, Nj
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Ferry operators
Cape May-Lewes Ferry
Website
capemaylewesferry.com
Car ferry from Lewes, DE to Cape May, NJ
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
cmlf.com
Book at
booking.cmlf.com

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